Multiple author identity systems have emerged in recent years which provide a unique identifier to disambiguate researchers and scholars from others with the same or similar name. These identifiers are persistent and portable, allowing use across multiple organizations and institutions. For NIE researchers, we recommend exploring the following:
Increase the visibility and accessibility of your research output:
Ensures that your work is correctly attributed to you:
Display citation metrics that demonstrate the impact of your research:
Your profile can be used in the long-term even as you change between institutions.
Why do I need more than one author profile?
This is because the Google Scholar author profile, ResearcherID, Scopus Author ID and ORCID utilise different research metrics systems:
For a comprehensive overview of your research impact and to increase your research visibility, we recommend having more than one author profile.