By now, the flooding of the academic job market with job-seekers is old news. While a search is open, the department gets dozens—often hundreds—of applications, and still more scholars are trying to stuff their CVs through the door as it closes.
Neat improvement coming out in ByCommittee Promotion & Tenure! As of today, you can get a lot more detailed with the requirements, due dates, and arrangement of the candidate packet. Now our platform can match your institution’s unique requirements with a new level of accuracy and accommodate a wider variety of academic committee review models.
Starting today, institutions and organizations using ByCommittee Promotion & Tenure will be able to customize certain aspects of the platform’s appearance to match their own brand, so that a user’s interaction with the ByCommittee environment feels more like interaction with the client institution.
We’re excited to roll out an updated appearance for our user account dashboard (the home page that displays when a user signs into their Interfolio account) and for our Dossier, Portfolio, and Letter Writer products. For the time being, the changes are only cosmetic—all the same pages retain the same functionality they had before—but they should […]
Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. The impact of research has traditionally been measured by metrics, such as journal impact factors and the times cited; however, the evolution of technology and social media has fostered the growth of alternative metrics (called altmetrics) to provide new research metrics that complement traditional […]
A big improvement has come to institutional structure in our ByCommittee platform! In light of recent conversations with institutions using the platform, we have expanded the available hierarchy to accommodate any number of administrative levels—making it possible for even institutions with more distinctive structures to benefit from academic committee support software.
We’re proud to say we have (at last!) removed a well-known obstacle that sometimes slowed the submission of recommendations to Interfolio. From now on, when you send an Interfolio recommendation request via email, the letter writer will be able to submit their letter in a few simple clicks, without having to sign in or create […]
Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. What does the term ‘impact’ really mean in the research community? This was the discussion topic for a panel of speakers at a recent Research Impact Spotlight event hosted by Digital Science. According to Jonathan Adams, chief scientist at Digital Science, there are […]
Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. Providing an international system to link journal publications and other research information to the correct researcher has been the driving force behind ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID). In a recent online article on the Research Information web site, authors Verena Weigert and […]
Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. Researchers now have another tool available to assist them with their research needs. The new Microsoft Academic Graph (MAG), recently released by Microsoft Research, allows researchers to easily search millions of research papers that have been identified by Microsoft Academic Search (MAS), and […]