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Author Profile

Why create an Author Profile?


Author Profiles is an online profile for researchers to increase the visibility of you and make easy for others easily identify your work.

The benefits:

  • Increase the visibility and accessibility of your research
  • Ensures that your work is correctly attributed to you
  • Identify possible collaborators outside your institution and across disciplines.
  • Show citation metrics

The main profiling tools are:


Each profiling tool has its own functionality and features, so It is important that you select the right one for you, and have a clear understanding of what you want to accomplish by joining.

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After registering for   , each researcher receives a personal ORCID number (ORCID ID).

An ORCID ID is a 16-digit unique number that connects you and your research activities throughout your career.

Many publishers request identification via ORCID ID as part of their article submission process.

Click here for quick registration

What are the benefits of using ORCID?

  • Using ORCID eliminates the problem of misidentifying researchers with common or identical names
  • Publishers, grant funders and associations collect ORCID IDs at submission and integrate your output into your profile
  • It allows for easy importing and updating of the publication list directly from Web of Science, Scopus, Medline and other resources.
  • It safeguards the researchers' privacy by letting them decide which data from their user profile will be shared with others (privacy policy).

How do I know if I have an ORCID Account?

If you do not remember if you have registered before, you can search for your name by using the search bar on the ORCID homepage.

If you try to register with an email address that is already in the system, ORCID will recognize that you already have an account and will ask you to log in and not register again. However, if you register with a different email address, ORCID assumes that it is another person.

Publons - ResearcherID (Web of Science)

 undefined is the new environment where researchers can benefit from an improved Web of Science ResearcherID.

Publons Allows the researcher to manage the list of publications from within Web of Science, track bibliometrics, create and download personalized reports for research funds or for promotional purposes. 
Publons can also integrate with ORCID

Google Scholar - My profile

 Research Profile is a free tool that enables you to keep track of citations and bibliometric indices (H-index). Google Scholar counts the citations wherever they appear, so besides academic articles, the tool includes other types of citations as well, such as working papers, slides, etc. Therefore, the number of Google Scholar citations is usually larger in comparison with other databases such as Scopus or Web of Science.

Creating a Profile

  • To create a research profile, go to your Google account or create a new account.
  • Go to Google Scholar and choose "my profile."

Follow the instructions and fill in your personal details (name, institution, e-mail). In the space provided for fields of interests, it is recommended to add keywords that will allow others to be exposed to your research when searching in Google Scholar:

List of Publications

In the next step, Google will display the list of publications that match the profile name you have created.

You will need to check the list carefully and confirm the publications that are indeed yours.

Please note

Your profile is private. In order to allow for wide exposure of your research, you must make your profile public.

After creating your profile, the list of publications will be updated by Google Scholar. You can choose automatic or manual update.

It is recommended to check your profile regularly and keep track of any duplicates and/or mistakes in the list of publications.

Scopus Author ID

 undefined automatically creates an ID number for each author and helps link it to its publications within the database without having to create an account.

The author's citation lists are automatically updated. It is important to monitor and verify that the citations appearing on the profile indeed belong to the author in order to ensure the accuracy of the various metrics.

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