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Managing your Research profile: Maximizing Research Impact

Managing your Research profile

Preparing for Publication

  1. Use the same variation of your name consistently throughout your academic career. Create ORCiD profile and provide ORCID number while publising
  2. Use a standardized institutional affiliation and address, using no abbreviations.
  3. Assign keyword terms to the manuscript.
  4. Formulate a concise, well-constructed title and abstract.
  5. Present preliminary research findings at a meeting or conference.
  6. Partner with industry for a research project.

Where to publish?



  1. Submit the manuscript to a digital subject repository, such as arXiv or RePEc.
  2. Submit the manuscript to Khalif University repository
  3. Set up a web site devoted to your research and post manuscripts of publications, conference abstracts and supplemental materials.
  4. Be aware of how search engines locate documents and enhance retrieval of your research project web site by search engines.
  5. Present preliminary research findings at a meeting or conference.
  6. Start a blog devoted to your research project.
  7. Consider Twitter.
  8. Contribute to a wiki.
  9. Create a profile in ORCID, ResearcherID (Web of Science), and Author ID (Scopus).

Keeping Track of Your Research

  1. Create profiles in ORCID.
  2. Sign up for social networking sites such as LinkedIn.
  3. Use ResearcherID in Web of Science and Author ID in Scopus.
  4. Create citation alerts.

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