You will not be able to save changes to the record without at least one date field entered.
If your records are not reporting:
If you have records that were created in the past that do not have a date entered, this publication will not print on any reports.
If the activity you are recording occurs over multiple years:
For example, you may have served as the President of an advisory board for three years. Many screens have the ability to enter a start and end date. If the “End Date” is left blank, the report will read “January 1, 2015 – present” and appear on every report until an “End Date” has been entered.
Each time your publication status changes you must also update the date fields that apply to that status.
- Expected Date of Submission If your publication is a Work In Progress, enter a date in these fields.
- Date Submitted If your publication has been submitted, enter the date of submission in these fields.
- Date Accepted If your publication has been submitted, enter the Month and Year of acceptance in these fields.
- Date Published or Date to be Published if “In Press” If your publication is “In Press”, enter expected date of publication. If your publication has been published, enter the publication date in these fields.
If you update the publication status, you must update the applicable date range for accurate reporting.
If you have additional questions about Date fields, please contact your University Administrators at L-AI-Support@lists.psu.edu.