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UPDATE – 11/27/18

NEW FEATURES AND UPGRADES
INSTITUTION
  • Comparing Institutions and Institution Works
    • Updated help text to reflect addition of Programs/Departments toggles
RESEARCH INSIGHT
  • Scholars Results > Download
    • Added Related Collaborations and Related Works counts (blue number columns) to the download

UPDATE – 11/20/18

NEW FEATURES AND UPGRADES
INSTITUTION
  • Comparing Institutions and Institution Works
    • Added toggle between Program and Department faculty aggregations
  • Comparing Institutions
    • Changed default sort order to a multi-level sort on SRI descending, Institution Name alphabetical
BUG FIXES
GENERAL
  • Session timeout then login again
    • Fixed an issue where a runtime error could occur during a session timeout, preventing logging back in to the website

UPDATE – 11/6/18

BUG FIXES
GENERAL
  • Downloads > Comparative Product > Counts by Program / Department files
    • Fixed an issue where these downloads were using 2016 time windows while on 2017 releases
RESEARCH INSIGHT
  • Team Analysis > Aggregate Research Activity
    • Fixed an issue where some journals appeared twice in the list, once as “Journal Name” and once as “Journal Name [ISSN]”
BROAD FIELDS / DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Faculty > Unit Faculty Percentile Bars
    • Fixed issue where percentile bars were drawing incorrectly on Mozilla Firefox
DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Award Profile
    • Fixed an issue causing this screen to under-report Awards Per Faculty in the Market Share

UPDATE – 10/26/18

NEW FEATURES AND UPGRADES
DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Article Profile and Funding Profile
    • Implemented performance enhancements to reduce load times
  • Book Profile
    • Added “Unknown Press” category in the Book Presses list so that books without Press data are included
RESEARCH INSIGHT
  • Suggested Funding
    • Implemented new keyword extraction strategy based on testing between multiple methodologies
    • Implemented new scoring methodology to determine relevant funding opportunities for a scholar
BUG FIXES
BROAD FIELDS / DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Faculty > Unit Faculty Detail Pop Out
    • Fixed issue causing non-comparative grants to appear in this view
DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Book Profile
    • Fixed an issue causing this screen to under-report the number of books published

UPDATE – 10/23/18

BUG FIXES
DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Custom Filters
    • Fixed an issue where custom filters were reporting incorrect SRI values when used on 2017 releases

UPDATE – 10/16/18

NEW FEATURES AND UPGRADES
RESEARCH INSIGHT
  • Scholar Profile > Suggested Funding and Related Terms and People word cloud
    • Grant Abstracts have been added to the works used to generate these results
  • Scholar Profile > Suggested Funding
    • We have added an additional column to these results, the “Why” column
      • Clicking on the “?” within the row for a funding opportunity will display the “Why” data for that opportunity
      • The pop out contains the name of the corresponding funding opportunity
      • The pop out data consists of three columns:
        • Keyword : keywords in common between the selected scholar and the funding opportunity
        • Frequency (Relative to Opp) : number of times the keywords appear within the funding opportunity
        • Score (Relative to Scholar) : relevance scores of keywords for the selected scholar obtained via their indexed scholarly works
      • The download also contains this information in the last column, formatted as:
        • Keyword:Frequency:Score|Keyword:Frequency:Score|…

UPDATE – 10/9/18

BUG FIXES
DOWNLOADS
  • aa_cd_matches_* downloads
    • Fixed an issue where attempting to download these files redirected to an error page on newer releases
BROAD FIELDS / DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Faculty > Unit Faculty > Details Pop Out
    • Fixed an issue where Book details may not line up with Counts due to missing exclusion logic
    • When applying Custom Filters while a Detail Pop Out is open, the Pop Out will now close as it was not refreshing the displayed data
RESEARCH INSIGHT
  • Dropdown Menu > User Guide
    • Fixed an issue where clicking the User Guide link would redirect to the Home Page

