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Finding clinical and scientific literature (transition skills): Other useful information

Other useful information

Want to find out more about searching for literature, writing up your literature review and formatting references? Check out the links and resources below.

QUB Transition Skills website

Designed to help you understand the information literacy transition from school to university. While aimed primarily at students who intend to study at Queen's University Belfast, the website contains information of relevance to all school leavers, regardless of the institution to which they plan on attending.

Links to specific Transition Skills modules relating to searching and literature reviews are below:

Screenshot of the QUB Transition Skills on-line module entitled Understanding Research Literature

Screenshot of the QUB Transition Skills on-line module entitled Understanding Research Literature

How to Write a Literature Review

On-line guide from Scribbr to planning and writing a literature review. Contains embedded videos and lots of practical examples.

Screenshot of the Scribbr webpage entitled How to Write a Literature Review

Screenshot of the Scribbr webpage entitled How to Write a Literature Review

Cite 2 Write

On-line referencing guide and citation generator created by the Learning Development Service at Queen's University Belfast. Explains how a number of major referencing systems (e.g. Harvard, Vancouver) work, and allows you to generate Harvard references that can be pasted into a Word document.

Screenshot of the Cite 2 Write Harvard reference generator

Screenshot of the Cite 2 Write Harvard reference generator