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Crafting a compelling literature review

What makes a great literature review? How can researchers be comprehensive while not drowning in information overload? This session will explore the bricks and mortar of building a literature review, with a particular focus on searching for and structuring sources through analysis and synthesis.  Explore advanced strategies for searching library databases, refining search queries, and extracting the most relevant insights from each source. In the session we will cover:

  1. The role of the literature review in your proposal
  2. How to map concepts in your thesis and then search for relevant sources.
  3. How to evaluate the significance of found sources.
  4. How to ensure you aren’t missing anything important.
  5. How to use sources to build a structure for your lit review that supports your analysis.
  6. How to manage citations and lists in the most time effective way possible.

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Mar 13 2024


2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


(URL will be provided in the email confirmation)


York University Libraries
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