Showing you how to take a structured and organized approach to a wide range of literature review types, this book helps you to choose which approach is right for your research. Packed with constructive tools, examples, case studies and hands-on exercises, the book covers the full range of literature review techniques.
New to This Edition:
Full re-organization takes you step-by-step through the process from beginning to end
New chapter showing you how to choose the right method for your project
Practical guidance on integrating qualitative and quantitative data
New coverage of rapid reviews
Comprehensive inclusion of literature review tools, including concept analysis, scoping and mapping
With an emphasis on the practical skills, this guide is essential for any student or researcher needing to get from first steps to a successful literature review.
Andrew Booth is Reader in Evidence-Based Information Practice at the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), The University of Sheffield. Anthea Sutton is a Senior Information Specialist at the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), The University of Sheffield. Diana Papaioannou is a Research Fellow at the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), The University of Sheffield.
Getting Started on Your Literature Review Taking a Systematic Approach to Your Literature Review Choosing Your Review Methods Planning and Conducting Your Literature Review Defining Your Scope Searching the Literature Assessing the Evidence Base Synthesising and Analysing Quantitative Studies Synthesising and Analysing Qualitative Studies Writing, Presenting and Disseminating Your Review