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Literature Reviews - An Introduction: Definition

What is a literature review? How can I find one in the library databases?

Literature Review: Definition and Example

 

A Literature Review is "a systematic, explicit, and reproducible method for identifying, evaluating, and synthesizing the existing body of completed and recorded work produced by researchers, scholars, and practitioners."

 - From Conducting Research Literature Reviews: From Internet to Paper, by Arlene Fink, 2nd ed. Sage Publications: Thousand Oaks, 2005.

 

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