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Open Up to Open Access

Open Up to Open Access

On May 15th the VSNU, the association of universities in the Netherlands, kicked off a new Open Access awareness campaign titled 'Open Up to Open Access!' Why would that be of interest to you? Because there is a link between open access and impact.
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  • YouTube starring You!

    YouTube starring You!

    You've probably watched a YouTube video at some point in your life. In fact, chances are good you've watched a video yesterday. But YouTube is about more than entertainment and cat videos; did you know it can also be used as a science communication tool?
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  • PIDapalooza 2016: Persistent Identifiers Party Hard

    PIDapalooza 2016: Persistent Identifiers Party Hard

    Early November 2016, I was privileged to give a presentation about the ORCID implementation at Leiden University at the first ever PIDapalooza Festival, a conference for people interested in persistent identifiers and their use, uses, and future.
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  • Altmetrics don’t equal social media

    Altmetrics don’t equal social media

    One huge misconception about altmetrics seems to be that it is solely based on social media metrics. And while they are definitely a large part of what makes up an altmetric score, they are by no means the sole part or perhaps the most versatile.
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  • Get Kudos For Your Work

    Get Kudos For Your Work

    We all want recognition for our work. Find out how the Kudos service can help your science communication efforts and get your work seen and discussed by a larger audience.
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