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.
Chapter 5: Reading with a Purpose
Reading with a Purpose
We have separated the processes of reading, critical and analytical thinking, note-taking and writing over the next four chapters in order to emphasise their particular issues and challenges. However, it's important to realise that in practice these things are closely intertwined. It would ...