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Managing Your Research Files
There are many different tools available to help you
- store and organize your PDFs
- insert citations into documents
- share your citations and papers with others
- collaborate with others.
Use this guide for tips on citing and managing files.
E-books on Dissertation Writing (2017+)
- As of August 2022, there were 152 books with the word "dissertation" or "dissertations" in the TITLE
- Claim your name!ORCID provides a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes you from every other researcher and, through integration in key research workflows such as manuscript and grant submission, supports automated linkages between you and your professional activities ensuring that your work is recognized.
- Know your rights!Know your rights as an author, and how to maintain any rights you want to retain through your publishing agreements.
- Make it visible in JScholarship!Learn more about the JHU Institutional Repository, JScholarship, and why you may want to add your scholarship.
- The End of an Era for Academia.edu and Other Academic Networks?Consider your publication agreements before posting your work online to be sure you have the rights! Work arounds like posting to JScholarship or personal website and then sharing a link on your academia.edu or researchgate page may be a better route.
Submitting and Binding Your Dissertation
- Electronic Theses and Dissertations SubmissionInformation for formatting and submitting your ETD at Johns Hopkins.
- Longs Roullet BookbindingIn addition to the binding options noted on the ETD guide, Longs Roullet in Norfolk, VA binds dissertations.
- Dean's Teaching FellowshipThe Dean’s Teaching Fellowship provides graduate students an opportunity to grow as educators and scholars by allowing them to propose, design, and offer an undergraduate seminar course.
Places to look for jobs (faculty, non-faculty academic, and academic-adjacent):
- ChronicleVitaeSearch higher ed jobs by position type or location.
- Science Careers (AAAS) Job PostingsAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science Career and Jobs Website
- USA JobsOfficial site for positions within the federal government.
Resources for preparing job market materials:
Resources for careers beyond the professorate:
- Career ResearchOur list of other databases and tools for finding jobs and information about careers.
- JHU Career CenterLogin to Handshake to access resources for PhDs, including the new Assistant Director for Doctoral Career Services, Justin Lorts.
- Versatile PhDVersatile PhD is the oldest, largest online community dedicated to non-academic and non-faculty careers for PhDs in humanities, social science and STEM.
JHU is a subscribing member, so all you need to do is select Johns Hopkins University on the landing page and then create a login!