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  • Review your profile.  This has been pre-populated with data from HR and your previous webpage (if you had one)
  • Add missing items to your profile, including:
    • An overview statement
    • Research interests
    • Teaching summary
  • Check your profile for the following:
    • MWU academic appointments
    • MWU administrative appointments
    • Certifications and postgraduate trainings

More detail on editing your profile is on the next tab.

If any pre-populated information is incorrect, please contact, so that a system administrator can update the information.

If you do not have a portrait in your profile and would like to add one, contact Media Resources to have your portrait taken.

Adding Scholarly Activities 

The next tabs explain how to populate:

  • Publications
  • Awarded grants

Detailed instructions below.


  • Review your Claimed and Pending publication queues
    • Data has been harvested from PubMed, Web of Science
  • Claim or reject publications in your queue
  • Modify your search settings, if needed, including:
    • Name variants, Addresses, Keywords, Author IDs, if you already have one/them
    • Your default search settings may contain Midwestern U, Midwestern Univ, Midwestern University; if you have published at another institution add those as well
  • Add missing publications, by either:
    • Bulk import (from Google Scholar, Reference Manager/EndNote Online, EBSCO or BibTex format)
    • Manual entry

Awarded grants:

  • Review your claimed, awarded grants.
    • This has been pre-populated from hand-entered data from the ORSP annual reports.
    • It will only include awarded grants.
  • If you find an awarded grant is missing or needs to be edited, please include the following information to 
    • Project Title
    • Start Date
    • End Date
    • Agency
    • Total Award
    • Investigators
    • College
    • Department/Program
    • Please be sure to include any missing items including grants received while not employed at Midwestern University.

Professional Activities and Teaching and Mentoring

These two sections are not open for editing at this time.

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