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Publications Supporting Data

On Vita's Publications Supporting Data form, you will see a list of your claimed publications that have a preferred data source selected.

By default, all publications are filtered out. Use the filter options located under Filter Records to select which publication types to view.

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Vita's Publications Supporting Data page, highlighting the Publications list located in the body of the page and Filter Records located on the right side of the page.

Add supporting data to your claimed publication

  1. Click on the arrow next to the article title.
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    Publications list showing arrow next to article title
  2. Click Edit
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    Record edit link
  3. Fill out your supporting data information. This information will appear on the dossier as described below. For more information on the Office of Academic Affairs' (OAA) requirements, see the core dossier template.
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    The publication supporting data fields highlighted in this image are described in the list below
    1. Self/Not Self Cited – These fields allow you to track the citation count for your article and identify if they are self cited or not self cited. See the University Libraries' help guide for more information on tracking your research impact.
      The data provided in these fields will appear in the Research section of the dossier in the Article Citations table in addition to the authorship type field.
    2. Authorship Type – This field allows you to identify your authorship type as the: first author, last author, co-author, or sole author for an article.
      The data provided in this field will appear in the Research section of the dossier in the Article Citations table in addition to the self/not self cited fields.
    3. Percent Contribution – If you are required to provide this information for an article, enter the appropriate number.
      For more information, see the directions in the OAA core dossier template located in the Research section under the heading 1) List of books, articles, and other published papers.
      Once saved, this data will be immediately accessible on the dossier, below the APA-based citation of that data point.
    4. Review Type – Use the drop-down menu to identify whether the article was editor-reviewed or peer-reviewed. If nothing is selected in this field, the article will be listed in the Research section of the core dossier in section e) Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles along with all other articles marked peer-reviewed.
      Editor-reviewed items will appear in the Research section of the dossier in section f) Editor-Reviewed Journal Articles.
    5. Description of Effort – If you need to provide this information for this article enter the appropriate text. Be sure to consult the OAA core dossier requirements and your department for appropriate language.
      Once saved, this data will be immediately accessible on the dossier, below the APA-based citation of that data point.
    Caution

    Elements data previously entered in the fields mentioned above have been moved to the supporting data form in Vita. If you are among the people impacted by the co-author overwriting issue, see the Why is my co-worker's information showing in Vita? FAQ for more information.

  4. Click Save Changes after updating your data. The updated data will appear on the supporting data form.
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    Updated record on supporting data form