In preparation for publishing your research and before you start actively sending manuscripts for review, consider which Researcher Profiles you want to set up and maintain. For more information and support check out the Researcher Profiles, Identifiers, and Social Networks guide.
If you made good and informed choices about where you want to concentrate your publication efforts you may want to track the impact of your research. For more information and support check out the Research Impact guide.
Contemporary scholarship provides access to a wider and more complete range of literature than that was previously available. The internet has made a profound difference to the way that scholars do scholarship. Communicating knowledge is very immediate and happens through new channels, leaving traces behind. These traces of attention to scholarly efforts are captured in many ways. For more information check out the Altmetrics guide.