Resources


At the Dissertation House, participants provide feedback regarding their experience through the Dissertation House Evaluation Form.

Below is a running list of resources that we have used over the years. We welcome additional recommendations.

DOWNLOAD: A writing resource: “Writing For Publication” by Dr. Kevin Omland, prepared for the “Writing for Publication” workshop in Puerto Rico (based on best practices and recommendations from the Dissertation House and the ADVANCE Hispanic Women in STEM project.)

“Understanding the Impact Factor” and “Avoid the Demon of Perfection” Presentations: Click  here to access the slides of the presentations by Dr. Kevin Omland during our 2013 Success Week. These workshops were part of the “Writing for Publication” workshops at UMBC.

Books for "PROMISE & Graduate Student Development"
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* Mastering the Ph.D. Process: Tips for Surviving and Excelling in a
Doctoral Program

2002

H.G. Adams & Associates
P.O. Box 839, Norfolk, VA. 23501

Email: hgadamsasso@cox.net
Office Phone: (757) 227-3446
Fax: (757) 227-3450
http://www.howardgadams.com/publications.html

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* You've Got the Power
LesiaCrumpton-Young, S. Adams, R. Franklin, & K. Meza
ISBN: 978-0-9825747-0-6

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* 147 Practical Steps for Teaching Professors
Editor: Robert Magnan
Atwood Publishing
Madison, WI
ISBN 1-891859-01-3

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*Would You Put That in Writing?
DiannaBooher
ISBN 0-87196-650-6

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*Guaranteed 4.0
Donna O. Johnson and Y.C. Chen
# ISBN-10: 0974264806
# ISBN-13: 978-0974264806
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*The Chicago Guide to Writing about Multivariate Analysis
Jane E. Miller
ISBN 0-226-52783-2

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*The Chicago Guide to Writing about Numbers
Jane E. Miller
ISBN 0-226-52631-3

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*The Elements of Style
William Strunk and E.B. White
ISBN 0-205-30902-X
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*The Academic Job Search Handbook
Mary Morris Heiberger and Julia Miller Vick
ISBN 0-8122-1778-0
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*Speaking About Science
Scott Morgan and Barrett Whitener
ISBN 0-521-68345-9

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*Finding Your North: Self-Help Strategies for Science Related Careers
Frederick L. Moore and Michael L. Penn, Jr.
ISBN 0-9766205-0-2

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* Knockout Presentations: How to Deliver Your Message with Power, Punch,
and Pizzazz
Diane DiResta# ISBN-10: 1886284253
# ISBN-13: 978-1886284258

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Follow Dr. CV on twitter #phdcompletion
PhD Completion Book
PhD Completion Methods Journal

 Wendy Y. Carter-Veale
ISBN-13: 978-0974445700

4 Responses to Resources

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  2. renettatull says:

    Tracy Irish from the UMBC Dissertation House for Employees provided the following resources for understanding development of the LITERATURE REVIEW. Tracy found that these sites had good information regarding developing the conceptual framework for the “lit review” and wanted to share them with us. Thank you Tracy!

    DOING SUCCESSFUL LITERATURE REVIEWS
    http://www.gwu.edu/~litrev/

    WRITE A LITERATURE REVIEW
    http://library.ucsc.edu/help/howto/write-a-literature-review

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    ADDITIONAL REFERENCES FROM THE DH STAFF

    UMBC’s Library references a resource from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill’s Writing Center:
    LITERATURE REVIEWS
    http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/literature_review.html

    UMCP regularly invites Christine Feak to come to speak with the graduate students on campus. Her book is entitled:
    TELLING A RESEARCH STORY: WRITING A LITERATURE REVIEW
    http://www.press.umich.edu/titleDetailDesc.do?id=309338

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