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Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences
Literature Review Preparation


These pages have been developed by the staff of the Health Sciences Library of New York Medical College in collaboration with faculty and students of the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences. The information is intended to facilitate the submission of high quality theses, particularly to support Plan A Literature Review theses. Students are encouraged to consult their thesis advisors.


 


Getting Started


Guidelines for Preparing the Master's Literature Review, the Master’s Thesis & the Doctoral Dissertation  the official text that provides information about the requirements of the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences


GSBMS' Six Steps to Completing Your Literature Review, Thesis or Dissertation and Graduating in May


Health Sciences Literature Review Made Easy: The Matrix Method

(Off-campus log in)



Thesis Topic Worksheet: The Green Sheet 


Dissertation Calculator  breaks down the dissertation process into manageable deadlines


Using the Library to Find Information


Beginning Your Research at the Library


HSL Online Tutorials


Connecting to the Library's Electronic Resources from Off Campus


Finding Full Text on the Library's Website


Ordering Books and Articles the Library Does Not Own


Assessing Information


Assessing the Quality of Internet-based Health Information 2004


Evaluating the Literature - Theodore Gaeta, emedicine


Writing


Model NYMC Literature Reviews & Theses


Peterson SM, Council of Biology Editors. Editing Science Graphs / [by Shirley M. Peterson]. Reston, Va.: Council of Biology Editors; 1999. Call # W18 P485e 1999


Style


GSBMS Thesis Style Highlights a tip sheet that follows GSBMS Guidelines


AMA Style Highlights a tip sheet on AMA style with examples

Formatting Tables and Figures in AMA Style


Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals: Sample References


Sites


Basic Medical Sciences Databases freely available databases that are especially useful to those in the basic medical sciences


Health Sciences Library Databases databases available to those affiliated with New York Medical College




 


Updated 4/3/13 D. Crooke


 


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