NYU Bern Dibner Library News

News and Updates for the NYU Bern Dibner Library

Month: April 2017

Dibner Workshop #25 Presenting Your Research: Designing a Research Presentation

Have an upcoming presentation for finals?  Planning on presenting at an upcoming conference?  Attend the Dibner Library’s Research Presentation Workshop to learn about the best practices and what you should avoid in order to create an engaging research presentation.

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Dibner Workshop #24 Finding Funding Opportunities: Grants & Fellowships

Finding funding opportunities can be a difficult and overwhelming activity for any student.  This workshop aims to help simplify the process by discussing tools and resources available at NYU.  Additionally, we will break down how to tackle some of the most common application features in Grants and Fellowships (Research/Personal Statements, Data Management, Letters of Recommendation, etc.) 

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Dibner Workshop #23: Opening Your Research Using GitHub and the Open Science Framework

There is increasing pressure from top journals and grant agencies to include supporting research data at time of publication, however the burden of storage and accessibility often falls to the researcher. This session will cover how you can use GitHub and the Open Science Framework to open up your research, as well as connect your publications with the corresponding data. 

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Dibner Workshop #22: Patent Searching

Whether you’re conducting primary source research or you have an invention you want to patent, this workshop will provide helpful tips for conducting a patent search.  We will discuss the reasons to search, search strategies, and the challenges one will encounter.

We will mention the major patent databases including their coverage and noteworthy features and provide links to exhaustive search strategies for future exploration. The bulk of our time will be spent demonstrating a streamlined strategy for finding US patents in a targeted area (that will highlight tools and challenges).

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Dibner Workshop #21: Can I Patent That?

You have an idea for an invention, but is it patentable?  And if so, how do you go about getting a patent?

This workshop will teach you the basics of what a patent is, how to read a patent document, the different types of patents, and how to start a patentability search.  You will also learn about related resources available to NYU students. 

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