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1 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

2 Today’s Agenda Overview of Pivot Funding Overview of Pivot Funding Pivot funding search options: Pivot funding search options: Quick Search Quick Search Advanced Search Advanced Search Saving, and Tracking searches and individual opportunities Saving, and Tracking searches and individual opportunities

3 What is Pivot? Global database Global database Provides access as a source of funding opportunities for research grants, post-doctoral research, fellowships 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 Can also be a resource for undergraduate and graduate student research

4 Where do I find Pivot??? From UW-Stout homepage From UW-Stout homepage Click on Research Click on Research Scroll down to Funding Opportunities Scroll down to Funding Opportunities Click on databases tab Click on databases tab Find Pivot; click on link Find Pivot; click on link Off Campus access- will need to register for Pivot Off Campus access- will need to register for Pivot On campus access- do not need to register, but still recommended On campus access- do not need to register, but still recommended

5 On Campus Access

6 Off Campus Access

7 I’m on Pivot… now what? Highly recommended signing up for Pivot account Highly recommended signing up for Pivot account Will allow you to get alerts and track funding opportunities Will allow you to get alerts and track funding opportunities From home page, click on “Sign up” link in upper right hand corner From home page, click on “Sign up” link in upper right hand corner Will ask for name, address, and password Will ask for name, address, and password Default member institution is UW-Stout Default member institution is UW-Stout

8 Creating Your Account

9 Can search by text to give broad results Can search by text to give broad results Can use Boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT) within search box for multiple word searches Can use Boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT) within search box for multiple word searches Examples Examples Baseball football- Records containing the exact phrase “Baseball football” Baseball football- Records containing the exact phrase “Baseball football” Baseball AND Football- Records containing both words Baseball AND Football- Records containing both words Baseball OR Football- Records containing either words Baseball OR Football- Records containing either words Baseball NOT Football- Records containing baseball without the word football Baseball NOT Football- Records containing baseball without the word football

10 Applied Quick Search by Text Lesbian gay bisexual transgender- Records containing the exact phrase “Lesbian gay bisexual transgender” 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 AND Gay AND Bisexual AND Transgender- Records containing all of the words Lesbian OR Gay OR Bisexual OR Transgender- Records containing each individual word 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 Transgender NOT Lesbian NOT Gay NOT Bisexual- Records containing transgender without the other words

11 Quick Search

12 Can search by sponsor or funding source Can search by sponsor or funding source Used when you have a particular source in mind Used when you have a particular source in mind Can type in full name of sponsor or acronym Can type in full name of sponsor or acronym National Science Foundation or NSF National Science Foundation or NSF Can search by Can search by All sponsors All sponsors US Federal Sponsors US Federal Sponsors Non US Federal Sponsors Non US Federal Sponsors

13 Applied Quick Search by Sponsor or Funding Source Lesbian gay bisexual transgender common sponsor or funding sources Lesbian gay bisexual transgender common sponsor or funding sources Williams Institute Williams Institute American Psychological Association American Psychological Association National Institute of Mental Health National Institute of Mental Health National Institute of Health National Institute of Health United States Department of Health and Human Services United States Department of Health and Human Services

14 Quick Search

15 Advanced Search Allows you to search by specific fields to provide a narrower list of search results Allows you to search by specific fields to provide a narrower list of search results Two ways to do this: Two ways to do this: Can narrow down results from Quick Search by clicking “Refine Search” Can narrow down results from Quick Search by clicking “Refine Search” Can start with Advanced Search Can start with Advanced Search

16 Applied Advanced Search by Field “Refine Search” or start with Advanced Search of “Refine Search” or start with Advanced Search of Marriage and Family Therapy Marriage and Family Therapy Family Therapy Family Therapy Counseling Counseling Mental Health Counseling Mental Health Counseling Professional Counseling Professional Counseling Psychology Psychology Clinical Psychology Clinical Psychology Human Development and Family Studies Human Development and Family Studies

17 Narrow down search to specific region PhD, New Faculty, Graduate Student

18 Saving your Search Helps you keep track of your search history Helps you keep track of your search history Also gives you option to set up alerts for new opportunities within your search Also gives you option to set up alerts for new opportunities within your search After saving your search, you can share search with others by providing their addresses After saving your search, you can share search with others by providing their addresses

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20 Saved Searches Found the your Pivot home page Found the your Pivot home page

21 Tracked & Active Opportunities Active opportunities- ones that are more important to you Active opportunities- ones that are more important to you Tracked opportunities- ones that you want to monitor Tracked opportunities- ones that you want to monitor

22 Tracked & Active Opportunities Two ways Two ways From search results list From search results list Check box next to program of interest Check box next to program of interest Select either “Track” or “Active” from top Select either “Track” or “Active” from top From within an opportunity From within an opportunity Select opportunity of interest Select opportunity of interest Select either “Tracking” or “Active” Select either “Tracking” or “Active” Can also receive alerts when opportunity is updated Can also receive alerts when opportunity is updated Only available when you have created a Pivot profile Only available when you have created a Pivot profile

23 Contact Information Jon Ruger- Graduate Assistant, Research Services Jon Ruger- Graduate Assistant, Research Services Pivot Instructional Videos Pivot Instructional Videos https://www.youtube.com/user/ProQu estPivot?feature=watch https://www.youtube.com/user/ProQu estPivot?feature=watch https://www.youtube.com/user/ProQu estPivot?feature=watch https://www.youtube.com/user/ProQu estPivot?feature=watch

24 Contact Information Markie Blumer- Associate Professor, HDFS Markie Blumer- Associate Professor, HDFS (715)


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