Data Importing from Crossref is now available

Faculty can now directly import publication citations from Crossref, a Digital Object Identifier (DOI) registration agency for scholarly and professional publications with a database of more than 80 million intellectual contributions including journals, books and other types of content. Simply search for the contributor, select the needed citation(s) and import…

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Author Count Function

To address a request from CAP, we have recently implemented a screen revision in the “Intellectual Contribution” section to better detail the position of a faculty member’s contributions within each publication when 10 or more authors are listed. This new feature will assist reviewers in determining a faculty’s position amongst…

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Publications and Creative Activity

Numbering publications using the “Permanent Chronological Number” field has been updated in “Intellectual Contributions (Publications, etc.).” While the use of a strictly numerical indexing scheme (e.g. 1, 2, 3… etc.) in the “Permanent Chronological Number” field has always sorted properly in the generated reports, using a combination of alphabetic and…

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New User Interface

We are pleased to announce a new user interface for myData that will be rolled out January 1, 2016. While the current user interface has served us well, the new one offers not only a modern look but also a more intuitive approach from a user’s perspective. The next time…

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UC Publication Management System

To facilitate the implementation and compliance with the Academic Senate Open Access Policy, the UCI Academic Senate, UCI Libraries and California Digital Library (a division of the UC Office of the President) announced the new UC Publication Management System yesterday. How It Works The systemwide UC Publication Management System automatically…

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Data Importing — Courses Taught and BibTex files

We are very excited to announce enhancements to myData to start the new year! The first enhancement is for the “Courses Taught” section. Course information will be updated automatically each quarter in myData, beginning with Fall 2014 courses.  The information is fed from the Registrar’s data and will be reported…

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Changes to the Main Menu

In an effort to make myData easier to navigate, we have updated the Main Menu to better fit the categories found in the Review Profile report. Although none of the screens on the main menu were deleted, many did undergo a title change while some were moved to categories that…

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myData Assistance Sheet

The myData Assistance Sheet was a memo that was created by a faculty member in the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences to help guide faculty in ICS on which screens on the myData main menu to focus on, as well as which fields should be populated with…

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