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Literature Review: Further reading and resources

This guide will define a literature review, describe the process of writing a literature review and examine where to search for literature

Library resources

The Library has a wealth of resources in both print and electronic format about conducting all types of literature reviews.

Below is a selection of eBooks you can access now on this topic, but do check Primo Search for more resources. Log into Primo Search to request print books which will be mailed to your home if you are enrolled as a distance student. See the Library's Primo Search help guide for more information.

Also have a look at our related library guides:

If you need any help from one of our Librarians, please contact your Library Faculty Team.

Other literature review resources

SAGE Research Methods Online contains a wealth of information on research, including literature reviews. Type Literature Review into the search box to find definitions, videos, planners, book chapters and more.

For help in using this resource, SAGE's own Sage Research Methods Guide is easy to use and access. 

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Useful online videos:

Cochrane Training. (2017).  Scoping reviews: What they are and how you can do them.  [Series of 5 videos]

Tricco, Andrea. (2020). How to conduct and report your scoping review: Latest guidance [JBI Webinar] 

University of Melbourne. (2018). Academic writing: Writing the literature review.