Monday, April 16, 2012

Meanwhile, over at the LSE Impact of Social Sciences blog

Preventing rigour mortis: our migration to social media does not spell the end of academic rigour

"Academic research involving social media is still perceived as less rigourous than traditional journal publishing. Alan Cann argues that while peer review remains the gold standard for quality research, we must apply this standard to the new unit of publication – a blog or even a tweet, not look down on the digital methods entirely."

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