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Researching for your literature review

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You may use this library guide as a self-contained learning module with the following objectives:

  1. Understand the purposes and aims of literature reviews
  2. Understand the elements of the literature review process with regard to selecting appropriate resources and searching
  3. Apply advanced searching strategies as part of conducting your own literature review
  4. Document and manage the results of your searches


To provide a comprehensive overview of strategies for literature searching, the search strategy sections of the guide are divided into searches in Health/Medical topics, and searches for Education/Social science topic.

Video tutorial

The following video will present a range of resources and advanced search strategies to help you find information for your literature reviews. Approximate running time 20 minutes.