As part of the OpenUCT Initiative’s work over recent years, we’ve engaged with a numerous research units and individual academics from various faculties to improve their online visibility and profile their content. These interactions with the UCT community were extremely valuable and highlighted several areas where time and again we were asked if we could suggest a good set of guidelines or an outline of a process to help the unit or academic going forward.  This led us to produce the OpenUCT Guide series.  These guides aim to address the four key areas that we received the most questions around, and which form the basis for a solid foundation to curating, sharing and measuring the reach of your outputs. So far, two guides have been launched, with another two still in the pipeline for next year.

Academics' online presence: a four-step guide to taking...