[LISdocstudents] Personal research/academic websites?

Nancy Poole nkpoole at uncg.edu
Tue Oct 8 20:39:17 EDT 2013

Hi Nicole - I do not have a professional site up yet - but have several
others (Medieval Mss etc) - and use WordPress. Free and easy to use.


Nancy Poole
Greensboro, NC

On Tue, Oct 8, 2013 at 8:16 PM, nicole marie gaston <nicolemgaston at gmail.com
> wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> I'm just thinking about setting up a website that can hold my CV, a list
> of publications, research areas etc.
> I realise that most institutions will have a research profile for their
> students or academic staff hosted on their site, but when you leave that
> organisation, it's gone.
> So I'm wondering if
> a.) Any of you have personal academic sites?
> b.) Do you use sites such as Academia.edu or Mendeley to create a
> profile/network?
> c.) Can you recommend a platform to use to set up a personal research
> site?  (Google sites? Something else?)
> What's the overall consensus on personal research/academic websites?  Is
> it worthwhile to set one up?
> Also, wondering about the use of ePortfolio tools... my University's
> careers office has one they are recommending to students.  It seems like a
> lot of work to set up and enter all the details... is it worthwhile?
> Thanks for your feedback!
> Cheers,
> Nicole
> School of Information Management
> Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
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