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Researchers in Wikipedia

The free encyclopedia ‘Wikipedia’ is a popular resource among the users of different ages and social statuses, commonly used for information search. Wikipedia contains numerous pages that could be of interest to researchers, such as those about famous scientists, scientific events, academic journals, and more. These pages can be enriched by adding links to the researches of scientists who developed those ideas and studied those concepts.

We invite our researchers to participate in  editing and creating Wikipedia pages. The Library consultants can assist you with the following:

  • Creating/editing a page for a researcher in the encyclopedia
  • Creating/editing a page in the category «Видання КПІ» (Publications of Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute)
  • Adding the main works to the researcher’s page
  • Adding citations to the page of specific concepts or ideas.

To create an Igor Sikorsky KPI researcher’s page you need the following information:

General information about the researcher, including the year and place of birth, academic degree, and  academic honors)

Circle of academic interests

Main dates of life and scientific activity

Information about education, working, scientific, and public activity, list of publications, the most important works, prizes, awards.

To create the page for Igor Sikorsky KPI publication, you will need the following information: date of foundation, subject areas, ISSN, frequency, founder, publisher, aims and scope, editorial board,  editorial policies, indexation in databases, contact information.

Consultations on editing your profile and creating pages are available at the Center for Education and Research Support (KPI Library, the 4th Floor, room 4.4).

The components of the researcher’s image: communication

Social networks for scientists


An academic social network that provides services allowing users to share documents, ask and answer questions, and search for new possibilities for cooperation. Similar to Zenodo and Figshare it assigns DOIs for your documents at no cost. It also aclculates its indicator RG Score for the network users.


The service that combines functional abilities of a bibliographic manager and a social network for researchers. It facilitates searching for  scientists with the same research interests and geographic location, creating groups to sahre information and collaborate. The platform also provides  materials overview and author page statistics.