Writing and Publishing
Internet acronym server form University College Cork.
Advice on Academic writing
From Dr. Margaret Proctor at the University of Toronto.
European research news. Promote your research to journalists around the world.
Call for Papers
From the Department of English at the University of Pennsylvania. Calls for papers in the Humanities. View the archive or subscribe to the mailing list to receive email alerts of new calls for papers.
Digital library and search engine which focuses primarily on the literature of computing and information science. Provides automatic citation indexing and linking. Papers are bookmarked in Citeulike.
A social bookmarking and bibliographic management tool for researchers. Enables you to store, organise, share and discover links to academic research papers.
Conducting a Literature Review
Comprehensive advice on constructing a literature review from the Learning Skills Unit at Melbourne University.
Critical Appraisal Skills Programme Tools
Appraisal tools from the Public Health Resource Unit of the NHS. Developed to help with the process of critically appraising several types of research methods including randomised controlled trials, diagnostic test studies, systematic reviews etc.
Free online reference management service for researchers and clinicians. Helps you to organise and share your references and to discover new leads.
Recommendations for the reporting of randomized controlled trials.
Database of Research in International Education
Searchable database of books, articles, conference papers and reports from publishers in Australia and abroad from 1990 onwards. Submissions welcome for inclusion in the database.
Bibliographic software for managing your references and citations. On an LJMU campus PC, click on JMU App Player and search for EndNote. The program is also available via the EndNote X5 tab within Word 2010. Help with this software is available in the EndNote Guide (PDF).
Evaluating Web Content
Guide for evaluating quality on the web from the library at the University at Albany, State University of New York.
Categorised database of freely available journal information. Includes description, abbreviation, homepage link, subject category and ISSN of over 96,000 journal titles. Helps you to identify potential journals to publish your research in.
Harvard Referencing System
L&SS guide to the Harvard referencing system (PDF)
How to write a scholarly research report
Article from the Eric Digest outlining the common sections of a research report and frequenly made mistakes.
Inter Active Technology for Europe. Multi-language electronic dictionary of terms, acronyms and abbreviations. Produced by the European Commission.
Nielsen UK ISBN Agency
How to get an ISBN for your publications.
ISI Journal Abbreviations
Listing of abbreviated form of journal titles.
Free expert gateway uses citation data to deliver comprehensive information about the most significant scientists and scholars publishing today.
JAS (Journal title Abbreviation Sources)
Registry of web resources listing full journal titles of journal abbreviations.
ORCID aims to solve the author/contributor name ambiguity problem in scholarly communications by creating a central registry of unique identifiers for individual researchers and an open and transparent linking mechanism between ORCID and other current author ID schemes. These identifiers, and the relationships among them, can be linked to the researcher’s output to enhance the scientific discovery process and to improve the efficiency of research funding and collaboration within the research community.
Oxford Reference Online
A collection of 100 key Oxford dictionaries and reference works across 20 subject areas. Log in with your LJMU username and password to access this resource off campus.
Postgraduate Publishing Project
Summary report on writing for publication from Dr. Mark Hughes of the University of Brighton Business School.
Postgraduate Study Writing
From Massey University, New Zealand.
LearnHigher provides a useful resource covering various styles of academic referencing, aimed at different audiences including postgraduate students and academic staff.
A searchable global registry of researchers in all disciplines. Each researcher is assigned a unique identifier to avoid the common problem of author misidentification.
Largest free online thesaurus.