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Hill-Zuganelli & Rivers Thompson: CFS 480 (Spring 2020)

Conducting a Literature Review


  1. Search for scholarly articles using my database recommendations

  2. Repeat your search in multiple databases, mixing and matching keywords

  3. Repeat your search in the book catalog - BANC - for books

  4. "Cite forward" in Science Direct and Google Scholar for further sources

  5. Citation mine using the references in newer articles

  6. Order unavailable articles using Interlibrary Loan

  7. Organize your findings in some way: chronologically, geographically, topically/thematically, or methodologically