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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This text shows readers how to interpret and analyze published and unpublished research literature.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.
Research Design: quantitative, qualitative, mixed methods, arts-based, and community-based participatory research approaches by
Publication Date: 2017
This user-friendly book provides a step-by-step guide to using the five major approaches to research design: quantitative, qualitative, mixed methods, arts-based, and community-based participatory research. Chapters on each approach follow a unique format--they present a template for a research proposal and explain in detail how to conceptualize and fill in every section. Terminology commonly used within each approach is identified, and key moments of ethical decision making are flagged. Interdisciplinary research examples draw on current events and social justice topics. Unique coverage includes hot topics: replication studies and data sharing, tailoring proposals to different audiences, and more. The book also includes a general introduction to social research; an in-depth, practical discussion of ethics; and a chapter on how to begin a research study, from planning a topic to developing a research question via a literature review.