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Academic Research: Literature Informatics

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The Literature Informatics library guide lists starting information to explore multidisciplinary literature for the scientific discovery and information synthesis to enhance a scientific inquiry and accelerate scientific discoveries.

Literature informatics is the analysis of published literature for scientific discovery, information gathering, processing and management, and information synthesis to enhance scientific inquiry and accelerate scientific discoveries. L.Tmanova

LI Advisory 

GOAL. Advise on navigating the research information ecosystem for research question and study hypothesis development 

ACTION. Guide for the exploration of multidisciplinary literature for scientific discovery and information synthesis to enhance scientific inquiry and accelerate scientific discovery


Dr. Tmanova, MLIS, MS, DVM
Informationist, Darnall Medical Library
Assistant Professor in Radiology and Radiological Sciences
F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine

                                            Literature Informatics Advisory

Literature Informatics (LI) is a pilot advisory aimed to enhance analysis of published scholarly literature using efficient and effective literature search methodology. The Literature Informatics advisory is designed to help clinicians analyze multidisciplinary literature.
Consultation on designing a literature search and information management. A lectures on conducting a literature search and information management are also offered. 

  • Literature Search (advisory) 
  • Literature Search (advisory for radiology clinicians and post-graduate trainees) 


Research consultations are offered to WRNMMC researchers to help navigate the research information ecosystem and conduct research. To request consultation, please, submit a scientific consultation request. 


  • Research Question Design
    This lecture introduces the process of research question development and planning the literature analysis for scientific studies. 
  • Literature Review
    This lecture introduces principles and methodology for conducting a literature review, analyzing literature, planning literature review, research development, literature analysis and synthesis, and writing a literature review draft.
  • Literature Informatics
    This lecture introduces the analysis of published literature from various literature search databases, information management, and information synthesis for the scientific inquiry.
  • Literature Searching: Web of Science
    This lecture introduces the literature searching strategies for exploring published literature using Web of Science databases for the development of the scientific study.  
  • Research Lectures. Information literacy, scientific communication, and subject-specific instructions and lectures.


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