Francke, Helena, and Björn Hammarfelt. "Competitive exposure and existential recognition: Visibility and legitimacy on academic social networking sites." Research Evaluation, (2022).

This article discusses how academic social networking sites, e.g., ResearchGaste, as devices of evaluation building on both traditional values and metrics in academic publishing and on social media logics and algorithmic metrics, come to fulfil a need in the current academic publishing ecosystem.