A researcher profile, also know as your 'author' or 'scholarly' profile, is your publicly accessible profile of your professional and academic works and achievements. It allows for your research and information about your academic and professional career to become more visible as well as easier to find and more accessible.
Researcher profiles are increasingly becoming an essential component of an academic career and there are numerous types that can be created, many of which can can be interlinked with one another. The following sections and pages detail why research profiles are so important, as well as how to create various types of researcher profiles, build them over time and enhance your visibility in the academic and professional world.
Your researcher profiles is important for a number of different reasons. These are;
Here are some links to additional information on what researcher profiles tools are out there, the use of social media for collaboration and engagement and a digital identity health check for academics.
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