www.library.qut.edu.au LIBRARY SERVICES Platforms bringing research information together Examples of Commercial Platforms - CRIS Systems: Current Research Information SystemsCRIS Systems Pure ( Elsevier)Pure Symplectic (Digital Science )Symplectic Vivo ConVeris ( Thomson Reuters)ConVeris and there are “Find an Expert” information systems – commercial and home grown
www.library.qut.edu.au LIBRARY SERVICES Examples of web profiles with integrated citations, plus links to publications, research data, co-authorship trends, esteem measures, media releases, social media activity, interest beyond academia…
www.library.qut.edu.au LIBRARY SERVICES More examples – but researcher can find themselves with many researcher profiles to maintain
CRICOS No. 00213J a university for the world real R Main Challenges 1. Author ID -Disambiguation - Author has to claim publications, - Author request merging, and maintain over time - Multiple IDs over time 2. Research outputs - THE REACH –increasing interdisciplinarity - Document type-creative works, books, reports, working papers, - Tracking affiliated institution - Tracking funding agency, grantmaker 3. Impact - Citation metrics - Attention metrics, media releases, - Beyond Academia - importance of creating a narrative 4. Time - increasing pressure for early signals of return on investment/ significance/ productivity/ performance
CRICOS No. 00213J a university for the world real R Disambiguation
CRICOS No. 00213J a university for the world real R 1. Disambiguation - sample of author ids now Thomson Reuters (ResearcherID) Elsevier (Scopus Author Identifier) Google Scholar (My Citations) ORCID (Open Researcher & Contributor ID) ORCID (Open Researcher & Contributor ID) arXiv Author ID arXiv Author ID eRA Commons Username: eRA Commons Username National Library of Australia and Australian National Data ServiceAustralian National Data Service ISNI - ISNI (International Standard Name IdentifierISNI (International Standard Name Identifier QUT ePrints ID - Institutional unique identifier
CRICOS No. 00213J a university for the world real R Which author identifier ? ORCID Journals, funders, institutions are moving to ORCID ( PLOS, Nature, Elsevier, Wellcome Trust, NIH) ORCID integrators ORCID integrators - API can be embedded in your RIS and Institutional Repository workflow ORCIDORCID provides a central registry with metadata about researcher
CRICOS No. 00213J a university for the world real R Google Scholar Citations Profile – author managed Easy steps – create gmail accountEasy steps Make public – visible to others Create Alerts Opt for automated updates three metrics - h-index, i10-index and the total number of citations. Author has to monitor
CRICOS No. 00213J a university for the world real R 2. Research Outputs - Accuracy of publication counts Depends on discipline Google Scholar - most complete Web of Science - ( 18,843 journals and conference papers) Science and Engineering Scopus – (29,566 journals and conference papers)Social Sciences, Interdisciplinarity Considerations- document type, language, patents? Devices? Procedures?
CRICOS No. 00213J a university for the world real R 3. Impact measures to include Citation Metrics Institutional Repository - all publications - open access full text - link to research data repository – links to Data Sets and to registry of metadata descriptions – Web of Science and Scopus citations (API). Other Outputs -software, devices, patents, new processes, changed behaviours, policies, media Community impact such as legislation, regulation, change to national discourse Esteem measure such as Awards, Invitations to Commercial Partnerships, Funding, Collaborations, Chairs in Industry, to Review Panels Collaboration analysis for Trends and Comparison/Benchmarking Altmetrics Visualizations of trends in income and output
CRICOS No. 00213J a university for the world real R 4. Time - influence on the profile Timeframe for acceptance e.g. in high impact journals Varying citations behaviours per discipline Time for all citations to accumulate Collation of media and “celebrity” portfolio Collaborative networking grows organically Community relationships – building social enterprise
CRICOS No. 00213J a university for the world real R Customise views of the Profile Authority levels Public web - WS/OAI-- ‐ PMH ( open access interoperability) Researcher - can edit, add biography, update supervisions, projects, interests, social media Administrator - Support Institutional workflows – tenure, promotion, census, assessments, budget tracking, safeguard intellectual property and commercial and licensing concerns.
CRICOS No. 00213J a university for the world real R Best Practice for QUT authors now 1.Awareness of their Author Identifier 2.Deposit all publications in Institutional Repository and include accepted version full- text fileInstitutional Repository 3.Create a Google Scholar Citations ProfileGoogle Scholar Citations Profile 4.Make this public and link to 5.Link to University Academic Profile
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