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Indispensable tools for research at its best www.refworks-cos.com COS Pivot University of Central Florida November 29, 2011 Chris Horn, MLS
Indispensable tools for research at its best www.refworks-cos.com “The mind is a wonderful thing - it starts working the minute you are born and never stops until you get up to speak in public.” Roscoe Drummond
What is COS Pivot? – End-user view – Administrator view How to access Searching Pivot & Navigating home page – Active & Tracked Opportunities – Saved Searches & Shared Searches – Pivot Advisor Scholar Profiles Claiming a profile – who, how, why Agenda
COS Funding Opportunities + Scholar Universe + COS Expertise = COS Pivot Funding Opportunities =26,000+ records Scholar Universe + Expertise = 3.2 million Profiles Pivot suggests funding based on Pivot profile (vice- versa too) What is COS Pivot?
http://pivot.cos.com Log-in with existing COS username & password No user name & password? Click “Log-In” then “Log-in Help” Accessing COS Pivot
We’ll send confirmation e-mail with link to get Pivot access – e-mail address must match e-mail domain for school – user’s e-mail address will be username when logging into Pivot (New accounts only) Accessing COS Pivot (cont’d)
Have a profile in Pivot? Connect it to Pivot account Claiming a profile allows you to see the Advisor on home page & update profile Profile has been claimed if your name is hyperlinked on home page Not hyperlinked = not claimed Claiming a Profile
Claimed Profile… * Users logging in first time may see their profile already claimed *Result of integration of Expertise & Scholar Universe
Profiles are faculty members on university websites Created with data available for part-time & adjunct faculty (some graduate students) COS Pivot approach to creating profiles inclusive Suggest A Scholar link Who are the Profiles?
Help & FAQs in Support section COS Pivot YouTube channel: (www.youtube.com/proquestpivot )www.youtube.com/proquestpivot Upcoming webinars and recorded session are also available in the Support area of your Pivot account COS Pivot Tech Support – firstname.lastname@example.org – +1.775.327.4105 Thank you! Questions?