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1 RefWorks-COS is a business unit of ProQuest An Expert Profiling & Identifier Service

2 What is Author Resolver? Real-time resolution between names and people Web-based service Runs from users browser Lightweight, easy-to-implement

3 Find the Know Who Experts Do your users know who knows within their organization? How do they quickly and effectively identify experts within an organization or a specific field of research? Author Resolver allows your users to quickly indentify, locate and collaborate with the know who experts.

4 How Does Author Resolver Work? Author Name(s) Title Other identifiers Publication Information Asynchronous processing Returns rank- ordered results Author Resolver Current Professional Info Select Publications Scholar Profile

5 Author Resolver in Action

6 Author Resolver In Action

7 Scholar Profiles Over 2.2 million scholar profiles Academic/ scholarly community International scope Combines editorial controls and scholar input Updated by manual and automated processes

8 Scholar Profiles Contains profile information for over 2.2 million full- time faculty researchers 2,210 universities 500 of the top universities worldwide (most research activity) 75 countries An aggregated content store is produced from Public sources, publishers, academic institutions, integrated web searches Edited and verified and regularly updated for 99% accuracy

9 Content Sources Scholar supplied information Researchers websites Content from over 70 CSA-proprietary databases is mined for author publications back to 1990 ABI/INFORM publications dating back to 1985 ERIC dating back to 1990 Indexed information found in publicly available sites PubMed – Author publications back to 1956 Editorial processes are applied to content for validation and consistency

10 Scope Multidisciplinary – Over 200 disciplines covered Medicine Applied Science Social Sciences Humanities Business Natural Science Allied Health Arts Engineering Education Mass Communication Law Agriculture Environmental Science Architecture International in scope North America 57% Europe 29% Asia 6% Australia/New Zealand 5% Mid East 2% South America 1%

11 Integrating Author Resolver Utilizes JavaScript Microformats Real-time Processing on COS servers Recently Updated Profile Data Asynchronous Processing

12 Citation With Microformat Amyloid beta: the alternate hypothesis. Lee, Hyoung-gon;... Current Alzheimer research, 2006 Feb, 3(1):75-80 Alzheimer disease (AD) is a devastating condition and patients,...

13 Citation With Microformat Amyloid beta: the alternate hypothesis. Lee, Hyoung-gon ;... Current Alzheimer research, 2006 Feb, 3(1):75-80 Alzheimer disease (AD) is a devastating condition and patients,...

14 User Benefits Extends the information discovery process Enables collaboration Promotes your authors contributions Enriches user experience

15 Why is this being made available? Revenue Streams: 1.Additional Profile Data 2.Keyword Searching

16 Interested in implementing? Idea Sharing / Follow-up Discussions COS will Share Author Resolver API Tina Moir Sr. Director, Business Development & Marketing RefWorks-COS


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