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Scholarly Communications Toolkit

Research Phases

  1. Planning/Preparation: Collaborating, Funding, Project Management, Contracting, Setting Workflows
  2. Exploring/Discovery: Searching, Text/Data Mining, Citation Management, Annotating, Read/Review
  3. Analyzing: Collecting Data, Extracting Understandings
  4. Documenting: Writing, Coding, Citing, Translating
  5. Publishing: Presenting Findings, Collecting Peer Comments, Selecting Journals, Publishing, Archiving Data and Research Materials
  6. Assessment: Collecting Public Comments, Measuring Impact, Assessing Process Success

Research, Data & Writing

Planning Resources

Literature Reviews

A literature review is a presentation of the most recent pertinent, salient principal research on the topic. Providing a literature review as part of an article provides a framework and purpose of the study results being presented. With this, an author provides the position of his article’s results within the current topic environment as supporting or as an advancement on the current knowledge.



Funding Sources

Data Sources

Third Party Data Sets – Ask the librarian for help in finding the relevant data sets.

Citation Management Tools

Study Protocols

Randomized Trial Protocols

The registration of all interventional trials is considered to be a scientific, ethical and moral responsibility. To register for a trial, submit the details directly to any one of the following:

Systematic Review or Meta-Analysis

The following are leading protocols to follow and repositories of systematic reviews and meta-analysis to review if you plan an article of this type.