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Feb 19th, 2010
8:30 AM - 9:15 AM
Capitol Ballroom A-C
Mountain Time
The Profiles System is a Facebook/Wikipedia-type open-source tool developed by UT Arlington ( to capture expertise and resources of the research enterprise. UTA has shared THE PROFILE SYSTEM with other university systems, creating a large collaborative network for research. THE PROFILE SYSTEM, by enabling institutions to organize their resources locally, provides a "one-stop shop" for research resources that can be browsed and searched both internally and externally. The Collaborative Partnership ( provides a one-search for all resources form participating institutions based on the latest Web 2.0 technologies.