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New Update Process Enables Better Funding Matches for Emerging Research Fields

Pivot Editorial Team has implemented a new quarterly review process to add new terms to the vocabulary to fit emerging fields of interest to our customers. While keywording has always been a priority for funding opportunities, ProQuest hope researchers using Pivot will be delighted with the increase in new terms generated through this new more rigorous quarterly review process.

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25 Oct 2016 | Research Tools

Does the Library know you have Pivot? Five reasons to collaborate with the library to promote your Pivot subscription

Pivot is adding new terms to fit emerging fields of interest to our customers. The most recent additions cover disciplines within the sciences, social sciences, humanities, and the arts, and include keywords such as Nosocomial Infections, STEM Education, Clean Technology, Carbon Sequestration, Organized Crime, Energy Industry, Synthetic Biology, Sustainable Design, Human Trafficking, Electronic Health Records, Green Buildings, Cloud Computing, and Urban Farming.

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13 Jul 2016 | Research Tools

From Cloud Computing to Urban Farming: Pivot Adds Keywords

Pivot is adding new terms to fit emerging fields of interest to our customers. The most recent additions cover disciplines within the sciences, social sciences, humanities, and the arts, and include keywords such as Nosocomial Infections, STEM Education, Clean Technology, Carbon Sequestration, Organized Crime, Energy Industry, Synthetic Biology, Sustainable Design, Human Trafficking, Electronic Health Records, Green Buildings, Cloud Computing, and Urban Farming.

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13 Jul 2016 | Research Tools

Funding the Digital Humanities

Pivot is adding new terms to fit emerging fields of interest to our customers. The most recent additions cover disciplines within the sciences, social sciences, humanities, and the arts, and include keywords such as Nosocomial Infections, STEM Education, Clean Technology, Carbon Sequestration, Organized Crime, Energy Industry, Synthetic Biology, Sustainable Design, Human Trafficking, Electronic Health Records, Green Buildings, Cloud Computing, and Urban Farming.

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13 Jul 2016 | Research Tools

Pivot and ORCID citations are now synced

We are excited to inform you that Pivot now has citation ingests from ORCID. This is a big step in further enhancing the accuracy of profiles and ultimately improving funding recommendations for Pivot users. ORCID provides a persistent digital identifier (ORCID iDs) for researchers, which they can connect to their contributions and affiliations during their regular activities, including submission of manuscripts, dissertations, or datasets; grant application; and in student or employee directory and profile systems.

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19 Apr 2016 | Research Tools

Pivot™ Search Tip: Activity Location

With diminishing resources allocated to competitive funding from federal/national levels, researchers need to find alternative avenues to get the grant money they need and RDPs need to become savvier searchers.

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27 Jan 2016 | Research Tools

ProQuest promotes PI engagement through RA workshop

On September 22, ProQuest held a Pivot Workshop in the beautiful Governing Council Chambers, Simcoe Hall at the University of Toronto. This was the first focused product day for Pivot in Canada and was designed to support subscribing members of the Ontario Council on University Research (OCUR). Hosted by the Office of the Vice President, Research and Innovation, several research administrators from departments around the University were there, as well as virtual attendees from campuses across Ontario.The theme of the Workshop was Pivot engagement and best practices for putting the right funding opportunities in front of the right researchers at the right time.

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08 Dec 2015 | Research Tools

Introducing Pivot™ Gallery

Leveraging ProQuest’s broad and comprehensive profiles of scholars from all around the world, we are excited to announce the latest addition to the Pivot product family, Pivot Gallery.

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14 May 2015 | Research Tools

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

Learn more about our speaking engagements.

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13 Apr 2015 |

Empowering Research with ProQuest Pivot and ORCID

Pivot is a web-based discovery and workflow tool that combines a comprehensive source of global funding opportunities with the largest collection of scholar profiles into one intuitive solution. Now, with the integration of ORCID, Pivot profiles are even more accurate meaning Pivot users receive improved funding recommendations.

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13 Apr 2015 | Research Tools

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