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Author Profiles: Home

What is an Author Profile?

A virtual CV of your publications. Your profile lists all your publications, your research metrics, and collaborators.

Image: google scholar profile

Advantages of an Author Profile?

  • Name standardization
  • Provide links to the publication site of your works. Databases, repository, or other open access
  • Track citations
  • Demonstrate your research impact
  • Disseminate your research
  • Grow your personal networks
  • Increase visibility by linking author profile to email signatures and social media such as LinkedIn


  • Can't edit incorrect entries (metatdata control)
  • Time and effort to keep information updated

Further Reading

Shanks, J. & Arlitsch, K. (2016). Making sense of researcher services. Journal of Library Administration 56(3)


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