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Postgraduate Research in the Health Sciences Library Guide: Literature Reviews

Library guide for postgraduate students and researchers.

Literature Reviews

The literature review is an overview of significant literature on a particular topic, which can either be self-contained, or form part of the introduction to your thesis.The purpose of the literature review is to place your own question or topic for study within the context of previous and current research.

How to formulate a search strategy

Search Strategy Templates

These templates will enable you to record your literature searches by indicating  your search strategy, keywords, filters, limits and results.