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What to Think About Before You Start a Journal Article
Guides to Scholarly Writing
Handbook of Research on Scholarly Publishing and Research Methods
Call Number: Read Online
Publication Date: 2014
Examples of chapter topics include:
- Preparing book proposals for scholarly publishers
- Creating a support structure for academic writing
- Dancing with the data: arts-based qualitative research
- Measurement development and validation in research: statistical techniques and illustrations
- Teachers as researchers: participatory and action research
...and many more!
How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper (8th ed.)
Call Number: REF T11 .D33 2016 (2nd floor)
Publication Date: 2016
Provides the tools needed to succeed in the communication aspects of a scientific career.
They Say / I Say: The moves that matter in academic writing
Call Number: PE1431 .G73 2010 (4th floor)
Publication Date: 2010 (2nd edition)
Defines academic writing, identifying its key rhetorical moves, the most important of which is to summarize what others have said ("they say") to set up one's own argument ("I say"). The book also provides templates to help students make these key moves in their own writing. Contains chapters specific to both the sciences and the social sciences.
Elsevier Researcher Academy
Online lectures and interactive tutorials on many topics, including how to write great papers, preparing your manuscript, the journal publishing cycle, Impact Factor & other bibliometrics, publishing ethics and peer review, and even how to get your research noticed more often.
How To... Guides (from Emerald Publishing)
From how to write a lit review, how to proofread, and how to write an abstract, to how to find the right journal, how to survive peer review, and how to disseminate your work.
Author Guides (from Taylor & Francis Publishing)
From Preparation (choosing a journal, publishing ethics, etc.) and Submission (checklist, cover letter, etc.) to Review, Production, Publication, and Beyond Publication.
Manuscript Review Tools
Pubsure reviews your uploaded manuscript and identifies language issues, reference problems, and more. Although a paid version is available with more bells and whistles, even the free version can be a great tool to help polish a manuscript before submission.
How to Write a Literature Review
How to Write the Methodology
How to Write a Lay Summary