ERIC Number: EJ846452
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Abstractor: As Provided
Research Methods for Comprehensive Science Literature Reviews
Brown, Barry N.
Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, n57 Spr 2009
Finding some information on most topics is easy. There are abundant sources of information readily available. However, completing a comprehensive literature review on a particular topic is often difficult, laborious, and time intensive; the project requires organization, persistence, and an understanding of the scholarly communication and publishing process. This paper briefly outlines methods of conducting a comprehensive literature review for science topics.
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Literature Reviews, Periodicals, Information Technology, Science Education, Scientific Methodology, Information Literacy, Information Skills, Evaluation Methods, Evaluation Criteria
Science and Technology Section, Association of College and Research Libraries. 50 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611. Web site: http://www.istl.org
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: N/A