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Manage your personal profile in Pure

This guide will help you update your personal profile page in the VU Research Portal

Scopus Author ID in Pure


You will automatically get a Scopus Author ID if one of your publications in indexed in the Scopus-database.

Your Scopus Author ID helps Pure to:

  • Find your publications in Scopus
  • Match imported publications to your personal profile

A Scopus Author ID may already have been added by Library staff or your local Pure Administrator.


Scopus Author ID is already listed in Pure


Please check if the ID is correct by clicking the ID which will take you to your profile in Pure


Scopus Author ID is not yet listed in Pure


  1. Click Add ID > [choose type Scopus Author ID] > Find your ID in Scopus


    This opens a Scopus author search, based on your name in Pure. You can adjust the search by choosing Edit.



  2. Open your Scopus profile and copy your Author ID (Ctrl-C)
  3. Go back to the Edit profile window and paste your Scopus author ID (Ctrl-V)undefined

Make changes to your Scopus Author profile

If your Scopus profile is incorrect → Choose Edit author profile




This allows you to request Scopus to:

  • merge author profiles
  • change your affiliation
  • remove or add publications