UPDATE – 9/27/18

BUG FIXES
DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Awards Time Window Filter
    • Fixed an issue where Awards would be filtered to only include post-1998 data whenever Filters were applied
    • Earliest selectable year is now “2000”, with all prior Awards grouped under the default “Pre 2000” option

UPDATE – 9/18/18

NEW FEATURES AND UPGRADES
RESEARCH INSIGHT
  • Networks
    • When clicking a node and hovering over the Scholar name, the cursor now visually indicates that it is a clickable link
BUG FIXES
RESEARCH INSIGHT
  • Scholar Results
    • Fixed an issue causing faculty without a known degree year to be excluded from Keyword search results
  • Networks
    • Fixed an issue where “My Institution” Scholars would not be hidden when deselecting “My Institution” in the legend if the User’s Institution was included in “Selected Schools” via the Institutions filter
  • Advanced Filters
    • Institutions > Refine by Institution > Fixed ordering to be alphabetical instead of by Institution ID
DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Collaborations
    • Fixed issue where collaborations between two entities may not be symmetric due to missing filter logic on some comparative works (only Collaborations were affected by this)
  • Funding Profile > GMS
    • Fixed an issue where Faculty counts were incorrect for a specific institution’s departments
  • Faculty > Quintiles > Expanded view
    • Fixed issue where Ranked bars were drawn too large relative to the Normal bars

UPDATE – 9/5/18

NEW FEATURES AND UPGRADES
GENERAL
  • Home Page
    • Scrollbar will not display unless necessary
Research Insight
  • Related Terms and Suggested Funding Algorithms
    • Updated to exclude information related to Honorific Awards due to extreme generality
  • Advanced Filters
    • “TAXONOMIES” filter renamed to “DISCIPLINES”
    • “INSTITUTIONS” filter option “Refine by Institution” updated to remove “Carnegie” grouping option
BUG FIXES
CUSTOM RELEASES CREATED BY ACADEMIC ANALYTICS
  • Fixed an issue causing some downloads (e.g. aa_c_level01_dept_fac_comp) to be empty

UPDATE – 8/28/18

NEW FEATURES AND UPGRADES
GENERAL
  • Login Screen
    • Finalized new styling
INSTITUTION
  • Removed Custom Filters, as they did not perform any data recalculations as do those on the Departments and Programs screens
    • Filters may reappear in the future if technical hurdles in the way of this functionality are overcome
BUG FIXES
BROAD FIELDS / DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Faculty > Unit Faculty
    • Fixed incorrect labeling on PI and Co-PI Grants and Grant $ Percentile bars

