Literature Review Made Easy

Using Endnote and NVivo Software for Citation and Writing Excellent Review.

                         Online on 30-31 Dec. 2017

Dear Researchers


IRP offers training workshop on Literature Review Made Easy – Using Endnote and NVivo Software for Excellent Review. The workshop will train you on how to manageyour entire literature review with the help of software from browsing to citation, reviewing and developing concepts. Participants will learn how to combine potentials of both Endnote and NVivo (software) for very rich literature review.



  • Worried about finding relevant literature

  • Worried about machining citation and referencing

  • Worried about output styles and changes in citation

  • Worried about producing concepts form literature

  • Worried about developing linkages and relationship in concept


Let EndNote and NVivo do the job for YOU

Program Details

  • Duration:         Two-Day
  • Pre-requisite:  Some research experience,  good usage of MS Office, internet browsing and familiarity with digital databases
  • Method:          The module is 50% expert lecture and 50% through hands on practice
  • Resources:      Participants must bring own laptop having  trial versions of NVivo 10 and Endnote

Learning Areas:



Day One  

  • The art of searching literature sources
  • Types and kinds of databases for literature
  • Managing database for literature review
  • The art of reading literature sources
  • Managing specific needs through literature sources

Day Two

  • The writing skills for literature review
  • The scheme of concepts development
  • Dealing with theories and ideas
  • Linking literature review with research objectives
  • Format and presentation of literature review


  • Browsing and searching through EndNote software
  • Using EndNote as literature database
  • Using EndNote for citation and referencing while writing
  • Managing your references library
  • Managing literature resources in NVivo  software
  • Reading and writing literature in NVivo environment
  • Building concepts through NVivo
  • Presenting linkages and relationships in concepts through NVivo

Learning Application

The researchers will save time, energy and attention from lot of manual work in literature review. The browsing, citation, recording and management of articles would be through software and by few clicks. Creating concepts, making comparison and treating various theories would be very easy through software.

Who should Attend?

  • Faculty Members of Social, Natural and Applied Sciences
  • MS/PhD Students
  • Researchers of R&D Organizations
  • R&D Managers/Executives
  • R&D Planners and Policy Managers
  • University Liaison Officers

Local (Within Pakistan)

Foreign (Other than Pakistan)

  • Individual Participation Fee: Rs. 2000/Participant/a Day
  • Institutional Participation Fee: Rs. 35,000/up-to 20 Participants
  • Individual Participation Fee: $40/Participant/a Day
  • Institutional Participation Fee: $400/up-to 20 Participants

Please Dispatch crossed cheque/draft in favour of “Institute of Research Promotion” (A/C: 01300060007894), Faisal Bank, Garden Town, Lahore, Pakistan or  Transfer through on-line banking or ATM. Postal address: IRP, Suit No. 11, 7th Floor, Central Plaza, Barkat Market, Garden Town, Lahore-Pakistan.

For Contact and Registration

  • M. Zeeshan Sheikh – Cell : +92-321-4516964  –  Landline: +92-42-35846988  –  Email :

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