This quick reference tool provides information on a wide range of literature review types that are available for research synthesis for publication and research purposes.
Graphic and guide based on on the work of Sutton et al., (2019) on 'review families'.
The guide includes:
*Note to students undertaking a literature review as part of coursework:
It is recommended that students undertaking a literature review as part of their coursework follow the literature review guidelines provided within their subject as they may include selected elements of full literature reviews suitable to the learning task.
Sutton, A., Clowes, M., Preston, L., & Booth, A. (2019). Meeting the review family: exploring review types and associated information retrieval requirements. Health Information & Libraries Journal, 36(3), 202-222. Full Text