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Does Illinois Experts have a web service API?

The software (Elsevier Pure) that powers Illinois Experts offers an API to support extraction of Illinois Experts data for use with other campus systems. Any information publicly available in Illinois Experts can be extracted, including fingerprint concepts. Example use cases

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How do I edit my basic profile information?

To edit your basic profile information: 1. Log in to Illinois Experts using your NetID and active directory password. 2. Click on the “edit profile” button next to your profile photo/avatar to open the profile editing window. 3. Make changes to any

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How do I create an ORCID iD or link an existing one to my profile?

What is an ORCID iD? An ORCID iD is a unique, persistent identifier that links authors to their research, makes it easier for others to cite and correctly attribute their work, and helps to eliminate confusion over name similarities. Furthermore,

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How do I add keywords to my profile?

To increase discoverability, consider adding keyword terms to your profile. Note that keywords are not the same as fingerprint concepts (see here for information on fingerprints). Free-text searches for keyword terms will help point users to you and your research.

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How do I modify the research fingerprint displayed in my profile?

About the fingerprint The fingerprints displayed on the portal are generated via the Elsevier Fingerprint Engine, which analyzes the available metadata–particularly, the abstract–for each publication using natural language processing techniques and attempts identify related concepts in one or more discipline-specific

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