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Grant and Funding Searches at UW-Stout using Pivot . Jon Ruger- Graduate Assistant, Research Services Markie L. C. Blumer -Center for Applied Ethics Scholar, Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies Department. Today’s Agenda. Overview of Pivot Funding

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grant and funding searches at uw stout using pivot

Grant and Funding Searches at UW-Stout using Pivot

Jon Ruger- Graduate Assistant, Research Services

Markie L. C. Blumer-Center for Applied Ethics Scholar, Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies Department

today s agenda
Today’s Agenda
  • Overview of Pivot Funding
  • Pivot funding search options:
    • Quick Search
    • Advanced Search
  • Saving, and Tracking searches and individual opportunities
what is pivot
What is Pivot?
  • Global database
  • Provides access as a source of funding opportunities for research grants, post-doctoral research, fellowships
  • Can also be a resource for undergraduate and graduate student research
where do i find pivot
Where do I find Pivot???
  • From UW-Stout homepage
      • Click on Research
      • Scroll down to Funding Opportunities
      • Click on databases tab
      • Find Pivot; click on link http://pivot.cos.com/
  • Off Campus access- will need to register for Pivot
  • On campus access- do not need to register, but still recommended
i m on pivot now what
I’m on Pivot… now what?
  • Highly recommended signing up for Pivot account
    • Will allow you to get email alerts and track funding opportunities
  • From home page, click on “Sign up” link in upper right hand corner
    • Will ask for name, email address, and password
      • Default member institution is UW-Stout
quick search
Quick Search
  • Can search by text to give broad results
    • Can use Boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT) within search box for multiple word searches
  • Examples
      • Baseball football- Records containing the exact phrase “Baseball football”
      • Baseball AND Football- Records containing both words
      • Baseball OR Football- Records containing either words
      • Baseball NOT Football- Records containing baseball without the word football
applied quick search by text
Applied Quick Search by Text
  • Lesbian gay bisexual transgender- Records containing the exact phrase “Lesbian gay bisexual transgender”
  • Lesbian AND Gay AND Bisexual AND Transgender- Records containing all of the words
  • Lesbian OR Gay OR Bisexual OR Transgender- Records containing each individual word
  • Transgender NOT Lesbian NOT Gay NOT Bisexual- Records containing transgender without the other words
quick search2
Quick Search
  • Can search by sponsor or funding source
    • Used when you have a particular source in mind
  • Can type in full name of sponsor or acronym
    • National Science Foundation or NSF
  • Can search by
    • All sponsors
    • US Federal Sponsors
    • Non US Federal Sponsors
applied quick search by sponsor or funding source
Applied Quick Search by Sponsor or Funding Source
  • Lesbian gay bisexual transgender common sponsor or funding sources
    • Williams Institute
    • American Psychological Association
    • National Institute of Mental Health
    • National Institute of Health
    • United States Department of Health and Human Services
advanced search
Advanced Search
  • Allows you to search by specific fields to provide a narrower list of search results
  • Two ways to do this:
    • Can narrow down results from Quick Search by clicking “Refine Search”
    • Can start with Advanced Search
applied advanced search by field
Applied Advanced Search by Field
  • “Refine Search” or start with Advanced Search of
    • Marriage and Family Therapy
    • Family Therapy
    • Counseling
    • Mental Health Counseling
    • Professional Counseling
    • Psychology
    • Clinical Psychology
    • Human Development and Family Studies
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Narrow down search to specific region

PhD, New Faculty, Graduate Student

saving your search
Saving your Search
  • Helps you keep track of your search history
  • Also gives you option to set up email alerts for new opportunities within your search
  • After saving your search, you can share search with others by providing their email addresses
saved searches
Saved Searches
  • Found the your Pivot home page
tracked active opportunities
Tracked & Active Opportunities
  • Active opportunities- ones that are more important to you
  • Tracked opportunities- ones that you want to monitor
tracked active opportunities1
Tracked & Active Opportunities
  • Two ways
    • From search results list
      • Check box next to program of interest
      • Select either “Track” or “Active” from top
    • From within an opportunity
      • Select opportunity of interest
      • Select either “Tracking” or “Active”
  • Can also receive email alerts when opportunity is updated
    • Only available when you have created a Pivot profile
contact information
Contact Information
  • Jon Ruger- Graduate Assistant, Research Services
    • rugerj2003@my.uwstout.edu
    • 715-232-2656
  • Pivot Instructional Videos
    • https://www.youtube.com/user/ProQuestPivot?feature=watch
contact information1
Contact Information
  • MarkieBlumer- Associate Professor, HDFS
    • blumerm@uwstout.edu
    • (715) 232-2194
    • Twitter: @Markie_Blumer