An up to date online presence has become more critical for researchers as Universities strive to better their rankings in Australian and international quality exercises such as the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA), and The Times Higher Education, QS and other international university ranking systems. The results of these rankings directly affect the reputation of Western Sydney University and our researchers.
To assist researchers (including research students) create and manage their online profiles, the Library is conducting a hands on session to:
Outline the impact of effective online researcher profiles
Create & populate researcher profiles (Google Scholar & ORCID) during the session
Discuss ResearchGate v Academia v Mendeley
Provide practical advice on how to stand out from the crowd (open access publications & data, social media including twitter)