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Congratulations on completing this module. We have explored the purpose of a literature review, some of the key resources for searching the literature, and some aspects of developing a search strategy.

The module also included information on staying current with new literature published in the area and searching for theses and conferences.

Further assistance

For more assistance in researching your literature review contact the Library by submitting a research request form.

Additional information and resources are available in the guides:

Information and resources on writing your literature review can be found in the Learning Lab.

Learn more

You may also be interested in viewing the following webinar Strategies and resources for searching the literature (64 mins.) recorded from the Library’s PhD Up! program (now called Research Plus). The webinar content complements this online module.


Your comments and suggestions on how we can improve this module will be appreciated. Please complete our feedback form.

What’s next?

You have completed this module on Strategies and Resources for Searching the Literature. You can return to the Research and Writing Hub to choose another module to complete.


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