Researcher profiles can be used to maximize impact of your work and connect with other researchers. If and when you are starting out, here are some important considerations:
You might also want to consider how many profiles you would like to manage. Having more than one profile over different platforms can be time consuming, not to mention prone to inconsistencies. Consider managing one or two that are most useful, and those that link to others for consistency.
Managing your researcher identity can enhance your metrics to be more reliable and consistent. Here are ways to manage your research identity:
By creating and managing your own profile, you provide and promote accurate and complete information about your research.