College of Graduate Studies

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS 2018 – 2019

science on stage: connecting with your audience

Presented by the College of Medicine and Life Sciences
Hosted by Matthew Foss - Department of Theater and Film
 

This workshop will guide you towards more dynamic presentations and the ability to calmly and confidently explain your work to the non-scientific world. The workshop is geared towards graduate students in the sciences. Enjoy pizza and pop while you learn!

February 13, 2019 | 5:30 pm | HEB 110 (Health Science Campus)  Registration Required.

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DISCOVER YOUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES WITH HANDSHAKE

Presented by Career Services and sponsored by College of Graduate Studies

What is Handshake?                                                                                                                                                       Your interactive online database for you to . . . 

  • Explore thousands of jobs and internships available to you
  • Connect with employers and meet your potential
  • Career Services & Recruiting Events

Meet with the professional counselors from UT’s Career Services Center and learn how to set up and utilize your own Handshake account to maximize your next big opportunity!

CANCELLED: February 5th | Carlson Library 1035 | 6:00 – 7:00 pm

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ELEVATOR PITCH AND NETWORKING MIXER

Presented by Career Services and sponsored by College of Graduate Studies
 

You only get one chance to make a first impression – make sure it’s a great one!

  • Get a how-to-guide on creating your pitch
  • Craft your pitch with small groups
  • Practice and refine with fellow attendees and Career Services staff

This event is high energy and very interactive. Refreshments will be served and space is limited to 50 participants. REGISTER ONLINE

February 12th | Barnes and Noble Gateway | 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Elevator Pitch


DISCOVER CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AT HOME AND ABROAD WITH GOINGLOBAL

Presented by Career Services and sponsored by College of Graduate Studies

How can you expand your career, your horizons, and your future?

Create an account with GoinGlobal and . . .

  • Utilize comprehensive career and employment resources tool kits
  • Access over 16 million job and internship opportunities worldwide in the local language as well as in English
  • Search H1B visa applications by location, occupation, and company name to identify American employers who want to hire international professionals with your skills and expertise
  • Explore over 450K  corporate profiles to target key employers throughout 196 countries

Bring your own laptop/tablet to meet with the professional counselors from UT’s Career Services Center and learn how to set up and utilize your own GoinGlobal account to maximize your next big opportunity! REGISTER ONLINE

CANCELLED March 12th | Collier Building 1220 | 11:00 – 12:00 pm

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Spring Library Workshops

Scholarly Attribution and Citation:  What You Need to Know

Tuesday, February 26, 12-1 pm

Wednesday, February 27, 4-5 pm

Location: Carlson Library 1027

A primer for graduate students and faculty members seeking a refresher on properly attributing credit to sources. Includes a discussion on the importance of attribution, the difference between citation and attribution, the sometimes subtle distinctions between the attribution and copyright of intellectual property, an introduction to the various citation style manuals, and an introduction to the creative commons licenses.

What you'll learn:

  • Why citation is imperative in scholarly settings
  • Understand the differences between attribution, citation, and copyright
  • Understand the basic citation style manuals
  • Identify the basic creative commons licenses

Useful Links/Guides: Citing Sources  Intellectual Property Portal  Scholarly Communication 

Audience: Graduate Students, Faculty and others

See related workshops at http://libguides.utoledo.edu/workshops

 


 

MASTERING CITATIONS WITH ENDNOTE

Thursday, January 31, 5-6 pm

Wednesday, February 13, 5-6 pm

Monday, February 25, 4-5 pm

Thursday, March 14, 12-1 pm

Thursday, March 28, 5-6 pm

Monday, April 8, 6-7 pm

Thursday, April 25, 9-10 am

Location: Carlson Library 1025 

Correctly citing all of your sources for your research is an important part of being an ethical researcher.  When you have a big paper, thesis or dissertation, the EndNote program can help!  

