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How do I set up Automatic Claiming in Symplectic Elements?

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How do I set up Automatic Claiming in Symplectic Elements?

Answer: Symplectic Elements allows you to set up "claiming" of your publications automatically, based on email addresses and/or matches in researcher identifier systems (e.g. ORCID). Any publications that are claimed automatically appear under the faculty member's profile.

Step by Step: 

1. Log in to profiles.scholars.virginia.edu using your Netbadge ID and password.

2. Click on the Impersonate Another User button at the very top of the screen.

3. Choose your department from the Member of group list:


4. A list of faculty will appear at the bottom of the page. Click on a name to proceed to their Profile page.

5. Click on Menu, then Automatic Claiming.

 

6.Typically, you will see these suggestions: ORCID, ResearcherID, both, or neither.


a. For each suggestion, determine if the identifier matches the faculty member by clicking on the ID number:
 

b. From the resulting page, determine if the individual listed is a match to your faculty member. You may need to Google the individual to see if it connects to the right person.


i. If Yes, this is a match to our faculty member, return to the Automatic publication claiming page and click Yes.


ii. If you are not sure (see below: here there is not enough information available to decide), click Ignore.


iii. If it is not a match (see example below), click No.


Some names may have multiple suggestions. Check each one for a match. WHEN IN DOUBT, CLICK IGNORE!!

Need help? Don't hesitate - email Health Sciences Library Research & Data Services at hsl-rdas@virginia.edu. We are here to assist you!

 

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