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Research metrics and publishing: Google Scholar

Google Scholar profile

Employers and industry leaders may search for potential employees with the talent they are looking for using internet search engines. Having a Google Scholar profile means that you are discoverable and have a platform to present your unique skills and expertise.

Create a profile using the "My Citations" link in Google Scholar. Content can be updated automatically or manually. Ensure that you make your profile Public so that it appears in Google Scholar results.

Google Scholar citation metrics can often appear inflated in comparison with ResearcherID and Scopus Author ID. This is a well recognised issue so it is important to clean up your record and remove incorrect entries.

How to create a Google Scholar profile

It is easy to set up a Google Scholar profile to showcase your work and to make it more discoverable. See the handout below for instructions: