This portal covers the process, mechanics, and ethics of scholarly writing, including various citation styles. Graduate students may also want to refer to the Dissertation and Thesis Preparation Portal.
To assist you with your writing project, the Library offers free literature searches to affiliated users, as well as classes and individual training sessions on database searching and EndNote.
Academic Misconduct & Plagiarism
UT Southwestern strives to create a campus culture that promotes adherence to high ethical standards in the conduct of research and academic activities. For more information, please refer to the UT Southwestern Handbook of Operating Procedures, Chapter 2 General Administrative Policies & Procedures (Section 2.13 Misconduct or Fraud in Research, p. 71).
|Academic Dishonesty, 2001 (eBooks on EBSCOhost) [Electronic Book]|
|Academic Dishonesty: An Educator’s Guide, 2002 (eBooks on EBSCOhost) [Electronic Book]|
|Crisis on Campus: Confronting Academic Misconduct, 2002 (eBooks on EBSCOhost) [Electronic Book]|
|Ethical Issues in Biomedical Publication, 2000 (eBooks on EBSCOhost) [Electronic Book]|
|Plagiarism in Graduate Medical Education|
|Plagiarism: Alchemy and Remedy in Higher Education, 2007 (eBooks on EBSCOhost) [Electronic Book]|
|Plagiarism: What It Is and How to Recognize and Avoid It|
|Psychology of Academic Cheating, 2007 (ScienceDirect) [Electronic Book]|
The following is a selected list of electronic books on academic writing and English grammar. The Library has access to many additional electronic books related to writing in the Library catalog.
|Scientific Writing 2.0: A Reader and Writer's Guide, 2011 (ProQuest Ebook Central) [Electronic Book]|
|Thesis and Dissertation Writing in a Second Language: A Handbook for Supervisors, 2007 (eBooks on EBSCOhost) [Electronic Book]|
|AMA Manual of Style (Oxford University Press)|
|Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers, 2nd ed., 2007 (NCBI) [Electronic Book]|
|Manual of Scientific Style: A Guide for Authors, Editors, and Researchers, 2008 (ScienceDirect) [Electronic Book]|
|NCBI Style Guide, 2004- (NCBI Bookshelf) [Electronic Book]|
|Samples of Formatted References for Authors of Journal Articles (ICMJE Recommendations)|
|Common Errors in English Usage|
|Guide for Writing a Funding Proposal|
|Handouts - Writing Center at UNC-Chapel Hill|
|Instructions to Authors in the Health Sciences|
|Publication Support for Author Article Processing Charges (APCs): UT Southwestern Library|
|Publishing Your Research 101 (American Chemical Society)|
|Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals (ICMJE)|
|Science of Scientific Writing|
|Starting a Career in Science Writing|
|UW-Madison Writing Center Writer's Handbook|
|Who Is Citing Your Articles? (UT Southwestern Library)|
|Writing a Successful Grant Proposal (Minnesota Council on Foundations)|