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The Bush Library building is closed until further notice, but our library staff and many services can still be accessed remotely, and many of our resources can be accessed or requested electronically.
Student guide to conducting research remotely
This faculty guide will help instructors discover services and resources while our library building is closed.
Succeeding with Your Literature Review
"This book provides practical guidance on processes of researching a range of relevant literature on a subject, planning and writing a literature review."
Conducting Research Literature Reviews : from the Internet to paper
This text shows readers how to interpret and analyze published and unpublished research literature. Fink unravels the intricacies of setting inclusion and exclusion criteria and how to identify the most appropriate databases amongst others.
Preparing literature reviews: qualitative and quantitative approaches
Qualitative versus quantitative reviews -- Selecting a topic for review -- Searching for literature and refining the topic -- Retrieving and evaluating information from the Web -- Taking notes and avoiding unintentional plagiarism -- Guidelines for evaluating sources of literature -- Evaluating and interpreting research literature -- Planning and writing the first draft -- Revising and refining the first draft -- Blending qualitative and quantitative approaches.
Writing literature reviews: a guide for students of the social and behavioral sciences
Writing reviews of academic literature: an overview -- Considerations in writing reviews for specific purposes -- Selecting a topic and identifying literature for review -- General guidelines for analyzing literature -- Analyzing quantitative research literature -- Analyzing qualitative research literature -- Building tables to summarize literature -- Synthesizing literature prior to writing a review -- Guidelines for writing a first draft -- Guidelines for developing a coherent essay -- Guidelines on style, mechanics, and language usage.