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Research Visibility: Home

This guide provides you the ways in raising your research visibility and information about the measurement your research impact.


Raising the visibility of your research works will also increase the chances for your works to be discovered, accessed, used and cited - thus increasing the influence and impact of your research.

Assessing the impact of your research output is an important activity for researchers as this supports key activities such as grant and job applications, academic promotion, as well as raising the reputation of a researcher within the scholarly communities.

This guide provides an overview on:

Research Impact - the core and emerging metrics that help you monitor and track your research impact in the scholarly community. Read this if you encounter questions like "What is h-index?", "What is the citation counts of my publications?", "How to find the Impact Factor of the journals I'm interested in?", "How to find top journals in my field?”,"What are altmetrics?", and "How to capture altmetrics?"

Researcher Profile - the author profiling tools let you consolidate all your publications thus allowing other scholars to find your works quickly. Read this if you want to set up and populate your ORCID, Scopus Author ID, ResearcherID or Google Scholar profile.

Here are some Tips to Raise your Research Visibility to help get your professional profile and published works noticed.

Tips on publishing your works in Open Access is also covered.

Citation Search Services - Read this if you need our help to find out the number of times your publications have been cited.

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