Home > E-book list > Literature Review

                                       
Reference:
Garson, G. D. (2013). The Literature Review in Research and Dissertation Writing. Asheboro, NC: Statistical Associates Publishers.
 

Instant availablity without passwords in Kindle format on Amazon: Click here.
Tutorial on the free Kindle for PC Reader app: click here.
Obtain the free Kindle Reader app for any device: click here.
 
Delayed availability with passwords in free pdf format: right-click here and save file.
Register to obtain a password: click here.
 
Statistical Associates Publishers home page.
 
About the author
 
Overview
 
Table of Contents
 
ISBN: 978-1-62638-009-7
ASIN: B00CKSQ108

 
@c 2013 by G. David Garson and Statistical Associates Publishers. worldwide rights reserved in all languages and on all media. Permission is not granted to copy, distribute, or post e-books or passwords.
 


THE LITERATURE REVIEW IN RESEARCH AND DISSERTATION WRITING

Overview

A concise, illustrated introduction to writing the literature review for scholarly articles and dissertations, including coverage of search strategies, search engines, style guides, bibliographic management software, qualitative meta-analysis, integrated research reviews, and more.

The full content is now available from Statistical Associates Publishers. Click here.

Below is the unformatted table of contents.

THE LITERATURE REVIEW IN RESEARCH AND DISSERTATION WRITING
 Introduction	5
The literature review: General considerations	5
Select a citation style	7
Consider using bibliographic management software	8
Selecting search terms	9
Finding search terms	9
Selecting by overlapping subsets	13
Bibliographic databases	15
Google Scholar	15
Google Scholar tips	16
Academic Search Complete	18
AskGPO	19
Campbell Systematic Reviews	20
ERIC	21
GoPubMed	22
PsychINFO	23
Web of Knowledge/ Web of Science	24
Snowball searching	27
Documenting the search strategy	30
Overview	30
Example documentation	31
Format of the literature review	32
The introduction	32
The background section	32
The literature search strategy	32
The literature review grouped by hypotheses	33
The literature review sub-grouped by importance	33
The summary/conclusions section	34
Meta-analysis	35
Overview	35
The literature review in medicine	36
The meta-analytic schedule	37
Meta-analytic tables	38
From literature review to published article	40
Summary	42
Appendix A: Checklist for the format of the literature review	43
Appendix B: Checklist for meta-analysis	45
Appendix C: The integrative research review (IRR)	47
Bibliography	49
Pagecount: 52