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Faculty180 Release Notes 2021.07.07
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IDS Data Update on 7/1/21: The Interfolio Data Service refreshed bibliographic data on 7/1/21. Throughout the year, the Interfolio Data Service seeks out and pulls in data, at regular intervals, about academic publications that your institution’s faculty members have produced including books, book chapters, journal articles, and conference proceedin

Updated on: June 11th, 2022
RPT Release Notes: 2021.07.07
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Fixed - Issue preventing external evaluators from opening documents with quotation marks in the title: We now remove quotation marks from the title of documents shared with external evaluators. This resolves an issue where quotation marks in the title prevented some documents from loading after being shared with external evaluators. The evaluators c

Updated on: April 22nd, 2022
Faculty180 Release Notes 2021.07.21
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Fixed: Display issue with FTE sum box when teaching section has Activity Classification column: Fixed an issue with the FTE sum box displaying on the Initiated activity input form is when the teaching section has an AC column displayed. 

Updated on: April 22nd, 2022
RPT Release Notes: 2021.07.21
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Added: Autosave candidate form responses: Candidates in RPT can save their form response without completing all required questions, so they can save their progress. Auto-saving is applied to each input individually and not to forms as a whole. Form can be saved without all required responses. When a save is carried out we change the details line to

Updated on: April 22nd, 2022
Faculty180 Release Notes 2021.08.04
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Changed copy re: coauthors in validation panel: Changed text in banner above coauthors in validation panel from "You can edit your coauthors after you accept this record.” to "You can edit contributors after accepting this activity." F180 Workload calculation query for scholarly activities is now using indexes as expected: Resolved performance issue

Updated on: April 22nd, 2022
RPT Release Notes: 2021.08.04
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Improved: Autosave committee form response: Committee manager/member in RPT, can save their committee form response without completing all required questions, so they can save their progress on the form. When an RPT user is editing a committee form response and they blur off of a field (and the value has changed), the form will be autosaved with the

Updated on: April 22nd, 2022
Faculty180 Release Notes 2021.09.01
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Added: Search box for expanded matched records table - Found Tab Added ability for users to search the list of matched records in IDS. Search functions will operate within tabs on the page such that when the user searches for a record in the accepted tab (for example), search results will only return within the records the user has accepted. Search

Updated on: April 22nd, 2022
Faculty180 Release Notes 2021.09.15
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Added: Interfolio Data Service new page layout: Having records grouped by type was causing some friction for our users by making pagination difficult. Now, records display in a data-table format so that pagination makes more sense. We also added a column for the data type, and moved to a paginated table structure. Columns are title, type, and year C

Updated on: April 22nd, 2022
RPT Release Notes: 2021.09.01
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Added: Case Manager and Template Manager roles: We have added two new user roles to RPT. Case Managers can take most actions across all cases at their unit: Create cases Edit the workflow, requirements, and instructions Manage case-specific settings, and committees] View and manage standing committees for their unit Case Managers cannot: Manage temp

Updated on: April 22nd, 2022
RPT Release Notes: 2021.09.15
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Added: Committee form requirement to appear on Case Step When viewing the case steps on the Case Review Steps page of Templates and Cases, we display if a step has a required document on it. We now display when a case or template step has a required form on it in a similar fashion. An RPT Admin on the case review steps of a case or a template can se

Updated on: April 22nd, 2022
Faculty Search Release Notes - 2021.09.01
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FIXED: Approval Workflow Emails Not Being Sent to Approver: Resolved issue withAdmin assigned as an approver to the selection approval template not being sent email notifications when the approval workflow moves to a step to which they are assigned. The admin (PID 4808146) was assigned to multiple steps and did not received the notifications, though

Updated on: April 22nd, 2022
Faculty Search Release Notes - 2021.09.15
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ADDED: Add timestamp to Applications & Position Report User viewing or downloading the Positions or Applications report will see a column with Date information in the following format: Date Only MM/DD/YY Date & Time MM/DD/YY HH:MM AM/PM Time Zone (i.e.12/01/17 02:15 PM EST or 12/01/17 01:15 PM EDT) We are updating the date formats that you c

Updated on: April 22nd, 2022
Faculty Search Release Notes - 2021.09.29
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Improved: Opening a Faculty Search position with a selection approval template no longer requires admins to send a position back to step 1: Previously: In Faculty Search, when a position that had a selection approval template was closed, there was no option to reopen it in the position actions dropdown. The option to Open position only appeared in t

Updated on: April 22nd, 2022
RPT Release Notes: 2021.09.29
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Improved: performance of reports module with backend changes: We resolved performance issues on the reports pages in RPT and Faculty Search. A user in RPT viewing the reports page will see no visual or functional changes, but the page has improved performance.

Updated on: April 22nd, 2022
RPT Release Notes: 2021.10.13
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Added: Due Date now displays in Your Packets: The Due Date for an RPT Candidate's packet is now displayed on the Your Packets page as expected.

Updated on: April 22nd, 2022
Tracking the Impact of Covid-19 Using Interfolio
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COVID-19 is impacting all areas of higher education from moving to online classes, to delaying reviews, and hiring processes. Our teams are in daily contact with our client institutions and have started seeing patterns in how institutions are using our products to adjust their processes and document necessary changes. This article and the videos pos

Updated on: June 11th, 2022
Coming Soon in RPT: Manage Bulk Permissions with Academic Levels
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The upcoming academic workflow levels improvement in Interfolio Review, Promotion & Tenure will give your institution a new, much easier way to manage administrative access to cases for many users at once. Academic levels will allow you to manage who can administer cases, at individual case review steps, based on unit hierarchy instead of by use

Updated on: June 11th, 2022
Interfolio and the Log4J “Zero-Day” Security Vulnerability
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What is the “zero-day” software security vulnerability associated with Log4J? You may have heard about the recently disclosed “zero-day” security vulnerability in Apache's very popular Java logging framework Log4J. Zero-day vulnerabilities are security vulnerabilities that are known to be actively exploited in the wild before the vulnerability has b

Updated on: April 22nd, 2022
Private Positions in Interfolio Faculty Search
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We are pleased to release Private Positions in Interfolio Faculty Search. This feature will enable you to set up an open position and accept applications for it, but not display it in your public-facing list of positions. When creating a position, users are now asked to indicate the Advertising Setting for the position, to set if the position will b

Updated on: April 22nd, 2022