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Academic Writing:
research, literature
and managing
information
Online tools
supporting the
writing process
Vanessa Camill...
Outline
The Literature Review : A
research journey
Online Search
Online Research Management
Tools
Networking & Connect...
Literature Review: a journey
Tuesday, January 12,
2016
3
Harvard School of Education: http://guides.library.harvard.edu/li...
Searching Online
Where to start from:
how to look for information?
how to detect and filter the crap from
the valid inf...
Search Engines
UoM Library (Hydi)
Science Direct
Google Scholar
Researchgate
Mendeley
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2016
V. Ca...
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V. Camilleri
Tuesday, January 12,
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V. Camilleri, Doctoral Seminar
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V. Camilleri
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V. Camilleri, Doctoral Seminar
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http://scholar.google.com/
http://www.sciencedirect.com/
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2016
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https://www.researchgate.net/
V. Camilleri
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V. Camilleri
http://www.mendeley.com/
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V. Camilleri
http://www.mendeley.com/
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V. Camilleri
https://doaj.org/
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V. Camilleri
https://doaj.org/
Managing your Tools
Using Refworks
Using Academia.edu
Using Google Scholar
Using ResearchGate
Using Mendeley Desktop
...
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2016
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http://www.um.edu.mt/library/online_resources2/refworks
V. Camilleri
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http://www.academia.edu/
V. Camilleri
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V. Camilleri
http://www.academia.edu/
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http://www.academia.edu/
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V. Camilleri
http://www.scholar.google.com/
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https://www. researchgate.net/
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https://www. researchgate.net/
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V. Camilleri
https://www. researchgate.net/
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V. Camilleri
http://www.mendeley.com/
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2016
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V. Camilleri
http://www.mendeley.com/
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V. Camilleri
http://www.mendeley.com/
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V. Camilleri
http://www.mendeley.com/
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2016
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https://www.zotero.org/
Making Connections
Why share research?
Peer review
Idea Generation
Amplification of ideas
Networking
Tuesday, January...
Sharing Research
How?
Online
Research Groups
Blogs
Face-to-Face
Seminars / Public talks
Summer Schools
Tuesday, Jan...
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2016
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http://www.linkedin.com/
V. Camilleri
Blogs
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2016
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Conclusion
Online tools help researchers:
Manage online information
Store publications
Disseminate personal publicatio...
Conclusion
Research that is not propagated most
often loses value.
Use of technology helps make your
research more effec...
Links:
 University of Malta Library: http://www.um.edu.mt/library
 Google Scholar: http://scholar.google.com/
 ScienceD...
Thank you.
Contact:
email: vanessa.camilleri@um.edu.mt
Blog: http://seriouslyvirtual.wordpress.com/
LinkedIn: mt.linkedin....
