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Create an Author Profile

Authors may wish to create a Google Scholar profile to lead readers to their work and collect helpful metrics.

Google Scholar Author Profile

What is a Google Scholar Author Profile?

Google Scholar provides authors the ability to create a free profile account under which to collect links to their research.


  • organizes an author's citations under an authoritative account
  • helps other researchers locate your work
  • provides citation metrics

How to Create a Google Scholar Author Profile

How To Create a Google Scholar Profile

Login to your Google account


Sample Google Scholar account

Web of Science Author Profile

Web of Science Author Profile

Web of Science: a subscription database available at Monmouth College that indexes Social Sciences Citation Index, Arts & Humanities Citation Index and Science Citation Index. Instructions on claiming a Web of Science author profile

*Note*  In January 2021, the Web of Science database interface will be updated to include an author record view, streamlining the author search process and giving authors the ability to claim their author record. Preview the author search and read more about author disambiguation.

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