GGC Workshop: Advanced Strategies for Funding Databases

Learn to use the Pivot and GrantForward funding databases to locate funding opportunities relevant to all aspects of graduate study and research. All sessions will cover the same material. You don’t need to sign up or let us know you’d like to participate–just drop in! Faculty are welcome to attend.

Computer lab sessions:

June 25 (Monday), 3pm – 4pm: Lindley Hall 023
July 11 (Wednesday), 12pm – 1pm: Wells 402
August 1 (Wednesday), 3pm – 4pm: Ballantine 308

Online sessions:

June 27 (Wednesday), 10am – 11am
July 11 (Wednesday), 12pm – 1pm

To join one of our online workshops, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the workshop entry page: http://breeze.iu.edu/r82933321/.
  2. Enter the meeting as a Guest.
  3. Use a headset (or microphone/speaker combo) to participate. If you don’t have a microphone, you can listen to the presentation and ask questions using the chat feature of the meeting page.

That’s it! We will open the meeting page about 10 minutes before each workshop begins. If you have any trouble entering the meeting, or questions about the workshops, please send us an e-mail: gradgrnt@indiana.edu.

Note: Online workshops will be conducted using Adobe Connect, which does not require the installation of any special software. But you must use a computer that has the latest version of Adobe Flash Player installed (this is a routine update for most personal computers, so you probably already have it).

If you have never attended an Adobe Connect meeting before, you can:

See if you have Flash: http://breeze.iu.edu/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm Get a quick overview: http://www.adobe.com/go/connectpro_overview

Click on the Prezi below to view slides from this workshop. The web links are active–just click on the gray arrow to move through the presentation. Click and drag to re-center the slides, scroll to zoom in and out, and click directly on urls to view pages in a new browser window.

Note: This is not the full workshop presentation! This is just the introductory material we present before diving in to the nuts and bolts of the databases.

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