A literature review is an important component of your dissertation or thesis, setting the scene for your own work by identifying significant research themes and identifying gaps.
Please visit our dedicated literature reviews page for guidance on how to plan and conduct a literature review and the resources available to support you in the process.
A systematic review is a specific type of literature review based on a precise research question. The information below guides you through the literature searching elements of the systematic review process.
Find published reviews
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Defining your search, question and concepts
Searching the literature: bibliographic databases
Managing the process- beyond the search
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