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Literature reviews

Planning your search strategy and how to find, store, organise, evaluate and critique information for your literature review.


Important information Always check the guidelines set by your lecturer or supervisor; or consult the instructions for authors (for journal articles), when conducting your literature review.

Literature reviews in different disciplines

Different disciplines have different requirements and styles for their literature reviews. 

Become familiar with the style used in your discipline

Look at literature reviews published in your field. See our tips on finding literature reviews in the next section.

Literature review information for your subject area

Science and Engineering

Health and Behavioural Sciences