A literature review shows your awareness of existing research in your field.
Reviewing the literature helps you:
Our guide is a learning module designed to help you:
As searching strategies vary for different disciplines, we have divided the guide into two sections: health/medical and education/social science.
Get help from a librarian when you need support beyond what you can find in this guide. Bookings are available for students, educators, and researchers.
For a 1:1 consultation for medical systematic-style reviews, see Request a consultation in the Systematic Review guide.