Mendeley (Citation Management System) and End Note
Mendeley is a citation management tool. A Pitt-based training class is available at www.library.pitt.edu/mendeley-and-endnote-citation-tools
Library Resources and PittCat
The writing center provides a variety of services—one-on-one tutoring, writing workshops—to help graduate students with writing.
Electronic Theses and Dissertation (ETD) Format and Support
Google Scholar helps search for scholarly articles.
University of Pittsburgh General Academic Regulations
SOE General Academic Regulations
Education Abstracts (ERIC)
ERIC is a national bibliographic database of education literature.
Microsoft Lync is a unified communications tool that makes it easy to meet and collaborate online. You can video conference, instant message, or share your desktop with members of the cohort or your advisor.
Box is a cloud storage that allows students to store 50 GB of files and access them from everywhere using a smartphone, laptop, or tablet. You can also use Box to invite others to collaborate with you or share files and folders. After registering, you can login to Box on my.pitt.edu
. You will receive an invitation via email to join a shared folder in Box for your EdD Cohort. Once you login to Box, you can access the shared folder containing documents that you need as a student in the program.
Used for facilitating regular and quick check-in meetings.
SWoRD is a web-based reciprocal peer review system used throughout the world to support writing instruction from high school through graduate school.
OSIRIS is a web-based system for submitting a research application for review.
Financial Aid and Tuition Resources
Pitt Office of Admissions and Financial Aid: oafa.pitt.edu
Pitt tuition rates: ir.pitt.edu/tuition/tuitionrates.php
Federal student aid Web site: studentloans.gov
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA): fafsa.ed.gov
General financial aid info: finaid.org
Sallie Mae private student loans: salliemae.com
Fastweb scholarship database: fastweb.com
Pittsburgh Foundation scholarships: pittsburghfoundation.org