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Systematic approaches to a successful literature review.


Systematic approaches to a successful literature review.

Booth, Andrew et al.

Sage Publications


279 pages




This book provides a step-by-step guide to preparing successful literature reviews, a critical step in research projects. Topics include: the role of literature reviews in research, planning and writing a literature review, defining the scope, searching the literature, the evidence base assessment, synthesizing included studies, analyzing findings, writing and presenting data, and project management. The book, which would interest students and researchers, also contains numerous exercises, a glossary, and a Webography. Authors are Booth (School of Health and Related Research, U. of Sheffield, UK), Papaioannou (trial coordinator, Clinical Trials Research Unit, U. of Sheffield), and Sutton (information officer, U. of Sheffield).

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