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Getting to Know SciVal

Getting to Know SciVal

University Libraries' subscription to SciVal allows you to visualize your research performance, benchmark relative to peer institutions, develop strategic partnerships, identify and analyze new, emerging research trends, and create uniquely tailored reports.

SciVal helps you assess your institution’s research performance from a variety of perspectives to establish, execute and evaluate strategies based on reliable evidence. Using advanced data analytics, SciVal allows you to instantly process an enormous amount of data and provides access to more than 280 trillion metric values to generate powerful data visualizations on-demand.

Who should attend

The primary audience for this course is:

  • Research officers assessing institutional productivity, strengths, areas for improvement, talent recruitment & retention, identifying collaboration opportunities and researcher impact.
  • Researchers doing analysis in their field, discovering collaborators, assessing prominence within their topics of research and increasing their funding success rates
  • Librarians with reporting responsibility for the research office, faculty members and school leadership

What Will Be Covered

Fundamentals of:

  • Visualizing research performance with ready made at a glance snapshots of any given entity
  • Creating and comparing different groups and research areas
  • Identifying and analyzing existing and potential collaboration opportunities
  • Analyzing research trends to discover the top performers and rising stars

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please email library-event-accessibility-g@vt.edu at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Related LibGuide: Research Intelligence tools from Elsevier by Connie Stovall

Tuesday, November 9, 2021
12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Beginners       Faculty/Staff       Graduate Students       Postdoc  

Registration is required. There are 113 seats available.

Event Contact

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Leslie O'Brien

Director of Collections and Technical Services