Work interests: Providing NPO social network for better research communication
Affiliation/website: Serving all members of the Research Cooperative
Preferred contact method: Other (details below)
Preferred contact language(s): English
Contact: email (researchcooperative atto gmail dotto com)
Favourite publications: PJ Matthews and J Akamine, eds. (2004) Research Writing in Japan: Personal, Cultural, and Practical Perspectives, Senri Ethnological Reports No. 49. National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka.
Join us - for better research communication!
Contents: Introduction - Create account to join - Membership types - Main Features of the Network
1. Our introduction/welcome has been translated to other languages:
2. Create a free account to join. Use "Signup" box on top page (home page) or "Create account" tab in main menu. An account activation message will be sent automatically to your email address. Activate the account and begin login by clicking on the activation link. Our Terms of Service form (short version) will be shown, and to continue, please agree to this, and then press "Continue" to reach your Profile and Account settings pages.
Creating a public profile is important for effective networking. Your profile page can show your own choice of profile image, a biography, blog, image gallery, and unique URL.
At left: the well-suited profile of doctor, ethnologist, and biologist Philipp Franz von Siebold (Anon 1826, Japan, via Wikimedia Commons).
3. The following membership types are available:
Standard Regular Member . Free on signup. A user name, brief self-description, active email address, and password are required.
Other membership types are available on request
Advanced Regular Member - also free, but has more features (e.g. you can create your own groups inside the network).
Custom Member Website A hosting fee is requested for individual freelancers, academic societies, research groups, language service companies, or publishers wishing to showcase activities, services and publications using a custom-designed website hosted by our network. Your own URL can be redirected to to the site. Please enquire.
4. Main features of the network
Visit Services to offer, request or find help related to writing and publishing (all topics, languages, and countries) .
- Editors, translators, illustrators and others can offer volunteer, discount, or professional (paid) help.
- Authors and publishers can request volunteer, discount, or professional (paid) help.
Our work-related focus Groups encourage contact between members with shared or complementary interests.
After login, instant messaging with other members is possible. Click on the yellow text bubble icon at right ( see more about 'chat' ).
Please help the Research Cooperative develop and grow! We need volunteer writers, editors, translators, moderators and commentators. See contact details below. Members can also join our open volunteer group here .
Donations are welcome but not expected.
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