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Researcher Profiles: Additional Resources

An overview of Researcher ID and Author profile management tools


Bailey C. (2013). Altmetrics Bibliography. Houston: Digital Scholarship.   

Fenner, M., Haak, L. (2014). Unique Identifiers for Researchers. In Bartling, S., Friesike, S. (Eds.), Opening Science: The Evolving Guide on How the Internet is Changing Research, Collaboration and Scholarly Publishing. Springer.

Haak, L. (2012).  ORCID: a system to uniquely identify researchers Learned Publishing. 25 (4), 259-264.

Hirsch, J. (2005).  An Index to quantify an individual's scientific research output.  Proceedings fo the National Acacemy of Sciences, 46(16569).

Pandelbury, D. (2008). White paper: Using bibliometrics in evaluating research. Thomson Reuters.

Priem, J., Taraborelli, D., Groth, P. and Neylon, C. (2011).  Altmetrics: a manifesto.  Retrieved from

Torres, D., Cabezas, Á., & Jiménez, E. (2013). Altmetrics: New Indicators for Scientific Communication in Web 2.0. Comunicar, 21(41), 53-60.


Calculating my H Index With Free Available Tools: a blog post by Antony Williams, founder of ChemSpider database.

h-Index Calculator : This is an addon for Firefox and Chrome.  It calculates h-index, g-index, and e-index for a given Google Scholar search.

Publish or Perish : This is a free program for Windows based computers.  It uses Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic Search to gather citation. information for its calculations.