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For my dissertation, I am writing a secondary research literature review.


I was able to find a little literature for my research proposal at the end year 2, but am now struggling to find 1 relevant piece...

Any good advice on searching for literature?
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I don't understand what you mean by "secondary literature review". A literature review is just a summary of the relevant papers - and once you've found them, that is it, there may not be any more. After that, you check every so often to see if there are any new publications. You can also include an explaination of any theory in your literature review.

I used google scholar. I think medics use pubmed. The best thing is to look at the references of papers you have already read and work from there.

It is also beneficial to make a table of the key results from the papers you have read. This helps summarise everything so you can look back on it later and also helps the reader gain a quick understanding of the relevant papers.
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