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Neville Alexander (South Campus) Library

Importance of Researcher Profiles

Benefits of having research profiles 

  • Showcase research outputs
  • Collaborations 
  • Enhance research output metrics
  • Invitations to speak / keynotes / visits
  • Job offers
  • Immediate research network for peer support and mentoring


Tools to Maximise Research Impact

Search engines for author profiles

Create search engine profiles to make it easier for yourself and others to keep track of your publications and citation metrics:

Author identifiers

Register for researcher IDs to ensure you get credit for your research, even if other researchers have similar names or if your name or affiliation changes:

Social networking platforms for researchers

Use social networking platforms to share research outputs and measure your impact. This also assists in networking with researchers and building collaborations for research projects. 

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