Faculty Profile Systems: New Services and Roles for Libraries

Journal Article (Academic article)

Many universities have implemented faculty pro le systems that capture faculty and researchers’ scholarly outputs and activities. These systems usually include public pro les and tools to help nd collaborators or experts. They may be used to create reports for faculty annual reviews or for promotion and tenure, or to assist faculty with complying with open access policies by facilitating deposit in institutional repositories. In many universities, libraries play a central role in the implementation of these systems. This paper explores three case studies showing how and why libraries came into this role and examines some of the consequences of this trend.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Mangiafico, P; Macklin, LA; Givens, M

Published Date

  • April 2017

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 17 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 235 - 255

Published By

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1531-2542

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1353/pla.2017.0014


  • English

Conference Location

  • USA