Navigating the Research Information Management Ecosystem
Parham, Susan Wells
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Research Information Management (RIM) systems can track and synchronize data about faculty scholarship and activities, including grants, articles, student courses and advisement, and professional service. These systems give an overview of the research and scholarly enterprise of an institution, and they offer tools for collaborating, publicizing faculty work, complying with policies, and creating reports for annual review or promotion and tenure. Information managed in a RIM system comes from different units across a university, and the system integrates data from a variety of internal and external sources. Where is the “official” profile, and who controls it?