Literature Searching

Overview and tips on how to conduct a literature search.

Tutorials, Guides & Additional Resources

Tutorials & Guides

Related Resources


Additional Resources

Bahadoran, Z., Mirmiran, P., Kashfi, K., & Ghasemi, A. (2022). Scientific Publishing in Biomedicine: Information LiteracyInternational journal of endocrinology and metabolism20(3), e128701.

Efron, S., Ravid, R., & ProQuest. (2019). Writing the literature review : A practical guide. New York: The Guilford Press.

Pan, M., Baden-Campbell, M., EBSCOhost, & Ebrary, Inc. (2016). Preparing literature reviews : Qualitative and quantitative approaches (Fifth ed.). Glendale, CA: Pyrczak Publishing.  Ebook 

Frederiksen, L., & Phelps, S. (2018). Literature reviews for education and nursing graduate students. Montreal, Quebec]: [Rebus Community Press].  Ebook

Machi, L., McEvoy, B., & EBSCOhost. (2016). The literature review : Six steps to success (3rd ed.). Thousand Oaks, California: Corwin, a SAGE Company. Ebook

Buchholz, S., Dickins, K., & ProQuest. (2022). Literature review and synthesis : A guide for nurses and other healthcare professionals. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company, LLC. Ebook

Torraco, R. J. (2016). Writing Integrative Literature Reviews: Using the Past and Present to Explore the Future. Human Resource Development Review, 15(4), 404–428. 

Taherdoost, H. (2023). Towards Nuts and Bolts of Conducting Literature Review: A Typology of Literature Review. Electronics12(4), 800.  

Literature Reviews: An Overview for Graduate Students (video, 9:38 min, NC State University Library, 15 Jan 2020)

Grewal, A., Kataria, H., & Dhawan, I. (2016). Literature search for research planning and identification of research problemIndian journal of Anaesthesia60(9), 635–639.

Ratan, S. K., Anand, T., & Ratan, J. (2019). Formulation of Research Question - Stepwise Approach. Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons, 24(1), 15–20.

Furlan, A. D., & Irvin, E. (2022). Conducting a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis in RehabilitationAmerican journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation101(10), 965–974.

Price, C. (2016). Tips for Effective Literature Searching. In: Atanelov, L. (eds) Resident’s Handbook of Medical Quality and Safety. Springer, Cham.

Hanna, M. (2019). Searching the Literature. In: How to Write Better Medical Papers. Springer, Cham.

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