Raising your research profile – resources

A really helpful summary around the issue of identity, social media and networking by the ever helpful Swansea Librarian Folks 🙂 … good to see a mention for the lovely Katy Jordan too !

RESEARCH NEWS from Swansea University Library

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We are running some sessions for postgraduate students this term on raising your online research profile. This post is a summary of some of the topics we will be discussing. (It could also have a subtitle: “How many places do I have to keep up to date?!?”)

Establishing your identity

Distinguishing yourself and your publications is vital not only so people can discover your work and give you credit for it, but also for the accuracy of bibliometrics for your work:

  1. ORCID has become the de-facto standard researcher identifier, adopted by many funding bodies, publishers and other organisations. We have it embedded in Swansea University systems for staff; it can also be used to set up an ImpactStory profile (see below). Sign up at ORCID.org : we have a guide (PDF) if you need one.
  2. Google Scholar profile: gather your publications on Google Scholar to…

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