What’s Your Name?

“The massive growth in academic publishing in the last ten years has made it difficult for individual researchers to stand out, especially if you’ve got a common name; Web of Science lists 613 different J Smiths. You can be creative with your middle initial by being JX Smith, or stand out as the only J Smith in your institution. But what about when you move jobs, or if you change your name with marriage? …” (more)

[Jack Hyland, Read Around Research, 22 February]

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