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How to find information for science or health based literature reviews

1 - Congratulations!

You have completed the guide.

You should be more likely to understand the steps you need to take to undertake a literature review than when you began the guide!

Let us know how your thoughts!

We are keen to know if the guide has helped and have included a short survey below for you to complete. There are only 3 questions and all answers are anonymous. 

2 - One to one support from your subject librarian

We have a team of subject librarians that can offer one to one appointments and we support:

  • literature searching
  • source selection
  • search strategies
  • information evaluation
  • referencing and using RefWorks

If you would like support from your subject librarian then please get in contact with the Library. You canask for a one to one appointment with your subject librarian using Library Chat  When you get in contact, just make sure that you ask for one to one support with your subject librarian. 


Don't forget, you can use Library Chat to get an instant answer to many questions. Library Chat is 24/7/365. You can find chat on many of the Library pages and via the webpage below.

3 - What support do you provider for researchers?

If you are a researcher, we recommend contacting the Library Research Support team.

4 - Do you have any more reading recommendations?

Here are a range of literature review books.

This is a small selection of what is available in the Library collections. You can find other literature searching and literature review books by running a search in Library Search.

Here are a selection of books relating to critiquing information and critical writing in relation to a range of subject areas.

In case any of the books here do not suit your subject or writing style, run a search in Library Search to search the Library collection.

5 - What did we conclude for our imaginary literature review?

Is honey or silver is more effective for treating wounds?

That is a really good question and we are working on it! We are much closer to a conclusion than when we began this guide!

Our last word to you!

Enjoy your your literature review.

You have the knowledge and the skills. This is your written opportunity to shine about a subject you have chosen to research!