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Symplectic Elements

Login to Symplectic

Symplectic Elements can be accessed via the following link and you will use your CHMC network login and password to access the system.

Symplectic Elements Login

If you are unable to access Elements, please submit an Elements Access Request Form to be added to the system.

Symplectic Elements has two types of users:

  • Academic – system will search for publications.
  • Non-Academic – system does not automatically search for publications, but users are granted access for administrative purposes.

The following position titles from CHMC’s PeopleSoft HR Data are granted access to Elements:


Academic Users

Non-Academic Users

  • Division Directors
  • Faculty Members
  • Clinical Research Coordinators
  • Fellows
  • Research Assistants
  • Research Nurses
  • Administrative Assistants
  • Business Directors
  • Business Managers


Additional Roles/Functions

Special user accounts within Elements allow individuals to better manage their divisions. These accounts are:

  • Research Manager - able to “impersonate” users (login as yourself and then login to another user’s account as a delegate) in their group to update search terms, claim, reject and manually add publications to users’ profiles.
  • Statistician – able to run reports on members and groups within their division. Statisticians have access to the reporting module “Citation and Statistics”.

Process Flow

Symplectic Elements Upgrade 5.12