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Researcher Visibility and Online Profiles


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To stand out from other researchers, you must manage your researcher persona. It lets you track your research's impact, boost its visibility, and link your efforts over time. Your author profile includes your research outputs, such as articles, books, datasets, conference proceedings, and blog posts, and their influence. Researchers must control their online identities.

  • Author disambiguation—distinguish your name
  • Promote your work
  • Correctly accredit your work
  • Gather and organize your research
  • Assess your impact
  • Promote your study
  • Find collaborators
  • Streamline research

The University of the Western Cape (UWC) Library supports researchers to establish their individual online visibility through professional networking sites and social media platforms. Researchers are introduced to the benefits of establishing an online footprint, research dissemination, discoverability and impact using various platforms. 


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