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:
Setting up profiles does not have to be a linear process. For the sake of efficiency, you may want to move between different systems and populate your profiles by exporting data from other sources. Here are suggested steps to optimise this process:
Ensure identification and correct attribution of your work:
Use for career advancement and tenure:
Control privacy settings of your researcher profiles.
Find collaborators outside your institution and across disciplines.
Take your author profile to another institution.