The Literature Review
A Step-by-Step Guide for Students
The Literature Review is a concise step-by-step guide to conducting a literature search and writing up the literature review chapter in Masters dissertations and in Ph.D. and professional doctorate theses.
Diana Ridley describes how to carry out a literature review in a systematic, methodical way, providing useful strategies for efficient reading, conducting searches, organising information and writing the review itself. Examples of best and worst practice drawn from real literature reviews are included throughout to demonstrate how the guidance can be put into practice.
This is an accessible, pragmatic and highly practical resource that will be welcomed by postgraduate students of any discipline.
184 pages; ISBN 9781446200148
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Title: The Literature Review
Author: Diana Ridley