SelectedWorks sites have a new look and powerful new tools to help researchers demonstrate the impact of their scholarship. SelectedWorks, a service of ScholarWorks, provides faculty a customizable website to store, manage, and highlight their work. The public site now showcases scholarly and creative works in a card view layout which can be categorized according to the researcher’s preferences. In addition to supporting traditional research, SelectedWorks are exceptionally optimized to show off arts and humanities scholarship as shown with Kate Walker’s and Darrin Pufall’s sites.
Disseminating work broadly is an important part of the research lifecycle and these sites make it easy for faculty to add their scholarly works to their web presence. Faculty can add introductory text to contextualize the works and the site can now accommodate a wide range of multimedia options. Works included on ScholarWorks will automatically appear on the authors SelectedWorks site, but faculty can also add items directly to their own sites.
Along with an updated public facing site, authors now have access to a dynamic dashboard with detailed metrics of download counts.
You can see the where people are downloading your work, down to the city level and also what type of institution: education, government, or commercial. Each author will have their own readership map to visualize the global impact of their work. Data can also be export for reporting purposes, such as tenure and promotion.
Check out this short video for a closer look at the new author dashboard. Faculty may also login to their SelectedWorks account, click on Author Dashboard and begin exploring!
For questions or comments, or to set up an in-person appointment, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 426-2580.