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The Literature Review in Research and Dissertation Writing (Statistical Associates Blue Book Series) G. David Garson

The Literature Review in Research and Dissertation Writing (Statistical Associates Blue Book Series)

G. David Garson

Published April 28th 2013
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61 pages
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A concise, illustrated introduction to writing the literature review section of scholarly articles and dissertations.New in the 2013 edition:Double the pages, double the coverageTwo dozen new illustrationsNew sections on bibliographic managementMoreA concise, illustrated introduction to writing the literature review section of scholarly articles and dissertations.New in the 2013 edition:Double the pages, double the coverageTwo dozen new illustrationsNew sections on bibliographic management software, defining search terms, bibliographic databases, integrated research reviews (IRR), and more.Unformatted table of contents:Introduction5The literature review: General considerations5Select a citation style7Consider using bibliographic management software8Selecting search terms9Finding search terms9Selecting by overlapping subsets13Bibliographic databases15Google Scholar15Google Scholar tips16Academic Search Complete18AskGPO19Campbell Systematic Reviews20ERIC21GoPubMed22PsychINFO23Web of Knowledge/ Web of Science24Snowball searching27Documenting the search strategy30Overview30Example documentation31Format of the literature review32The introduction32The background section32The literature search strategy32The literature review grouped by hypotheses33The literature review sub-grouped by importance33The summary/conclusions section34Meta-analysis35Overview35The literature review in medicine36The meta-analytic schedule37Meta-analytic tables38From literature review to published article40Summary42Appendix A: Checklist for the format of the literature review43Appendix B: Checklist for meta-analysis45Appendix C: The integrative research review (IRR)47Bibliography49Pagecount: 52