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Add Institutional Research Information System (IRIS) data

Reseacher's profile

  1. Create a web page into which you'd like to display an IRIS: Researcher Profile.
  2. Remove the title as the Profile will contain the title - see example above.
  3. Open the web page and place the cursor where you wish to display the profile.
  4. Select ‘IRIS: Researcher Profile’ from the external sources and click 'add external source' to show:
  5. Enter the UPI of the researcher you wish to display (you can find the UPI in IRIS by looking up the person in question. Their UPI will appear in the URL for their page).
  6. Check the appropriate boxes to modify the output.
  7. Modify the IRIS Caller ID; this is for advanced users only. If you're unsure leave it as 002 or contact web-support [at] ucl.ac.uk.
  8. Click 'add external source' again to save your preferences.
  9. Save and Publish your web page and the profile should now display in the required location.

 Group profile

  1. Create a web page into which you'd like to display an IRIS: Research Group.
  2. Open the web page and place the cursor where you wish to display the list.
  3. Select ‘IRIS: Research Group’ from the external sources and click 'add external source' to show:
  4. Enter the Group ID of the research group you wish to display (you can find the ID by looking up the relevant research group in IRIS.
  5. Enter a space separated list of occupation codes - this list controls which researchers to show on a department list, only those listed will be displayed. Leave blank to show all researchers.
  6. Check the box to 'Hide Group Info' if you only want to display a list of researchers with no additional information.
  7. Enter a list of letters into the 'Researchers List Tabs' box. This letter list is used to split long lists of researchers into tabs based on these letters. Letters determine end of range of tab i.e. 'LT' gives tabs A-L, M-T, U-Z. Leave blank for a non-tabbed list.
  8. Check the appropriate boxes to modify the output. These check boxes only relate to the output of the researcher profiles.
  9. Modify the IRIS Caller ID - this is for advanced users only; if you're unsure leave it as 002 or contact web-support [at] ucl.ac.uk
  10. Click 'add external source' again to save your preferences.
  11. Save and Publish your web page and the profile should now display in the required location.

 Departmental profile

  1. Create a web page into which you'd like to display an IRIS: Department list.
  2. Open the web page and place the cursor where you wish to display the list.
  3. Select ‘IRIS: Department’ from the external sources and click 'add external source' to show:
  4. Enter the Department ID of the department you wish to display (the ID can be found in IRIS - look up the department first, the ID appears in the URL of the department in question).
  5. Enter a space separated list of occupation codes - this list controls which researchers to show on a department list, only those listed will be displayed. Leave blank to show all researchers!
  6. Enter a list of letters into the 'Researchers List Tabs' box. This letter list is used to split long lists of researchers into tabs based on these letters. Letters determine end of range of tab i.e. 'LT' gives tabs A-L, M-T, U-Z. Leave blank for a non-tabbed list!
  7. Check the appropriate boxes to modify the output. These check boxes only relate to the output of the researcher profiles.
  8. Modify the IRIS Caller ID, this is for advanced users only, if you're unsure leave it as 002 or contact web-support [at] ucl.ac.uk
  9. Click 'add external source' again to save your preferences.
  10. Save and Publish your web page and the profile should now display in the required location.