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Resources for Identifying Experts in a Field

This one hour and fifteen-minute online training will provide an overview of databases and author profile websites to help locate experts in a research field. During this training, the instructor will review how to use tools to locate authors related to a specific topic, find algorithmically generated author profiles, and how to find author-maintained profiles. The instructor will also share how to identify additional citation and publication metrics for authors using InCites, including international and industry collaborations, first and last author positions, number of publications in high-impact journals, and more. The training will also address how to identify potential conflicts of interest when locating potential reviewers for grants and contracts.  

By the end of this training, attendees will be able to:  

  • Locate top authors related to a topic 

  • Find algorithmically generated author profiles 

  • Find author-maintained profiles 

  • Identify additional citation and publication metrics on authors 

  • Describe potential conflicts of interest 

Attendees are not expected to have any prior knowledge of these resources to be successful in this training. 

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