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Scholarly Communication: Literature Reviews

This guide defines Scholarly Communication, and its role in raising visibility of Researcher output and web presence. Scholarly Communication is defined as "the system through which research and other scholarly writings are created, evaluated for quality,


This guide provides information and tips to writing literature reviews

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Systematic Reviews

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Literature Reviews

A literature review is a piece of academic writing demonstrating knowledge and understanding of the academic literature on a specific topic placed in context. A literature review also includes a critical evaluation of the material; this is why it is called a literature review rather than a literature report. (The University of Edinburgh)