Important Tools for Grad School & Beyond
✽Current Awareness Alerts - automated searches to catch new articles on topics important to you
✽ PubMed - 2-page handout "Search Tips for Researchers"
✽ Journal Tables of Contents (and BrowZine app)
✽Citation Manager - organize your references & PDFs; streamline your writing process
✽ Husky SciVal Experts - find UW faculty by their expertise
✽ResearchGate - connect with other researchers in your field
Contact Your Bioengineering Librarians
We're happy to help you with:
- Research Strategies and Databases
- Current Awareness Alerts
- Locating Collaborators or Funding Opportunities
- Using Citation Managers
- Research Support for Grant Applications and Publishing
- Tracking Down Difficult-to-Find Information
Key UW Resources
- Gateway to recommended research resources in Bioengineering
- Article databases, technical reports, reference books, & web sites
- Resources for biomedical research in general, including bioengineering
- Electronic journals, lab protocols, database search tips, scientific data, and funding support.
- Look for the UW "Check for Full Text" icon. If it doesn't lead you to the publication you need, the library will obtain a copy for you at no cost.
- Customize PubMed to show these links by modifying settings in your My NCBI account.
- Customize Google Scholar to show UW full-text links. Click on "settings", then "library links", then search for University of Washington.
- Get help with presentations, writing, and citation managers.
- Participate in Scholars' Studio and practice giving a 5-minute presentation for your peers.
- Join the Research Commons mailing list.
- Use their guide to find funding to support you while you're in grad school and beyond
- Schedule an appointment to get one-on-one funding assistance.
- Look at the page "Information & Resources Just for TAs"