Academic Social Media Platforms- Best Academic Social Networking Sites

Academic Social Media Platforms- Best Academic Social Networking Sites. Social Media For Researchers. The Best Academic Social Media Platforms are Academia, Google Scholar, ORCID, Scopus, LinkedIn. Academic, Researchers and Scholars Social Media Platforms. Also, Academic Social Networking Sites. 

Academic Social Media Platforms

Academic Social Media Platforms refer to the social networking platforms for academic people, scholars and scientists to share their experiences, publications, and works. Researchers use these social networking sites to be connected with other researchers across the world. There are more than 500 social networking sites or social media platforms all over the world. In 2021, the most famous social media is Facebook, following Youtube, Twitter, LinkedIn, Researchgate, Academia, and so more. However, researchers prefer to use those kinds of social media platforms where they can share their publications and research works. They also like to be connected with other scholars via these platforms. For example, a communication student can follow a researcher of the communication department who has many publications. So, new researchers can follow the veteran researchers, and they can learn from experts.

The Best Academic Social Media Platforms are:

  1. ResearchGate
  2. Academia
  3. Google Scholar
  4. ORCID
  5. Scopus
  6. Microsoft Academic
  7. Linkedin
  8. Twitter
  9. Reddit
  10. Tumblr
Social Media For Researchers and Scholars- Top Social Media Sites For Researchers and professional networking site for academic person
Social Media Sites For Researchers and Scientists
1. ResearchGate

ResearchGate is the most famous professional networking site for researchers, scientists and students who prefer to share their publications with others. It a great platform to find collaboration and connect colleagues. This social networking site is a join-free platform where users can ask questions to get answers related to research. It is estimated that more than 20+ million researchers are using ResearchGate, and around 130+ million papers have been shared on this social media site. ResearchGate is a European site that started its journey as a commercial social networking platform.

The mission of Researchgate is to connect the world of science and make research open to all.

Advantages of the ResearchGate Account

Firstly, the researcher can see the publication list in their paper when shared with the Researchgate site.

Researchgate is a very familiar social media site for scholars, and the Alexa ranking is approximately 160 that less than 200. So, it is the most popular social media platform for researchers after Google scholar. 

Additionally, ResearchGate is an open-access social media site where anyone can read the paper without registration.

Also, ResearchGate has become a very famous platform for asking and answering questions. Anyone can ask any questions here, but new researchers ask a question regarding the publication and research discipline.

Further, ResearchGate provides stats and scores for researchers based on the activities. The score gets improve when the researcher performs well in four sections, such as publications, questions, answers, and followers. The score gets high when researchers ask more questions and answer more questions. Apart from that, it will progress when they share more publications to this social media site and the number of followers increases.

ResearchGate Contact
  • Help Centre
  • ResearchGate GmbH, Administrators: Dr. Ijad Madisch, Dr. Sören Hofmayer
  • Register: HR Hannover B 202837, VAT-ID: DE258434568, Tel: +49 (0) 30 2000-51001.
Academia

Academia is a social media platform for sharing research papers. It has uploaded around 22 million academic papers. The number of the total registered user is 153,000,000+. Every month, 31 million researchers, academics, students, and professionals access this site to read papers.

Richard Price is the founder of Academia, who has completed his PhD at Oxford in philosophy. The mission of Academia.edu is to accelerate the world’s academic research.
Advantages of Academia.edu Account

Firstly, the Researcher can generate the APA, MLA and CHICAGO style of citation automatically. Academia.edu create citation while author uploads his or her paper here. 

Academia.edu is a totally free platform for the scholar to upload and download papers. The user needs to have an account here to upload the paper.  However, anyone can read the paper without having any account here.
Google Scholar
Google Scholar refers to the academic article publishing platform where researchers share peer-reviewed online academic journals and books, conference papers, theses and dissertations, preprints, abstracts, technical reports, and other scholarly literature, including court opinions and patents.
ORCID
ORCID is another vital platform for connecting research and researchers together. Researchers may own and control forever ORCID iD that is totally free. ORCID iD distinguishes a researcher from every other researcher across disciplines, borders, and time. The researcher can use their iD with your professional information—affiliations, grants, publications, peer review, and so more.
Advantages of the ORCID iD

Firstly, researchers will be separated from every other researcher; even they share the same name.

The research outputs, contributions, and affiliations will be attributed or credited to the respective researcher correctly.

Finally, the ORCID iD and record is free forever.

List of all Malaysian Journals-Communication Journals in Malaysian

Communication Journals in Malaysian- List of Malaysian Journal of Communication. A-List of Scopus Indexed Communication Journals in Malaysian, as well as a List of Citation Indexed Communication Journals in Malaysia. Finally, List of Scopus Indexed International Journal of Communication.

