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Edit a publication record

Publication data that is incomplete or inaccurate can be edited. Wherever you see a pencil icon, you can click the icon to edit the record. If other fields or information needs amending, please email the Library team at

Step 1. Access your PUBLICATIONS page by either:

  • clicking the PUBLICATIONS tile at the bottom left of the home page, or 
  • through the menu hamburger at the top left corner of the home page. Click PUBLICATIONS under the MY WORK heading.

Screenshot of step 1.

Step 2. Go to the publication you need to edit and click on the publication title.

The My publications screen with the CLAIMED tab open.

Step 3. In each publication page there are multiple locations to edit the record, as indicated by the pencil icon. Each pencil icon identified below will edit different aspects of the record. Make relevant changes to the publication details and save the changes at each stage.

Screen of a publication record with various sections of information. The pencil icon in each section offers edit options.

When a publication is imported from an online database (for example, Scopus, Web of Science or PubMed), limited information can be directly edited, however an error in the publication data can be resolved by creating a manual record. Follow the steps below or contact for assistance.

1. Click on the title of the publication record that needs amending.

2. Click on the "add manual record" button

3. Most of the publication information fields will be automatically filled. Make any required changes to the publication data and select "save".

4. Your new manual source publication record will be automatically selected as your preferred record for this publication. This is the version of your publication that will become visible in UOW Scholars.