DeGóis – The Portuguese National Academic CV Platform

Carlos Sousa Pinto, Pedro Leitão Lopes, Luis Pedro Valério, Luis Alfredo Amaral
2017 Procedia Computer Science  
Science and Technology Foundation (FCT) is the Portuguese authority responsible for the management of science and technology that deals with a large part of governmental funds to be allocated to researchers, in terms of grants and research projects financing. FCT owns DeGóis, a Portuguese academic CV platform derived from Lattes, the Brazilian system of curricula. Due to that, Degóis inherited almost all the assumptions adopted for that platform without any alignment with the international
more » ... mendations or standards and best practices about usability in use today. This fact introduced several problems concerning the interoperability with other national and international systems and kept away many potential users. A consequence of this was the decision to develop a new version of DeGóis, as part of the national project PTCRIS (Portuguese Current Research Information System). In this article we describe the path that led to the development of the new version of DeGóis, highlighting the objectives, motivations, expectations, options, results, limitations and future work.
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2017.03.013 fatcat:7oq4gcxa4bgb3gw4fol4nhxysq