The University of Hong Kong wishes to announce HKU ResearcherPages for each of its many authors, now appearing in the The HKU Scholars Hub, the institutional repository of HKU.  Three examples,        Prof Samaranayake, Dean of Dentistry        Prof Bacon-Shone, Associate Dean of Social Sciences        Prof Tam, Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research)


This work is the result of a successful collaboration between HKU and CILEA (AePIC Team).  Much of the code developed for this project has been included in the forthcoming version 1.6 of DSpace, which will soon be released to the community.




* Author-centric bibliometrics from Scopus – the results of an on-going massive bibliometric rectification project, between Elsevier and HKU. [Pls note the +/- expand/collapse box for bibliometrics in pages above].  This is in preparation for our annual Performance Reviews, and our impending Research Assessment Exercise.


* Author-centric bibliometrics from (Web of Science) – the results of an on-going large scale institutional upload of publication lists for each HKU author to RID.  One example,


* Unique identifier for each HKU researcher.  In URLs above, “rp00023”, “rp00056”, and “rp00060” are examples of this.


* Integration with HKU’s Media Directory, to show subjects on which each researcher can speak to, or write for the media, and in which languages.  The Hub is now an expert finder, for those in gov’t & industry wishing to find specialists for consultancies, contract research, etc.  Pls note facets by which RPs can be retrieved,


* Authority control; disambiguation of like named individuals, linkage from variant names to the established heading, synonymy between established headings in different vernacular scripts.  Examples,


* Article level metrics from Scopus, Web of Science, and Google Scholar.  In example below, pls scroll down to red buttons,


Further description:


* Presentation given at the Dec 2-4 Digital Repository Federation International Conference (DRFIC 2009), Tokyo:

* Presentation given at the Nov 18-20 Pacific Rim Digital Library Association (PRDLA 2009), Auckland:

* Thomson Reuter’s Customer Profile and Case Study

* Thomson Reuters’ “Intelligent Information for Life” article

* HKU press release


The next round of development begins soon.


David Palmer

Systems Librarian

Technical Services Support Team Leader

Scholarly Communications Unit Head

The University of Hong Kong Libraries

Pokfulam Road

Hong Kong

tel. +852 2859 7004