Distinguish Your Name & Use Unique Identifiers
and update your Scopus Author Profile. Scopus is a database of
peer-reviewed citations. People use it to find articles and evaluate an
author's publication output.
for a free ORCID identifier. ORCID gives you a persistent digital ID.
It will distinguish you from other researchers and support linkages
between your scientific activities.
Use a Standardized Affiliation
Optimize Your Title and Abstract
engines weigh the keywords and phrases that appear in a title. So,
create a descriptive title that includes the most important words
relating to your topic.
♦ Consider the terms one would use to find articles on your subject and use them in your title.
♦ Keep in mind that people tend to search for specifics, not just one word (e.g. cancer progression, not cancer).
The frequency of a keyword will influence search results. Use the same
keywords and phrases in both the title and abstract, repeating key
This information was adapted from Wiley-Blackwell's Optimizing Your Article for Search Engines. Read the article for additional tips and examples.
Open Your Work!
♦ Consider publishing in an open access journal. Most funders, including the NIH, will pay article processing charges. The Library's memberships with PLoS and BMC provide reduced publication charges for OHSU authors.
Submit your manuscript to PubMed Central in accordance with the NIH
Public Access Policy. For submission instructions visit the NIH Public Access guide.
Negotiate with your publisher to retain liberal re-use rights, such as
posting the paper to a personal website and sharing copies with
colleagues. OHSU's Scholarly Communication Librarian can help you interpret and revise your copyright agreements.
Promote Your Work
Impact Strategies - Enhancing Your Research Impact - LibGuides at Oregon Health & Science University