How to Use Digital Profiles

what is digital measures?

Digital Measures is a repository for the building blocks of your professional activities, research, scholarship, and service. 

Since its start, Digital Measures has partnered with more than 60% of the largest 500 universities in the US, including UMass Lowell. Out of approximately 500 faculty members, more than 80% have curriculum vitae inputed into the system. It is now up to you - the faculty - to update this content!

Digital Measures (DM) is a simple and effective way to store and export data on a faculty level and a departmental level. This program allows you to input and organize your information on teaching, service activities, research, grants etc. while also having the capability to download this data as a specific formsuch as a 16A, CV or NSF Sketch. With the consolidation of UMass Lowell's data, this program generates an ease of communication between administration and faculty.


How to navigate this research guide

This guide will get you on the right track to starting your Digital Measures Profile. Begin by looking over the descriptions of this guide's pages:

  • How to Use Digital Measures: Understand how to start your DM profile and get a feel for the layout of the program, including its two main features: Entering Data and Displaying Data.

  • Entering Data: The first of DM's features; learn the basics of imputing your information onto the website with tutorials, step-by-step instructions and testimonials. A sub-page of this includes importing citations from a secondary site and additional tips and features.

  • Displaying Data: The second of DM's features; learn how beneficial Digital Measures really is with these tutorials and testimonials on how to download forms.

  • Benefits of Digital Measures: Understand where this information is being used and how effortless DM makes communication across the campus.

Social Networking

Social Links

To understand how to use Digital Profiles and other social networking sites to promote your research and teachings check out these guides below: