Publishing Research Support Documents in Open Access Platform to Improve Research Impact
figshare, March 2019
Ale Ebrahim, Nader, Bong, Yiibonn
Researchers, journals, and universities want to receive more citations for their scholarly publications. However, a paper citations depend on its quality, visibility and author’s online profile. Research support documents (unpublished papers, white papers, project reports, datasets, software, posters, online resources and teaching materials) can be additional source for increasing the author’s visibility. To enhance research visibility and impact, the full range of scholarly output should be available online on the open access platform. With open access platform, key research findings are made accessible immediately to the scientific community. Therefore, the publicly available research support documents may result in receiving more citations in addition to the published papers. In this short communication we will elaborate more on improving your research visibility and impact through publishing research support document.
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