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Start Your Author Reputation Off Right!
What is Your Scholarly Author Reputation?
- It’s the concept you have not given nearly as much attention to as you have given your manuscript.
- First impressions matter. From your very first published poster, presentation, or manuscript, you are building your reputation.
- You will carry your reputation as an author for a lifetime, no matter where you work, even if you only publish early in your career.
This LibGuide will assist you in making sure that you take the steps to create a sterling reputation as an author, right from the start. Follow the steps below to protect your scholarly author reputation before your first piece is published.
Step One: Create Your Author Profile
Create Your Author Profile
Create an author profile before you are published. Select an author name and a profile that is uniquely you.
Step Four: Learn More About Altmetrics
Altmetrics for Researchers
View this video to learn more about altmetrics - an alternative way of measuring the impact of your work.
Step Two: Create Your ORCID ID
Create Your ORCID ID
Use our LibGuide to learn more about creating your unique author ID number via the ORCID platform.
Step Five: Read More and Write More
Step Three: Prepare Your Reputation to Grow & Thrive
Step Six: Prepare Your Manuscript
Prepare Your Manuscript
Prepare your manuscript to put forth the highest quality of the report of your work. Click to go to this section on our LibGuide.
Step Seven: Find the Right Fit for Your Manuscript
Find The Right Fit for Your Manuscript
Find the right fit for your manuscript, so your submission gets published and has an impact on the world. Click to go to this section on our LibGuide.
Evaluate Your Journal
Predatory publishing is an exploitative academic publishing business model that involves charging publication fees to authors without providing the editorial and publishing services associated with legitimate journals. Learn how how to evaluate the journal you have selected and to assess any electronic invitations for submissions before you submit. Click to go to this section on our LibGuide.
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