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Current Awareness: Keeping up to date with new information: Academic Networks


Claims to be the world's biggest professional online network.

Researcher ID

ResearcherID is a database of researchers available through the Web of Knowledge. You can check citations and view lists of publications (with abstracts) and register your details. helps academics follow the latest research in their field.


ResearchGate is designed for researchers working in the sciences and aims to provide a web-based (Science 2.0) environment in which scientists can interact, exchange knowledge and collaborate.