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UMN Scopus & SciVal Meeting 12-1-11


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Presentation given by Kate McCready, University of Minnesota Libraries, on Friday 12-1-11 to outline the 4 Elsevier products being licensed by the University of Minnesota.

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UMN Scopus & SciVal Meeting 12-1-11

  1. 1. Elsevier’s SciVal Suite - Scopus Literature Database - SciVal Experts - SciVal Funding - SciVal Spotlight
  2. 2. Scopus Literature Database
  3. 3. <ul><li>Indexes more than 19,500 titles </li></ul><ul><li>Database of 46 million records </li></ul><ul><li>“ Articles-in-Press” from over 3,850 journals </li></ul><ul><li>Accesible by UMN affiliates </li></ul><ul><li>Trial currently active: </li></ul>Scopus Literature Database
  4. 4. Scopus Coverage by Discipline Data: 9,300 vs 1 7 ,300 Ti tles Physical, Chemical and Earth Sciences Humanities & creative arts Engineering & environmental Sciences Social, Behavioural & Economic Sciences Mathematics, Information & Communication Sciences Biological Sciences and Biotechnology Biomedical & Clinical Research Public and Allied Health and Health Services Nearest Competitor Scopus 0 2500 5000
  5. 5. Profile of Herman S. Cheung taken from the University of Miami’s SciVal Experts instance. SciVal Experts @ the U of MN Similar Experts: Displays similar scholars from the same institution. The scholars’ names are provided by the institution. Subject area matching is done by the SciVal Experts’ system. Publications/Journals: These lists are built from the Scopus citation database. “Fingerprinting” technology is employed to ensure the match between scholar name and publication titles is accurate. Networks: Lists both internal departments/organizations, and external institutions that are connected to this expert. Also displays scholars who have coauthored articles (regardless of affiliation). Directory Entry: Names of scholars, along with their affiliations, and contact information are supplied by the institution. At the University of Minnesota, this information will be supplied from the UMN Data Warehouse. Photos will not be included or sent to Elsevier. Trends/Research Network: Graphical displays of the research concepts and coauthors/collaborators that have been most significantly present over this researcher's career. Grants/Patents: Lists funded research that has been awarded to this scholar. Data is both supplied by the institution and harvested from public sources. Patent awards can also be displayed here.
  6. 6. <ul><li>A Public Profile includes: </li></ul><ul><li>Demographics: Name, Titles, Contact Info, Affiliations (Departments, Colleges) </li></ul><ul><li>Publications (pulled automatically from Scopus) </li></ul><ul><li>Research networks (i.e, co-authors, co-workers, institutions of co-authors, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Potential to include UMN supplied data for: grant awards; patent awards; & courses taught. </li></ul><ul><li>Graphical displays: research trends & networks </li></ul>SciVal Experts @ the U of MN
  7. 7. <ul><li>1. Automatic Review </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Algorithm using identifying elements determines clusters: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Name </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Location </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Co-Authors </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Key Concepts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Journals </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>more… </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>2. Manual Review </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Human QA team builds profiles, reviews results quarterly </li></ul></ul>SciVal Experts: Disambiguating Results J. Smith
  8. 8. Aggregating individual fingerprints across organizational units allows for the organization to know what individuals know and what groups know together… <ul><li>What new publications and grants have been produced? </li></ul><ul><li>What trends have emerged over time? </li></ul><ul><li>Who is working together? </li></ul><ul><li>With what other organizations (internal and external) are we collaborating? </li></ul><ul><li>What do we know? </li></ul>Aggregated Fingerprints SciVal Experts: Aggregating Fingerprints
  9. 9. <ul><li>Under Consideration: </li></ul><ul><li>All UMN - TC Faculty (those with a “Primary” faculty job code) </li></ul><ul><li>UMN TC Administrators w/ tenure, or on the tenure track </li></ul><ul><li>Post-Docs </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinate Campuses – dependent on contributions </li></ul>SciVal Experts: Who will be included?
  10. 10. <ul><li>Arizona State University </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>University of Michigan: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>SciVal Experts -
  11. 11. SciVal Funding – Sources Included Category Description Sources Examples Government All federal grant-making institutions and selected state or other (local) government agencies 650+ <ul><li>National Institutes of Health </li></ul><ul><li>National Science Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Canadian Institute of Health Research </li></ul><ul><li>Department of Health (UK) </li></ul>Private All private foundations providing research funding, either corporate, family or other type of philanthropic giving 2800+ <ul><li>Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Cystic Fibrosis Canada </li></ul><ul><li>Cancer Research UK </li></ul>Corporate Corporations providing research grants and contracts [1]. 380+ <ul><li>DuPont </li></ul><ul><li>Alberta Innovates - Health Solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Rolls-Royce </li></ul>Other International, non-governmental organization (NGO), etc. 540+ <ul><li>United Nations </li></ul><ul><li>Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria </li></ul><ul><li>British Academy </li></ul>
  12. 12. SciVal Funding – Search & Browse
  13. 13. SciVal Funding – Integrated with Experts
  14. 15. SciVal Funding – Customize Results
  15. 16. <ul><li>Produces unique graphical views of an institution’s research performance from an interdisciplinary perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Results can be compared with those of top competing institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Assists in identifying potential new hires for specific research areas </li></ul>SciVal Spotlight
  16. 17. SciVal Spotlight – Circle Map
  17. 18. SciVal Spotlight – Matrix View
  18. 19. SciVal Spotlight – Details View
  19. 20. <ul><li>Contacts for questions or more information: </li></ul><ul><li>Kate McCready, University Libraries – SciVal Project Manager </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] , 6-4357 </li></ul><ul><li>Layne Johnson, University Libraries/Health Informatics – UMN Profiles </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] , 5-8673 </li></ul><ul><li>Tom Hays, College of Biological Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] , 6.2949 </li></ul>Scopus & SciVal Suite