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Bios 401 Professional Skills for Graduate Students: Additional Resources

Spring 2016, Prof. Schneider

Writing Review Articles

The ability to synthesize and then write clearly and accurately about a body of literature is a valuable skill in whatever you do!

Here is an article that provides

"Ten Simple Rules for Writing a Literature Review" 

This 2013 article has pointers about writing a quality review article, if you want to skim it over to get ideas if you want to write your own literature review.

The article also has a long list of references at the end that can point you to other literature about the genre of review articles.

Avoiding Re-Invention

One reason for doing thorough literature searches is to avoid replicating research already done. Some sources that discuss this or related problems:


Data Curation

This guide provides information about data curation, including information and a tool that helps created a data management plan, if required by a grant funding agency.