Grad. School Professional Development Events

“Collaborating and Co-Authoring”
Jan. 18 from 11:30-12:20
Many scholars enjoy co-authoring because doing so affords an opportunity to develop new ideas, extend our methodological toolkit, and share the workload. If you hear of such an opportunity, or see a call for papers that you would like to answer, you may also pitch a co-authorship opportunity to other students or faculty. Whether or not they accept your invitation will depend on how thoroughly you’ve considered the workload, authorship credits, and of course, the intellectual fit.
Presenter: Professor Philip Howard, Department of Communications
Location: Research Commons, Green A

“Introduction to Making the Evidence of Research Available Online Through ResearchWorks”*
Jan. 24 from 11:00-12:00
There is a growing range of ways to get your research out to different audiences. In this interactive presentation you can learn about the University of Washington Libraries ResearchWorks Service which provides graduate students researchers with tools to archive and/or publish the products of research including data sets, monographs images, journal articles and technical reports.
Presenter: Ann Lally, Head, digital Initiatives, UW Libraries
Location: Research Commons, Green A

Career Symposium: Finding Employment with a Graduate Degree**
Jan. 24
Panel Discussion from 4:00-5:00
Networking Event from 5:30-7:00
Location: Kane Hall 210 and Walker Ames Room

Time Management
Feb.1 from 12:00-1:00
There is no question that one of the ongoing challenges of being a graduate student or postdoc, is time management. Attend this informative presentation by a professor and department chair, father, and scholar to learn some strategies for managing your time effectively and proactively.
Professor David Domke, Department of Communications
Location: Research Commons, Green A

Searching, Finding, Feeding: It’s Not Just for Zombies Anymore*
Feb. 7 from 2:00-3:00
Learn tips and trick on database searching for journal articles. Learn how to keep current with journal articles being published in your area of interest by using citation alert services and feeds.
Presenter: Emily Keller, Political Science and Public Affairs Librarian.
Location: Research Commons, Green A

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