Reference Management Tools to your Rescue!

Ivey Camille, Crum Janet. Choosing the Right Citation Management Tool: Endnote, Mendeley, Refworks, or Zotero. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5195/jmla.2018.468 Academic publications are a huge task, involving rigorous procedures of sourcing good literature, collecting credible data, analyzing, putting it all down on paper, getting reviewed and giving credit where it is due. Much of the work you put in […]

JANE Wants to Help You Publish!

If you are a health sciences student/practitioner with a paper you want to publish, you might face some indecision about where to publish it.  JANE is an online tool designed to help you with this. All you have to do is feed in the title/abstract of the paper in the box, and click “Find Journals”. […]

Guest post: Dr Aditi Rangnekar

Thesis writing, for a postgraduate resident is a compulsory element in the program. It is also a very interesting part of the course, but for most of us we learn that it can be interesting, rather late. When it is almost the time for submission. Many of us feel that we could have learned more, […]

Research Methodology Workshops- An Essential Need

Shrivastava M, Shah N, Navaid S. Assessment of change in knowledge about research methods among delegates attending research methodology workshop. Perspect Clin Res 2018;9:83-90. A medical student or a practitioner in this age needs to be aware of current practices in the field. Evidence –based medicine is the word of the hour in health practice. […]

The hurdles that we face – when we search for literature

Since February, I wrote four posts about the issues in India regarding literature searching and access to resources. February : Twenty years since of PubMed access and are our health professionals “information savvy” This was all about the lack of information literacy. March: Literature searching and the ideal researcher Covered what a literature searcher should know April: Country […]