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Academic Writing: A Practical Guide for Students

Ideal for overseas students studying at English-medium colleges and universities, this practical writing course enables international students to meet the required standard of writing and use an appropriate style for essays, exams, and dissertations. Newly revised and updated to include … Continue reading

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The Handbook of Academic Writing

Book – If you are an academic, the chances are that your career development is defined by what you write. This simple fact is often the basis of cynicism and hostility within the academic world. Despite the inevitable problems associated with how writing … Continue reading

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Advice for successful Academic Research

This document brings together six popular posts I have written over the past few years for my blog This Sociological Life. These posts provide pithy advice drawn from many years of experience about how to successfully engage in various aspects of academic … Continue reading

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Inspirational Writing for Academic Publication

Do you feel under increasing pressure to produce high-quality publications, or struggle to translate your great ideas into inspirational – and engaging – writing? Gillie Bolton introduces her three ‘key phases’ method – Write for Myself, Redraft for my Reader, … Continue reading

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Citation by Citation, New Maps Chart Hot Research and Scholarship’s Hidden Terrain

Imagine a Google Maps of scholarship, a set of tools sophisticated enough to help researchers locate hot research, spot hidden connections to other fields, and even identify new disciplines as they emerge in the sprawling terrain of scholarly communication. Creating … Continue reading

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