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How to do (or not to do) a critical literature review

Jill Jesson, Fiona Lacey

Abstract

More and more students are required to perform a critical literature review as part of their undergraduate or postgraduate studies. Whilst most of the latest research methods textbooks advise how to do a literature search, very few cover the literature review. This paper covers two types of review: a critical literature review and a systematic review.


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Critical literature review, postgraduate studies, systematic review, literature search


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