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Literature Reviews

Databases - Literature Review Searching

Many of the library’s databases have specific strategies for searching for literature reviews. The articles in the search results can be used to develop a current literature review on a topic.

Ebsco Databases: Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, Communication Source, SocINDEX with Full Text, etc.
Enter your subject term/s and select "Literature Review" from the Document Type menu

CINAHL (Nursing & Allied Health Database) and SportsDiscus
Enter your subject term/s and select "Systematic Review"  from the Publication Type menu

Medline Enter your subject term/s and enter "Systematic Review" as a Document Type in the next search box

ERIC (Education Database)
Enter your subject term/s and enter "literature review" in the next box and select "Descriptors."

Google Scholar (Advanced Search)
Enter "literature review" as an exact phrase.

PsycARTICLES (Psychology Database)
Enter your subject terms and select "literature review" from the Methodology menu

ProQuest Databases
Enter your subject term/s and select "literature review" from the Document Type menu

ScienceDirect
Enter your subject term/s in the first line and enter "Systematic Review" in Title, abstract or author-specified keywords line  

 

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