Customize: Scholarly Outlet Data and Metrics

The content in this knowledge base is based upon the standard FACULTY180 environment. Your institution may have made changes to customize the FACULTY180 environment to meet your institution's needs; therefore, the screens in your FACULTY180 environment may differ slightly from the knowledge base. For more information, please contact your FACULTY180 administrator.

When adding a Scholarly Contribution and Creative Production entry to the Activity Input Form, scholarly outlets can be set up to dynamically display when entering a scholarly outlet name, and metrics can be viewed for individual scholarly outlets. 

Scholarly outlet files that can be uploaded into FACULTY180: 

Each institution is responsible for uploading their own scholarly outlet data, but Interfolio provides the following scholarly outlet files that can be uploaded into FACULTY180: 

Note: This is a complimentary service, and therefore we do not guarantee the accuracy of the data in these files. In addition, we cannot guarantee that the data in these files will be maintained; therefore, institutions are responsible for the maintenance of their own scholarly outlet data.

  • journal_abbreviation_ISSN.csv (contains a list of scholarly outlets, the scholarly outlet abbreviations, and the ISSNs) 
  • journal_and_metrics.csv (contains a list of scholarly outlets and corresponding metrics) 
  • proceeding_conference_abbreviation_ISSN.csv (contains a list of conference proceedings, the abbreviations, and the ISSNs) 
  • proceeding_conference_and_metrics.csv (contains a list of conference proceedings and corresponding metrics)

(To download these files, click on the links below.)

 Submit a support ticket to have the Scholarly Outlet List feature activated for your institution.

 

Uploading scholarly outlet lists and metrics to FACULTY180 is a two-part process. Note that scholarly outlet lists and metrics must be uploaded as separate files, and scholarly outlet lists must be uploaded prior to uploading scholarly outlet metrics. 

 

Customizing the data:
1. Configure the Field Names for the Scholarly Outlet Lists and Metrics in the Upload Form:

1.1. Select Setup from the Administration menu in the side panel

Home - Interfolio

1.2. Click Upload Form in the Configuration section

Select Upload Form

1.3. Select Data to Upload

In the Upload drop-down, click Scholarly Outlets or Scholarly Outlet Metrics, depending on the type of data being configured.

Select Scholarly metrics or Scholarly Outlets

1.4. Set Upload Fields

Under Sample Record, select the fields to be displayed in the Scholarly Contribution and Creative Production section.

When you are finished, click Go Back.

Faculty180 - Upload Form
2. Upload the files containing the scholarly outlet lists and metrics

2.1. Select Administration from the the Admin menu in the left hand nav bar

Faculty180 - Upload Form

2.2. Click Upload Data in the Bulk Data section

Faculty180 - Administration

2.3. Click New Upload at the bottom left of the page.

Click New Upload at the bottom left of the page.

2.4. Set upload type

In the Type list, click Scholarly Outlets or Scholarly Outlet Metrics, depending on the type of data being uploaded (scholarly outlet lists must be uploaded prior to uploading scholarly outlet metrics).

Set upload type

2.5. Complete the form and upload file

Select the semester, indicate whether or not to update existing records, set the unit, choose the file from your computer .

select semester, unit, choose file

2.6. Validate the file

Once the file is added, click Validate. This is required.  Finally, click Upload to upload the data,

Faculty180 - New Upload
Editing Individual Scholarly Outlet Lists and Metrics After They Have Been Uploaded

To edit individual scholarly outlet lists and metrics after they have been uploaded to FACULTY180, do the following:

  1. On the Admin menu, click Setup.
  2. Click Scholarly Outlet List in the Customize section.
Faculty180 - Setup
  1. The Scholarly Outlet List screen displays.
  2. Click the Edit icon adjacent to the desired scholarly outlet or scholarly outlet metric.
  3. Make the desired changes, then click Save.

Scholarly outlet lists and metrics can also be deleted from the Scholarly Outlet List screen by clicking the corresponding Delete icon.

Scholarly Outlet List Screen
Adding a Metric Field for an Existing Scholarly Outlet

To add a metric field for an existing scholarly outlet, do the following:

  1. On the Admin menu, click Setup.
  2. Click Scholarly Outlet List in the Customize section. The Scholarly Outlet List screen displays.
  3. Click Add in the Manage Scholarly Outlet Metrics section.
  4. Type a name for the new metric in the Metric Name field.
  5. Select the appropriate Scholarly Outlet Types.
  6. Click Save. The new metric now displays in the Scholarly Outlets section.  
Edit box for Adding a Metric Field for an Existing Scholarly Outlet
Add a New Scholarly Outlet

To add a new scholarly outlet, do the following:

  1. On the Admin menu, click Setup.
  2. Click Scholarly Outlet List in the Customize section. The Scholarly Outlet List screen displays.
  3. Click Add in the Scholarly Outlets section.
Faculty180 - Scholarly Outlet List
  1. Type the title of the new scholarly outlet. An abbreviation for the scholarly outlet, the scholarly outlet's publisher, the scholarly outlet's ISSN, and the type can also be specified.
  2. Click Save. The new scholarly outlet title now displays in the Scholarly Outlet section.
Scholarly Outlet Data and Scholarly Outlet Metrics window