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Which review is that? A guide to review types.

A typology of literature reviews

A selection of the common review types found in the literature is presented and compared in the following table using the SALSA framework developed by Grant and Booth (2009).

review comparison chart



Grant, M.J. and Booth, A. (2009), A typology of reviews: an analysis of 14 review types and associated methodologies. Health Information & Libraries Journal, 26: 91-108.