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Author Fink, Arlene.

Title Conducting research literature reviews : from the Internet to paper / Arlene Fink
Edition Second edition
Published Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, [2005]


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Description xiii, 245 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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 : data collection, interventions, analysis, results, and conclusions) -- Doing the review -- What did you find? : synthesizing results
Summary "Conducting Research Literature Reviews, Second Edition shows readers how to identify, interpret, and analyze published and unpublished research literature. The text also discusses the use of Boolean operators for simple and advanced searches and shows readers how to use bibliographic software to organize literature reviews and search "The Virtual File Cabinet." It also describes how to synthesize the literature as a stand-alone report or as a component of a paper or proposal." "This book is intended for anyone who wants to research social, health, educational, and business issues. It is ideal for students, researchers, marketers, planners, and policymakers who design and manage public and private agencies, conduct research studies, and prepare strategic plans and grant proposals."--Jacket
Analysis Literature reviews
Notes Previous ed.: 1998
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Social sciences -- Research.
Social sciences -- Methodology.
Research -- Methodology.
Research -- Evaluation.
Bibliography -- Methodology.
Research Design.
Research [MESH]
Review Literature [MESH]
Research Design.
Information Storage and Retrieval -- methods.
Research Design -- methods
Genre/Form Book Review.
Book reviews.
LC no. 2004015453
ISBN 141290904X paperback : . acid-free paper
9781412909044 paperback : . acid-free paper
Other Titles Conducting research literature reviews