There are various types of literature reviews that differ in their purpose, approach, and analysis of published studies. The most rigorous reviews are Systematic Review and Mata-Analysis Review. Other literature reviews based on methodology (search, appraisal, synthesis, and analysis) are:
Grant, M. J., & Booth, A. (2009). A typology of reviews: an analysis of 14 review types and associated methodologies. Health Information & Libraries Journal, 26(2), 91-108.
Literature Review consultations are offered to WRNMMC post-graduate trainees for study and writing literature review.
Literature review is an analysis of published literature on relevant topics for a comprehensive summary of studied research through research description, analysis of main ideas, identification and discussion of gaps in the field, evaluation of research contribution to a studied topic, and to develop future research. Writing literature reviews require a comprehensive analysis of literature on studied topics for the development of the research, synthesis of published research, analysis of relevant theoretical and conceptual research, writing a literature annotated bibliography, a review outline, a draft, and reviewing and editing a literature review draft.
Guidance on planning literature review, research development, literature analysis and synthesis, and writing literature review draft are provided during consultations.
|Planning Literature Review||Research Development|
|Literature Analysis & Synthesis||Writing Literature Review|
If you have questions about the hypothesis-driven literature search and need guidance with writing literature reviews, please contact informationist, Dr. Tmanova. To request a consultation on hypothesis-driven analysis of literature for study development and writing literature reviews, please submit the Literature Review and Literature Informatics requests.
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