Category: Web Profiles

Collaboration Brings HeinOnline Citations to Activity Insight

HeinOnline logoLaw schools and library users can now import legal citations from HeinOnline into Activity Insight, thanks to a collaboration inspired by a mutual client.

Kirby Fitch, Digital Measures Product Manager, took the call and proposed a solution: exporting HeinOnline citations as BibTeX files to import into Activity Insight. “This was a great opportunity to add yet another citation source to our data imports, which include Crossref, PubMed and Scopus,” Fitch said. Continue reading “Collaboration Brings HeinOnline Citations to Activity Insight”

Showcase Faculty Accomplishments with Automatic Web Profile Updates

Faculty web profiles are important for recruiting, fundraising, surfacing collaboration opportunities and more. But at many universities, faculty have to request updates, which can be low on an already jam-packed to do list, causing delays. And manually updating faculty web profiles taxes the resources of your marketing and IT teams. With the right customizations and some upfront work integrating with the campus website, a faculty activity reporting (FAR) solution can automatically update faculty web profiles using the data faculty already entered into the system for other uses, such as annual reporting or accreditation. Using faculty’s existing data eliminates manual tasks and ensures that your university website tells the most current story of faculty research, publications and other accomplishments. Continue reading “Showcase Faculty Accomplishments with Automatic Web Profile Updates”

7 Ways Faculty Activity Reporting Benefits Faculty

Universities embrace faculty activity reporting (FAR) software for its many reporting capabilities, easing everything from compiling faculty accomplishments and measuring impacts to accreditation reporting and faculty reviews. But what about you, the folks who have to enter that information into the system? FAR software companies know that there should be something in it for the faculty whose activities and accomplishments comprise the system. Here are seven ways that faculty activity reporting benefits faculty. Continue reading “7 Ways Faculty Activity Reporting Benefits Faculty”

Faculty Expertise Profiles with University of Texas, El Paso and University of Washington

Faculty web profiles are the traditional way to share faculty data on a public website, and it’s a use case that works perfectly with Activity Insight. Faculty expertise profiles are the evolution of faculty web profiles. The biggest benefit of faculty expertise profiles is that they are more easily searchable for relevant parties, putting data into users’ hands faster and easier. Continue reading “Faculty Expertise Profiles with University of Texas, El Paso and University of Washington”

4 Reasons Faculty Web Profiles Should Be Your Next Step

A faculty activity reporting solution is powerful, and if you’ve made the decision to leverage this type of software you probably have a really specific vision for it. Maybe you’ll start by building annual reports. Or, maybe your initial focus will be professional accreditation reports. Either way at the end of the review period, you’ll have accurate data for all of your faculty in the system. But, now what? Continue reading “4 Reasons Faculty Web Profiles Should Be Your Next Step”