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What is an Author Profile?
A virtual CV of your publications. Your profile lists all your publications, your research metrics, and collaborators.
Advantages of an Author Profile?
Provide links to the publication site of your works. Databases, repository, or other open access
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
Shanks, J. & Arlitsch, K. (2016). Making sense of researcher services. Journal of Library Administration 56(3) http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01930826.2016.1146534
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