do I know if I should be considered an expert?
are a number of things to consider depending on your
point of interest.
source - Are you well versed enough in a subject
or discipline to be quoted by the media?
Speaker - Can you deliver a speech to an off-campus
audience on your subject or discipline?
researcher - Would you be open to working in
collaboration with other faculty/staff on research
or special projects?
do I have to use an intranet account to make/change
protect the information in Experts Online, your intranet
username and password are required to create or update
your profile. All Cal Poly Pomona faculty, staff, and
students are automatically issued an intranet account
when they are entered into the campus PeopleSoft and
Banner administrative computing systems. An intranet
account is a unique Cal Poly Pomona identity consisting
of a username and password. It can be used to access
a wide variety of Cal Poly Pomona computing resources,
including campus e-mail, http/web offerings, file shares,
and certain software resources. It is also used to identify
your student or faculty administrative records in the
campus administrative computing systems.
have many passwords and accounts, which one is for the
intranet account username is also used as the basis
for your corresponding Cal Poly Pomona e-mail address,
thus the Intranet account name corresponds to the user
part of your Cal Poly Pomona e-mail account name. Note
that you may examine and modify your Intranet account
settings using the Intranet Configuration page at http://www.cpp.edu/intranet/services.
was my profile edited?
Office of Public Affairs may edit profiles to check
for grammar, spelling and ensure consistency within
am confused about the field and specialization format.
Can you explain it?
Online provides a list of 17 general "fields"
from which you can choose. This is to help people who
are looking for experts in a broad area of interest.
For example, the local Science Club may look for a speaker
by searching for all experts in the field "Physical
& Natural Sciences" or a local reporter may
search for all experts in the field "Cal Poly Pomona"
to find someone who could comment on a current university
"specialization" is to further clarify and
specify the expert's areas of knowledge, research or
understanding. For example, an expert in the "Agriculture"
field may specialize in "Soil Science," "Waste
Management" and "Water Quality."
have a curriculum vita, but not in PDF format. How can
I upload it into my profile?
your curriculum vita (in Microsoft Word format) to media
specialist Uyen Mai at firstname.lastname@example.org.
She will create a PDF and upload it into your profile.
If you have any questions, call her at (909) 869-5331.
don't have a digital photo of myself. How can I get
one for my profile?
university photographer Tom Zasadzinski at (909) 869-3404
and schedule an appointment for a portrait. You can
also e-mail him at email@example.com.
question isn't on this list, who can I talk to?
free to contact media specialist Tim Lynch at (909) 869-3346