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Five Reasons Why Tenure & Promotion Workflows are Moving to the Cloud

Interfolio Review, Promotion & Tenure

Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here.   Many colleges and universities are finding significant advantages in migrating faculty tenure and promotion processes, as well as their annual review and sabbatical processes, to an online environment. Following are five reasons why this is occurring: Data collection. Faculty members save time […]

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New Metrics For Measuring the Impact of Research

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. There is a growing need for alternative metrics for demonstrating the impact of research. According to David Stuart, in his article entitled “Rising Metrics To Go Deeper,” new tools and metrics are being developed to measure the influence of research that go beyond traditional […]

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Best Practices for Securing Higher Ed Data

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. Databases used at colleges and universities are just as susceptible to attacks, by both outsiders and insiders, as large corporations. In fact, 80 percent of all database breaches originate from insiders. Because of the large number of students and administrators using technology, the […]

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Tips for Winning Academic Research Funding

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. Obtaining grant funding for academic research has always been a competitive process, and as the financial challenges facing colleges and institution continue to increase, so does the need to win academic research funding. In the article “How to apply for research funding: 10 […]

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IT Solutions for Faculty Activity Reporting

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. Colleges and universities are helping faculty and administrators make their work lives easier and more productive by adopting online IT solutions for managing faculty data. These solutions allow information typically found in faculty CVs (e.g. credentials; teaching, research, and service activities) to be […]

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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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