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Scholarly Commons @ Baystate Health: Researcher Pages

The Library & Knowledge Services maintains a digital record of peer reviewed publications that include citations and abstracts of journal articles, and records of presentations, and book chapters. The library scans the literature to identify and add new w

Easy Steps to Creating Your Page

Create Your Own SelectedWorks Researcher Page

Use the easy-to-navigate interface and have your page in minutes! 

Baystate’s new repository, Scholarly Commons @ Baystate Health, includes individual researcher pages to display publications and more.

Here are the easy steps to get started, or contact the Library & Knowledge Services X 4-1865 to do it for you:

Create an Account

  1. Go to, click on the Menu link
  2. Click Sign Up (or Login if you already have an account)
  3. Complete the form and click Create Account
  4. Click the Confirm Account button in the confirmation email

Build Your Profile

  1. Once logged in, on the Build your SelectedWorks prompt, choose a URL (note—it cannot be revised afterward)
  2. Choose up to three research disciplines
  3. Enter your institution, organization, position, and position title
  4. Check mark the box next to I agree with the Terms of Service
  5. Click Create Profile

Congratulations, you now have a profile!


 Using tabs on the page for additional features, you can:    

  •    Upload new research or edit your site
  •    Access use statistics
  •    Announce latest research to your mailing list
  •    Grant administrative privileges for other persons(s) to help with your site
  •    Provide context with added introductory text

Easy Upload and Editing

  •   Post any type of material, preprints, book chapters, speeches, presentations etc., or just cite your work
  •   delegate the task to someone else

Greater Visibility to Others

  •    Increased readership and impact, indexed by Google
  •    RSS feeds and email can alert others to your new work 

Build and Manage Your Page, Control Your Content

  Announce updates to your followers

  Access use statistics

 Designate an assistant to manage

 Organize research with customized subject headings

  Upload new research, remove or replace a paper with revised version

 Customize a citation and include abstracts, PowerPoints and more




Your Own Researcher Page in Seconds

The Benefits

Here are some of the advantages of a Research Page (Or ask the library to create): 

Your Researcher Page is closely integrated with Baystate’s publication repository, Scholarly Commons

Creates a Web accessible archive that preserves your Baystate scholarship

Build an online CV and make your research highly visible to others

Link your profile to all abstracts and the full text of any open access publications

Showcase research programs and presentations to outsiders who may be interested in your work

Utilize the Scholarly Commons software to create your own digital publication, linked to your profile

How to Edit Researcher Page already created for you