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Literature Reviews: an overview for graduate students

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Need Help with Evidence Based Research?

Try the EBR tool to help you through the ten step evidence based research process.

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Evidence Based Research Process

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Paula Gannaway
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Before You Search...

  1. Identify keywords in your topic.
  2. Choose the best database.
  3. Use 1-2 words per search box.
  4. Combine "keyword phrases" with AND.
  5. Use limiters as needed (dates, scholarly (peer reviewed).
  6. Evaluate your results by reading abstracts.
  7. Look at subject terms assigned to a good article to focus search.
  8. No full text? Use Journal Finder on Journals tab.
  9. The Cite button will help with footnotes.

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