Could someone else have already added my research output to Pure?
Answered By: Open Access Team Last Updated: May 17, 2016 Views: 46
Yes. A co-author may have already created a Pure record for your research output. Starting a new record in Pure may therefore create a unnecessary duplicate record. Pure will alert you to this by displaying a 'View possible duplicates' message.
If a record of your paper is already present in Pure but you have not been included as an author, you should use the ‘Mine – claim content’ feature and the Open Access team will do the rest.
If you need to, you can also edit the existing record's metadata or upload a document to it and it will be flagged for re-validation by our team.
For detailed instruction on preventing duplicate records in Pure, please follow the steps in this blog. Need more help?
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