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Digital Scholarship and Impact Factors: Methods and Tools to Connect Your Research

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Today digital footprints are left all over the Internet for others to find. This article reviews the means through which scholars can organize research and connect digital scholarship for increased visibility and impact. A survey of the literature on scholarship tools to provide connections for publishing records, academic citations, and digital identity management was done. The authors reviewed Researcher ID, ORCID, and Google Scholar Citations. The numbers of portals for synthesizing research output and related identity management platforms are increasing; however, understanding what this research impact might look like in the digital age can provide questions for assessment for understanding these traces of scholarship online.


Pasquini, L., Wakefield, J., Reed, A. & Allen, J. (2014). Digital Scholarship and Impact Factors: Methods and Tools to Connect Your Research. In T. Bastiaens (Ed.), Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning (pp. 1564-1569). New Orleans, LA, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved January 16, 2019 from .

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