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Researcher Profiles, Identifiers and Engagement

This guide provides information about how to create, use and promote your online research presence.

Web of Science Researcher Profiles


A Web of Science Researcher Profile can be used to collate many of your academic activities in one place:

  • Track publications and citations (download a citation report)
  • Showcase journal editorial and/or peer-review work
  • Showcase conferences and grants.

Did you know?

  • Publons has integrated with Web of Science. If you have a Publons-Researcher ID bookmark or link, it will now redirect you to your Web of Science Researcher Profile.
  • Web of Science and EndNote Online use the same login credentials.

Find out more about Web of Science Researcher Profiles.

Register for a Web of Science Researcher Profile

  1. Start with Web of Science registration
  2. Complete the Register fields using your JCU email address > click the Register button
  3. Web of Science will then search for research outputs that match your details and add them to your Researcher Profile (see below to add outputs manually)
  4. Edit your profile to show the names you have published under, your primary organisation/affiliation, peer review preferences and ORCID syncing.

What if I have more than one Researcher Profile or Researcher ID?

You should only have one Web of Science Researcher Profile and/or Researcher ID. To merge profiles:

  1. Login to Web of Science
  2. Drop down the options from your name (located top right of the screen) > click Settings
  3. Click Account Settings > Delete/merge account tab
  4. Select the radio button I need to merge duplicate accounts > enter the ResearcherID’s of your duplicate accounts > Click Submit request
  5. Check your email and confirm/verify your request to merge accounts.

How do I showcase conferences, grants and peer reviews?

  1. Login to Web of Science
  2. Drop down the options from your name (located top right of the screen) > click Profile Settings
  3. Scroll right and select the Peer Review Preferences tab.
  4. Work through the options to manage your reviewer, author, grant and peer review availability preferences.

Find out more about adding reviews to your Web of Science Researcher Profile.

How do I manually add publications to my Researcher Profile?

  1. Login to Web of Science
  2. Click the Researcher Profile (person) icon in the black bar on the left-hand side of the screen
  3. If necessary, scroll down until you see the Documents tab > Click + Manage
  4. Click + Add publications and use the drop-down boxes:
  • Add email addresses from previous publications
  • Add an identifier, e.g. DOI, PubMed ID
  • File upload: RIS, BibTex or CSV file (e.g. export from your EndNote library)
  • Sync with ORCID.

Find out more about manually adding (or deleting) publications to your Researcher Profile.

How do I export publications from EndNote?

  1. Select papers you authored in your EndNote Library
  2. Export the records as an RIS file: 

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