What you'll learn:

  • Collect citations from Google Scholar, library databases, and your own saved PDFs 
  • Find and attach full text to eliminate paper and make searching easy
  • Adapt EndNote to your own organization system 
  • Cite your sources correctly in any style in Microsoft Word

Useful links: https://libguides.utoledo.edu/endnote

Audience: Advanced undergraduates, Grad Students, Faculty

 


 

LIBRARY RESOURCES FOR RESEARCH IN PSYCHOLOGY, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, AND SCHOOL COUNSELING

Tuesday, February 19, 11 am-12 pm

Thursday, March 21, 1-2 pm

Location: Carlson Library 1027

Working on a project or major paper? Do you feel overwhelmed thinking about research? Equip yourself with the essential tools and resources necessary to tackle any assignment and feel confident knowing where to search.

What you'll learn:

  • Step by step searching of science databases
  • Searching Web of Science cited articles and related records
  • Searching PubMed MESH to narrow topic resultsPsycINFO thesaurus for topic discovery
  • Searching CINAHL for finding Research Instruments

Useful Links/Guides: https://libguides.utoledo.edu/scienceworkshop

Audience:  Undergraduates  and Graduates

 


 

GOVERNMENT INFORMATION RESOURCES FOR K-12 EDUCATION

Tuesday, March 26, 12-1 pm

Wednesday, March 27,4-5 pm

Location: Carlson Library 1027

The government holds a wealth of information relating to the education of our children and the training of our teachers.  Learn the main types of information that support the research and practice of K-12 education.  Through the University Libraries, learn what the U.S. Department of Education can provide, what the U.S. Census can provide, and how to navigate some of the state of Ohio’s pages.

What you'll learn:

  • Step Main types of federal information related to education
  • Main sources of federal information related to education
  • Where to find state information on education

Useful Links/Guides:  Government Information  Another LibGuide TBA!

Audience:  Undergraduate Students, Faculty and others

See related workshops at http://libguides.utoledo.edu/workshops

 


 

RESEARCH IN ENGINEERING

Wednesday, February 13, 11-12 am

Tuesday, March 19, 3-4 pm

Location: Carlson Library 1027

Overview of library resources and services for graduate students in Engineering. 

What you'll learn:

  • Access the library catalog, ejournal finder, and subject research databases
  • Construct an individual research profile that incorporates the use of folders, search histories, and alert
  • Create an interlibrary loan account

Audience:  Graduate Students, Faculty

Useful Links/Guides: http://libguides.utoledo.edu/Engineering


write on site

Sponsored by Mulford Library
 

Students, faculty, and staff - do you need uninterrupted time to make progress on a writing project? Well, Mulford Library is providing the time and space for writing, which includes reading, drafting, crunching stats, proofreading, revising, etc. The format consists of two 25-minute independent work sprints with a short break in between. You do not have to attend every week, although it would be a great way to get ahead with your writing project! Please contact Mulford Library Director Jolene Miller with any questions at 419.383.4959 or jolene.miller@utoledo.edu

Wednesdays | 4 - 5 pm | MLB 420  Bring your laptop or borrow one from the library

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OPEN ACCESS TO THESES AND DISSERTATIONS BENEFITS BOTH SCHOLAR AND AUTHOR – FIND OUT HOW!

A 30-minute workshop on the benefits of open access ETDs in terms of visibility, collaboration, and expansion of material in which to conduct research from the perspectives of both author and researcher.

  • Tuesday October 24 at 12:30 in Mulford Library Room 420
  • Wednesday October 25 at 12:30 in Carlson Library Room 2024

THE UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO DIGITAL REPOSITORY – TOOLING 4 OA

A 30-minute workshop on the multitude of information available in UT’s repository, how to find what you’re looking for, and how you can use it for professional, academic, and even personal purposes.

  • Wednesday October 25 at 12:30 in Mulford Library Room 420
  • Thursday October 26 at 12:30 in Carlson Library Room 2024
Last Updated: 8/2/19