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Graduate Guide to Research

Scholarly Profile

There are many benefits to creating a scholarly profile:

  • creates a collection of your works, interests and experiences
  • shares your work with interested scholars
  • enhances the opportunity for collaboration with scholars who share your interests.

These tools can help you create a scholarly profile:

Academic Social Networking is another platform through which to share your research and connect with other scholars. 

Institutional Repositories

MacSphere is·McMaster University’s Institutional Repository (IR). The purpose of an IR is to bring together all of a University's research under one umbrella, with an aim to preserve and provide access to that research. The research and scholarly output included in MacSphere has been selected and deposited by the individual university departments and centres on campus.

For additional information on institutional repositories check out these guides: