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Prophy - A New Research Tool

by Yifat Belous on 2022-04-12T11:04:00+03:00 in scientists | Comments

The Library subscribes to Prophy, software offering multiple tools to assist researchers in evaluating candidates, finding experts, selecting referees, and more.

  • Semantic search and monitoring of full text
    • Main fields: title: abstract: author: year: citation_count:
    • Autocomplete makes keywords into concepts 
  • Referee finder.  profile scientists and rank them according to their semantic similarity to a refereed manuscript or proposal
  • Semantic jobs: 
    • support for the entire hiring cycle: announcement; acceptance of applications; short listing
    • Specify position scope via relevant papers
    • Find matched candidates and invite them for to apply
    • Rank applicants by closeness to application profile, by recommenders or bibliometrics and impact
  • Academic evaluation and promotion tool: includes peer reports and expert panel construction
  • Institutional reports

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