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Competitive Research Intelligence Workshop

Are you interested in learning more about research competencies and trends both at Virginia Tech and globally?

Are you looking for potential collaborators, competitors, or event recruits?

This workshop will introduce attendees to Elsevier's Scival and Funding Institutional tools and Digital Science's Dimensions. Scival is a web-based analytics tool that allows users to evaluate research landscapes and includes 20,000 research institutions globally. Funding Institutional, a tool most often used to track funding opportunities, also allows for searching who's awarded in topics of interest to you or your unit. Dimensions allows you to search across millions of publications and explore their associated citations, altmetrics, grants, patents, and clinical trials. 

This session, led by Connie Stovall, director for research impact and intelligence with the Virginia Tech University Libraries, and Sarah Over, engineering collections and research analyst with University Libraries, will cover the following topics:

  • Navigating research intelligence tools and interfaces 
  • Discover research competencies and trends by topic or category
  • Discover potential collaborators, competitors, or potential recruits
  • Understand Field Weighted Citation Impact and Prominence Percentile as useful metrics
  • Discover past grant awards by subject, keyword, funder, and advanced searching 

Competitive Research Intelligence Using Scival, Funding Institutional, and Dimensions

Aug. 8 | 12 - 1 p.m.

Zoom Webinar