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How to Do a Literature Review Workshop - Jon Hufford and Brian Quinn

How to Do a Literature Review

Librarians will explain what a literature review is; talk about emerging discipline-oriented standards for literature reviews and how to begin your work developing research strategies; demonstrate how to do searches in two databases-including Web of Knowledge-to find articles on your topic; explore qualitative approaches to determine an article's relative importance; show you how to manage your citations and how to keep up with the most current research on your topic.


Bullet Points:

  • Locate relevant research for your review

  • Determine what studies to include and exclude

  • Find the best way to organize and structure your review

  • Locate exemplary reviews to serve as models


Learning Outcomes:

  1. Will know what a literature review is and how to find appropriate standards for reviews

  2. Will know how to write a search statement

  3. Will know how to conduct a search in an appropriate database

  4. Will know how to determine the importance of a journal

  5. Will know how to keep up with current research on a topic

Audience: Graduate students


Presenters: Jon Hufford, Brian Quinn

Related LibGuide: Basics of Conducting a Literature Review by Jon Hufford

Friday, January 26, 2018
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Lab 150
University Library

Event Organizer

Denise Caspell

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