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Scholarly Publications Guides: Publons / ResearcherID

Important Annoucement

**As of 15 April 2019, ResearcherID accounts will be upgraded to Publons profiles. When this happens your ResearcherID identifier, publication lists and all other existing data will be retained and available on your Publons profile. All existing links to your old ResearcherID account will be redirected to your new Publons profile, including from any ResearcherID badges you have created.  

Log in with your usual details to see your ResearcherID profile on Publons.

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Guide on Publons/ResearcherID

This page is designed to assist academic staff of University Malaya with their accounts in Publons/ResearcherID**


  • As of 15 April 2019, all existing ResearcherID accounts will be redirected to your new Publons profile.

  • For those with existing Publons and ResearcherID accounts respectively, your ResearcherID account will be automatically added to your existing Publons profile, including any publications claimed on your ResearcherID, but not currently on your Publons profile.

  • If there is conflicting information on your ResearcherID and Publons profile, the information on Publons will be retained.

What is Publons?

Publons is the new environment where you can benefit from the improved Web of Science ResearcherID, add your publications, track your citations, and manage your Web of Science record.

Use Publons to track your publications, citation metrics, peer reviews, and journal editing work in a single, easy-to­maintain profile.

  • All your publications, instantly imported from Web of Science, ORCID, or your bibliographic reference manager (e.g. EndNote or Mendeley)

  • Trusted citation metrics, automatically imported from the Web of Science

  • Your verified peer review and journal editing history, powered by partnerships with thousands of scholarly journals

  • Downloadable record summarizing your scholarly impact as an author, editor and peer reviewer

Publons Fact Sheet

(description by Publons)

How to Add Publications

You may add publications that you authored to your Publons account. Below are the step by step guides on how to add the publication in the respective ways

How to Log In or Register

Publons uses the same account which is used to log into ResearcherID and Web of Science 

Users already registered in ResearcherID and Web of Science do not need to register for Publons again.