Support Videos

WebCV General Overview

This video provides a general overview of the WebCV system including how to navigate the main menu, explanation of categories in the All Activities View, key functions (such as how to add and edit records), as well as how to generate the CV Report.

Creative Professional Activities (CPA) in WebCV

In this video, you will learn the definition of CPA, how to enter CPA records, attaching other supporting activities to your CPA, and how to create a CPA section in your Teaching and Education Report (TER).

Teaching and Education Activities in WebCV

In this video, you will see how to enter your teaching activities in your WebCV account, what kinds of records appear on your TER, how to generate your TER, and how to attach records to your TER report that don’t normally appear there.

WebCV to Common CV (Using the CCV Translator)

This teaches you how to use the CCV Translator tool on WebCV, which lets you export data from your WebCV account to the Canadian Common CV.

How to enter a new record

This demonstration uses the example of a research grant to show you how to add a new record in WebCV. Enter your records as completely as possible in order for them to show up reliably on all reports.

How to edit a record

WebCV lets you keep your information up to date in a single accessible location. This demonstration uses the example of articles submitted to a journal to show you how to edit records.

How to copy a record

The Copy function in WebCV can save you time and increase the accuracy of your data entry. This demonstration uses the example of scientific presentations made at an international conference to show you how to do it.

Bulk editing

If you have a lot of changes to make, try using the Bulk Edit feature of WebCV. For example, you can add a Role to several publications records at once.

View records for a specific date range

Sometimes you may find that the number of records in WebCV make it difficult to find things easily. This video explains how to use the "Date Range" feature in the grid pages to focus on a certain time period.

How to generate a report

WebCV uses the data you have entered to create pre-formatted reports. Most commonly used are the Curriculum Vitae (CV) Report, the Teaching & Education Report (TER) and the Annual Academic Activity Report (AAR). This video takes you step-by-step through the process of generating your CV report.