Write about something you are passionate about!
Ten simple rules for writing a literature review.
Pautasso M. PLoS Comput Biol. 2013;9(7):e1003149. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003149
Conducting the Literature Search.
Chapter 4 of Chasan-Taber L. Writing Dissertation and Grant Proposals: Epidemiology, Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics. New York: Chapman and Hall/CRC, 2014.
A step-by-step guide to writing a research paper, from idea to full manuscript. Excellent and easy to follow blog post by Dr. Raul Pacheco-Vega.
Data extraction answers the question “what do the studies tell us?”
At a minimum, consider the following when extracting data from the studies you are reviewing (source):
Here is a table of data elements to consider for your data extraction. (From University of York, Centre for Reviews and Dissemination).
As you read articles, write notes. You may wish to create a table, answering these questions:
From: Kearns, H. & Finn, J. (2017) Supervising PhD Students: A Practical Guide and Toolkit. AU: Thinkwell, p. 103.
Through Web of Science
Here is a short list of sources of writing help available to UC Berkeley students, staff, and faculty:
Here is some information and tips on getting your research to a broader, or to a specialized, audience
"One of the feminist practices key to my teaching and research is a feminist practice of citation."
From The Digital Feminist Collective, this blog post emphasizes the power of citing.
"Acknowledging and establishing feminist genealogies is part of the work of producing more just forms of knowledge and intellectual practice."
Here's an exercise (docx) to help you in determining how inclusive you are when citing.
Additional Resources for Inclusive Citation Practices: