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Undertaking a Literature review: step by step approach
Although this article is aimed at Nursing students the principles can be applied to the creation of any Literature Review.
What is a literature review?
There are different types of literature reviews.
A stand alone literature review can be a single work in its own right. Examples include
- A class assignment/essay.
- A review article
Literature reviews can also form a part of larger bodies of work. Examples include
- A thesis / dissertation/ final year project.
- An academic journal article introduction
Writing the Literature review
Literature Review Checklist
From the Markville Secondary School site in Canada. This is a checklist for analysing Literature Reviews but will be of use to those writing Literature Reviews too.