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Researcher & Author Identifiers, Profiles and Social Networks: Maximize your Impact!

Increase the impact of your publications. Tips on how to promote your research and profile as a New York Tech researcher and author.

Step #1: How to Get Started with Scopus Author Profile

You will be automatically assigned a Scopus Author Profile when you publish in a journal indexed by Scopus.

This tutorial outlines how you can search for authors.

Example New York Tech Scopus Profiles:

Step #2: Maintain Your Scopus Profile

  • Ensure that Scopus has matched all your publications to your Scopus Author Profile correctly. The information tied to the publications tied to your profile will affect your h-index.
  • May have more than one Scopus identifier due to the algorithm not recognizing your established profile with incoming publications.
  • You can request to merge multiple profiles and correct author details (e.g. assigning publication to your Scopus profile or adding non-indexed publication in a Scopus-indexed journal)

What is Scopus Author Profile?

  • Scopus is the world's largest largest, multi-disciplinary abstract and citation database.
  • Scopus Author Identifier (ScopusID) automatically assigned.
  • Profile only available for authors that have papers published in journals indexed by Scopus.
  • ScopusID only used within Scopus to differentiate between authors
  • Citation metrics available (only for works indexed in Scopus):
    • h-index (highest number of papers with at least the same number of
    • document and citation analysis

Scopus Author Profile Tips

  • Authorize Scopus and Crossref to update your ORCID record.
  • Use your ORCID iD when submitting a publication or dataset.
  • Integrate your Scopus Author Profile with ORCID to maximize the benefits that author identifiers offer.
  • Contact the library for further advice.
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