Top tips for using social media in research
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Top tips for using social media in research

Catherine Stephen Lecturer and PhD Candidate, School of Nursing, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia
Liz Halcomb Professor of primary healthcare nursing, School of Nursing, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia, Nurse Researcher

Catherine Stephen and Liz Halcomb offer advice for nurse researchers on building an online network, growing your own community, promoting your and others’ work, and being a good digital citizen

Social media use has become increasingly popular among researchers across research professions (Wang et al 2019). Beyond gaining up-to-date information about your field of interest, it provides instant access to a potentially large group of people who you can recruit to participate in research, share and test your ideas on or disseminate your work (Wang et al 2019, Sharp et al 2018).

Nurse Researcher. 30, 1, 6-7. doi: 10.7748/nr.30.1.6.s2

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