Research Methods in Literature Review, 1st Edition
Author: Dr Helen Aveyard
Reviewer: Professor William O'Connor
Group: Research Skills 3
Published: Spring 2009
Cat. number: RS 015
Length: 90 minutes
- What is a literature review and why is it important?
- Different perspectives on a literature review
- The importance of a question
- Key words and search terms
- Critical appraisal
Author - Dr Helen Aveyard, Oxford Brookes University
Dr Helen Aveyard is the author of a recent textbook: Doing a Literature Review in Health and Social Care: A Practical Guide (Open University Press / McGraw-Hill, 2007). She is also Senior Lecturer at Oxford Brookes University, in the School of Health and Social Care, where she is involved in the teaching and development of research education. Prior to this she held a research scholarship in Health Care Ethics at King's College University, London, where she undertook a doctoral study examining the ways in which informed consent is addressed by nurses prior to nursing care procedures.
Expert Reviewer - Professor William O'Connor, Limerick University
Professor William O'Connor is head of Teaching and Research in Physiology at the new Graduate Medical School at Limerick University. He has authored on 195 refereed publications, 95 of which are full original papers and also include five reviews, three book chapters, and one editorial, as well as 288 conference proceedings abstracts.