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Increase Your Scholarly Impact

A self-service guide to help you increase your scholarly impact, provided by the Libraries' Scholarly Communications and Open Publishing Services.

Getting Started

Increasing your scholarly impact is an iterative process that starts Scholarly Impact Cyclewith building your scholarly identity. The tabs on the left are designed to walk you through the process step-by-step for a self-service experience. You'll find tutorials, templates, and more to help you build the story about your scholarship at The Claremont Colleges.

The Claremont Colleges Library Scholarly Communications team is here to consult with you on any step of this self-service guide.  Below is a consultation checklist that can help you get started. Please look it over, answer some of the questions to narrow down the topics you might want to discuss, and then contact the team.

See the rest of this guide/webpage for the SIS team's contact information and details about the services we offer. 

If you are a Claremont Colleges faculty or graduate student, you may also want to familiarize yourself with the Tenure & Promotion Policies for your particular department or feild.

Scholarly Communications Team

The Scholarly Communications Coordinator working with your Subject Librarian helps faculty build scholarly identities and determine their scholarly impact. We also recommend discipline-specific ways for faculty to increase scholarly impact. Wondering if we can help you? Here's a small selection of the questions we can answer:

  • How do I create an ORCID account or a Google Scholar profile?
  • Where can I find metrics for my articles and books?
  • How can I find reviews of my scholarship?
  • What are the options for publishing my article or book?
  • Why should I deposit my scholarship in The Claremont Colleges institutional repository?
  • Which social media should I use to increase the visibility of my scholarship?

For more information, see:

Assessing the Impact of Research (Bernard Becker Medical Library)

Scholarly Assessment Reports (journal)