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Durham University

University Library

Managing your online presence

The pages below provide advice and guidance for managing different elements of your online presence as an academic researcher. They include:

  • ORCID and other unique IDs used by publishers, funders and universities to identify you and your research outputs online.
  • Scholarly Networks such as ResearchGate and
  • Tips for using Twitter as a researcher and scholarly author.
  • Altmetrics: how to track online engagement with your research output.
  • Existing reports and information about how other academics use social media.
  • A post-publication checklist to highlight different options for sharing your research online.

Your Academic Liaison Librarian

James Bisset

Academic Liaison Librarian
Research Support

0191 334 1589

DU Library Blog

Researcher 1-2-1

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Need help? Drop me an email or request a 30 minute 1-to-1 consultation to scale any brick walls in your way.