Leeds University Library

Recommended Reading (Project A)

Project A, 2017/18, Semester 1
Jennifer Parr
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

* = Most recommended

* MOTTRAM, S. 2009. University of Leeds Library subject guide - International health . Available from: http://library.leeds.ac.uk/info/200154/international_health

School of Medicine & Dentistry. 2009. Guide to doing a literature review. James Cook University. Available from: http://www.jcu.edu.au/medicine/idc/groups/public/documents/guide/jcudev_011820.pdf

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Literature review

* RIDLEY, D. 2008. The literature review: a step-by-step guide for students. London: Sage.

AVEYARD, H. 2007. Doing a literature review in health and social care: a practical guide. Maidenhead: Open University Press.

BOLDERSTON, A. 2008. Writing an effective literature review. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences, 39, 86-92. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

FINK, A. 2005. Conducting research literature reviews: from the internet to paper. London: Sage Publications.

HART, C. 1998. Doing a literature review : releasing the social science research imagination. London: Sage.

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Reading and critical review

BERKELEY LIBRARY. 2008. Critical evaluation of resources. University of California. Available from: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/instruct/guides/evaluation.html

DHANN, S. 2001. Note taking skills - from lectures and readings. University of Exeter: Department of Lifelong Learning. Available from: http://education.exeter.ac.uk/dll/studyskills/note_taking_skills.htm

GOSALL, N.K, GOSALL, G.S. 2009. The doctor's guide to critical appraisal. Cheshire: PasTest.

* GREENHALGH, T. various. How to read a paper. British Medical Journal ‘Education & debate’ series . Available from: http://www.bmj.com/collections/read.dtl

PUBLIC HEALTH RESOURCE UNIT. 2007. Appraisal tools. Available from: http://www.phru.nhs.uk/Pages/PHD/resources.htm

* SKILLS@LIBRARY. 2009. Speed reading; Reading with understanding; Taking notes while reading . Available from: http://skills.library.leeds.ac.uk/topic_reading.php

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* SKILLS@LIBRARY. 2009. Writing skills . Available from: http://skills.library.leeds.ac.uk/topic_writing_skills.php

Burnard, P. 2004. Writing skills in health care. Cheltenham: Nelson Thornes.

GILLETT, A. 2009. Academic writing: writing paragraphs. Using English for academic purposes: a guide for students in higher education. Available from: http://www.uefap.com/writing/parag/parafram.htm

CENTRE FOR EXCELLENCE IN LEARNING AND TEACHING. 2009. Better report writing for University students. Higher Education Academy. Available from: http://www.learnhigher.ac.uk/learningareas/reportwriting/betterreportwriting.htm

MORLEY, J. 2005. Academic phrasebank . University of Manchester. Available from: http://www.phrasebank.manchester.ac.uk/

WILLIAMS, D. 2002. Writing skills in practice : a practical guide for health professionals. London: Jessica Kingsley.

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* SANDARS, J. 2009. The use of reflection in medical education. AMEE Guide No. 44. Medical Teacher, 31 (8). Available from: http://www.medicine.usask.ca/academic-units/support-units/educational-support/workshops-1/elements-of-our-case-curriculum-1/CASE%20and%20experiential%20learning.pdf

SOBRAL, D.T. 2000. An appraisal of medical students’ reflection-in-learning. Medical education, 34 (3), 182–187.

TATE, S., SILLS, M. 2004. The development of critical reflection in the health professions. London: Higher Education Academy, Health Sciences and Practice Subject Centre.

This list was last updated on 17/03/2014