Benefits of using LSHTM Research Online

For researchers/authors:

Enhance your online research profile by exposing your research to major search engines like Google Scholar as well as repository content aggregators such as CORE, which can result in greater citations and downstream impact.
Download, Citation and Altmetrics statistics are available for each publication.
Long-term stable storage and preservation of documents.
Permanent URLs for each record and assigned Digital Object Identifiers (DOI) for working papers or reports.
Ability to export, link and embed publication lists and documents to department and personal web pages (EndNote, BibTeX, Excel, Twitter, Facebook)
Closed access publications can be requested and supplied to interested users using the Copy Request function.

For wider society:

Provides the full-text wherever possible.
Increases access to health and medical research information.
Allows researchers across the UK and the World to access, use and build upon our research.
Allows the public, policy-makers, voluntary/charity sector, and businesses to access and engage with our research.
Contributes to a culture of transparency for taxpayer funded research.