RVP Newsletter Issue 14 (February 2018) University Rankings: How to increase citations?

Late last year, HKUST invited Ruth Pagell (Emeritus Faculty Librarian, Emory University) to present on the topic of the world university rankings. She gave some advice on how to increase citations, which included recommendations to:

  1. Deposit work in open repositories (e.g. HKBU Institutional Repository)
  2. Register for identifier numbers (e.g. ORCID)

Ms. Pagell’s full talk has been made freely available online by HKUST:

World University Rankings
How to be Number One

Featured SelectedWorks Profile
Prof. Zhao Xinshu

Prof. Zhao (Chair Professor, Department of Communication Studies) has been active in sending the Research Visibility Team updates to his SelectedWorks profile. It now serves as a useful access point to open access versions of his research output.

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Feel free to contact us if you would like to set up your own profile.

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Search & Link Wizard

ORCID allows you to connect to systems like Scopus, CrossRef, and DataCite so that you can easily import works to your ORCID iD. These links can also help to automatically keep your ORCID record up to date.

Watch the brief two-minute video below to find out more:


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