Sedona - Frequently Asked Questions

Getting started and general questions:


1. What is Sedona?
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2. How do I get started in Sedona?
     Answer 2

3. What information should be loaded into Sedona?
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4. How complete does the information have to be?
     Answer 4

5. How is Sedona different from RAMSeS?
     Answer 5

6. What is the ECU Sedona Directory?
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7. What is Mission Code in Sedona and how does it relate to Scholarship of Engagement?
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8. Is the same database used for all faculty at ECU?
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9. There is a list of FAQs on the Sedona site. How is this list different?
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10. Is there training available for how to use Sedona?
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11. Can I correct information entered inaccurately or incompletely in a previous year?
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12. Can information such as double entries and incorrect titles of journals be deleted from Sedona?
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13. How can I find my Sedona ID if I forget it?
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Specific entry questions:


14. Is there a common requirement for books and journal articles?
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15. How do I determine the correct name of a journal, find its ISSN, and determine its peer-reviewed status?
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16. Where do I enter work in progress?
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17. Where does a publication in a magazine go?
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18. Are publications ranked?
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19. What do DBS, CTP, LPS, NIC mean? And how do they relate to ranking?
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20. Can an entry be listed more than one place?
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21. Can I show multiple years for editorial board or committee service or grants?
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22. How do I enter DE modules and/or annual DE professional development?
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23. How to I enter an article if I am the sixth author?
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24. How do I enter administrative assignments?
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25. What is the difference between professional and institutional service?
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26. Where do I put by charity/volunteer work in Sedona?
     Answer 26

27. What is the difference between local, state, regional, national, and international?
     Answer 27

28. What is the difference between a “participating faculty member” and a “supporting faculty member”?
     Answer 28