Create a profile so that your research can be seen and connected to you as a researcher.  There are many benefits of using these platforms, though some caution must be used with notification and privacy settings.

Some examples of these platforms are:

Web Profiles

These resources will help you create a profile on the web that you can then use to promote your research

  • Google Scholar can be used to create a public author profile.
  • CSU Research Output (CRO) - CSU's institutional Repository.  It stores and showcases the research publications of Charles Sturt University

Networking and Web Profiles

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Further reading - The End of an Era for and Other Academic Networks?, Scholarly Kitchen, 11 Dec, 2013.

LinkedIn - LinkedIn Sued For 'Hacking' Users' Email Accounts To Spam Friends, Huffington Post, 20 Sept., 2013.

ResearchGate - Review of ResearchGate : Pros and cons and recommendations Open Research Exeter, 6 Nov., 2013.