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Preparing for a Comprehensive Literature Review

"How to" Resources for Literature Reviews

The following resources will be helpful in determining the process involved in carrying out different types of reviews.

General

  • Thomas, D. R. & Hodges, I. D. (2010). Doing a literature review. In Designing and managing your research project: Core skills for social and health research (pp. 105-130). London: SAGE Publications Ltd. doi:10.4135/9781446289044.n7
  • Williamson, G. R., & Whittaker, A. (2017). Succeeding in literature reviews and research project plans for nursing students. London: Learning Matters, an imprint of SAGE Publications Ltd, 2017. (Available in print only. Check here for availability. )

Scoping Reviews

Integrative/Mixed Methods Reviews

Systematic Reviews

 

Realist Reviews

Rapid Reviews

Qualitative Reviews

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