Academics' online presence guidelines: A four step guide to taking control of your visibility

Goodier, S. (Sarah)

These Guidelines take academics through a four step process to improving their online presence, and taking charge of their online visibility. Step 1 - ‘Assess yourself’ reviews ways to assess existing general online presence, and monitor it in future. Step 2 - ‘Your profile as an individual’ - helps academics decide on a strategy for their digital footprint. Step 3 -‘Improving the availability of your output’ suggests how to share and make scholarly outputs (including research, teaching and non-traditional outputs) as available and discoverable as possible. Step 4 - ‘Communicating and interacting’ reviews additional strategies and tools for communicating with colleagues and interacting with those with shared interests.

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University of Cape Town

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