Research Consultation Center / Graduate Research Resources


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The Research Consultation Center is designed to provide students and faculty in the Judith Herb College of Education, the College of Social Justice and Human Service, and the College of Health Sciences with tools to aid in understanding, conducting, publishing funding and fostering creative research through links to useful web sites, articles and library guides.

Research Opportunities

Judith Herb College Research Colloquium

College of Graduate Studies: External Reseach and Fellowship Opportunities

Research Assistanceships at UT

Writing and Publishing:

Beall, J. (2015, January 2). Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers. [Web log comment].

Belcher, Wendy L. (2009). Writing your journal article in 12 weeks: a guide to academic publishing success. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications. (Available from OLINK)

Daley, B., Conceição, S., Mina, L., Altman, B., Baldor, M. & Brown, J. (2010). Integrative Literature Review: Concept Mapping: A Strategy to Support the Development of Practice, Research, and Theory Within Human Resource Development. Human Resource Development Review, Sage, 9(4). DOI: 10.1177/1534484310379101

Henson, Kenneth T. (January 1997). Writing for Publication: Some Perennial Mistakes. Phi Delta Kappan v78, p777-80.

Henson, Kenneth T. (2005). Writing for professional publications: an educator's quick guide. Bloomington, IN: Phi Delta Kappa International, (Available from OLINK)

Mosely, Pixie A. (2011). What editors look for in submitted manuscripts: some insights. Library Leadership & Management, 25(4), p1-4.

Moxley, Joseph M. & Taylor, Todd (Eds.). (1997). Writing and Publishing for Academic Authors. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. (OLINK) [1st edition available Carlson Library)

Spears, T. (2014, April 21). Tips for spotting ‘predatory’ journals. Ottawa Citizen. Retrieved from

How to do Research:

Phillips, E. & Pugh, D. (2010). How to get a PhD: a handbook for students and their supervisors. Maidenhead: Open University Press. [Available from OLINK]

Moore, Nick. (2006). How to do research : a practical guide to designing and managing research projects. London: Facet. [Available from OLINK]

Girden, E. (2006). Evaluating Research Articles from Start to Finish. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications [1st edition Available Carlson Library; Available from OhioLINK]

Nielsen, M. & Reilly, P. (1985). A Guide to Understanding and Evaluating Research Articles. Gifted Child Quarterly, 29 (2), 90-92. [Available in OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center]

Wilder, R. (2006). Understanding and evaluating research: developing skills in evaluating research articles. Access: The Newsmagazine Of The American Dental Hygienists' Association, 20(10), 51-53. [Available in CINAHL Plus with Full Text]

Rumrill, P., Fitzgerald, S., Ware, M. (2000). Guidelines for evaluating research articles.Work,14(3), 257-263.[Available in CINAHL Plus with Full Text]

Last Updated: 6/9/16