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POL 429 Environmental Policy: For Faculty

The information you need to do research for POL 429

Scholarly Impact

Your Research Impact LibGuide, created by Jamie Conklin and Therese Dickman, guides you through ways to assess and broaden the scholarly impact of your publications. This can be useful when preparing for promotion and tenure, applying for grants, and when seeking professional awards and honors.

Teaching Resources

As the subject librarian for the departments of Applied Communication Studies and Mass Communications, I can:

  • Work with you to develop assignments that require scholarly or non-scholarly sources and determine which resources best fit the objectives of the assignment
  • Create a course page with discipline-specific resources tailored to your class assignments (see the Class Guides tab above for an example)
  • Embed resources into your course site
  • Visit your class or conduct a research instruction session in one of the library's classrooms to help students find and use information sources
  • Help you identify open educational resources or order materials to support your courses.

Library Information

Research Resources

  • Resources for Authors
    Information on authors' copyrights from the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC).
  • RefWorks
    RefWorks is an online research management, writing, and collaboration tool designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies.
  • Guide to SIUE SPARK (Institutional Repository)
    Find information on the SIU Open Access Policy, author rights, and depositing material into the repository.
  • Open Educational Resources
    Learn more about using and locating OERs for your courses.
  • Your Research Impact
    Determine your impact as an author and learn how to broaden it.

Library Collection

Please let me know if you would like the library to add a book, eBook, DVD, journal, or other item to the library's collection.

Fine Arts Librarian

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Therese Dickman -- Fine Arts
Lovejoy Library
Office: Room 1056
(Near Instruction Room B)