Communication Journals in Malaysia

Communication journals in Malaysia mean academic flagship journals and forums in Malaysia for all communication scholars, researchers, and policy-makers to share their works. The scholar, students, lecturers, policymakers as well as business people access these journals to obtain the information related to the communication department. Usually, the most famous public and private universities in Malaysia regulate a communication journal to share expertise.

List of all Communication Journals in Malaysian

Scopus Indexed & Citation Indexed Communication Journals in Malaysian

1. Malaysian Journal of Communication (UKM PRESS)

Malaysian Journal of Communication, Jurnal Komunikasi is the pioneer journal for media and communication studies in Malaysia. It is regulated by the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). It is the most famous communication journal in Malaysia that Publishes Print and Electronic version. The Publication frequency is 2 times (s) per year. Malaysian Journal of Communication is the Scopus indexed journal.

The publication charge is RM1000 in the English language and RM500 in Bahasa Melayu.

Chief Editor

Assoc. Prof. Dr Fauziah Ahmad
School of Media & Communication Studies,
Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities,
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia.

Contact Number:
Tel: +6 03 8921 4387 / 5456
Fax: +6 03 89213542
E-mail: mention@ukm.edu.my; zuhair@ukm.edu.my

Website- https://ejournal.ukm.my/mjc
Alternate website: http://www.ukm.my/jkom/index.html

2. Kajian Malaysia (Journal of Malaysian Studies)- USM

Kajian Malaysia is another famous Communication Journal in Malaysian that published and regulated by Universiti Sains Malaysia Press. An autonomous Editorial Board formed with the staff of USM regulates this journal ethically. However, the editorial panel is constituted by scholars from national and international universities. Although the Kajian Malaysia journal focuses on works in the field of Malaysian studies. It publishes articles with theoretical content in both Bahasa Malaysia and English. It publishes the Print and Electronic version and the publication frequency is 2 time(s) per year. Kajian Malaysia is the Scopus indexed journal.

The publication charge is Free.

Contact Info:

Editor-in-Chief
KAJIAN MALAYSIA
Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia
Universiti Sains Malaysia
11800 USM
Pulau Pinang
Malaysia

Tel: +604 653 4421 / 4425
Fax: +604 657 5714
Email: kajian@usm.my

3. SEARCH Journal of Media and Communication Research

SEARCH Journal of Media and Communication Research is published and regulated by Taylor’s University.

  • Website: http://search.taylors.edu.my/
  • There are no charges for publishing articles
4. Pertanika Journal of Social Science and Humanities- UPM

Pertanika Journal of Social Science and Humanities is published and regulated by Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) Press.

5. Journal of Islamic social sciences and humanities
Non-Citation Indexed Communication Journals in Malaysian
Non-citation Indexed Journals (NCIJ)/ Mycite Journal

(There are no charges for publishing)

  1. Journal of cognitive science and human development

https://publisher.unimas.my/ojs/index.php/JCSHD

  1. Jurnal Kinabalu

https://jurcon.ums.edu.my/ojums/index.php/ejk

3. International Journal of Social Media, Digital and Interactive Technology

4. Asian journal of applied communication- UPM

5. Al-I’lam – Journal of Contemporary Islamic Communication and Media.

Scopus Indexed International Journal of Communication
CIJ Citation Index Journal

 Interscience Publisher (There are no charges for publishing with Inderscience.)

1.International Journal of Web-Based Communities

https://www.inderscience.com/jhome.php?jcode=ijwbc

2. International Journal of Information and Communication Technology

https://www.inderscience.com/jhome.php?jcode=ijict

3. Electronic Government and International Journal

https://www.inderscience.com/jhome.php?jcode=eg

Sage Publishing (There are no charges for publishing)

4. Journalism- https://journals.sagepub.com/home/jou

5. https://hrmars.com/pages/detail/IJARBSS

However, Visit this link to get a list of Malaysian government-listed journals. – http://myjms.mohe.gov.my/

Malaysian all Journals List- PDF Download
List of Journal in Malaysia

List of Journal in Malaysia Indexed by SCOPUS & ISI Web of Science (Updated July 2020)

No. Journal Title ISSN Publisher Indexed Status Impact Factor
ISI WOS Scopus 2012
1 ABU Technical Review 01266209 *Asia‐Pacific Broadcasting Union
2 Al‐Shajarah 13946870 International Islamic University Malaysia
3 Asian Academy of Management Journal 13942603 Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia
4 Asian Academy of Management Journal of Accounting and Finance 18234992 Asian Academy of Management and Universiti Sains Malasia
5 Asian Journal of Business and Accounting 19854064 Faculty of Business and Accountancy, University of Malaya
6 Asian Myrmecology 19851944 Penerbit UMS 0.250 (Q4)
7 Asia‐Pacific Journal of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology 01287451 Universiti Putra Malaysia
8 Asia‐Pacific Journal of Public Health 10105395 *Asia Pacific Academic Consortium Public

