Literature review process and requirements your literature review should include a minimum of 5 related scholarly, peer- reviewed journal articles, and/or law reviews. Literature review articles should include the topic, the purpose of the article, and how the information sources were chosen describe the summaries or conclusions that were reached. Design and methods: a review of literature was conducted by narrowing the research for nursing staffing issues to the last five years majority of research findings were published from nursing journals and one research article was used from a journal of health services. Secondary sources include review articles scientific literature can include the following kinds of publications: scientific articles published in scientific journals. An article review is a critical, constructive evaluation of literature in a particular field through summary, classification, analysis, and comparison if it is a scientific review article, it uses database searches to portray the research.
Traditional or narrative literature review critiques and summarizes a body of literature draws conclusions about the topic identifies gaps or inconsistencies in a body of knowledge. This guide is an introduction to the basics of conducting a literature review in the social sciences, with a focus on education to synthesize is to combine two or more elements to form a new whole in the literature review, the elements are the findings of the literature you gather and read. When deciding what information to include in the literature review, it is important to look critically at each article, book, or other form of information here are a.
How to write a scientific literature review search if you need to write a review article but don't know where to start, keep some of these tips in mind. Portland state university criminology and criminal justice senior capstone spring 2011 prevention of human trafficking a review of the literature. The present study offers a literature review on the treatment of oral candidiasis, with the purpose of establish which treatment is the most suitable in each case searching the 24 latest articles about treatment of candidiasis it concluded that the incidence depends on the type of the candidiasis and the virulence of the infection. Abstracts of articles located in the initial search on mainstreaming will uncover related concepts such as inclusion and help a researcher develop a better, more effective vocabulary for fleshing out the literature review.
Writing a literature review mini-lesson lesson objective students will learn how to write a short literature review essay for disciplines in the. Literature review template definition: a literature review is an objective, critical summary of published research literature relevant to a topic under consideration for research. Locate review articles use the advanced search in cinahl and use your keyword(s) and literature n5 review shown in the above example this search looks for the words literature, review, reviewer, reviews, reviewing within 5 words of each other in any order. Writing a literature review definition a literature review is both a summary and explanation of the complete and current state of knowledge on a limited topic as found in academic books and journal articles.
While there might be many reasons for conducting a literature review, following are four key outcomes of doing the review assessment of the current state of research on a topic. But writing a literature review was, to put it mildly, boring and overwhelming at the same time first, i felt like i was drowning in information how could i summarize 50-100 articles into one cohesive paper. The literature of a literature review refers to any collection of materials on a topic, not necessarily the great literary texts of the world literature could be anything from a set of government pamphlets on british colonial methods in africa to scholarly articles on the treatment of a torn acl.
A literature review is a review of various pieces of literature on one topic, ranging from series of books to shorter pieces like pamphlets sometimes, the literary review is a part of a larger research paper. Graduate theses and dissertations iowa state university capstones, theses and dissertations 2014 a review of studies on luxury hotels over the past. A systematic literature review of 11 articles using the tug showed that the cut-off time separating non-fallers and fallers varied from 10 to 326 s all retrospective studies showed a significant positive association between the time taken to perform the tug and a history of falls with the highest odds ratio (or) calculated at 423 [51-3469.
A literature review is not an annotated bibliography in which you summarize briefly each article that you have reviewed while a summary of the what you have read is contained within the literature review, it goes well beyond merely summarizing professional literature. Essay & general literature index retrospective is a bibliographic database that cites essays, articles and miscellaneous works published in the united states, great britain, and canada it covers eight centuries of essays, annuals and serial publications from the 20th century. If there are already a few or several reviews of the literature on your issue, my advice is not to give up, but to carry on with your own literature review, download: ppt. Literature review on theories of motivation this simple definition hides the dynamic intricacies of the motivation literature (p 428), (5) try to change the outcomes for others, and (6.