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Student Emergency Resources

Website: http://www.ucalgary.ca/wellnesscentre/needhelp

An excellent site containing a number of on- and off-campus resources and useful information for students in need of support.

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Website: http://www.grad.ucalgary.ca/

Information for current and prospective students, faculty and staff including: Graduate Studies Policies and Procedures, Forms, the Graduate Calendar, Important Deadlines, etc.

Graduates Student's Association

Website: http://www.ucalgary.ca/GSA/ 

Useful information for graduate students including: Health and Dental forms, Financial support, Special offers, etc.

Center for International Students and Study Abroad

Website: http://www.ucalgary.ca/cissa/ 

Useful information for International students, faculty and staff including: International Student Handbook, checklists, immigration, accommodation, English language assistance, etc.

University of Calgary Postdoctoral Association

Website: http://www.ucalgary.ca/postdoc/ 

Useful information for current and prospective postdocs, faculty and staff including: a listing of current positions available, how to apply/recruit a postdoc, the Postdoc Handbook, upcoming workshops, checklists, policies and procedures, etc.

Teaching and Learning Centre

Website: http://commons.ucalgary.ca/

Useful information for all trainees and faculty on various education programs including: Instructional skills workshop, University Teaching Certificate, TA preparedness workshop, course design, etc.

Calgary Transit

Website: http://www.calgarytransit.com/index.html

Library Tips

Springer Protocols Database Now Available

  • Springer protocols is a database of over 29,000 peer-reviewed biomedical laboratory protocols
  • Based on Methods in Molecular Biology, Methods in Molecular Medicine, Methods in Pharmacology and other book series
  • Includes video protocols
  • More than 2000 new protocols added annually
  • Available on mobile devices

Access from the UC Library website: http://www.springerprotocols.com.ezproxy.lib.ucalgary.ca/

Library Resources for Developing Conference Presentations

Are you presenting your research at a conference or meeting this spring? Need some help in putting together your presentation? Check out the following e-books from the UC Library collection:

Communicating clearly about science and medicine: making data presentations as simple as possible -- but no simpler by John Clare

Dazzle 'em with Style: The Art of Oral Scientific Presentation by Robert Anholt

The Proquest Dissertations & Theses database

Is the most comprehensive multidisciplinary database of dissertations and theses from universities world-wide. As a graduate student, why might you want to search this database?

  • To find cutting edge research in your area before that research appears in the journal literature
  • To view the reference lists in theses & dissertations on your topic … this can save you time in your literature search, and help you locate relevant literature you might otherwise have missed
  • It provides free access to the full text PDF of theses and dissertations published after 1997

To access, connect to the UC Library website: library.ucalgary.ca Click Search Collections > Databases > Theses & Dissertations link

Finding Wildlife & Ecosystem Literature

Are you looking for wildlife and ecosystem literature, but not sure which resources to search? Check out some of the databases listed in the Environmental Science databases link on the Library website.

Two key databases you may find useful are:

Wildlife & Ecology Studies Worldwide - Indexes global literature on wild mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians on topics such as habitat, economics, wildlife behaviour, management techniques, diseases and zoology.

Environment Complete - Covers ecosystem ecology, conservation biology and public policy literature in domestic and international journals and books

Many more databases are available at the link above.