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Questions relating to websites. A website is a location connected to the Internet that maintains one or more web pages.

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Is it a good idea to dedicate a page to thank people on a personal website?

I wondered if it is a good idea to dedicate a whole page on a personal website to thank some people who have been useful/important through an academic career. It would be something similar to what we ...
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How can I annotate a web article?

More generally, what "workflow" do people suggest when dealing with web articles in research? I used to always save useful articles as PDFs to my Documents folder, and maybe copy and paste useful ...
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Is computeroxy trustworthy? [closed]

I am wondering if computeroxy can be considered a "safe" website. I have received two emails from them in the past in my institutional email address without subscribing (one of them was a very long ...
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How do you promote your papers in Mendeley?

A colleague of mine says mendeley is a good place for promoting published papers to be read by peers. However, as I tried, it is a private library for a person or a group of people. Am I missing ...
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Where should I host a (simple) personal academic webpage?

I've finally decided to stop putting off creating an academic webpage for myself... both for the purposes of a job search and more generally to communicate what I'm about research-wise. But - where ...
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How to get a new personal academic webpage to show up in searches [closed]

I recently create a new google sites-powered webpage for my academic page (after seeing discussions at this question and others). However, being a brand new page, it won't come up at all if you ...
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Is it legal to use Sci-Hub in Germany?

I used to use this website to get the research papers that are not freely available online. So, passing the right name of any research work for this Russian website will derive the paper directly to ...
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How to cite a site from the dark web?

For my masters degree in computer science, I'm currently working on a paper on ransomware. Goal of this paper is to focus on academic writing and citing sources correctly. Trustworthiness/Quality of ...
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Does it matter where my academic website is hosted, for issues of intellectual property?

Say I am a British academic, who happens to have a blog, where I comment on my research and other people's research. Naturally, I do not want to infringe copyrights on any type, including intellectual ...
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Should I list the journals/conferences that I have reviewed for in my personal website?

I have been thinking about this question for a while now. I could see some advice in a.SE1 and a.SE2 that answers for the inclusion of such activities in a CV. However, is it a good idea to list such ...
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Would it be possible to publish a journal paper about data-visualization website?

I am graduated with a bachelor’s degree in computer science. I want to know whether is that possible to publish a paper about my final-year project? The final-year project was about a website which ...
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How to reference a picture from a website in a report?

Let's say that I have taken this picture in this webpage https://www.nde-ed.org/EducationResources/CommunityCollege/Ultrasonics/js_apps/transducerBeamSpread/ If I did change some things in that ...
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Criticizing other people's figures on my webpage

A few months ago I started collecting papers that contain figures I think convey information in a very efficient manner (i.e., figures that I think are very well illustrated and that should serve as ...
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Does a ResearchGate profile count as a “personal website” for green OA purposes?

According to SHERPA/RoMEO, many journals permit post-review preprints to be uploaded immediately to an author's "personal website", but apply an embargo period to "open access repositories" (example). ...
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How to Establish a Community-Scope Means of Sharing Code/Knowledge Across Labs?

In my field there has been a growing interest in establishing a means of sharing resources (i.e. software and technical knowledge) across labs. Currently, these resources are shared ad hoc, and as ...
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Is having a personal blog that addresses controversial political topics possibly damaging to an academic career? [duplicate]

I am a Ph.D student, and I've been considering for some time starting my own blog as a hobby, to write mostly on philosophical/political topics that interest me; these are definitely not related to my ...
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How to cite USGS website refereing Landsat accuracy?

I want to cite the official Geometric accuracy of the Landsat imagery, published by USGS on their website http://landsat.usgs.gov/geometry.php. The citation is suggested for a scientific journal. I ...
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infinite/sustainable hosting of a web-interface to a research database

I am a postdoc in the humanities and I am drafting a funding application for a project envisaging the development of a research database. The project will last no more than 2-3 years and as a postdoc ...
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Reusing material from paper on website

I have been working extensively on a project for which I have written a couple of papers which still haven't been submitted for publication. I am also preparing a website where I want these materials ...
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When do I need permission from website owners before data mining their pages for research?

I want to use data mining to analyze some websites to understand the impact of the internet on health awareness and health concerns of people in my country. I hope to publish the results in a journal. ...
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Why does NIH study section website robot.txt disallow search? [closed]

NIH posts their study section members who review grants online (e.g. Aging Systems and Geriatrics Study Section (ASG)'s roster is provided here). I was trying to search the study sections to find ...
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How important is it for your website to have a unique domain when applying for academic jobs?

I am a PhD mathematics student in the United States, and I plan to apply for jobs at liberal arts institutions over the upcoming months. I currently have a personal website on Weebly.com, which is a ...
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Bulk Download PDFs from Google Scholar [closed]

I would like to download ~100 scholarly articles from Google Scholar. I have institutional access, so Google Scholar presents the available PDF. Is there a way to automate the downloading of the PDF ...
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List supervised students on website?

As a phd student I am wondering whether or not to list supervised students on personal website (I am tending to a "yes"). Would you only list masters/bachelor student or also other student projects? ...
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How to present (key) publications on personal website?

I am a phd student in a STEM field and currently setting up a personal website. The website is intended to be simple and will basically contain contact details, research interests, a list of ...
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Mentioning non-academic pre-PhD work on one’s website?

