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Research ReachOut @ the Library 2020

3: Literature Reviews

SESSION 3: Conducting a Literature Review

Are you conducting a literature review and unsure of where to start? How do you know if you are effectively searching the literature? How should you manage your results and write up your review? In this webinar you will learn more about the literature review process, what resources are available to you, and how you can conduct a literature review successfully.

Topics include:

  1. Purpose of a literature review
  2. Planning your review
  3. Searching the literature
  4. Managing your results
  5. Critical reading and analysis
  6. Writing your review

*Please download the Literature Review Matrix and Checklist to accompany this session (you will need to sign in to access these).

**It is advised that this video is watched in conjunction with the 'Strategic Literature Searching' session.

The Library also provides a valuable self-help Literature Reviews - Research Guide to support you throughout your research journey at Murdoch University.


This webinar took place on Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020.

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