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Faculty research seminar given to Fanshawe College on December 15th

Faculty research seminar given to Fanshawe College on December 15th


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  • 1. Saving Research Time – Pt. 2 Robin Featherstone Suzanne O’Neill Research & Instructional Public Services Librarian Librarian (Nursing) rfeathe@uwo.ca soneill@fanshawec.ca (519) 661-2111 ext: 86383 (519) 452-4430 ext: 4346
  • 2. Part Two Literature searching: Managing citations: Creating manuscripts: Research Publishing: Life-cycle Fund searching: Collecting data: CANADIAN DIRECTORY TO FOUNDATIONS AND CORPORATIONS
  • 3. Fund Searching – Gov’t CIHR (Canadian Institutes of Health Research) http://www.cihr.gc.ca Funding Opportunities Database NSERC (Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada) http://www.nserc.gc.ca Biomedical engineering, biostatistics, psychology, life sciences research related to human health and disease (pathology, toxicology, nutrition, etc...) SSHRC (Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada) http://www.sshrc.ca Sociological, psychological or management research
  • 4. Exercise Using the CIHR website (http://www.cihr.gc.ca), answer the following: 1. How many funding opportunities are available from the Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health? 2. What grant for health professionals has a deadline date between January and June 2010?
  • 5. Fund Searching - Private Canadian Directory to Foundations and Corporations Online directory 2,200 Canadian grant-making organizations 150 American foundations with a history of granting in Canada Find using the library catalogue OR through the Nursing page under “researcher tools”
  • 6. http://www.lib.uwo.ca/programs/nursing
  • 7. Exercise Using the Canadian Directory to Foundations and Corporations, answer the following: 1. How many grantmakers provide funds for communications disorders research?
  • 8. Managing citations: Literature searching: Creating manuscripts: Research Publishing: Life-cycle Fund searching: Collecting data: CANADIAN DIRECTORY TO FOUNDATIONS AND CORPORATIONS
  • 9. Survey Monkey Web-based survey creation tool 2 kinds of subscriptions Basic (Free!) 100 participants maximum Professional ($20/month, $200/year)
  • 10. http://tinyurl.com/taylorsurvey
  • 11. Managing citations: Literature searching: Creating manuscripts: Research Publishing: Life-cycle Fund searching: Collecting data: CANADIAN DIRECTORY TO FOUNDATIONS AND CORPORATIONS
  • 12. Journal Citation Reports Identify the most appropriate, influential journals in which to publish Confirm the status of journals in which you have published Two editions: JCR Science Edition JCR Social Sciences Edition* * Tip: for nursing, search both
  • 13. http://www.lib.uwo.ca/programs/nursing
  • 14. Journal Citation Reports • Evaluate a particular journal – Impact factor – Immediacy factor • Consider other journals – Look at related journals
  • 15. Exercise • Find the Journal of Emergency Nursing in the 2007 JCR Science Edition 1. What is its 2007 Impact Factor? 2. What is the most closely related journal? 3. Which one has a higher Impact Factor?
  • 16. Exercise • Conduct a subject search for nursing in the 2007 JCR Science Edition 1. Which journal has the highest Impact Factor? 2. Which journal has the highest Immediacy Index?
  • 17. Robin Featherstone rfeathe@uwo.ca (519) 661-2111 ext: 86383 http://www.lib.uwo.ca/programs/nursing

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