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Build a Professional Digital Identity

What does your online digital presence say about you?

Participate With Your Peers

The other Networks listed on this guide are interdisciplinary spaces, bringing together researchers and scholars from every discipline. It is also valuable to participate in the forums and networks available focused on your profession or specialty. 

Professional Association Sites

Many professional associations offer members online forums for discussion or active listserv communities, often tied to a major professional conference. Consult your professional membership sites for these excellent sources for networking opportunities with interested peers.

Professional Social Networking Sites

There are dozens of social networking sites aimed at different professions and specialties that are much more specialized than the major interdisciplinary ones on the rest of this guide. This guide offers no views on their quality or likely longevity, but the following are some of the better known ones for different interests.  Note: These may charge a membership fee.

Professional Social Networking Sites