Create search engine profiles to make it easier for yourself and others to keep track of your publications and citation metrics:
Register for researcher IDs to ensure you get credit for your research, even if other researchers have similar names or if your name or affiliation changes:
Join social networks to share and monitor analytics for your research publications, and connect with other researchers in your field:
Use 'Find an Expert' to publicly promote your publications, achievements and contact details and use 'Melbourne Research Windows' to ensure your research output is recognised within the university:
Before you use these tools, particularly social networking tools, you should consider issues such as security and confidentiality, copyright and time management, see:
Build your online presence
Make it easy for researchers, students, journalists and funding bodies to find you and your publications.
Increase your research impact
Increase the chances others will read and cite your publications.
Track and measure the impact of your research
Make it easy to keep track of your citation metrics and research impact.
Get the credit for your research
Ensure you get credit for all your research and publications.