Is it OK to put my non English internal conference or journal paper on my social media profiles such as Google Scholar, Academia, Research Gate, etc? and also, should I translate their title and other information into English?

  • 2
    You can't "put" your paper on Google Scholar. It's an index that lists papers available elsewhere.
    – Gimelist
    Commented Dec 29, 2014 at 23:52
  • 2
    You can "manually" add papers into Google Scholar.
    – The Guy
    Commented Apr 18, 2016 at 9:34

2 Answers 2


Yes, it is. English is a lingua franca, but that doesn't mean that all scholarly literature must be in English. Make sure your paper is in a institutional or disciplinary repository, if you like the idea of your paper to be open access. Translate it, as Davidmh suggests, to make it even more available.

Regarding indexing in Google Scholar, that depends by the site you archive your paper into. You can make some arrangements to be indexed, but in my experience even if you suggest resources to GS you cannot be sure you'll be.


It is your work, you can of course take credit for it. Translating it will help the international audience to get a feeling of what you do; nevertheless, in the interest of archiving, you should keep the original title next to it. In case it is not clear, indicate that the original paper was in another language.

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .