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.