Health & SAGE Publication

1.057 (Q3)
9
Asiatic
19853106 International Islamic University Malaysia
10 ASM Science Journal 18236782 Akademi Sains Malaysia
11 Biomedical Imaging and Intervention Journal 18235530 University of Malaya
12 Bulletin of the Geological Society of Malaysia 01266187 Persatuan Geologi Malaysia
13 Bulletin of the Malaysian Mathematical Sciences Society 01266705 Malaysian Mathematical Society 0.798 (Q1)
14
CFD Letters
21801363 *ISSR
15 Defense S and T Technical Bulletin 19856571 Science & Technology Research Institute for
16 Gema Online Journal of Language Studies 16758021 Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
17 Intellectual Discourse 01284878 International Islamic University Malaysia
18 International Food Research Journal 19854668 Universiti Putra Malaysia
19 International Journal of Asia‐Pacific Studies 18236243 Universiti Sains Malaysia
20 International Journal of Business and Society 15116670 Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
21 International Journal of Economics and Management 1823836X Universiti Putra Malaysia
22 International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering 18230334 University of Malaya
23 International Journal of Nanoelectronics and Materials 19855761 Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP)
24 International Medical Journal Malaysia 18234631 International Islamic University Malaysia
25 Journal of Construction in Developing Countries 18236499 Universiti Sains Malaysia
26 Journal of Information and Communication Technology 1675414X Universiti Utara Malaysia Press
27 Journal of Mechanical Engineering 18235514 Universiti Teknologi MARA
28 Journal of Oil Palm Research 15112780 Malaysian Palm Oil Board 0.230 (Q4)
29 Journal of Rubber Research 15111768 Lembaga Getah Malaysia 0.216 (Q4)
30 Journal of Science and Technology 18235034 The Confederation of Scientific and

Technological Associations in Malaysia

31 Journal of Sustainability Science and Management 18238556 Kolej Universiti Sains dan Teknologi Malaysia
32 Journal of the University of Malaya Medical Centre 18237339 University of Malaya Medical Centre
33 Journal of Tropical Forest Science 01281283 Forest Research Institute Malaysia 0.537 (Q3)
34 Jurnal Ekonomi Malaysia 01271962 Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
35 Jurnal Pengurusan 01272713 Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
36 Jurnal Teknologi 01279696 Penerbit Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
37 Jurnal Teknologi (Sciences and Engineering) 01279696 Penerbit Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
38 Kajian Malaysia 01274082 Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia
39
Kemanusiaan
13949330 Universiti Sains Malaysia
40 Malaysian Applied Biology 01268643 Malaysian Society of Applied Biology
41 Malaysian Construction Research Journal 19853807 Construction Research Institute of Malaysia
42 Malaysian Family Physician 1985207X Academy of Family Physicians of Malaysia
43 Malaysian Journal of Computer Science 01279084 University of Malaya 0.161 (Q4)
44 Malaysian Journal of Consumer and Family Economics 15112802 Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Consumer and Family Economics Association
45 Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies 15114554 Malaysian Economic Association
46 Malaysian Journal of Library and Information Science 13946234 University of Malaya 0.423 (Q3)
47 Malaysian Journal of Mathematical Sciences 18238343 Universiti Sains Malaysia
48 Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences 1394195X Universiti Sains Malaysia
49 Malaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences 16758544 Universiti Putra Malaysia
50 Malaysian Journal of Microscopy 18237010 Universiti Putra Malaysia
51 Malaysian Journal of Nutrition 1394035X Persatuan Pemakanan Malaysia
52 Malaysian Journal of Science 13943065 Faculty of Science, University of Malaya
53 Malaysian Journal of Soil Science 13947990 Malaysian Society of Soil Science (MSSS)
54 Medical Journal of Malaysia 03005283 Malaysian Medical Association
55 Neurology Asia 18236138 *ASEAN Neurological Association 0.147 (Q4)
56 New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 00480134 Forest Research Institute Malaysia
57 Pertanika Journal of Science and Technology 01287680 Universiti Putra Malaysia
58 Pertanika Journal of Social Science and Humanities 01287702 Universiti Putra Malaysia
59 Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science 15113701 Universiti Pertanian Malaysia
60 Planning Malaysia 16756215 Malaysian Institute of Planners
61
Sains Malaysiana
01266039 Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia 0.408 (Q3)
62 SEARCH (Malaysia) 2229872X Taylor’s University College
63 The Malaysian journal of pathology 01268635 Malaysian Society of Pathologists
64 Tropical Biomedicine 01275720 Malaysian Society of Parasitology and

Tropical Medicine

0.921 (Q3)
65 Tropical Life Sciences Research 19858345 Universiti Sains Malaysia
66 Wacana Seni 16753410 Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia

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