UPDATE – 8/21/18

NEW FEATURES AND UPGRADES
RESEARCH INSIGHT
  • Landing Page
    • New Layout
      • Search options, search box, and menu now located in center of screen
    • Research Insight Menu
      • Saved Projects, Scholars, and Funding can now be viewed from this area directly
  • Results Page
    • New layout
      • Scholars, Funding, Networks, and Recent Activity have been merged to a single tabbed view
      • Search area and Related Terms moved to left of screen
      • Added search filters (described below)
    • Recent Works
      • Removed year filter
    • Suggested Funding
      • Algorithm updated to index the Summary field instead of the Title field
    • Scholar Profile
      • Related Terms and People
        • Removed Classmates section
        • Updated Related Terms coloring and removed color-change-on-hover from terms
    • Search Filters
      • Filtering options based on which type of “Within” search is selected (My Institution, System, State, National)
      • Filters are applied during a search, not to the results of a search, and affect Scholars and Networks
      • All Within selections have the following filters
        • Limit to Alumni will only return results where scholar’s degree institution = user’s institution
        • Faculty Rank will only return results for scholars having the selected faculty rank(s)
        • Degree Year will only return results for scholars with degree year in the selected range
        • Taxonomies will only return results for scholars associated with the selected classifications
        • Works will return results based only on works published/awarded in the selected range
      • System, State, National have an additional filter
        • Institutions can be refined by Category or Selection
        • Category includes standard options for AAU, Public/Private, Carnegie, and Land Grant
        • Selection allows manual selection of institutions
        • Results will only be returned for scholars associated with the selected institutions
    • Networks
      • Bottom left contains a legend box with clickable options for My Institution, National, and Selected Schools
        • Clicking an option removes that type of faculty from the graphic, clicking again will add them back
      • Added institution and unit information to scholar node hover tip
  • Project
    • Team Analysis Funding tab
      • Tabbed view of Suggested and Project Funding
      • Project Funding contains opportunities that have been added to the Project by the user
      • Suggested contains funding opportunities targeted at the overall research of Project scholars
      • Suggested funding can be added to the Project Funding, and items already in Project Funding will not appear in the Suggested list
    • Team Analysis Discipline Career Benchmark
      • Added appropriate comparative discipline to the hover tip for a scholar node
HOME PAGE
  • Coverage Windows
    • updated to reflect varying start years for award collections
  • Analysis Showcase
    • Removed search bar
DOWNLOADS
  • added degreeyear field to aa_fd__faculty
  • added ranktypename and facultyrankquintile fields to aa_c_level01__fac_comp
GENERAL
  • Where appropriate, help text pop outs now contain links to view tutorial videos
    • Institution help texts link to the Institution Tutorial
    • Broad Field help texts link to the Broad Fields Tutorial
    • Department / Program help texts link to the related Tutorial per tab (Benchmarking, Faculty, etc.)
BUG FIXES
GENERAL
  • Side Navigation for Broad Fields / Departments / Programs
    • Fixed units being ordered by unit id instead of alphabetically
HOME PAGE
  • Analysis Showcase
    • Fixed Summary area so that text is contained to the draw area
RESEARCH INSIGHT
  • Faculty Profile
    • Fixed Collaborations data issue causing incomplete graphics
    • Fixed Firefox issue where clicking on a Related Term redirected to the Home Page
  • Scholars Results
    • Fixed hidden hover tips over the blue number column headers
    • Fixed issue where number of collaborators shown in Results (blue number) did not match the number shown in Related Collaborations pop out
  • Team Analysis
    • Fixed 0.0 line not updating properly with vertical axis scaling in Discipline Career Benchmark
    • Fixed text issue due to code reuse in the Collaborations hover tip
BROAD FIELDS / DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Faculty
    • Quintiles
      • Fixed expanded view showing normal counts when viewing ranked data
    • Details Pop out download link
      • Fixed technical issue causing an error when trying to download the faculty activity record
    • Unit Faculty > Expanded view
      • Fixed small-screen issue where percentile bars would draw on multiple lines
    • Career Progression > Expanded view
      • Fixed small-screen issue where content would draw outside of graph area
DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Award Profile
    • Fixed expanded view hover tip showing “X of 0 awards…” instead of “X of Y awards…”
  • Book Profile
    • Fixed expanded view hover tip showing “X of 0 books…” instead of “X of Y books…”
    • Fixed Per Faculty view text issue where hover tip showed “X Awards per Faculty” instead of “X Books per Faculty”
DOWNLOADS
  • Fixed error when trying to download aa_fd_matches_articles

UPDATE – 7/31/18

NEW FEATURES AND UPGRADES
GENERAL
  • Analysis Showcase has been released and can be accessed through a link on the home page
  • Home Page update
    • Comparative and Details time windows moved to the bottom of the page
    • Documentation, Events, Analysis Showcase, and Academic Edge links moved to right of the page
BROAD FIELDS / DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Faculty > Unit Faculty
    • The works pop out, obtained by selecting a faculty member from the Unit Faculty list, now contains a download icon in the upper right which provides the Academic Analytics Full Data Profile for the selected faculty member.
BUG FIXES
GENERAL
  • Fixed Broad Field, Department, and Program side nav pop out menus drawing off screen when using small screens or low res
  • Fixed issue where custom filters were not working correctly on custom releases
DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Unit Header
    • Fixed random issue where custom counts would show all “0”
  • Award Profile
    • Fixed prestige selector to allow P+HP and No NRC Status selections
    • Fixed radar not updating when prestige filters are applied

