The Case of the mentions

2020.09.07, by Anatolij
Filed under Journal

Mobile screenshot of First thing is green premium banner, and in the same bright green, “578 papers(!)” “mention [fictional explosives company], including one Museum Studies paper.” A list of features: “Don’t miss a single Mention. Track your growing reputation. See what academics are saying about you.” A big green button: “Upgrade to view your Mentions.”

I am registered on this website under the name of a fictional explosives company. Apparently said fictional company has a substantial footprint in academia! I have been mentioned in “578 papers, including one Museum Studies paper” and “five highly-cited papers”. Now as much as I’d love to be a scholar, I am not… And now I am curious to see how many papers Elmer J. Fudd has authored.

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