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DOH493 Research Skills Guide: Research Methods - Literature Review

Charles Sturt Library - Literature Review Guide

Charles Sturt Library has a comprehensive and detailed guide on writing a Literature Review, it is designed to help students and research staff with the process of conducting and writing a literature review.

The guide covers:

Literature search cycle

Diagram illustrating the literature search cycle. A circle in quarters.  Top left quarter is identify main concepts with rectangle describing how to do this by identifying
controlled vocabulary terms, synonyms, keywords and spelling. Top right quarter select library resources to search and rectangle describing resources to search 
library catalogue relevant journal articles and other resource. Bottom right corner of circle search resources and in rectangle consider using boolean searching
proximity searching and truncated searching techniques. Bottom left quarter of circle review and refine results. In rectangle evaluate results, rethink keywords and 
create alerts.

SAGE Research Methods

In the SAGE Research Methods database try searching for the phrase "literature review" to find relevant books and videos.

If you need any help to search and use Sage Research Methods please consult the Sage Research Methods library guide created by SAGE.

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