The popular workshop series From Funding to Publication will again be held in the Dana Medical Library Computer Classroom this fall. Classes will meet September 14-October 27 on seven consecutive Wednesdays from 12 noon-1 pm, and will be repeated each Thursday at the same time.
Through a combination of lectures and hands-on exercises, participants will learn about software, web sites, and databases that facilitate finding, managing, and publishing the results of scholarly research. Topics include the literature review process, keeping up to date with the scholarly research, and changes in the world of scholarly publishing.
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.
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.
September 28 and 29: Sources and databases beyond PubMed.
Explore other high quality databases and information sources in the biomedical sciences.
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.
October 12 and 13: Images: creating, finding, and using them.
Learn to create an Endnote library, download records from online databases, and insert citations directly into a manuscript.
October 19 and 20: Issues in scholarly publishing.
Evaluate approaches to assessing journal quality, review author’s rights, and explore alternative publishing models.
October 26 and 27: Identifying funding for your research.
Learn to use grant-seeking and grant-writing resources available to you at UVM.
Attendees may register for one or more of these sessions. To register, please contact Donna O’Malley, 656-4415.