Research Workshops

Goals of the series: This series seeks to provide hands on experience learning library skills necessary to conduct research. A session is specifically devoted to finding funding for your research. The series also includes a session on informed consent. The series also includes a session on other opportunities to continue developing your research skills.

Who should attend? This series is designed to be open to all trainees interested in developing their research skills including undergraduates, graduate students, medical students, post-doctoral fellows, residents, or faculty members at any rank. You can register for one, some, or all sessions. After registration, if you need to withdraw please email:


Last Name:    First Name:  Email:  
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(please check the individual sessions you will attend)

Date:  Time:        Title: Select Sessions: 

Informed Consent: What it is and What it Isn’t
Charles Lidz, PhD, Professor, Psychiatry

7/15/2013 2-3:30pm

Finding What You Need: Effective Strategies for Searching the Literature
Sally Gore, MS, MS LIS, Research Librarian, Lamar Soutter Library


How to Find Funding for Your Research
Constance Johnson, PhD, Associate Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations


Getting What You Need to Find You: Using Automated Tools to Help You Stay on Top of Your Research
Sally Gore, MS, MS LIS, Research Librarian, Lamar Soutter Library

8/5/2013      2-3:30pm

Managing Your Research Data
Elaine Martin, MSLS, DA, Director, Lamar Soutter Library
Andrew Creamer, MAEd, MSLIS, Research Librarian, Lamar Soutter Library


I Survived Bootcamp: What’s Next?
Rob Goldberg, PhD MSCI Director
Sherry Pagoto, PhD K-Club Director
Robert Milner, PhD Junior Faculty Development Program
Early Stage Investigators: Dave McManus, MD, Jane Saczynski, PhD


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  • Pilot grant programs eligibility
  • Research core services
    at competitive rates
  • Electronic resources access at Amherst libraries
  • Medical School Library access
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