September 11-October 17, 2013
Where: Dana Medical Library’s computer classroom
When: Six consecutive Wednesdays from 12 noon-1 pm, repeated each Thursday at the same time.
A series of workshops 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 11 and 12: Getting Your Bearings
Start exploring the research process as well as various e-resources available from the library. Learn how to master practical skills such as accessing e-resources from off campus. Ideal for those new to UVM.
Instructor: Gary Atwood, Dana Medical Library
September 18 and 19: 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.
Instructor: Frances Delwiche, Dana Medical Library
September 25 and 26: Advanced EndNote
Maximize EndNote’s potential by using information management features such as groups, notes, and keyword fields. Learn how to create information-rich annotated bibliographies or cite sources within your paper with Cite While You Write.
Instructor: Laura Haines, Dana Medical Library
October 2 and 3: Sources and Databases Beyond PubMed
Explore the best that databases like Web of Science, Google Scholar, and Ovid MEDLINE have to offer for your research.
Instructor: Nancy Bianchi, Dana Medical Library
October 9 and 10: Building Your Impact: Planning Your Publication Strategy in Advance
Evaluate approaches to assessing journal quality, review author’s rights, and explore alternative publishing models.
Instructor: Jeanene Light, Dana Medical Library
October 16 and 17: Finding Grant Opportunities: The Search Process
Learn to use grant-seeking and grant-writing resources available to you at UVM.
Instructor: Hilda Alajajian, Sponsored Project Administration