Author Guides

How to get the most out of Kudos: For authors

What is Kudos? Kudos is a web-based service that aims to help increase the visibility and impact of research and build academic reputations. It is free for researchers. How does Kudos increase the impact of your research? Your research has been published and with the aim of increasing readership, you have shared or promoted it … Continue reading

Author Guides

Why should academics use social media?

At the University Press Redux in March, Ann Lawson of Kudos explained how their latest study revealed that 88% of researchers thought that more could be done to increase the visibility and impact of their work. Of these researchers 91% were supportive of sharing their own work. So what are the options? Why should academics be doing this? “impact on a … Continue reading


Increasing Impact with Kudos: the proof is in the pudding

Liverpool University Press is partnered with Kudos – a service that provides tools for researchers to maximise the visibility and reach of their published journal articles – in order to ensure that the high quality work of our authors reaches the widest possible audience. Below are some examples of authors who have used the tool and as … Continue reading


Liverpool University Press and University of Liverpool have joined Altmetric

Liverpool University Press and University of Liverpool have adopted the Altmetric for Institutions and Altmetric Badges to help their faculty, management and consumers of their content monitor and analyse the online attention surrounding their published research. The aim is to build a more complete picture of the broader impacts of the research that is being published. … Continue reading


Alien. Blanketeers. CrossRail. Disability. Eugenics. F, G, H, I, J, Kudos!

What does the representation of disability in museums today have to do with nineteenth-century protest marches by British blanket makers? What does sculpture in the Ottoman Empire have to do with the differences between comic book horror vs film horror in the 1990s? What does eugenics have to do with railway routes? Probably not much beyond the fact that they are all topics that have been published … Continue reading