A Literature Review
This guide will:
The University of Melbourne's Academic Skills Unit has published an online guide which gives a good summary of writing a literature review.
The function and format of your literature review will depend on your academic level (eg undergraduate assignment, Masters dissertation or PhD thesis).
Your review could be:
A literature review is dependent on what other authors have said, so it is important that good referencing skills are developed from the beginning.
Referencing management programs can be used to:
The University Library has licenses for three referencing products:
There are also free and subscription reference management programs available on the web or for loading onto your computer. These include:
More information: go to the Managing References guide.
An Annotated Bibliography
There are a few online resources that can assist with the writing of an annotated bibliography:
Library Research Consultations:
Other help can be obtained: