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Create a Virginia Tech Experts Profile to Share Your Scholarship and Attract Collaborators

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Full course description

Term: Fall 2022

Date: October 7th, 2022

Time: 10:00am - 11:15am

Location: GLC40 & Online

Instructors: Ginny Pannabecker & Rachel Miles

Presented By: University Libraries (LIB)



Virginia Tech Experts ( is a new searchable profile system where researchers, scholars, educators at Virginia Tech with a Virginia Tech Elements account can choose to provide a public facing view of scholarly and creative works, research interests, teaching, professional activities; interest in collaboration, mentorship, graduate student supervision, and more. Join this hands-on workshop to create your profile!

In this workshop you will have time to work on and learn how to:

Share a biography, research interests summary, and/or teaching statement
Highlight your areas of expertise and interest with keywords or tags 
Display your availability to: collaborate, supervise a graduate student, be a panelist, respond to media inquiries, and more 
Hide information you do not wish to display on your public Experts profile
Feature selected scholarly and creative works and activities on Experts
Make full text of your articles, chapters, and other scholarly and creative works more accessible via direct links to publisher sites and PDF downloads via versions in, VTechWorks, the institutional repository (open to anyone without subscription)
Set your profile to ‘public’ to display in Virginia Tech Experts

Want to get a headstart? Check out the Virginia Tech Experts guide: