Sign Up for Your SelectedWorks Profile

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SelectedWorks is a system for you to create a personalized web page showcasing your scholarship. PSU-affiliated authors are eligible for SelectedWorks profiles when adding works to PDXScholar.

Any PSU Faculty, staff, or student who has given a presentation or authored a publication is eligible to create a SelectedWorks profile; the service is a feature of PDXScholar, the University repository of PSU scholarship.


Get Started:

  1. Create an Account, or Reset your Password
    • Enter your pdx.edu email, and complete the form.
    • If Library staff have already set up your account, use the password reset option.
  2. Customize Your Profile
    • Select the About tab and add biographical information.
    • Be aware that only the completed sections will be displayed.
    • Important: Check the box to affiliate your profile with PSU.
  3. Add and Manage Works
    • Select the Works tab, and then Add Work.
    • Options:
      • Upload a File
        Choose this option if you are certain there are no copyright restrictions. If you are not sure, please email your file to pdxscholar@pdx.edu. Our team will check copyright terms and add your file to PDXScholar, then import it to SelectedWorks or add a link if copyright prevents upload.
      • Add a Link
        Use the DOI when possible, or link to the publisher’s website. Linking to the Library website is another option.
      • Add Metadata
        This option allows you to add the citation, or link or upload a file.
      • Import Works
        This option pulls works from PDXScholar into your SelectedWorks profile.
    • Important: Select Manage Categories to organize your works, change headings, and customize the display order of your works.
  4. Manage Your Account
    • Select the your name in the upper right, then Account Settings.
      • Change your password.
      • Make your profile public, or hide your profile.
  5. Reporting Tools
    • Select your name in the upper right, then Author Dashboard.
      • You will see a readership distribution map and download statistics.

Email Digital Initiatives Staff to find out more: pdxscholar@pdx.edu