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, Volume 58, Issue 6, pp 12–13 | Cite as

Impact Factor: Early Career Research & Digital Scholarship

  • Laura A. PasquiniEmail author
  • Jenny S. Wakefield
  • Tiffany Roman
Article

Abstract

It is becoming increasingly vital to publish and share research as well as get citations for the purpose of researcher visibility. The publishing options available for research distribution seem endless. It really is an academic jungle out there! This article reviews why early career researchers and graduate scholars should consider their research impact in the digital age.

Keywords

digital scholarship open access impact factor research publishing 

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Copyright information

© Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Laura A. Pasquini
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jenny S. Wakefield
    • 1
  • Tiffany Roman
    • 2
  1. 1.University of North TexasDentonUSA
  2. 2.Indiana UniversityBloomingtonUSA

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