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Graduate Research Portal: Home

Library-based support for University of Lethbridge graduate students

What's in this Guide?

Researching – information about how to conduct effective and correct literature reviews at the graduate level, how to find theses written by scholars around the world and the difference between quantitative and qualitative research methodologies

Writing – information about the requirements each faculty has for writing and presenting a graduate thesis, how to find a suitable thesis supervisor and writing with integrity in order to abide by copyright laws and avoid plagiarism

Publishing – information about publishing your own books or scholarly journal articles and how to retain your rights as an author.

Measuring – information about bibliometrics, citation analysis, impact factor and altmetics, a few of the important criteria used to evaluate the impact and importance of scholars and their works.

Teaching – information about how to teach a class or tutorial, how to put materials on reserve so that students can access them and how to use Moodle to create effective and engaging lessons or assignments.

Staying Current – information about using tools such as table of content alerts, citation alerts and saved search alerts to keep you informed about the newest developments in your field or on topics of interest.

Citing – information about managing citations using EndNote, Zotero and Mendeley.

Managing – information about research data management and how graduate students can safely and effectively back up and store their research data in accordance with the Canadian Tri-Council Funding agencies and the University of Lethbridge.

Services for Graduate Students – information for graduate students about everything from borrowing privileges to fine payment to locating computers or study spaces in the library.

Additional Resources and Events

The THRIVE Professional Skills Program for Graduate Students aims to help graduate students develop competencies across the graduate student lifecycle that promote academic success and complement the graduate program curriculum. These competencies, which include teaching, research, career, personal and professional skillswill help students acquire transferable skills, gain a competitive advantage in the job marketplace, enrich their professional employability, find success in their careers and ultimately contribute positively to their community and society.

Teaching Centre - Upcoming Events - Information about upcoming workshops, lectures or other events that may enhance or improve your experience as a graduate student.

University of Lethbridge Graduate Students Association (ULGSA) - Collective Agreement - The agreement between the Governors of the University of Lethbridge ("the Board") and the Graduate Students Association of the University of Lethbridge ("GSA"). Contains information about collective bargaining, health and safety, dispute resolution and much more.

 

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