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GSBMS Thesis Prep

Guideline for students writing a Literature Review, M.S. Thesis or Dissertation PhD.

Class Descriptions

Class 1: Overview of the GSBMS Thesis Process 

  • Dr. Thompson's Plan of Attack: SIX STEPS TO COMPLETING YOUR LITERATURE REVIEW, THESIS OR DISSERTATION AND GRADUATING IN MAY
  • Finding the Resources that will help guide you
 

Class 2: Conducting an Effective Literature Search

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  • What are the elements of a quality literature review?
  • Which databases are best to search?
  • How do I find original articles?
  • What is bibliographic management software?

(Dorothy Joseph, Graduation Cap, https://dorothyjoseph.com)

Class 3: Critical Appraisal and Writing

  • How do I critically appraise articles?
  • How do I write effectively?
  • How do I avoid plagiarism?

 

Class 4: Formatting According to GSBMS Guidelines

Research Support Classes

Research Data Management Class

Next Webinar: TBA

Or contact: Caroline McKinley, Research Services Librarian, cmckinle@nymc.edu
 

Think beyond mere organization.

  • What is it?
  • How do we do it?
  • Why do we need to?
  • Funding requirements.

Proteinbiochemist. “lab bench” 2009https://www.flickr.com/photos/proteinbiochemist/3167660996/

For more information, check out our Research Data Management Resources guide.


RefWorks ClassProQuest RefWorks Logo

Request a class here.

  • Learn how to create folders and subfolders to keep you organized.
  • Learn how to create projects in order to collaborate with others.
  • Learn how to use Write-N-Cite or RefWorks Citation Manager to insert references as you write your paper.

For more information, check out our New RefWorks guide.