My ResearcherID

index is a freely available resource for the global, multi-disciplinary scholarly research community. After registering, you are assigned an individual ID number that stays with you over the course of your career, regardless of name changes or change in institution affiliation.

ResearcherID allows you to create an online Profile for showcasing your publication history. It is designed to associate you with your scholarly work, thus assuring an accurate record of output and attribution. It also provides a gateway for colleagues to quickly locate your published work and to identify you as a potential collaborator.


ResearcherID Features

At, you can:

  • Update your biographical (Profile) information at anytime.

  • Build your publication list by using Web of Knowledge, Web of Science, Distinct Author Clusters, or by uploading a file.

  • Manage your publication list with EndNote Web.

  • Control whether your Profile is public or private, much like people do on Facebook and other Web sites.

  • View citation metrics for items found in the Web of Science.

  • Search the registry to find collaborators, review publication lists, and explore how research is used around the world.


Researcher ID Tools

In addition, ResearcherID includes an interactive Labs environment for exploration of author-level metrics. These tools allow for visual analysis of research networks based on:

  • Subject Category
  • Country / Territory
  • Institution
  • Author Name
  • Publication Year
  • Geographic Location

The tools include:

  • Citing Articles Network - Visually explore who is citing your published works.

  • Collaboration Network - Visually explore your collaboration associates.

  • Badge - Place an image graphic on any Web site to show your membership in ResearcherID. The badge displays a real-time summary of your Profile and publications on mouse-hover.


ResearcherID Numbers Table

The Full Record page contains a new ResearcherID Numbers table that displays a list of researchers who have the current record in their "My Publication List" in The table lists all author names, the author's ResearcherID number, and a link that takes you to the author's Profile at There, you can view all the records in the selected author's Publication List.

Did you know ...

That searching ResearcherID is freely available to non-members?


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