September 14-October 27, 2011
Where: Dana Medical Library’s computer classroom
When: Six consecutive Wednesdays from 12 noon-1 pm, repeated each Thursday at the same time.
This series of workshops is designed for graduate students, junior faculty, fellows, and clinical researchers. Participants will learn about software, web sites, and databases that facilitate finding, managing, and publishing the results of scholarly research.
September 14 and 15: Pre-workshop Orientation. Navigate the Library’s web site, explore the library’s lineup of E-Resources, learn to access E-resources from home, and other essential skills. Ideal for those new to UVM. Instructor: Frances Delwiche, Dana Medical Library
September 21 and 22: Advanced literature searching skills. Discover expert search techniques to refine and focus your literature searches. Learn to set up auto-alerts, save searches, and create online bibliographies. Instructors: Donna O’Malley and Frances Delwiche, Dana Medical Library
September 28 and 29: Sources and databases beyond PubMed. Explore other high quality databases and information sources in the biomedical sciences. Instructor: Nancy Bianchi, Dana Medical Library
October 5 and 6: Managing references with Endnote. Learn to create an Endnote library, download records from online databases, and insert citations directly into a manuscript. Instructor: Laura Haines, Dana Medical Library
October 12 and 13: Images: creating, finding, and using them. Explore sources of medical images. Discuss permissions and copyright concerns. Instructor: TBA
October 19 and 20: Issues in scholarly publishing. Evaluate approaches to assessing journal quality, review author’s rights, and explore alternative publishing models. Instructors: TBA
October 26 and 27: Identifying funding for your research. Learn to use grant-seeking and grant-writing resources available to you at UVM. Instructor: Hilda Alajajian, Office of Sponsored Programs
You may register for one or more of these sessions by emailing Donna O’Malley.