FAQ - Digital Measures
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You can access Digital Measures by clicking on this LINK. Otherwise you can copy and paste the URL into your web browser: https://www.baylor.edu/digitalmeasures
If you have any type of questions, comments, or concerns, you may email the Baylor University administrator for Digital Measures at DM@baylor.edu. Your inquiry will be responded to in the order it's received.
Yes! Information for the following screens are preloaded and updated of a regularly basis:
The following is the update schedule (on-going) for each of the screens that are loaded for you:
Note: Additional updates to the above may occur on an as needed basis.
If you are having issues accessing the system, please contact DM@baylor.edu - It could be that you do not have an account setup in the system!
That depends upon the screen!
For one of the seven screens we preload data on your behalf, please send DM@baylor.edu an email to research what is missing. In some cases the data can be easily uploaded to the system by us, in other cases HR or OVPR might need to get involved to add/update data in their systems.
There are a lot of options to choose from. In general you can follow the below information:
This is very easy to do!
Note - You can run your report as many times as you would like, in fact this is encouraged!
For a video showing this in action, please see the quick tips: Quick Tips
Please send an email to DM@baylor.edu so we are able to review your ideas and determine an appropriate course of action.
Please contact DM@baylor.edu to set up a training. All sorts of trainings are available!
We are very flexible, in person training is a valuable resource for faculty to understand DM as a whole and how to use it. Also see college specific trainings that are recorded and available for viewing 24/7 on your college page: College Selection.
Besure to check out the quick tip videos that show you more common questions: Quick Tips
Yes! We have tested the system and it has been optimized for; Chrome, Internet Explorer, Edge, Safari, Firefox, etc.. The system also works on Windows and Apple computers well.
We currently have a list of 5,272 unique publications that exist in the Digital Measures system within the "Journal Name" drop down field. We are always adding more and happy to accommodate your requests.
If you have noticed that your specific publication is missing from this listing, please do one of the following:
Link to video demonstrating the "Not in List" option: Not in List
You can import your publications from a number of different sources:
There are several important fields within this screen that you should be aware of and how to handle them.
There are five date fields within this screen that are available to fill out. If you know dates for all the fields, that's great, you can fill them out! If not that is okay as well. The most important date fields are Date Submitted, Date Accepted, and one or both of the Date Published fields. If you happen to know a month and day for the specific date, that is great, otherwise you just need to fill out a year for any of the date fields you want to fill out.
You do not need to remove date data once it is entered. If you started the record at Accepted status, then it moved to Published, you should keep the accepted date and add the relevant Published dates.
Date fields on this screen include:
Sub sections in this screen are referring to the drop down sections indicated by a down arrow icon. There are five in total.
In our post Ignite world all of the information presented on this screen comes from three different sources that is internal to Baylor.
This data is updated at the end of each semester, along with on a as needed basis - generally this is around when Faculty are inputting data and reviewing their activity reports from November - January.
Initially, please contact your University Research Administrator in the OVPR office. They will be able to direct you to proper person for help. Usually what happens is OVPR will research the question and/or issue, then loop the DM administrator in along with others in OVPR to help rectify the problem if there is data within DM to change. Please be patient as some of the received questions/issues takes some time to be research and directed to who can help solve it.
These are instructions provided by HR to assist you in adding/modifying your degrees in Ignite:
"Please login with Ignite, then click on the career and performance. On the next page, click on skills and qualifications. Next page, click on the add button on the top right to add your degree. On the same page as the education, under that area, click the add button to the right of Licenses and Certifications. In this area, add your degree. Once this has been added, the HCM for your college will approve the update."
Once the above has happened please let DM@baylor.edu know and we will re-pull the information from Ignite and load it to DM ASAP.
We have create a PowerBI dashboard available to all who are interested in seeing college and department level usage statistics for the various colleges. This dashboard will be updated on the last date of the month, every month. To view this dashboard please use this link - DM Usage dashboard