Panel 2015 | Self-Presentation in Academia Today: From Peer-Reviewed Publications to Social Media

November 9, 2015 @ 1:30pm


  • Judit Bar-Ilan, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
  • Timothy David Bowman, Université de Montréal, Canada
  • Stefanie Haustein, Université de Montréal, Canada
  • Staša Milojević, Indiana University Bloomington
  • Isabella Peters, ZBW Leibniz Information Centre for Economics and Kiel University, Germany

The panel explores the theoretical, practical, and policy aspects of self-presentation in academia given the rapidly changing world of knowledge creation, dissemination and consumption. It offers insights into both the potential and challenges of social media in academia and highlights future directions regarding scholarly communication. The goal of the panel is to start an interactive discussion based on a number of important themes related to social media use and appearance of various stakeholders in academia that will be of interest to scholarly communication researchers, information professionals, librarians and administrators.