Academic Social Networks


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Google Scholar* Articles, Books, Abstracts, Conference Papers, Dissertations, Theses, Technical Reports Connect with Individuals through following and coauthorship Links to IFPRI repository for access to titles Provides access (when available), citations, as well as author metrics (ranking, h-score), position, and expertise
Impactstory Outputs, citations, datasets, figures, posters, videos API pulls from ORCID, figshare, DOI, Google Scholar, PubMed, Slideshare, Vimeo, Dryad, Altmetrics, CrossRef, Mendeley, GitHub, YouTube Open Metrics with context for various formats in order to present a new view of impact
LinkedIn  Shared posts along with records of current and previous work  Connect with individuals, organizations, work and interest groups  Professional Network
Mendeley Uploaded materials Follow publications or join groups API, embedable code to display works on other pages Reference Manager, allows for backing up and syncing across platforms
ORCID Citations tagged with ORCID and uploaded  CrossRef, Elsevier, figshare, Thomson Reuters, ImpactStory  Author Disambiguation
RePEc Uploaded Working Papers, Articles, Books, Chapters  Dissemination of Economics reasearch
ResearchGate Publications uploaded and shared through Research Gate Peers, Co-authors, specialists; participate in Q/A boards and forums  Share publications on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn  Tracks how others interact with your contact through reputation, frequency, and a score
ResearcherID Web of Science records  ORCiD, Google Scholar, library and journal pages  Tracking publications

*Integration with IFPRI Library
IFPRI Library participates in Google's "Library Links" program -- a service which will add full-text links to Google search results and provide you with direct access to library resources. Enabling this service is easy -- once you access Google Scholar, click the "Scholar Preferences" option, then find and select IFPRI Library in the Library Links section.