Schedule of Sessions
September 12-October 18, 2012
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 12 and 13: 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 (Wed. 9/12), and Donna O'Malley (Thurs 9/13), Dana Medical Library
September 19 and 20: 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 26 and 27: Sources and databases beyond PubMed. Explore the "best" that databases such as Google Scholar, Web of Science, and Cochrane Library have to offer your research. Instructor: Nancy Bianchi, Dana Medical Library
October 03 and 04: Managing references with Endnote and Zotero. Learn to create a library of references, download records from online databases, and insert citations directly into a manuscript. Instructor: Laura Haines, Dana Medical Library
October 10 and 11: Issues in scholarly publishing. Evaluate approaches to assessing journal quality, review author's rights, and explore alternative publishing models. Instructors: Jeanene Light, Dana Medical Library
October 17 and 18: Identifying funding for your research. Learn to use grant-seeking and grant-writing resources available to you at UVM. Instructor: Hilda Alajajian, UVM Sponsored Project Administration
Light refreshments served. Space is Limited.
To register for a workshop, please complete the registration form. Walk-ins welcome, space permitting.
Questions? Contact Donna O'Malley: firstname.lastname@example.org 656-4415.