Citation metrics (metrics analysing the number of times a research output is cited in the published literature) are used by various decision makers, including funders, publishers, institutions, league table producers, government agencies and others. To ensure your citations, research publications, grants, etc are all correctly attributed to you, it is worthwhile curating your online identity. This will ensure that you gain credit for all of your research activities and is particularly important if you have a common name, have changed names, or have moved institutions.
We recommend curating your identity on the following platforms:
See the “Curating your online identity” guide for more help on how to go about this process.
Library Services offers face-to-face training:
Learn online now with our Influential Researcher Canvas course