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Veterinary - Scholarly Communications: Networking Tools

What Are Research Networking Tools?

Research Networking (RN) tools are online social networking tools that allow researchers to share their work, find collaborators, etc. 

Research Networking Tools


Academia is a free academic networking site that allows researchers to share their work and track their impact, as well as to find other researchers and follow their work.


LinkedIn is a free professional networking and job-seeking site popular both within and outside of academia. 


Mendeley is a free reference manager that also allows researchers to collaborate online.


ResearchGate is an online social networking site for academics that allows you to share your research and follow the work of other researchers. Registration is free, but requires a university email address. Before uploading your previous works, please check your copyright agreements to ensure compliance. 

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