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Research Methodologies for the Creative Arts & Humanities: Academic Skills & Research Writing

Academic Skills

The following guides are designed to assist with development of academic skills:

Research Writing

For more information to kick start your writing preparation you may wish to check out the following

The literature review: a step by step guide for students (2012).

Communicating at university: skill for success (2007)

Literature review (ECU Academic Tip Sheet)


EndNote is extremely useful in managing your citations. It stores citations and their accompanying files for use later.   

EndNote integrates with WORD and other word processing software and is useful when documenting your references when writing up your assignments or research (CWYW: cite while you write).

Researchers can share their EndNote libraries.

EndNote Web syncs with your desktop library.

EndNote supports more than 6000 bibliographic referencing styles.

For online tutorials, visit EndNote’s Product Training web page

    • EndNote is on all ECU on-campus computers