UPDATE – 6/27/18

NEW FEATURES AND UPGRADES
GENERAL
  • Keyboard-only browsing accessibility updates
    • Tab navigation no longer gets stuck in text boxes
    • Unit selection flyouts now accessible through tab navigation
BUG FIXES
BROAD FIELDS / DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Benchmarking > Productivity Radar download
    • Fixed missing data issue
DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Funding Profile > Market Share download
    • Fixed data duplication issue

UPDATE – 5/22/18

NEW FEATURES AND UPGRADES
RESEARCH INSIGHT
  • Renamed downloads from the Scholar Results popout for Related Works and Related Collaborations
BROAD FIELDS / DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Faculty > Qunitles > Average Counts Table
    • Changed header from “Average metrics…” to “Average counts…”
DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Article Profile
    • Updated UI to new format
  • Funding Profile
    • Updated UI to new format
BUG FIXES
RESEARCH INSIGHT
  • Activity Related to Search > Recent Activity
    • Fixed issue where works displayed were not the most recent
BROAD FIELDS / DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Benchmarking > Unit Metrics download
    • Fixed issue where comparative unit identifiers were missing

UPDATE – 5/16/18

NEW FEATURES AND UPGRADES
GENERAL
  • Side Navigation bar now remains in place while scrolling a page
INSTITUTIONS
  • Table displays updated to align with new UI formats
BROAD FIELDS / DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Benchmarking > Boxplots
    • Moved sample boxplot to a Legend dropdown via the key icon in the upper right of the panel
  • Benchmarking > Unit Gauges and Metrics
    • Table displays updated to align with new UI formats
DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Collaborations
    • Added Collaborator affiliations in node-click popout in Faculty > Across Institutions view
    • Reworked all downloads to be “edge lists” so that creation of graphics is possible from the data
  • Faculty > Quintiles > Average Counts table
    • Changed format to improve accessibility for screen readers
    • To avoid confusion, when the average number of grants would display as “0” but average grant dollars is > 0, average number of grants will display as “1”
BUG FIXES
RESEARCH INSIGHT
  • Team Analysis > Discipline Career Benchmark
    • Switched data source to resolve issues of missing SRI and Z-Scores
  • Team Analysis > Intra-Team Collaborations > Download
    • Fixed issue where incorrect data was appearing in collaborative count fields
  • Faculty / Funding Profile
    • Fixed issue where filters did not update correctly when viewing multiple faculty or funding opportunities
BROAD FIELDS / DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Faculty > Unit Faculty > Details Popout
    • Fixed issue where non-comparative grants were being displayed
DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Collaborations
    • Fixed issue where Articles used to determine collaborations were not restricted to comparative works
    • Fixed issue where selected unit’s name was not displaying in Unit > Intra Institutional view
    • Fixed issue where collaborator names were not appearing in the node-click popout in Faculty > Across Units view

UPDATE – 4/19/18

NEW FEATURES AND UPGRADES
BROAD FIELDS / DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Faculty > Details Popout
    • Co-PI Grants are now listed as a separate entry: Grants (Co-PI)
    • PI Grants are now shown under: Grants (PI)
    • All grants now display start and end years, e.g. “2007 – 2014”
  • Faculty > Unit Faculty Header
    • Added number of faculty in the unit within parentheses, e.g. “Unit Faculty (37)”
DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Collaborations
    • Added expansion window option
    • Faculty selection now persists across views while on the same unit
    • Side menu now collapsible and re-styled to match newer menus
RESEARCH INSIGHT
  • All Funding Opportunity Listings
    • Deadline now displayed as full date instead of just year
    • Deadline is now a link to export calendar events for Next Upcoming or Last Deadlines to Outlook, Apple, or Google calendars
    • Amount is now displayed as “$ per Award”
  • Funding Opportunity Profile
    • Re-designed to match the layout of the Faculty Profile
    • Header contains Title, Sponsors, $ per Award, and Last Deadline
    • Title is a link to the external opportunity website
    • Calendar icon exports events for Next Upcoming or Last Deadlines
    • Area under header now contains tabs for Amount, Summary, Instructions, Related Funding, and Suggested Scholars
    • All text fields now have URLs and email addresses appear as bold, blue links
    • New tab Related Funding provides a selection of funding opportunities similar to the focal opportunity
    • New tab Suggested Scholars provides a selection of faculty at the user’s institution whose research is relevant to the focal opportunity
  • Downloads
    • Download titles have been updated for standardization
    • Downloads related to a faculty member include their name
    • Downloads related to a funding opportunity include its title
BUG FIXES
BROAD FIELDS / DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Faculty > Unit Faculty
    • Fixed an issue causing incorrect data for Grant Co-PI Dollars Percentiles

