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Surfacing UBC ScholarshipOpen Access Week, October 2009Undergraduate Research OpportunitiesURO MISSION“UBC’s gateway for students, faculty and staff interested in engaging undergraduate students from all disciplines in the research process.”TREK 2010 & University Academic Plan  “to support the development of outstanding research in all disciplines...through providing opportunities and incentives  to incorporate research into undergraduate programs." SponsorshipVP Research*VP StudentsVP Academic AffairsMultidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Program (MURP)Began 2004Zero-credit course: URO001 (October – April)Transcript notation (60 word paragraph)40 participantsMURP Eligibility	     1. Student has some kind of project set up	honours thesis, directed study, work study, volunteer, co-op2. Student has a sponsor to help guide them through the project  professor, PhD student, postdoctoral fellow, professional                 working in the fieldMURP Requirements: 31. Workshop seriesResearch Skills (learning contract)Library ResearchScholarly WritingStudy Design/MethodsPublishing & Copyright (cIRcle)Scholarly PresentationResearch PortfolioRequirements (continued)2. Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Conference (MURC)	Saturday March 6, 20103. Research Skills PortfolioMURP & cIRclePublishing and Copyright Workshop	(cIRcle Graduate Academic Assistant – Meghan Radomske)Scholarly vs. Popular JournalsPeer ReviewScholarly Publishing CycleOpen AccessCopyright Transfer AgreementsRights of Authors/CreatorsAcademic IntegrityWhy should I know about this?To be an active contributor and informed member of the academic community.To make you aware of what you sign when you publish.Know your rights as an author.Why is submission to cIRcle part of MURP?To share your work with the scholarly community and the public world-wideFor a stable URLCrawled by Google and Yahoo, so it can be found!Enhanced graduate/professional school and employment applicationsHow do I submit to cIRcle?When your research project is complete, forward a copy to Meghan Radomske as an attachment.We must have a license to distribute your work.In your email message, copy and paste the wording from: www.library.ubc.ca/circle/policies_d_2.htmlInclude subject keywords and an abstractURO eJournalRoad to DiscoveryMultidisciplinary2-3 editions / yearPeer reviewed publicationLetters section and Research Articles section, which allow students the choice to publish either a pilot study or a more in-depth research project.  Benefits include building a research resume and experiencing the peer-reviewed publication process. MURCMarch 7, 2009Thank you cIRcle!Hilde ColenbranderJulia ThompsonMeghan RadomskeKatherine Parker (GAA 08/09)QUESTIONS? *Scrutinize copyright transfer agreements closely.  Anecdotes: PhD student couldn’t use his own article in his dissertation because he had published it and given away copyright.  What happens if an author wants to use a figure from one of their published articles in a subsequent publication?What happens if an author wants to publish a 2nd edition of a book, and the publisher refuses because the author signed a non-compete clause for the first edition?You can add author addenda and negotiate a new contract - more on this later Surfacing UBC Scholarship Open Access Week, October 2009 Undergraduate Research Opportunities  URO MISSION • “UBC’s gateway for students, faculty and staff interested in engaging undergraduate students from all disciplines in the research process.” • TREK 2010 & University Academic Plan   “to support the development of outstanding research in all disciplines...through providing opportunities and incentives  to incorporate research into undergraduate programs." Sponsorship • VP Research* • VP Students • VP Academic Affairs Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Program (MURP) Began 2004 Zero-credit course: URO001 (October – April) Transcript notation (60 word paragraph) 40 participants MURP Eligibility      1. Student has some kind of project set up  honours thesis, directed study, work study, volunteer, co-op 2. Student has a sponsor to help guide them through the project   professor, PhD student, postdoctoral fellow, professional          working in the field MURP Requirements: 3 1. Workshop series • Research Skills (learning contract) • Library Research • Scholarly Writing • Study Design/Methods • Publishing & Copyright (cIRcle) • Scholarly Presentation • Research Portfolio Requirements (continued) 2. Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Conference (MURC)  Saturday March 6, 2010 3. Research Skills Portfolio MURP & cIRcle Publishing and Copyright Workshop (cIRcle Graduate Academic Assistant – Meghan Radomske) Scholarly vs. Popular Journals Peer Review Scholarly Publishing Cycle Open Access Copyright Transfer Agreements Rights of Authors/Creators Academic Integrity Why should I know about this? To be an active contributor and informed member of the academic community. To make you aware of what you sign when you publish. Know your rights as an author. Why is submission to cIRcle part of MURP? To share your work with the scholarly community and the public world-wide For a stable URL Crawled by Google and Yahoo, so it can be found! Enhanced graduate/professional school and employment applications How do I submit to cIRcle? When your research project is complete, forward a copy to Meghan Radomske as an attachment. We must have a license to distribute your work. In your email message, copy and paste the wording from: www.library.ubc.ca/circle/policies_d_2.html Include subject keywords and an abstract URO eJournal Road to Discovery Multidisciplinary 2-3 editions / year Peer reviewed publication Letters section and Research Articles section, which allow students the choice to publish either a pilot study or a more in-depth research project. Benefits include building a research resume and experiencing the peer-reviewed publication process. MURC March 7, 2009 Thank you cIRcle! • Hilde Colenbrander • Julia Thompson • Meghan Radomske • Katherine Parker (GAA 08/09) • QUESTIONS?

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