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CV vs. Resume: Is There a Difference?

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. Many in the world of academia, especially those new to the field, often wonder if the terms CV (Curriculum Vitae) and resume be used interchangeably. If an institution requests a resume for an open job position, do they really mean a CV? Both […]

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Selecting the Right Cloud Service for Your Institution

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. With so many types of cloud computing services available today, including private and public cloud services, it is easy to become overwhelmed with the abundance of information available about cloud services, especially for those who work in an IT-related role. Because making a […]

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Five Questions to Ask about Effectively Managing Data

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. Colleges and universities have been collecting massive amounts of data for decades. This information is often analyzed by institutions for making recommendations to campus personnel, generating institutional reports and analytics, and enabling collaboration. For these reasons, effective management of data collection is a […]

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The Value of a Library’s Role with Electronic Faculty Evaluation Systems

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here.   More and more colleges and universities are exploring the idea of switching from spreadsheets to an electronic system for managing its faculty activity reporting and evaluation processes. These electronic systems have many benefits associated with them since they are specifically designed for […]

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Ten Practical Tips for Improving Your Academic Writing

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. The thought of writing an academic paper makes many working in the field of academics uncomfortable, even if they are considered an expert about their field. They often do not know how to get started with writing an academic paper, and are naturally concerned […]

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The Importance of a Closer Partnership Between Academic Researchers and IT

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here.   A closer partnership between academic researchers and IT teams is becoming integral to the success of academic research. Researchers hold a pivotal role at universities, as the impact of their efforts are indispensable. The advancements in technology, health, and all fields of […]

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Uniting Students and Researchers with ResearchConnection

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. In an effort to change the way researchers and students connect with each other professionally, a group of students have formed ResearchConnection, an online platform that allows students to search for and apply to research-related jobs and projects at colleges and universities across […]

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Google Scholar: A Starting Point for Academic Research

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. Google has built an ecosystem that many consider indispensable, and its most commonly used aspect is the search engine. However, using the search engine for research purposes is a bit of a gamble. Finding credible sources can be difficult, especially with the large […]

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A New Format for Researchers

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. One of the most crucial aspects of the research process is the collaboration between researchers. PDF has been the go-to format for researchers since it’s inception; however, ResearchGate.net, a web-based social networking solution, is innovating upon the tried and true format. Both Adobe […]

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ORCID’s Solution to Name Ambiguity in Academic Research

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. There is a level of uncertainty that comes when searching through research paper author lists. Distinguishing whether or not you are looking at the right “John Smith” can often times become problematic. Because the world is more interconnected than ever, the likelihood of […]

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