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. The series is especially appropriate for graduate students, fellows, and junior faculty.
September 22 and 23: Advanced literature review skills. Discover expert search techniques to refine and focus your literature searches. Use MyNCBI to set up automatic e-mail updates, and save searches, bibliographies, and settings.
Instructors: Fran Delwiche and Donna O’Malley, Dana Medical Library
September 29 and 30: Managing references with EndNote. Create a list of references in EndNote, download records from online, add citations to a paper using EndNote and Microsoft Word. Instructor: Angie Chapple-Sokol, Dana Medical Library
October 6 and 7: Sources and databases beyond PubMed. Explore other high quality databases and data sources in the biomedical sciences. Instructors: Nancy Bianchi and Donna O’Malley, Dana Medical Library
October 13 and 14: Preparing posters. Learn guidelines for creating legible, attractive, and effective scientific posters. Identify sources of medical images and discuss associated copyright issues. Instructor: Raj Chawla, Medical Photography, College of Medicine
October 20 and 21: Scholarly publishing. Evaluate approaches to assessing journal quality, determine author’s rights, explore alternative publishing models. Instructors: Gary Ward, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, and Jeanene Light, Dana Medical Library
October 27 and 28: Identifying funding. Learn to use the grant seeking and grant writing resources available to you at UVM. Instructor: Hilda Alajajian, Office of Sponsored Programs
Space is limited. To register for these sessions, please contact Donna O’Malley, 656-4415.