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Web of Science ID (Publons ID)

Why Web of Science ID (Pubons ID)

  • Cleaning up your multiple profiles means your citation overview is aggregated and ensures your data is accurate. This data is used for the Highly Cited Researcher list and in the bibliometric impact bench-marking database InCites. Keeping this accurate will ensure you have timely information at your fingertips for your next promotion or grant application. 
  • Sync with ORCID to keep your Web of Science record (and ORCID record) up-to-date. 
  • Web of Science data is used for University rankings worldwide. 
  • Check and claim publications once or twice a year. 

Follow the step-by-step instructions in the next two tabs to claim your publications and create your Web of Science (Publons ID) and to link your Publons ID and ORCID profiles. 

Affiliation

Web of Science will update your profile affiliation with the affiliation of your most recently published (and indexed) paper. Ensure your affiliation is to Flinders University. 

Web of Science ID (Publons ID)

Merge multiple author profiles into one to ensure your complete citation overview is available at a moments notice. 

1. Go to Library Findit via Okta and go to the Library A-Z database list. 

2. Go to Web of Science via the Library A-Z database list. 

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3. In Author search look up last name and first name

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4. Select the relevant author records. Select View combined record

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5. Select Claim this record

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6. Follow link to create Publons ID and claim ownership of the records. 

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7. In Publons, navigate to My records > Publications. Remove any incorrect publications (this will update Web of Science in due course too). 

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8. In Publons, navigate to Account. Add your Flinders University affiliation. 

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Link ORCID

1. In Publons, navigate to Settings > Permissions.

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2. Tick box to Sync your ORCID record with Publons and Export your publications to ORCID.  

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Syncing with Publons ID will push publications from Web of Science to ORCID and ORCID publications to Publons.