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CUIMC Students! Do you need help with your thesis, capstone, or dissertation?

The Knowledge Center has:

Your one-stop shop for thesis, capstone, and dissertation success!


Event Agenda:

*5:30-5:40pm - Refreshments & Introduction


*5:40-6:15 pm - Survival Skills: Navigating the Literary Landscape 

Gloria Wilson, Assistant Director, Programs
John Usseglio, Informationist

Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library


*6:15-6:45pm - Success in Graduate-Level Writing: Surpassing the Status Quo

Jason T. Ueda, Coordinator
Columbia University Writing Center


*6:45-6:50pm - BREAK


*6:50-7:15pm - IRB Basics--Be Prepared to be Compliant!

Brenda Ruotolo, Executive Director
Institutional Review Board


*7:15-7:25pm - KUWTP: Keeping Up With the Publishers

John Usseglio, Informationist
Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library


*7:25-7:30pm - Concluding Remarks



By the end of this program, students will be able to:

  • utilize the wide variety of resources available for a literature review within the Columbia system
  • organize, prioritize, and plan ahead for their upcoming thesis/capstone/dissertation efficiently
  • recognize the benefits of using citation management software
  • use Informationist services appropriately
  • employ campus IRB procedures in their thesis/capstone/dissertation where appropriate
  • identify the services available through the Writing Center

*Food will be provided to registered participants*


Thursday, November 8, 2018
5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Knowledge Center
Special program
Registration has closed.

24 hour notice