Success as an academic will depend heavily on your ability to communicate with fellow researchers, colleagues and the public at large. Once upon a time journals and books were the available outlets of scholarly dissemination. Academic communication scenario began to change with the advent of dynamic web and collaborative tools in Web 2.0. Lot of user friendly tools are now available to disseminate academic content. Academic social networks are very helpful to build network with other peers in your domain.
Plagiarism is considered as a serious crime in academic communication landscape. Direct or indirect occurrences of plagiarism in scholarly literature can lead to the end of academic career.
Scholarly communication skills are very important for academic community to get job, achieve professional goals, career improvement and to gain academic status. Awareness about plagiarism is also very essential to avoid accidental plagiarism and establish your identity in the circle.
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