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Research Impact and Online Researcher Profiles

Tips and tools for assessing the impact of journals, journal articles, and researchers and for boosting one's online researcher profile.

Online Researcher Profiles

ORCID (free): Register for an ORCID ID and populate your ORCID profile with your affiliations, publications, grants, and more. 

Google Scholar profile (free): Create a Google Scholar profile to showcase your publications. 

Mendeley profile (free): Populate your Mendeley profile with your affiliations, publications, and research interests. 

ResearchGate (free): Sign up for a ResearchGate account to share your research contributions and network with peers. (free): Sign up for an account to share your research contributions and network with peers. 

Don't publicly post pdfs of articles for which you don't hold copyright; use SHERPA/RoMEO to check specific journal permissions.

Noun Project

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