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Researcher Profile Audit Service (RPAS): Scopus Author Profile

Edit your Scopus author profile

1) Search for your author profile in Scopus - to do this select the 'Author' search option on Scopus.

 

 

2) Select your profile on the resulting page and then click the 'edit profile' icon to launch the guided feedback forms.  You'll be required to create a personal Scopus account to do this.

 

3) When making changes to the profile, you'll be presented with a dropdown list of options based on your publications in Scopus.  If you don't see the options you want, you can contact Scopus and ask them to change it - https://service.elsevier.com/app/contact/supporthub/scopuscontent/. Alternatively, you can contact the Himmelfarb library and we can mediate this process for you (if interested, please email Tom Harrod - tph@gwu.edu)

 

 

Connect your Scopus profile to your ORCID

1) It's a good practice to link your online profiles with your ORCID account whenever possible as it will greatly simplify the maintenance of these accounts since they'll draw in publications from your ORCID.  It's especially important to link your Scopus author profile to your ORCID as these two accounts can communicate with one another which will result in the articles assigned to your Scopus author profile automatically being added to your ORCID profile.

2) When you click on your Scopus author profile, click 'Connect to ORCID' to accomplish this.

 

 

Merge author profile accounts

1) Because the Scopus author profiles are generated automatically, it is very common for more than one profile to exist for a given researcher due to changing author affiliations, publishing under different names, etc. 

2) If you identify more than one account for yourself, you can request to have the accounts merged by selecting all the relevant accounts and clicking 'Request to merge authors'

 

 

3) Your request will be reviewed by people at Scopus, who will merge the accounts if they deem that the authors are indeed the same person.

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