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Find Resources for Writing

When you need to write research papers, articles and dissertations, be sure to carefully collect the reference details for the articles and books you will use while writing.

Check with your school or department to see if individual writing tutors are available.  Librarians are not able to review or edit papers but students are welcome to ask specific questions related to the research and writing process.

Selected Style Guides at the Libraries

A variety of additional style guides can be found using the Library Catalog – keyword or title search.

Tools to Use – Help with Citation Styles

  • RefWorks – online tool to help collect, organize and cite research sources, free to UT Health Science Center affiliates, sign up for a personal account at RefWorks
  • EndNote – installed software, available to UT Health Science Center affiliates for individual or department purchases ($79) at the Campus Computer Store
  • Mendeley – free web-based reference manager software and academic social network
  • Zotero – free web browser based reference tool to help you collect, organize, and cite your research sources

Comprehensive Writing Websites

Personal Statements and the Job Search

Scientific and Medical Writing

  • A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations : Chicago style for students and researchers. Z 253 T929m 2007
  • From research to manuscript: a guide to scientific writing. e-book
  • Medical writing: a guide for clinicians, educators, and researchers. WZ 345 T245c 2011
  • Science research writing for non-native speakers of English. PE 1475 G549s 2011
  • Writing the NIH grant proposal: a step-by-step guide. W 20.5 G355w 2006

APA Style Tips & Tricks

PubMed: Getting Better Results

PubMed: Getting Better Results

Searching CINAHL

Searching CINAHL

Searching MEDLINE through OvidSP

Searching MEDLINE through OvidSP

Table of Contents Email Delivery via PubMed

Table of Contents Email Delivery via PubMed