The Office of Faculty Affairs Administration provides several options for sharing data with authorized personnel. Several self-service reporting options are also available.
dFac (short for “Duke faculty”) is a custom SAP application within the Duke@Work portal that supports the school and department administrators when managing the appointment, promotion, and tenure process. dFac operates in conjunction with iForms to track hires, promotions, leaves, education and training, tenure awards, evaluations, and named professorships for faculty and academic staff. More information about dFac is available on the Administrative Systems website. For technical assistance with dFac, please submit a help ticket.
Elements is a web application provided in collaboration with Duke Libraries to help Duke faculty and researchers document and manage their publications history for their own needs and to make publications information consistently available for use in professional profiles. Elements facilitates uploading and management of the full text of publications for archiving in the Duke Library repositories, and where possible, for making them available freely to colleagues, students, and the general public. Documentation about Elements, open access, and copyright is available at Duke Scholarworks. Our team hosts monthly information sessions for both Elements and Scholars@Duke. To schedule a one-on-one meeting with one of our experts, please submit a help ticket.
This data warehouse is available to school-level data stewards to support the incorporation of faculty data into various applications and reporting tools. For information about database access, data usage policies, or query support, use our help form. To receive notifications about important data changes, join the FDR mailing list here. Access to the Faculty Data Repository (or FDR) is reserved for a subset of advanced users throughout the institution. Accessing the FDR requires pre-approval from your school data as well as a solid understanding of the dFac data elements. Technical support is limited so you will also need the ability to setup your own database connection.
Scholars@Duke is a research discovery system featuring the research, scholarship and activities of Duke faculty members and academic staff. Scholars displays web profiles that summarize a person's roles at Duke and their connections with colleagues. For assistance, visit the Scholars@Duke Support site.
Scholars Widgets + Drupal
Scholars@Duke allows users to interact with the data and services through an API. The following resources are available to help data consumers get started:
Data Consumer Resources
DWS Scholars Module Intro 101
Sites@Duke Pro Integration
Our SPARQL endpoint utilizes the full potential of querying RDF (linked) data by providing innumerable possibilities for aggregating and querying data. This option may be considered if you require a subset of data that isn’t readily available from the widgets. SPARQL queries are specific to an underlying ontology and data set. Details about the ontology we use are available on the VIVO Wiki site. The data set used is similar to what you will see in Scholars@Duke. Free resources for learning SPARQL are also available.
If you have tried the Scholars@Duke Advanced Search and need additional filtering options to drill down to an answer, check out these Tableau dashboards. These dashboards provide ample search and filtering options, as well as the ability to track ad-hoc groups. These dashboards require Net ID authenticated to access and are only available to the Duke community.