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Literature searching for the literature review

Our Library staff provide training on the thesis literature search for all courses and researchers. They can also advise on the best places to look for certain types of information. If you missed your session, or would like extra help, please contact us.

Your research methodology will often dictate your approach to the literature review and how exhaustive the literature search needs to be. There are general search tips in our help guide on search tips and tricks, making use of tools such as database alerts and RSS feeds will also keep ahead of research in your subjectarea and save you time on re-running searches – see more on how to do this in our guide.

Books in the Library on literature searching and the literature review are on the ground floor at 378.001.8