ResearcherID is designed to let researchers avoid author misidentification for the publications they have authored. Each researcher is assigned a unique ID when they register for a ResearcherID. Researchers can add publications (even not indexed by Web of Science Core Collection) to their ResearcherID profiles. Citation metrics such as number of times cited and h-index are displayed on the ResearcherID platform for publications that are indexed in Web of Science.
Set your "publication list" to public.Your ResearcherID will be displayed at the Web of Science Core Collection. This allows other scholars who find one of your papers to further discover all of your publications at Web of Science.
Keep only one ResearcherID account . The aim of author IDs is to reduce name ambiguity and avoid author misidentification, there is no point to have more than one ID, you are advised to search the ResearcherID registry before creating a new account.
Update your ResearcherID profile with your new publications from time to time.
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Why register a ResearcherID ?
Allows you to compile a list of publications indexed in Web of Science which you have authored. You can compile this list using the Web of Science search service, EndNote or uploading a RIS file.
Easily and effortlessly obtain publication and citation information of your works. This is only for publications indexed in Web of Science.
Automatically updates your profile with institutional affiliation and publications you have authored that are indexed in Web of Science thus allowing you to maintain ResearcherID throughout your research career.
Customize your own profile by choosing what information is publicly displayed or kept private (Click the "Manage Profile" icon at the top right hand corner of page after signing in to your account).
After getting a ResearcherID, you have to add your publication lists to your profile so that you can enjoy the benefits of the profile. There are a number of ways to add publications to your ResearcherID and this video by Thomson Reuters:Adding Publications to Your ResearcherID Profile(3:01) guides you through the various ways.
Here are the different ways you can add publications to your ResearcherID profile:
Search the Web of Science Core Collection
Search the EndNote Web
Upload RIS files generated by EndNote or other reference management tools (for the works that are not indexed by Web of Science)
Manually add works via the EndNote Web (for the works that are not indexed by Web of Science)
If you use the above 1. - 4. to add publications to your ResearcherID account, you can then associate it with your ORCID account. By doing so, you will be able to enrich your ORCID profile with publications listed in your ResearcherID profile. Also, this will allow you to easily exchange information between the 2 systems in future. Find out more from Why associate ResearcherID with ORCID?
Edit works at ResearcherID profile
You can only add and delete items on your publication list. of ResearcherID . Nevertheless, you can use the EndNote Web to edit details of your publication list. On the "Manage Publications" page, select the "Manage Lists with EndNote Web" option, or click access EndNote Web directly.