Breaking Community Boundary: Comparing Academic and Social Communication Preferences regarding Global Pandemics

  title={Breaking Community Boundary: Comparing Academic and Social Communication Preferences regarding Global Pandemics},
  author={Qingqing Zhou and Chengzhi Zhang},
  journal={J. Informetrics},
  • Qingqing Zhou, Chengzhi Zhang
  • Published 2021
  • Medicine
  • J. Informetrics
Abstract The global spread of COVID-19 has caused pandemics to be widely discussed. This is evident in the large number of scientific articles and the amount of user-generated content on social media. This paper aims to compare academic communication and social communication about the pandemic from the perspective of communication preference differences. It aims to provide information for the ongoing research on global pandemics, thereby eliminating knowledge barriers and information… Expand


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