MSI-CIEC Portal http://gf14.ucs.indiana.edu:8080
Capabilities • Tagging system similar to Del.icio.us / Connotea • Click tagging • NSF Tag Cloud • Searching for NSF Tags • Listing Profile • Adding a user as a friend
Tagging • User are able to tag any webpage online using a bookmarklet • The bookmarklet can be dragged on to the bookmark toolbar (only when user is logged in) similar to Connotea
Click tagging • Home page consists of feeds from NSF, SCIVEE etc. • User (when logged in) has the option to tag a feed item as “Interested” or “UnInterested” • The tags can be displayed using the “My Tags” link
NSF Tag Cloud • The Tag Cloud displays all meta tags which were created automatically from the NSF Awards • You can browse all the projects related to these meta tags • Eg. Clicking “2007” would display all the people who have the tag “2007” meaning that they worked in projects awarded in the year 2007. • Meta Tags: • Year name “2008” • Size of the Project “Small” “Medium” “Large” • NSf Directorate “GEO” “BIO” etc.
Searching for NSF Tags • NSF tags were automatically created from the NSF awards database • NSF Tags consists of the NSF People, the directorate, Co-PI, Award # etc. • Search can be done using any of these tags • Search results contains the PI and all tags associated with him
Listing Profile • Listing Proposals they worked on • Listing the people whom they collaborated with • Listing tag cloud for users • Displaying a detailed Profile of users (including NSF people) • Example: Clicking on the Full Name in the search would take you to that user’s profile page
Adding as a Friend • A user (when logged in) can also add any user as a friend • Once you are on the profile page of any user, you can add that user as a friend by clicking “Add User Full Name as a friend” link.
Capabilities in Future • Adding any RSS Feeds to your profile • Connecting other social networking portals such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Orkut etc. Possibility of using Google’s OpenSocial . • Import/Exporting data to/from Connotea or Del.icio.us.