Research Consultation Center / General Research Resources


The Research Consultation Center is designed to provide students and faculty in the College of Health and Human Services 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

University of Toledo Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

UT Areas of Research Excellence (IGNITE 2022: An Assessment of Research at the University of Toledo)

Writing and Publishing:

Bowman, J. D. (2014). Predatory Publishing, Questionable Peer Review, and Fraudulent Conferences. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 78(10), 176.

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

More books on academic writing at UToledo Libraries 

Guidelines and Standards:

Instructions to Authors in the Health Sciences

Grant Writing:

Henson, Kenneth T. (2004). Grant writing in higher education: a step-by-step guide. Boston: Pearson/Allyn and Bacon. (Available Carlson Library)

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]

Badke, W. (2012). Research strategies: finding your way through the information fog. Bloomington, IN: IUniverse.

Posters for Research:

Tips for designing Posters for presentation using PowerPoint
(PDF Annotated list of sites and resources for designing your Poster Presentation using PowerPoint slides or templates.) 

Teaching Research:

Ford, J. (1995). Teaching the research paper: from theory to practice, from research to writing. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press. [Available from OLINK]

Badke, William. Teaching Research Processes: The Faculty Role in the Development of Skilled Student Researchers. Oxford: Chandos Publishing.

Theses and Dissertations

Duke. N.K., & Beck, S. W. (1999). Education should consider alternative formats for the dissertation. Educational Researcher, 28(3), 31-36. (OLINK)(Search for full text in ERIC)

Books on SPSS and Statistics

From the UT Library Catalog

From the OhioLINK Catalog

Last Updated: 6/21/22