The books below focus on writing in the Social Sciences and Psychology. We have many books online and in print that focus on the basics of writing, stylistics, and grammar in English Academic Writing, listed on our Writing & Stylistics Guide.
Call Number: NYU Shanghai Library (China) Main Collection (BF76.7 .M55 2014)
How to read and write literature reviews or meta-analyses. Exemplar journal articles show readers the content prevalent in writing psychological reports. Offers rhetorical options for introductions and key questions to ask of articles while reading for a literature review.
Not quick but concise to read. Text boxes highlight statements to explore in writing. Samples of front matter are in the Appendix. Clear discussion of how to assess and discuss your research in writing. Also covers JARS and MARS for meta-analysis. Highly Recommended.
Call Number: NYU Shanghai Library (China) Main Collection (BF76.7 .B45 2012) and online
Also an ebook.
Simply written and clearly arranged. Includes chapters on assessing books and articles, search strategies with the library, and how to critically read in order to synthesize in reviews and reports.