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EdD Academic Resources



Mendeley (Citation Management System) and End Note

www.mendeley.com
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
http://library.pitt.edu/

Writing Center
www.composition.pitt.edu/writingcenter/index.html
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
http://scholar.google.com/intl/en-US/scholar/about.html
Google Scholar helps search for scholarly articles.

University of Pittsburgh General Academic Regulations
www.bulletins.pitt.edu/graduate/

SOE General Academic Regulations
www.bulletins.pitt.edu/graduate/education.htm

Education Abstracts (ERIC)
www.library.pitt.edu/eric-education-abstracts
ERIC is a national bibliographic database of education literature.

Lync
https://my.pitt.edu/portal/server.pt/community/lync/946
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
www.technology.pitt.edu/mobile-services/box-pitt.html
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.

Google Hangout
https://hangouts.google.com/
Used for facilitating regular and quick check-in meetings.

SWoRD
SWoRD is a web-based reciprocal peer review system used throughout the world to support writing instruction from high school through graduate school.

OSIRIS
OSIRIS is a web-based system for submitting a research application for review.
https://www.osiris.pitt.edu/osiris/Rooms/DisplayPages/LayoutInitial?Container=com.webridge.entity.Entity%5bOID%5bAC482809EC03C442A46F2C8EEC4D75D3%5d%5d

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