Resources

For Department Chairs
Articles
Books
Books to borrow

The Centre for Academic Leadership has the following books available to borrow. Please contact the Centre with your request.

Mentoring
Academic Leadership
Work/Family Balance
Tool Box
  • Noise can make it hard to concentrate. The free Study app provides 45 minutes of productivity-boosting sound to help focus and cognition.
  • The Pomodoro Technique is a great way to improve your productivity and manage your distractions. Here is a link to the Tomato Timer.
  • Find more information on how to organize social writing groups at Shut Up and Write!
  • Read a blog by Catherine Mavriplis, a uOttawa professor, on her experience with the WYJA writing support group!
  • Depository of support letter templates written by department chairs and vice-deans (for example promotion, awards, contract renewal, sabbatical leave) - just email us!
  • Check out the website on Scholarly Communication for information on publishing, author rights, and open access to research.
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