Virginia Tech Experts: Workshops

This guide provides help documentation for Virginia Tech Experts, a searchable public profile system with faculty and graduate student scholarly & creative works, teaching, professional activities, and more.

Register for an open Elements or Virginia Tech Experts profiles workshop below: All workshops cover: Elements, Virginia Tech Experts, connecting your ORCID profile, pulling in works from Google Scholar profiles, adding awards, teaching, professional activities, and options to make your works available open access. Elements workshops include how to prepare a faculty activity report using your college's template.

Reach out about a custom workshop for your group (experts@vt.edu): From 15 minute overviews to more in-depth. All can include a brief overview of profile systems and connections with Q&A. Workshops of 45 minutes or longer can include: hands-on time to create, update, connect, and improve profiles while we're there to assist. Additional related workshop options: communicating and promoting your research, using research metrics data, identifying the best journals and publication venues, creating clear and engaging titles and abstracts.

Related Past Workshops - Slides and Recordings on Developing and Boosting Your Online Scholarly Identity and Impact, Finding the Best Publication Venue for Your Works, Understanding and Using Research Impact Metrics and Alternative Metrics to Evaluate Public Engagement with Your Research

More Library Events and our Workshops Menu

Create a Virginia Tech Experts Profile to Boost Your Online Scholarly Presence and Attract Collaborators

Register for a Virginia Tech Experts Profile workshop

Fall 2023
  • Tuesday, Sep 26, 2:00-3:15
  • Thursday, Oct 19, 1:00-2:15
  • Monday, Nov 13, 10:00-11:15
  • Wednesday, Dec 6, 2:00-3:15
Spring 2024
  • Tuesday, Jan 23, 9:00-10:15
  • Monday, Feb 12, 11:00-12:15
  • Thursday, Mar 14, 12:00-1:15
  • Tuesday, Apr 9, 3:00-4:15

Elements Faculty Activity System: Overview & Updates

Register for a Virginia Tech Elements System workshop

Fall 2023
  • Thursday, Oct 12, 12:00-1:15
  • Tuesday, Nov 14, 9:00-10:15
  • Wednesday, Dec 13, 3:00-4:30
Spring 2024
  • Tuesday, Jan 9, 9:00-10:15
  • Wednesday, Jan 10, 12:00-1:15 & 2:00-3:15
  • Thursday, Jan 11, 1:00-2:15
  • Wednesday, Jan 17, 3:30-4:45
  • Thursday, Jan 18, 12:00-1:15
  • Monday, Jan 22, 2:00-3:15
  • Wednesday, Jan 24, 12:00-1:15
  • Thursday, Jan 25, 1:00-2:15
  • Tuesday, Jan 30, 12:00-1:15
  • Wednesday, Jan 31, 1:00-2:15
  • Thursday, Feb 1, 10:00-11:15
  • Tuesday, Feb 6, 12:00-1:15
  • Wednesday, Mar 6, 1:00-2:15
  • Thursday, Apr 4, 9:00-10:15