Planning and Carrying Out a Literature Review

1. Introduction to Planning and Carrying Out a Literature Review

This section covers the main aspects of carrying out an effective literature review. The method of delivery is a mixture of text and presentations.

On completion of this section, you will have a better understanding of the reasons for planning and carrying out a literature review and how you maximise its benefit.


Thinking Points:

  • How is a literature review different to a basic literature search?

  • At what stage in your research should you carry out a literature review?