Scientific services – a scientist's trademark

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In the modern world of science and scientific publications, it is important for scientists to identify themselves as professionals, actively communicate with other researchers and declare themselves and their achievements. To implement this, they seek help from scientific services, platforms that contribute to raising the status and authority of research articles. They facilitate the exchange of information and create an atmosphere for the development of scientific thought and its results.

Научные сервисы - визитная карточка ученого

It is important for modern scientists to sign up with various popular services and share their developments. What are the most relevant platforms a scientist can use?

Scopus Preview

This platform was created by Elsevier to gather information about the activities of authors, their publications, citation.

One can also use Scopus Preview without indexing, but a more in-depth analysis requires access. The system creates a profile immediately after indexing the first scientific article, but the author will be able to log in only with a subscription. The scientist can manage to enter their account without a subscription only after the publication of the second article.

What does registration in this service provide?

  • Information regarding the scientific and publishing activities of the author.
  • Search for articles, data from colleagues, universities, funding, journal.
  • Data storage and more.

Web of Science ResearcherID – Publons

The Web of Science ResearcherID service has updated its location and is now on the Publons platform, which helps scientists track their publications, citation rates, and reviews. All author's achievements are instantly imported in this service from Web of Science, ORCID, EndNote, and Mendeley.

Web of Science ResearcherID – Publons

How to sign up or log in?

If the researcher already has a Publons profile, then they can log in using their current email address and password.

If the researcher does not have a Publons profile, they can sign up using their ResearcherID email address and password.

ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID)

This platform is a kind of identifier of the researcher and helps track their publication activity. ORCID is in the form of a number and consists of 16 digits. This platform is very popular among researchers, scientific institutions, libraries, publishing houses.

Pros of registration

  • The ORCID number is free.
  • The scientist will be distinguished from his or her namesake colleagues.
  • The research results will be assigned to a personal ORCID number.
  • The number is convenient for filling out documents.
  • One can link their number with scientific organisations, sponsors, publishers, and more.

Google Scholar

This is a free and large system for scientists from all over the world, which helps search for articles and track their citations. On this resource, one can find articles and publications online from all over the world. In addition, textbooks, collections of articles, and electronic versions of scientific publications are indexed in Google Scholar. A researcher can study the abstracts of their colleagues and create a personal citation library.

Mendeley

Mendeley is a free reference manager that helps scientists save information, organise, cite, share research references.

Benefits of registering with this service

  • Automatic generation of the list of references.
  • Possibility of collaboration with other scientists.
  • Import of documents from other research platforms.
  • Search for articles.

Mendeley is not only a reference manager, but also a social media site for researchers where they can connect with scientists from all over the world and advertise their articles.

ResearchGate

It is a professional platform for scientists who can exchange thoughts, their research, discuss topical subjects and issues. The mission of this service is to unite the world of science and make it open.

Как выглядит сайт ResearchGate

 

What does ResearchGate allow?

  • Share publications, access millions of articles and publish personal data.
  • Collaborate and communicate with colleagues, co-authors, other professionals.
  • Analyse statistics, who reads and cites the articles.
  • Take part in discussions of important issues thanks to the forum and receive answers to solve them.
  • Use the bulletin board to look for a job that is geared towards research.
  • Share the news of personal activities.

Each scientific resource is interesting and important for a scientist in its own way. They open up unique opportunities for researchers to be used upon developing their scientific activity.

If you have any questions, or you need to publish an article in Scopus and/or Web of Science, contact a specialist of our company. For this, you can use the online chat or any form of communication provided on the website. We will be happy to help you achieve your scientific goals so that you can engage in scientific and social activities, increasing your authority in academia.

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