This book will provide you with a clear and accessible guide to the process of conducting a literature review, giving you the skills, confidence and knowledge required to produce your own successful review.

Drawing on their wealth of teaching experience, the authors outline best practice in: -Choosing your topic; -Effective search strategies; -Taking notes; -Organising your material; -Accurate referencing; -Managing the process of writing your literature review; -Enhancing evidence-based practice.

Trying to complete a literature review, research project or dissertation as part of your social work degree? This book will prove the perfect companion.

Robin Kiteley is Lecturer at the University of Huddersfield.

Chris Stogdon is a social work educator and practitioner.



Why Bother About Literature Reviews?

This book has been written to help social work students and professionals produce focused, well-researched and appropriately written literature reviews. There are several contexts in which you may be required to produce a literature review, including:

  • Social work undergraduate or postgraduate programmes may require students to produce a project or dissertation, which is based around (or incorporates) a literature review.
  • Research into social work practice is becoming increasingly ‘evidence-based’, which requires that practitioners and researchers are familiar with the findings that ...
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