LinkedIn is a networking site for professionals. Your LinkedIn profile resembles that of a CV and includes work experience, education, and skills. You can also publish articles and share updates on the site.

Here are some tips for academics on how to build a great LinkedIn profile.


  • Great place to develop and connect with a network.
  • Can create research specific groups that are public or private.
  • Can post articles to share your thoughts or promote your research.


  • LinkedIn is designed for business people, not academics.
  • You have to have established professional connection to connect with someone.

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