Tools you may find useful for networking and managing your professional online image:
A Scientist's Guide to Social Media by Chris Tachibana
Open Access Publishing - directory of reputable open access journals; UW Libraries financial support for publishing in BioMed Central and Springer Open journals
UW Research Works - institutional repository for publications and research data
Journal Impact Factors - databases for looking up impact factors
Author rights information - practical guidance on copyright and open access for authors who are submitting journal manuscripts. Content written by SPARC, the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition.
SHERPA/RoMEO - database containing summaries of publisher policies regarding copyright and self-archiving. Use this to locate permissions that are usually part of each publisher's copyright transfer agreement.
Data Sharing - learn about Open Data, NIH data sharing repositories, and using EZID to create a persistent identifier for your research data. Guide published by the UW Health Sciences Library.
You can include your ORCID iD on your professional web page, when you submit publications, and when you apply for grants.
Your ORCID iD is connected to you wherever you go.
Using it will help distinguish you and your work from the work of other people with similar names.
Scopus - a large, multidisciplinary database with useful tools for cited reference searching and author impact analysis
Web of Science - another large, multidisciplinary database for cited reference searching and author impact analysis
NIH FAQs regarding "Contributions to Science" - includes advice for new scientists
DORA: Declaration on Research Assessment - initiative of the American Society for Cell Biology and others to improve the ways in which the output of scientific research is evaluated by funding agencies, academic institutions, and other parties
UW Libraries Guide to Impact Factors - directions and advice on determining journal impact factors, author impact factors, and article-level metrics