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Scientific and Medical Writing (Electronic Books)

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Doing a Literature Review in Health and Social Care - Helen Aveyard
ISBN: 0335238858
Publication Date: 2010
This bestselling book is a step-by-step guide to doing a literature review in health and social care. It is vital reading for all those undertaking their undergraduate or postgraduate dissertation or any research module which involves a literature review.

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Medical Writing - Robert B. Taylor
ISBN: 1441982337
Publication Date: 2011
The first edition of this book (titled "The Clinician's Guide to Medical Writing") has become a standard in its field and remains an indispensible reference for any clinician, academic physician, or health professional who wishes to hone their writing skills.

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Writing a Biomedical Research Paper - Brian Budgell
ISBN: 9784431880363
Publication Date: 2009
This book is organized as a practical guide to writing a biomedical research article, focusing on the writing and submission of manuscripts for research articles. This concise, easy-to-use guide was created for biomedical researchers, undergraduate and graduate students in the health sciences, biomedical editors, reviewers, and indeed anyone wishing to improve his or her writing skills in English.

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From Research to Manuscript - Michael Jay Katz
ISBN: 1402094663
Publication Date: 2009
A writing guide that goes beyond grammar and style by demonstrating how to pull together the information needed for each section of a polished scientific paper. This book is a systematic guide, leading you from the data on your desk through the drafts and rewrites that are needed to build a complete and tightly-written science article.

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English for Writing Research Papers - Adrian Wallwork
ISBN: 1441979220
Publication Date: 2011
With easy-to-follow rules and tips, and with examples taken from published and unpublished papers, you will learn how to:prepare and structure a manuscript increase readability and reduce the number of mistakes you make in English by writing concisely, with no redundancy and no ambiguity.

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How to Write a Thesis - Rowena Murray
ISBN: 0335244289
Publication Date: 2011
Providing down-to-earth guidance to help students shape their theses, Rowena Murray offers valuable advice and practical tips and techniques. Useful summaries and checklists help students to stay on track or regain their way.

UNC Chapel Hill Writing Assistance

  • UNC Writing Center
  • About the Writing Center
    Information about Writing Center services for students, faculty, and staff in the professional schools.
  • Writing Center Handouts
    Covers each step of writing the paper, as well as style and word choice, and writing for a specific field or assignment.
  • English as a Second Lanuage Services
    Writing groups, mini-courses, videos and workshops focused on the ESL needs of full-time UNC undergraduate students and graduate students,
  • UNC Libraries Copyright & Plagiarism Tutorials
  • Copyright Basics
    Provides a basic explanation of how US Copyright law impacts reuse of published resources. Includes a brief quiz to test your knowledge.
  • Plagiarism and Citing Sources (Health Affairs)
    This guide explains what plagiarism is and provides a short quiz to help you test your knowledge.
  • Plagiarism Tutorial (Multidisciplinary)
    The Plagiarism Tutorial is a series of Web-based, self-paced modules designed to help you learn about the broad issues surrounding plagiarism and how to best avoid this academic issue.

Scientific and Medical Writing (Print Books)

See more UNC Libraries' books (print and electronic) on Medical Writing.

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Publishing and Presenting Clinical Research - Warren S. Browner
Call Number: WZ 345 B884p 2012 (HSL 3rd floor)
ISBN: 1451115903
Publication Date: 2012
An excellent primer for investigators who wish to learn how to organize, present, and publish results of their research. Written by an experienced clinical researcher and editor... shows how to produce successful abstracts, posters, oral presentations, and manuscripts for publication.

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How to Write, Publish, and Present in the Health Sciences - Thomas A. Lang
Call Number: WZ 345 L271h 2010 (HSL 3rd floor)
ISBN: 1934465143
Publication Date: 2010
Provides guidelines on successfully publishing or presenting work in medicine and the health sciences.

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Scientific Writing and Communication - Angelika H. Hofmann
Call Number: WZ 345 H713s 2010 (HSL 3rd floor)
ISBN: 0195390059
Publication Date: 2009
This unique "all-in-one" handbook begins with a discussion of the basics of scientific writing style and composition and then applies these principles to writing research papers, review articles, grant proposals, research statements, and resumes as well as to preparing academic presentations and posters.


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