Scholarly Practice

MacFACTS "How-To"

MacFACTS is a web-based database hosted on a secure server where users are able to update, save, and print their CV report formatted in the McMaster Guidelines. The seamless interface is very easy to follow and allows faculty members to get up to date and stay up to date.

Learn how to access and navigate MacFACTS from your office or home.

📅 This workshop will run four times* throughout the 2021/2022 year:

Wednesday, September 29th, 2021, 7-8pm ET

Tuesday, November 30th, 2021, 12-1pm ET

Thursday, March 3rd, 2022, 7-8pm ET

Wednesday, May 11th, 2022, 12-1pm ET

💻 Delivered Virtually (Zoom)

* This is the same workshop, repeated - only register for one date.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the system and interface used by FHS to update McMaster CV.

  • Understand how to view their teaching contributions and the process to clarify or have teaching added to their records.

  • Print an updated CV in McMaster format.


  • Introduction: Webpage & Resources for MacFACTS

  • Demonstration of the System

  • Discussion: FHS Programs & Tracking of Faculty Teaching

  • Questions

  • Closing Remarks & Discussion of Additional Help Options

Organizer & Speaker

Barb Halliday

Barb Halliday is a Business Analyst with Computer Services Unit in FHS. She specializes in training and support for MacFACTS.