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Strategic Communication: Academic writing

Research methods

Are you looking for literature on social research methods? Use these guides for tips: 

Research Methods & Encyclopedias in Social Sciences is our guide to a selection of books on methods, research and academic writing in the social sciences. All books are available at the Social Science Faculty Library or as an e-book.

Sage Research Methods Online is a tool designed to help you create research projects and understand the methods behind them. Here you'll find over 1400 method terms described and about 600 books and encyclopedias on research methods.

Sage Campus supports the teaching and learning of skills and research methods through 250+ hours of structured online learning. Our online courses are self-paced and instructor-led, comprising an engaging mix of SAGE-quality content, video, interactives, and formative assessments.

How to write & cite according to APA

Books on academic writing and citing

Avoiding plagiarism - a film

Tools for reference management

A reference management program will help you collect and sort the reference you need in your work.

You can use it all the way in your Word document or just add a reference list at the end of your paper.

All students and staff at Lund University are welcome to use EndNote and RefWorks on a campus licence. For more information and guidance go to:

Publish your thesis!

Academic Writing in English

An online resource for academic writing in English at Lund University. Covers the Writing process, Grammar & Words, Sources & Referencing, Plagiarism and Academic Integrity. For anyone who needs help writing in English.

Academic writing and references

Social Sciences Faculty Library