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Collaboration Links

SciVal Research Profiles (Formerly Collexis Research Profiles)
UT Health Science Center faculty members now have access to SciVal Research Profiles (, a powerful tool for semantic searching and knowledge discovery. Research Profiles is an innovative tool to promote collaboration regardless of organizational affiliation. There are  currently profiles for over 500 selected UT Health Science Center and partnering organizations researchers. Profile information is compiled from federal grant information included in the CRISP database and publication information from PubMed. Users are able to search for collaborators by concept, name or full text.

Training resources for SciVal Experts and SciVal Funding

SciVal Experts - brief videos describing major features of SciVal Experts

SciVal Funding - how to get started with this powerful tool

Training by task - select the task you want to perform and you will be shown ways to accomplish that task.

Collaboration Success Wizard

The Collaboration Success Wizard is an on-line diagnostic survey for geographically distributed collaborations.  The survey probes factors that may strengthen or weaken the collaboration.  The Wizard provides both personal and project-level reports to help build successful and productive collaborative projects. For more details and an application - click here. is an open suite of e-learning resources designed to foster learning and skill development in Team Science. It provides four self-guied learning modules.  For more information about - click here.

Team Science Toolkit
Developed by the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Science of Team Science (SciTS) team, the Team Science Toolkit is an interactive website, based on a wiki platform, where visitors can freely upload and download publicly available resources for the study and praxis of team science. Examples include measures and instruments to study team science, bibliographic entries, publications, and tools to support and facilitate team science approaches.  The Toolkit also offers a number of ways to connect with colleagues. For more details about the Team Science Toolkit - click here.

Researchers who have questions about any of the collaboration tools can contact the IIMS office at or by phone to 562-4467.