UPDATE – 3/14/18

NEW FEATURES AND UPGRADES
HOME PAGE
  • Updated text in “AAD YEAR Comparative Database Default Time Windows”
DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Funding Profile
    • Agency colors will be the same across charts, units, and from one login to the next
RESEARCH INSIGHT
  • Faculty Profile
    • Suggested Funding results are now by default ordered by decreasing relevance to the scholar
BUG FIXES
GENERAL
  • Hover Tips
    • Fixed issue where hover tips may not disappear
  • IE / Edge Browsers
    • Fixed an issue where Department / Program Header discipline filters would not apply correctly
DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Custom Filters
    • Fixed an issue causing incorrect filters when changing from one saved filter to another
RESEARCH INSIGHT
  • Fixed an issue that could cause table sorting to not function

UPDATE – 2/8/18

BUG FIXES
BROAD FIELDS / DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Faculty > Details popout
    • Fixed issue causing non-comparative works to be displayed
DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Funding Profile > GMS window
    • Changed “Dollars per Grant” dropdown option to “Annual Dollars per Grant” to better reflect displayed data
    • Changed “Average Dollars per Federal Grant” table header to “Average Annual Dollars per Federal Grant” (see above)
  • Unit Modeling > Summary Table > Z-Score view
    • Fixed incorrect value being displayed for SRI in the “Stage N” columns

UPDATE – 2/6/18

BUG FIXES
BROAD FIELDS / DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Faculty > Quintiles
    • Fixed issue causing average metrics table to not display

UPDATE – 1/30/18

NEW FEATURES AND UPGRADES
Research Insight 2.0
  • Funding Results Download
    • Added ‘Amount’ column showing the dollar value of the grant
  • Faculty Profile > Suggested Funding Download
    • Added ‘Link’ column showing external link for the grant
DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Article, Award, and Book Profiles
    • Added descriptive hover text to column headers in Journals, Honorific Awards, and Book Presses tables
BUG FIXES
BROAD FIELDS / DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Faculty > Details popout
    • Fixed slow load times
    • Fixed articles being listed multiple times (rare occurrence)

UPDATE – 1/8/18

NEW FEATURES AND UPGRADES
RESEARCH INSIGHT 2.0
  • Added “No Affiliation” entry to Scholar Results table discipline filter
  • Added option to sort Results by relevancy in the top left of the table
  • Added link to User Guide in the dropdown menu left of the Research Insight 2.0 header
BROAD FIELDS
  • Broad Field screens now show all variables (articles, awards, books, citations, conf procs, and grants)
BUG FIXES
DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Unit Modeling
    • Fixed issue where added faculty would always be indicated as being a Professor in the Quintiles > Ranked view
  • Custom Filters
    • Fixed issue where long names for saved filters would hide functionality buttons
  • Collaborations
    • Fixed issue where number of collaborations between faculty could be different between views, possibly leading to missing connections
  • Unit Header
    • Fixed issue where the displayed number of faculty could be wrong when using Custom Filters
Research Insight 2.0
  • Funding Results & Faculty Profile > Suggested Funding
    • Fixed issue causing expired funding to appear

