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When you choose to publish with PLOS, your research makes an impact. Make your work accessible to all, without restrictions, and accelerate scientific discovery with options like preprints and published peer review that make your work more Open.

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Continue to build your network by reaching out to your peers, experts and fellow scientists.

Explore the tweet prompts below to connect with your fellow researchers. Be sure to make them unique by adding your own links and information.

Link up with researchers from your discipline from across the global community.

Grow your global network by sharing a tweet that introduces yourself and your work with your fellow researchers. Click on the tweet below to get started, but make it your own! Be sure to add discipline-focused hashtags to connect with your research community — in a recent Twitter poll, 28.5% of respondents voted in “community hashtags” as the most effective way to connect with their peers on social media. Click the link below to share on Twitter, or copy the text to paste into your other social media accounts.

Introduce yourself!

Hello! I’m reaching out to connect with scientists from the  ____ community.

Share your own experience with Open Science

Help other scientists in your research community learn more from your experiences with Open Science. Offer to share your perspective on areas of Open Science like preprints, published peer review, open data, or protocols.

Share your #OpenScience experience

Interested in learning about #OpenScience? Let me know and I’ll share my experiences with ____ .

Show your support for global research sharing and collaboration

In a recent Twitter poll, respondents identified the growth in global research sharing as the biggest change in science communication in recent years. Share your support for increased global communication in your discipline. 

Show your support for global research collaboration

Growing global communication in my discipline has given me opportunities to learn new perspectives and forge new connections.

Connect at a conference

A recent Twitter poll revealed that conferences (both virtual and in-person) helped our respondents feel more connected with others in their field. Share information about an upcoming conference to make connections ahead of time.

Share information about an upcoming conference

I’ll be attending ______ conference on DATE, hope to connect with you there!

Share the latest research in your field

In another Twitter poll, respondents selected Social Media as their favorite way to learn about new research in their field. Take a moment to share a new article or collection that you’ve found particularly interesting. Or share your latest article!

Share new research with your fellow scientists

Check out this article I found interesting!

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