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How to publish a scientific paper: Maximizing impact

Maximizing impact

Create a personal research communication strategy:

1. Register for an ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) to insure that you receive credit for your work

2. Make your work Open Access: "...accounting for age and discipline, OA articles receive 18% more citations than average." (Piwowar et al. 2018)

Publisher copyright policies and self-archiving: SHERPA/RoMEO

Get funding to publish Open Access UC Berkeley Scholarly Communication Services

3. Share your data to increase your work's visibility

4. Talk up your paper with colleagues and at conferences

5. Add your paper to Mendeley; see the Library's Mendeley Guide

6. Promote your paper on social media (blogs, Twitter, etc.)

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