UPDATE – 11/10/17

NEW FEATURES AND UPGRADES
RESEARCH INSIGHT 2.0
  • A re-designed and re-focused version of Research Insight is now available to users at institutions holding a Master License Agreement
BUG FIXES
BROAD FIELDS / DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Faculty Screen
    • Fixed missing grant agency data in Faculty Details popout
    • Fixed issue where the Co-PI Grants Percentile column was empty in the Unit Faculty download
BROAD FIELDS
  • Broad Field Header
    • Removed display of “0” custom counts that would appear when filters had been applied, but not reset, while on a program or department screen
DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Unit Modeling
    • Fixed issue with Ranked Quintiles changing erroneously from Actual to Stage 1
    • Fixed issue where results would not load when using a 2016 release
  • Custom Filters
    • Fixed issue where filters would freeze page when using a 2016 release
  • Collaborations
    • Fixed Co-PI collaborations not being displayed
DOWNLOADS
  • Comparative Product > Counts by Program or Department
    • Fixed issue where work counts by year columns (e.g. articlecount2013) were always showing for the 2014 default time windows, regardless of selected release

UPDATE – 10/17/17

NEW FEATURES AND UPGRADES
BROAD FIELDS/DEPARTMENTS/PROGRAMS
  • Faculty Screen
    • Added Co-PI, Co-PI $ to Unit Faculty Benchmarks
DEPARTMENTS/PROGRAMS
  • Collaborations
    • Added Co-PI data to collaborations graphics
DOWNLOADS
  • Moved aa_admin_user and aa_admin_user_roles to new section: Users and Roles
  • Moved the following files to: Home > User Information and Portal Documentation > How the Database is Assembled
    • Weight Schemes
    • Comparative Relationship Diagram
    • Full Data Relationship Diagram
BUG FIXES
DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Funding Profile
    • Agency update: Added IMLS and removed ACS
    • Fixed bug where UK institutions appeared in the Grant Market Share section
  • Home Page
    • Fixed issue where “AAD xxxx Comparative Database Default Time Windows” and accompanying table were not updating when changing release years

UPDATE – 10/5/17

NEW FEATURES AND UPGRADES
LOGIN
  • Added license agreement for users to accept each time they login
BUG FIXES
DEPARTMENTS / PROGRAMS
  • Full Data Download
    • Fixed issue where taxonomy and units in discipline info was not populating when Custom Filters were applied
  • Award Profile > Awards Radar
    • Fixed incorrect update of radar when Honorific Awards were filtered
  • Custom Filters
    • Fixed incorrect update of counts when Peer Group filters were applied on latest two 2015 releases

UPDATE – 9/28/17

BUG FIXES
ARTICLE PROFILE
  • Journals
    • Fixed inconsistencies between “Top 20” and “Top 100” options
AWARD PROFILE
  • Honorific Awards
    • Fixed Prestige Filter returning an empty set for some disciplines

UPDATE – 8/29/17

NEW FEATURES & UPGRADES
FACULTY PAGES
  • Quintiles
    • Added scrollbar to Average Metrics table
  • Career Progression
    • Added Faculty Rank to Faculty Progression download
UNIT MODELING
  • Added title to Results > Box Plots pane
  • Added title to Results > Summary Table pane
  • Added Normal and Ranked dropdown options to Results > Quintiles view

UPDATE – 8/24/17

BUG FIXES
HOME PAGE
  • Fixed logo and company name positioning on small screens
CUSTOM FILTERS
  • Default time windows load incorrectly when using a saved filter on different release years
BROAD FIELDS
  • Benchmarking > Unit Metrics
    • Download not working
UNIT MODELING
  • Results > Summary Table > Rank
    • Green / red color scheme reversed

UPDATE – 8/14/17

BUG FIXES
AWARD PROFILE
  • Honorific Awards Prestige indicators do not display correctly for some disciplines

