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Kudos: bringing your publications to life?

Ann E. Williams (Department of Communication, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA)

Information and Learning Sciences

ISSN: 2398-5348

Article publication date: 13 March 2017

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Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this article is to provide an overview and evaluation of Kudos, a web-based platform that aims to increase the visibility, reach, and impact of published scholarly works.

Design/methodology/approach

The review chronicles the rise of Kudos and describes the platform’s functionalities and use capabilities.

Findings

The findings detail the strengths and limitations of Kudos and point toward avenues for continued research and development.

Originality/value

This is the first review to provide a substantive evaluation of Kudos for academics to consider when adopting, utilizing and researching the platform.

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Acknowledgements

The author would like to thank Sonia Foroudastan for her research assistance.

Citation

Williams, A.E. (2017), "Kudos: bringing your publications to life?", Information and Learning Sciences, Vol. 118 No. 3/4, pp. 114-119. https://doi.org/10.1108/ILS-01-2017-0005

Publisher

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Emerald Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2017, Emerald Publishing Limited

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