Does mentioning non-academic pre-PhD work on one’s website help or hurt one on the academic job market? I’m a graduate student in political science approaching the end of my PhD and preparing to go ...
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How does Google Scholar find papers on personal websites?

Recently, I added a new paper to my personal website, and it appeared on Google Scholar a couple of days later. On my website, all I did was write the name of the paper, together with the authors and ...
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Should I use schema.org/CreativeWork to publish my list of talks/papers/publications?

What's the best practice on publishing your list of talks/papers/publications on the web? Is there any benefit with annotating it with http://schema.org/CreativeWork properties? Are there any ...
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Do academics look down on well-designed academic websites?

Rationally, I should not be concerned about building a well-designed academic website for myself. But academic websites are consistently so visually spare and poorly designed that I would feel like a ...
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Ethics and etiquette, and permissions of posting student work to my online “teaching portfolio”

I want to create an online teaching portfolio on my website, and I want to post examples of student work on my blog and teaching portfolio. What are the ethics and etiquette of posting student work ...
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Is it professional to have a “cited by” section of a personal website?

I'm not sure if there's a word or phrase for a "reverse bibliography", but that's what I'm looking to put on my website - a list of other papers that have cited my own work. The goal is to show that ...
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The students listed on faculty sites, did a thesis or possibly independent study?

Many faculty sites would list some students and many of those students are working or completed a thesis. Do faculty sites list also students who did an independent study?
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Do books need a URL when cited?

I'm writing my thesis with Latex and I use Mendeley for the citation. When I add a book and specify some attributes, like title, author and ISBN, Mendeley automatically adds some missing attributes. ...
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Ordering of co-primary authors on website

If a published paper had an author ordering [A,B] where A and B are primary authors and the ordering is alphabetical is it acceptable for B to list on his website the ordering [B,A] so his first-...
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Putting Semiformal “Nonpublications” on your website

Is there any good reason not for me to put semiformal publications on my website? I have all my published works under publications (well actually just in a list on my front page, but it should be ...
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How do I politely ask a convenor to not publish my name on the conference website?

I will be presenting a paper at a major conference in the Spring: this will be my academic debut! The issue is that I have a permament teaching job (middle school) that does not permit time off to ...
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Is there any self hosted alternative to Researgate/Academia/GScholar [closed]

This morning I've been looking for a self-hosted alternative to Researgate/Academia/Google Scholar/linkedIn; I'm currently using WP Resume but what I want is something where taxonomy etc are already ...
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Is it safe to post one's research on web sites like Math Overflow for “peer review” before submitting to a journal?

Suppose in mathematics, someone finds a completely new elementary proof of a famous theorem and wants his work ''peer reviewed'' on a site like MathOverflow or MathStackExchange before submitting to a ...
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A place to host static HTML+JavaScript that can be referenced from a paper?

My PhD supervisor always told me that we write papers "for the ages". The publication system being what it is, we cannot go back and update any links, so we should not cite or reference a source that ...
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Web of Science; any way to get the “Published Items in Each Year” numeric data?

If you perform a search in Web of Science there is an option to create a "citation report"; This provides charts of citations each year, and the number of papers published each year; Is there any ...
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How to arrange a multi-topic academic homepage

I would like to build my academic homepage and I am not sure how to organize it. I did research in several very different and unrelated topics, and in every topic I have different types of materials (...
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When to label paper as “accepted” on your publication list?

The title basically says it all. At which point in the refereeing process does it become acceptable to mention on my list of publications (e.g. the one on my website) that a paper has been accepted ...
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Posting Teaching Videos on Personal Website

Background: I am a fourth year math graduate student in the US. I recently gave a talk in an undergraduate mathematics seminar at my university, and one of my friends in attendance offered to record ...
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Put an AMS offprint (of my paper) on my academic page

I have an article published in AMS Contemporary Mathematics. I want to put my publications on my academic page. So I went to AMS site, log in, download an offprint, upload to the server which hosts my ...
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Shirtless picture on the academic page of a Ph.D. candidate seeking postdoc

I will finish my Ph.D. soon and am seeking a postdoc position. To this purpose, I am creating my page, hosted by my university. Personally, I don't generally take pictures of myself and don't like to....
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How can academia defend itself against journal website hijackings? [closed]

This is fresh off the press:* How to hijack a journal. J. Bohannon. Science 350 no. 6263, p. 903. 20 November 2015. I just saw it and I find it intensely worrying. In short, it appears that scam ...
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Where to put my professional (academic) personal page after my PhD [duplicate]

I am a PhD student, and the defense of my thesis is at the end of this year. During my PhD, I had an institution server account to put my page. However, it is closed (I finished my PhD longer than the ...
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Should I use a not-self-hosted website for both blogging and collecting academic materials?

Several researchers in my subfield (and in mathematics in general) use not-self-hosted wordpress.com subdomains for their 'professional blog' (to blog about their research, their latest papers, or any ...
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Personal information (trivia) in the “about me” section of an academic webpage

It has been pointed out to me that several business-oriented websites advise to add a few “interesting facts about yourself" in the “about me” section on your professional webpage. It seems that the ...
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Check whether an article has any correction or been retracted

Is there any website where I could enter the reference of an article, and see whether any correction or retraction has been made on the article? I know some publishers indicate it on their website, ...