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Online Scholarly Identity: Getting Started

Resources to help you create an online identity.

Your Scholarly Identity

An online scholarly identity can promote your research and make you more visible to potential collaborators.  By monitoring and curating your online presence, you increase control over what others initially see about you.  This guide provides resources and tips on how to be intentional in creating your online presence and thereby making you more visible.  

Be Consistent - Make sure your bio and name are consistent across platforms and that your information is current.  

Engage and Build Your Network - meaningfully engage online by responding to others and providing links to your content.  

Monitor Yourself - check in frequently and make adjustments; delete things no longer relevant.

Impact - follow your metrics and tell your story.

Start Small- figure out what you have time for and manage your online presence accordingly.