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Academic Writing: using online tools

  1. 1. Academic Writing: research, literature and managing information Online tools supporting the writing process Vanessa Camilleri 11/01/2016 MA (Research) Comparative Education
  2. 2. Outline The Literature Review : A research journey Online Search Online Research Management Tools Networking & Connections Tuesday, January 12, 2016 V. Camilleri 2
  3. 3. Literature Review: a journey Tuesday, January 12, 2016 3 Harvard School of Education: http://guides.library.harvard.edu/literaturereview
  4. 4. Searching Online Where to start from: how to look for information? how to detect and filter the crap from the valid information? how can online search contribute to our growth in the subject area we’re interested in? Tuesday, January 12, 2016 4 V. Camilleri
  5. 5. Search Engines UoM Library (Hydi) Science Direct Google Scholar Researchgate Mendeley Tuesday, January 12, 2016 V. Camilleri 5
  6. 6. Tuesday, January 12, 2016 6 V. Camilleri
  7. 7. Tuesday, January 12, 2016 V. Camilleri, Doctoral Seminar 7
  8. 8. Tuesday, January 12, 2016 V. Camilleri 8
  9. 9. Tuesday, January 12, 2016 V. Camilleri, Doctoral Seminar 9 http://scholar.google.com/ http://www.sciencedirect.com/
  10. 10. Tuesday, January 12, 2016 10 https://www.researchgate.net/ V. Camilleri
  11. 11. Tuesday, January 12, 2016 11 V. Camilleri http://www.mendeley.com/
  12. 12. Tuesday, January 12, 2016 12 V. Camilleri http://www.mendeley.com/
  13. 13. Tuesday, January 12, 2016 13 V. Camilleri https://doaj.org/
  14. 14. Tuesday, January 12, 2016 14 V. Camilleri https://doaj.org/
  15. 15. Managing your Tools Using Refworks Using Academia.edu Using Google Scholar Using ResearchGate Using Mendeley Desktop Using Zotero Tuesday, January 12, 2016 V. Camilleri 15
  16. 16. Tuesday, January 12, 2016 16 http://www.um.edu.mt/library/online_resources2/refworks V. Camilleri
  17. 17. Tuesday, January 12, 2016 17 http://www.academia.edu/ V. Camilleri
  18. 18. Tuesday, January 12, 2016 18 V. Camilleri http://www.academia.edu/
  19. 19. Tuesday, January 12, 2016 V. Camilleri 19 http://www.academia.edu/
  20. 20. Tuesday, January 12, 2016 20 V. Camilleri http://www.scholar.google.com/
  21. 21. Tuesday, January 12, 2016 21 V. Camilleri https://www. researchgate.net/
  22. 22. Tuesday, January 12, 2016 22 V. Camilleri https://www. researchgate.net/
  23. 23. Tuesday, January 12, 2016 23 V. Camilleri https://www. researchgate.net/
  24. 24. Tuesday, January 12, 2016 24 V. Camilleri http://www.mendeley.com/
  25. 25. Tuesday, January 12, 2016 25 V. Camilleri http://www.mendeley.com/
  26. 26. Tuesday, January 12, 2016 26 V. Camilleri http://www.mendeley.com/
  27. 27. Tuesday, January 12, 2016 27 V. Camilleri http://www.mendeley.com/
  28. 28. Tuesday, January 12, 2016 28 https://www.zotero.org/
  29. 29. Making Connections Why share research? Peer review Idea Generation Amplification of ideas Networking Tuesday, January 12, 2016 V. Camilleri 29
  30. 30. Sharing Research How? Online Research Groups Blogs Face-to-Face Seminars / Public talks Summer Schools Tuesday, January 12, 2016 V. Camilleri 30
  31. 31. Tuesday, January 12, 2016 31 http://www.linkedin.com/ V. Camilleri
  32. 32. Blogs Tuesday, January 12, 2016 32
  33. 33. Conclusion Online tools help researchers: Manage online information Store publications Disseminate personal publications Gather feedback Network Tuesday, January 12, 2016 33 V. Camilleri
  34. 34. Conclusion Research that is not propagated most often loses value. Use of technology helps make your research more effective! Tuesday, January 12, 2016 34 V. Camilleri
  35. 35. Links:  University of Malta Library: http://www.um.edu.mt/library  Google Scholar: http://scholar.google.com/  ScienceDirect: http://www.sciencedirect.com/  Academia.edu: http://www.academia.edu/  ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net  Zotero: http://www.zotero.org/ (downloadable)  Mendeley: http://www.mendeley.com/ (downloadable)  LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/ (for groups, etc.)  Directory of Open Access Journals: https://doaj.org Tuesday, January 12, 2016 35
  36. 36. Thank you. Contact: email: vanessa.camilleri@um.edu.mt Blog: http://seriouslyvirtual.wordpress.com/ LinkedIn: mt.linkedin.com/in/vanessacamilleri/ Twitter: @veecam Skype: vcami01 SecondLife: enaV Follet Tuesday, January 12, 2016 36

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