Researchers are increasingly being asked to demonstrate the impact of their work whether it be for grants, promotion and tenure, accreditation or to broaden exposure of research to the academy and community at large. This guide will serve as an introduction to a service offered by the Scholarly Communication Division of UTA Libraries and as a resource for faculty.
The service and this guide will provide suggestions and tools to show research impact in a variety of ways. The service offers faculty the following:
Finding success with boosting your online digital identity, and telling YOUR research story, is finding your library and the librarians there to help you every step of the way.
This guide is designed as a step by step process to help any faculty member of the UTA community take the necessary steps to begin creating and broadening their scholarly impact. This guide utilizes different methods to assess current online impact and then boost that impact to a higher level. Using a variety of in library resources and open access online resources, scholars should have the tools necessary to disseminate their research to a broader audience and have a far reaching digital identity.