The Literature Review

The Literature Review : A Step-by-Step Guide for Students

The Literature Review : A Step-by-Step Guide for Students

  • Format: Paperback | 232 pages
  • Dimensions: 170 x 242 x 12.7mm | 430g
  • Publication date: 31 Jul 2012
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
  • Publication City/Country: London, United Kingdom
  • Language: English
  • Edition: Revised
  • Edition Statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • ISBN10: 1446201430
  • ISBN13: 9781446201435
  • Bestsellers rank: 79,209

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.

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