Writing and Publishing
Writing well is an important skill and directly affects research dissemination. The following resources, many of which can be accessed completely online, combined with in-person assistance from staff can help with the writing process.
- Style Guides
- Proposal and Grant Writing Resources
- Research Paper, Thesis and Dissertation Resources
- Publishing in Professional Journal Resources
- Citation Management Software
- Avoiding Plagiarism
- Copyright & Fair Use
- NIH Public Access Policy Compliance (CUL's Scholarly Communication Program)
- NIH requirement for disclosure of financial conflict of interest
Signup for Library Classes
Call the Reference Desk at (212) 305-3692 with the name and time of the desired class, your name, and a contact email.
Select a class description from either the class calendar view or the class description list below. Classes that need registration will have a signup form at the end of their description. Learn more about the registration process.
Library Class Descriptions
If you need help with a topic not covered in one of the scheduled classes or would like to schedule a library class presentation, please fill the 'Request a class instructional session form' or contact the Reference Desk.
Search Skills: Medline, PubMed, Cinahl
Learn to search these resources with speed and skill in this drop-in class.
Registration is not required.
Introduction to EndNote
Endnote, a leading citation management software program, manages all your citations and automatically converts them to the citation style you need. In this hands-on class, you will learn how to store, search and select references, then insert them automatically into your word processing document.
The software can be downloaded for free by all those affiliated with Columbia University. Please download and install EndNote before class. If you experience difficulties contact email@example.com or arrive 10 minutes early to class. There will also be desktop computers with EndNote installed available for practice during the session.
Registration is required.