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Welcome for International Graduate Students

Please join us for a coffee and conversation style event to learn how the UCF Libraries support our international graduate students and their research. This two-hour orientation is designed for new and returning international students. Resources and services for both online and in person support will be introduced. In addition to learning about the Libraries’ collections that will primarily support your research and teaching, attendees will learn about the Subject Librarian Service Model at UCF and have the opportunity to meet with the librarians in their subject areas.

 

Refreshments will be provided.

  • Where: John C. Hitt Library (main campus), Room 223
  • When: Tuesday, August 14, 2018 – 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon

 

Please click the link below to register – (or copy and paste the link into your browser).

International Graduate Student Registration

 

For questions about registration, please contact mintong@ucf.edu or corinne.bishop@ucf.edu

Graduate Workshops

Summer Graduate Workshops

UCF Libraries, in partnership with the College of Graduate Studies Pathways to Success is offering a full slate of graduate workshops during the summer 2018 semester including Library Research & Literature Review Strategies, EndNote & RefWorks: Citing Made Easy, Useful Apps All Grad Students Should Love & Use, Optimizing Your Online Presence, Where to Publish & Author Rights, and Presentation Skills.

Registration for these workshops is required and is done through myUCF (Student Center → Graduate Students → Pathways to Success)

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Graduate Research Essentials Workshops

Graduate Research Essentials Workshops

As you get ready to do your literature reviews for research papers, thesis, or dissertations, UCF Libraries, in partnership with Graduate Studies, is offering 90‐minute workshops which can help by introducing discipline‐specific resources. The workshops provide graduate students an opportunity to meet with the subject librarian for their program, learn more about available resources in their discipline, improve library research strategies, and get help with questions.

 

Graduate Essentials Workshops for Criminal Justice & Public Administration

Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 6:00‐7:30 p.m., John C. Hitt Library (main campus), Room 235A

Thursday, February 22, 2018, 4:30‐6:00 p.m., John C. Hitt Library (main campus), Room 235A

 

Graduate Research Essentials Workshops for Engineering & Computer Science

Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 4:30‐6:00 p.m., John C. Hitt Library (main campus), Room 235A

Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 4:30‐6:00 p.m., John C. Hitt Library (main campus), Room 235A

 

Graduate Research Essentials Workshop for Psychology

Monday, February 19, 2018, 10:00‐11:30 a.m., John C. Hitt Library (main campus), Room 235A

 

Graduate Research Essentials Workshop for Science

Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 4:30‐6:00 p.m., John C. Hitt Library (main campus), Room 235A

 

Graduate Research Essentials Workshops for Business

Thursday, February, 8 2018, 4:30‐6:00 p.m., John C. Hitt Library (main campus), Room 235A

Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 6:00‐7:30 p.m., John C. Hitt Library (main campus), Room 235A

 

Grad Research Essentials Workshops for Sociology

Monday, February 5, 2018, 12:00‐1:30 p.m., John C. Hitt Library (main campus), Room 235A

 

Click on the link for the preferred date for your subject area to get full details and learn how to register.

Thesis and Dissertation Forum

Fall 2017 Thesis & Dissertation Forum

The Fall 2017 Thesis & Dissertation Forum is a free, half-day program sponsored by the UCF Libraries, the UCF College of Graduate Studies, and SAGE Publishing. The program is designed for doctoral and master’s students who are currently working on a thesis or dissertation proposal (or draft), conducting literature review research, or related projects. Forum sessions offer an opportunity for you to learn about resources, tools and strategies that can help move your research forward.

When:   Tuesday, December 12, 2017 from 8:30 am — 12:30 pm
Where:  John C. Hitt Library (main campus), Classrooms 235 A & 235 C

Participants should be:

  • currently enrolled in a UCF doctoral or master’s program,
  • preparing a literature review, research proposal, or research project (or drafts),
  • and be willing to provide a brief description of your research topic/question(s).

To register, click the Fall 2017 Thesis & Dissertation Forum link below or copy and paste the link into your browser

http://ucf.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6YBVSUN6m6jSMHH

 

Registration must be submitted by Friday, December 8, 2017 at 12 midnightRegistration is limited to 35 participants. We expect to receive more applications than available spaces so a wait list will be available. Please note that we cannot guarantee participation for all eligible applicants. Applicants will be notified about acceptance of registration by Monday, December 11, 2017.

Please email questions to Corinne Bishop, UCF Graduate Outreach Librarian Corinne.Bishop@ucf.edu

Pathways to Success

Publishing in the Academy Workshops Put Graduate Students on the Pathways to Success

Sign up for a diverse selection of Publishing in the Academy workshops presented by the UCF Libraries. This workshop series is part of the Pathways to Success graduate student development program.

Join us to enhance your research skills, gain confidence with your presentation talents, explore complex digital tools, learn new authorship strategies, and more. The workshops are offered at no cost.

The variety of engaging sessions include these topics:

  • Library Research and Literature Review Strategies
  • Untangling the Web of Science
  • Citation Management
  • Mendeley Citation Manager
  • Where to Publish and Author Rights
  • Presentation Skills
  • Introduction to Patents and Trademarks
  • Optimizing Your Online Presence
  • Digital Stewardship
  • Documenting Your Research Data

The schedule and full descriptions can be found through the College of Graduate Studies.

The workshops have been offered since summer 2015. A new workshop is the Introduction to Patents and Trademarks. Consider joining this session if you are curious about the patent process, have ideas for new inventions, want to see if a business name or logo has already been trademarked, and more. Register now.

Register:

To sign up, log on through myUCF. Go to the Student Center and scroll down to the Graduate Students section. Click on the link to Pathways to Success. Search for a workshop and enroll or join a waitlist. For more details, see the instructions from the College of Graduate Studies.

Workshops will be held in either the Graduate Student Center (CNH 146) or the John C. Hitt Library (main campus, 235A).

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