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What is a research profile?

A research profile is any internet-based, individual profile that is used to showcase your work. There are several options available, and you can find out more about the most common research profiles by browsing the tabs in the left-hand sidebar.

Researchers should ideally have two or three research profiles. We recommend that you start with these three profile types:

  1. An institutional/university profile (for TCD staff, this is your Research Support System profile)
  2. An ORCID profile
  3. A bibliometric/impact profile (e.g. a Google Scholar, Scopus, or Web of Science profile)

You can set up as many research profiles as you like, but it's important that you keep your profiles up-to-date. Here are some tips for maintaining your profiles:

  • Link your profiles to each other where possible
  • Set up your profiles to be automatically updated whenever possible
  • Check your profiles regularly and update your information and publications
  • Include your profiles on your webpages, business cards, and email signatures

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Geraldine Fitzgerald
Mornings: 2nd Floor, Ussher Library
Subjects: Education, Psychology