This second edition of Diana Ridley's bestselling book provides a step-by-step guide to conducting a literature search and literature review, using cases and examples throughout to demonstrate best practice. Ridley outlines practical strategies for conducting a systematic search of the available literature, reading and note taking and writing up your literature review as part of an undergraduate research project, Masters dissertation or PhD thesis.
New to this edition are:
- Examples drawn from a wide range of disciplines
- A new chapter on conducting systematic reviews
- Increased guidance on evaluating the quality of online sources and online literature
- Enhanced guidance in dealing with copyright and permissions issues.
This book also comes with a companion website containing a wide range of examples of successful literature reviews from various academic disciplines.