UPDATE – 8/10/17

NEW FEATURES & UPGRADES
PROGRAMS / DEPARTMENTS / BROAD FIELDS
  • Full Data download is now available within the Unit Header. For programs and departments, any custom filtering is reflected in the contents of the download. The file is formatted as in the program and department Discipline Full Data downloads from the original Portal.
BUG FIXES
CUSTOM FILTERS
  • Fixed error when filtering original 2011 and 2012 releases

UPDATE – 8/9/17

NEW FEATURES & UPGRADES
COLLABORATIONS
  • Time Window filters now affect collaborations
AWARD PROFILE
  • Honorific Awards Society filter entries sorted alphabetically
BUG FIXES
FUNDING PROFILE
  • Unit Funding
    • Not updating with Time Window Filters
    • Not updating when switching units

UPDATE – 7/18/17

NEW FEATURES AND UPGRADES
COLLABORATIONS
  • Faculty > Across Institutions
    • Improved color coding for faculty nodes
RESEARCH INSIGHT
  • Updated help text
BUG FIXES
EXPANDED WINDOWS
  • Views not updating when filtering or changing unit
  • Faculty Page
    • Unit Faculty percentile bars not drawing correctly
    • Quintiles not refreshing when switching between Normal and Ranked views after expanding
  • Funding Profile
    • Pie Charts drawing multiple figures upon repeated expansion with unit change or filtering
    • Grants Market Share selection (Grants, Dollars per Grant) not updating
BENCHMARKING
  • Productivity Radar “Conf Proc” option displays “All” data
FUNDING PROFILE
  • Peer Group funding not updating when filtering
COLLABORATIONS
  • Legend not updating correctly when changing filters or release
BROAD FIELDS
  • Removed Custom Filters
RESEARCH INSIGHT
  • Faculty Profile > Timeline
    • Not populating on IE / Edge
HOME PAGE
  • AAD 2015 Comparative Database Default Time Windows “Read More” option refreshes home page
CUSTOM FILTERS
  • Fixed formatting issue on small screens

UPDATE – Portal 2 Initial Release

DATABASE YEAR AND RELEASE

The Portal v2 Beta features data from the most recent release of AAD 2015. Previous database years and custom releases are not currently available in the beta, but will be integrated into a future release.

NEW FEATURES
COLLABORATIONS
  • Enhanced collaboration visuals featuring a network diagram with views within a specific unit, across units, and across institutions
  • Ability to include/exclude specific faculty from the diagram
UNIT MODELING
  • On-the-fly unit modeling and what-if scenarios
COMPARING UNIVERSITIES
  • Land Grant now a sortable column in the comparison table
PRODUCTIVITY RADAR
  • Simplified, one-click navigation through variables
  • Productivity percentages visible when hovering over sections of the radar
UNIT GAUGES
  • Counts added for each variable
FUNDING PROFILE
  • Consolidated Funding Profile view
  • Enhanced Grants Market Share view featuring two new visuals: percent of awarded grant dollars and average dollars per grant
  • Normalize on custom federal agencies and create custom views of the data
ARTICLE PROFILE
  • Expanded Article Profile view
  • Enhanced Article Market Share view featuring two new visuals: percent of articles within discipline and citation rate
  • Normalize on custom journal sets and create custom views of the data
DESIGN
  • Intuitive dashboard design
  • Consolidated navigation
FILTERING
  • On-the-fly custom peer selection
  • Save and reuse comparative filters
  • Consolidated comparative filters for departments and programs
GENERAL
  • Comparative filters are not reflected in the collaborations tool
  • Comparative filters are missing from Institution and Broad Field views
  • The Portal is currently most compatible when viewed in Chrome; issues with IE, Mozilla, and Safari are being addressed
CURRENT PORTAL FUNCTIONALITY
  • Ability to run custom reports
  • Printer-friendly versions of the tools
  • Data downloads for a specific view or tool
  • Enhanced download and print capability for all visuals
  • Database release selector
  • System institution selector
NEW FUNCTIONALITY
  • Save and reuse custom article profile selections
  • Save and reuse unit modeling scenarios