This useful guide educates students in the preparation of literature reviews for term projects, theses, and dissertations. The authors provide numerous examples from published reviews that illustrate the guidelines discussed throughout the book.
New to the seventh edition:
Each chapter breaks down the larger holistic review of literature exercise into a series of smaller, manageable steps
Practical instructions for navigating today's digital libraries
Comprehensive discussions about digital tools, including bibliographic and plagiarism detection software
Chapter activities that reflect the book's updated content
New model literature reviews Online resources designed to help instructors plan and teach their courses (www.routledge.com/9780415315746).
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 580 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 18 mm
Edition: 7th New edition
Excellent. A concise, `task analytic' presentation of the complex steps necessary in writing literature reviews.
Tom Cooke, Sonoma State University
This is an excellent text for teaching both reading research literature and writing literature reviews.
Marilyn Meisenheimer, Bemidji State University
A wonderful step-by-step guide to the writing process. This book has an invaluable checklist for students who are writing literature reviews.
Peter J. Burke, Edgewood College
Literature reviews are high stressors for even the most accomplished students. This text greatly alleviates their anxiety with clarity, organization, examples, and easy-to-understand `How to' tips. I won't teach research without it!
John O'Kane, Roberts Wesleyan College
Exceptional book-the only one in the field that actually helps students do the review and succeed at it.
Debra Mosek, University of Kentucky
This text is a masterpiece, carefully and thoughtfully crafted for both undergraduate and graduate students.
Ephraim Okoro, Howard University