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Doing a literature review

Literature Reviews are often required for longer pieces of work such as dissertations and Final Year Projects.  This workshop will help you understand what a Literature Review is and how to approach one effectively.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this session you should be able to:

  • Know how to plan search strategies for a Literature Review
  • Critically evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of selected existing studies 
  • Compare and contrast findings from a number of studies
  • Identify key issues/themes/problems/gaps in existing research
  • Write an academic style summary of a current debate

When is the workshop running?

Workshops run regularly throughout the year and cover the key library, academic and digital skills you need to succeed in your degree.

View the sessions available for Doing a Literature Review and select the date you would like to attend to book your place. If the workshop is full you can opt to be added to the waiting list, and if a place becomes available we will let you know.

All sessions are held online in Microsoft Teams.

Doing a Literature Review workshop (video)

This video shows the main points that would be covered in a live session of the workshop. To access a transcript please view it using the Watch on YouTube option.