Research Consultation Center / Graduate Research Resources



The Research Consultation Center is designed to provide students and faculty with tools to aid in understanding, conducting, publishing funding and fostering creative research through links to useful web sites, articles and library guides.

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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)

Blair, L. (2016). Writing a graduate thesis or dissertation. Rotterdam : Sense Publishers.
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Cuschieri, S. & Vassallo, Josanne. (2019). Write a scientific paper (WASP): Which journal to target and why? Early Human Development, 129, 90-92.

Cuschieri, C., Grech, V. & Savona-Ventura, C. (2019). WASP (Write a Scientific Paper): Structuring a scientific paper. Early Human Development, 128, 114-117.

[For more in the WASP (Write a Scientific Paper) series search in PubMed]

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)

Renck, J. M., & Saracho, O. N. (2016). Writing for Publication: Transitions and Tools that Support Scholars' Success. Cham : Springer International Publishing.
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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 

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; 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). Speaking of research. Guidelines for evaluating research articles. Work,14(3), 257-263.[Available in CINAHL Plus with Full Text]


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Last Updated: 4/22/22