Are you an academic applying for promotion? Find out how to create your publications list in KAR

kar_logoIf you’re an academic applying for promotion, you will need to generate a list of your publications in the Kent Academic Repository (KAR) to include in your application.

How to produce your report:

  • Log into KAR using your Kent username and password
  • check your publications are all present and correct
  • click on the Profile tab at the top of the page
  • click on the Export tab
  • click on Promotions Report
  • the report will open and you can save it as a file
  • check the report thoroughly
  • Check and edit your report in Microsoft Word, adding the extra information you need as set out in the HR document Instructions for producing a publications list from KAR (please see section 2, paragraph 2.2.1.2.)

Top tips:

  • Check that the published outputs you wish to include in your promotions application are in KAR and that the details are correct.
  • If you need to add your work to KAR use the guidance on the KAR webpages to manually add or import your works to KAR.
  • If you are a new member of staff, add your key publications from other institutions to make sure you have a good publication history in KAR.
  • Make sure each entry in KAR contains your full email address: A.N.Other@kent.ac.uk, not ano123@kent.ac.uk.
  • If you are unable to edit an entry in KAR, email researchsupport@kent.ac.uk and we’ll change ownership of the entry for you.
  • You can add forthcoming items to KAR using the ‘in press’ or ‘submitted’ status.
  • Items with the status ‘unpublished’ will not be included in your publications report.
  • You can manually add items or more information to your publications report by editing it after you have produced it from KAR
  • The KAR item type “Monograph” includes the following publications: “technical report, project report, documentation, manual, working paper or discussion paper”. For a published book, please use the item type “book” or “edited book”.
  • You need to add the details outlined in Appendix 2, paragraph 2.2.1.2. of the Instruction for producing a publications list from KAR document (for example, the indication of the current status of forthcoming items).

Need some advice about your KAR entries and producing your report?

Please email researchsupport@kent.ac.uk if you require any further assistance with your KAR records, or you have any questions about your publication report.

 

 

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