Monday, 7 November 2016

Increase your visibility


Increase your visibility

Increase your visibility as a researcher:

  • Create your research profile on KAU.SE - a simple way of presenting your work on the Internet.

    Manual for creating research profiles on

  • Register for an ORCID
    id to avoid being mistaken for another researcher and to ensure that
    your publications are linked to you. ORCID (Open Researcher &
    Contributor ID) can also be used to showcase information about your
    publications and research.

  • Register your publications in KaU’s institutional database DiVA.
    DiVA provides researchers and students at Karlstad University with an
    easy way of making their publications accessible.

  • In Journal Citation Report (JCR)
    you can view the average number of citations an article in a specific
    journal generates – the more citations, the higher the calculated impact
    of the journal.

  • Check that a journal is indexed in Web of Science or Scopus and/or in databases used in your field. Go to the journal’s homepage or to Ulrich’s for information about the databases in which the specific journal is indexed.

  • Remember that publications in English and with more than one author
    are cited more frequently, thus leading to higher rankings in

  • Publish in Open Access format to encourage speedier and more
    effective dissemination of research results. This in turn leads to an
    increased number of citations and higher impact rankings.

  • Monitor citations from your own articles with Google Scholar Citations.
    You can see who cites your publications, create citation graphs and
    analyse different citation variables. You can also make your research
    profile public so that it is shown when your name is searched for in
    Google Scholar.


Increase your visibility

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