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Your online identity is shaped by the information about you on the web – both the content you make available and the content that others create about you. While you can’t completely control what others post about you, you can proactively curate and manage your online scholarly identity.
Your scholarly identity includes information about you such as your:
Types of information you should control/manage:
The benefits of managing your scholarly identity include:
Learn more about managing your identity and maximizing your impact.
Bibliometrics are statistics used to measure the impact of authors, articles, and publications. They are often looked at for promotion, tenure, and grant funding. Learn more about ways to measure:
Also, learn about Altmetrics - alternative, new ways to measure your impact in today's connected digital world.
Metrics are only one of many indicators that may be used to determine research impact. Others indicators include:
Be aware of some caveats with these metrics: