Investigation of ResearcherID Platform’s Application and Promotion in Chinese Universities

Rong ZHANG, Qing YUAN, Liang SHI


This paper introduces important functions of the ResearcherID platform and main advantages of promoting this application. We point out the problems for the use of this platform in China, analyze the reasons to cause these problems, put forward the blue print for the professional management team of academic information databases. Finally, we show that for universities the decisional reference data not only enhance world-wide collaborations but also understand the dynamic development trend of academic investigation.


ResearcherID, Social network platform, Institutional repository, Collaboration network, Citation network


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