Researcher Visibility

Information about scholarly profile sites like Google Scholar Citations and Microsoft Academic

Tenure: How Can These Scholarly Profile Tools Help?

Having current and accurate profiles in tools like those described on this page can:

  • Help you provide additional citation and/or document download metrics, especially if you have published outside of standard peer-reviewed journals
  • Increase the chances that your work will be cited, as more scholars will find it
  • Help your external reviewers learn more about you and your work

Profile Sites

Comparison Chart

Researcher profile comparison chart

With thanks to NPS faculty member Geraldo Ferrer for his input compiling the information for this table.