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Resources for Dissertation Writers

"There are two kinds of dissertations, finished and unfinished." - Anonymous. In this guide we hope dissertation writers will find helpful resources and tips to get your dissertation done. Resources for dissertation supervisors and dissertation committee


Date: Nov. 1 (Fri), 2019  
Location: Bradley Reading Room on the lower level of Strozier Library
Hosted by Doctoral Support Group at the University Libraries







9:45 am -
10 am

Check-In & Welcome Coffee

Doctoral Support Group at the University Libraries



10 am - 10:50 am

Breakout Sessions


1. Searching Literature for a Social Science Dissertation *

Dr. Kyung Kim
Social Sciences Librarian



2. Searching Literature for a STEM Dissertation *

Denise Wetzel & Kelly Grove
STEM Research and Learning Librarians

Graduate Conference


3. Finding and Getting Foreign Materials through Interlibrary Loan *

Velma Smith, Interlibrary Loan Librarian
Mallary Rawls, English and Interdisciplinary Subject Librarian



11 am - 11:50 am

Managing Citations & Your Dissertation Research Project *

Dr. Nick Ruhs
STEM Data and Research Librarian
Slides: Introduction to EndNote 

Sarah Stanley
Digital Humanities Librarian
Slides: Research Management Tools



11:50 am- 12:50 pm

Lunch & Learn: Tips for Managing Stress
and Time

Kevin Winship
Mental Health Counselor, University Counseling Center



1 pm -
1:50 pm

Formatting Your Prospectus and Dissertation

Laura Minor
Manuscript Clearance Advisor, Graduate School
Slides: Manuscript Clearance



2 pm -
3 pm

One Word After Another: How the Reading-Writing Center Supports Dissertation Writers *

Dr. Jude Marr
Director, Reading Writing Center




* Eligible for the PFF credit


Post Boot Camp Survey at by Nov. 11 (Mon)

Kyung Kim, Social Sciences Librarian    
Leah Sherman, Visual & Performing Arts Librarian 
Denise Wetzel, STEM Research and Learning Librarian




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