About Funding to Publication
What is it? Funding to Publication is a series of workshops designed for graduate students, postdocs, 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.
Where is it? Dana Medical Library Classroom
When is it? The series runs from September 11 - October 17 on Wednesdays from 12 noon to 1:00 pm. Each session is repeated the following Thursday from 12 noon to 1:00 pm.
How do I sign up? Thank you for your interest in the Funding to Publication series, but due to space limitations, registration for the remaining workshops is closed. Please contact Gary Atwood at firstname.lastname@example.org or 802-656-4488 to discuss other options for the remaining workshops.
Questions? Please contact Gary Atwood at email@example.com or 802-656-4488. More information about each session will be posted soon, so please keep checking back!
Schedule of Workshops
Getting Your Bearings: An Orientation to Research
September 11 and 12
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
Advanced Literature Searching Skills
September 18 and 19
Discover expert search techniques to refine and focus your literature searches. Learn to set up auto-alerts, save searches, and export citations to EndNote.
Instructor: Frances Delwiche, Dana Medical Library
September 25 and 26
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.
Sources and Databases Beyond PubMed
October 2 and 3
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
Evaluate approaches to assessing journal quality, review author's rights, and explore alternative publishing models. Explore emerging metrics (altmetrics) in addition to traditional impact factors.
Instructor: Jeanene Light, Dana Medical Library
Finding Grant Opportunities: The Search Process
October 16 and 17
Learn how to use Pivot to identify potential funding opportunities, set up automated funding alerts, and find collaborators. We will also highlight other grantsmanship tools available for UVM faculty and students.
Instructor: Hilda Alajajian, UVM Sponsored Project Administrator