1. What is UWIScholar?
UWIScholar is an online platform managed by the Campus Libraries to showcase the research and expertise of faculty and staff across the UWI Campuses. It captures bio data, research activities projects, publications, courses taught, affiliations and links to social media accounts of researchers.
2. Who can add works to UWIScholar?
All faculty and senior administrative staff of the University of the West Indies Campuses can create a profile in UWIScholar and add their work.
3. I am a new member of faculty, how do I create a profile in UWIScholar?
You may visit the UWIScholar homepage and register. After registering you will receive a username and password. Login in to UWIScholar and populate the profile and add a photo. As a registered user you can edit your profile as well. You may find more detailed instructions here on creating your profile.
4. Why should I put my works in UWIScholar?
By creating a profile and updating your scholarly out in UWIScholar, it increases the visibility of your research and highlights the research and expertise of faculty here at the UWI to external funders, stakeholders and colleagues at other universities.
5. What are the benefits of UWIScholar?
UWIScholar is all of the following:
a. A searchable experts database
b. Access to full-text publications of UWI researchers
c. A resource to be used for assessment and promotion
d., A centralised database of biodata of all UWI faculty