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Author Fink, Arlene.
Title Conducting research literature reviews : from the Internet to paper / Arlene Fink.
Published Los Angeles : SAGE, c2010.
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 Floor4  Q180.55.M4 F56 2010    IN LIBRARY
Edition 3rd ed.
Description xvii, 253 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Reviewing the literature : Why? For whom? How? -- Searching and screening : the practical screen and methodological quality (part 1 -- research design and sampling) -- Searching and screening : methodological quality (part 2 -- collection, interventions, analysis, results, and conclusions) -- Doing the review : a reader's guide chapter -- What did you find? Synthesizing results.
Summary This text shows readers how to interpret and analyze published and unpublished research literature. Fink unravels the intricacies of setting inclusion and exclusion criteria and how to identify the most appropriate databases amongst others.
Subject Research -- Methodology.
Research -- Evaluation.
Bibliography -- Methodology.
ISBN 1412971896 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781412971898 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 257557954