Module 1: Types of Reviews

Further Readings and Resources for Module 1

Literature Reviews


Articles and Books

Aveyard, H. (2019). Doing a literature review in health and social care: A practical guide (Fourth ed.) Open University Press, McGraw-Hill Education.

Jesson, J., Matheson, L., & Lacey, F. M. (2011). Doing your literature review: Traditional and systematic techniques. SAGE.

Ridley, D., Dr. (2008). The literature review: A step-by-step guide for students. SAGE.

Systematic Reviews

Helpful Websites 

Registering Your Systematic Review

Articles and Books 

Arksey, H., & O’Malley, L. (2005). Scoping studies: Towards a methodological framework. International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 8(1), 19-32. doi:10.1080/1364557032000119616

Boland, A., Cherry, M. G., & Dickson, R. (2014). Doing a systematic review: A student’s guide. Sage


Ganann, R., Ciliska, D., & Thomas, H. (2010). Expediting systematic reviews: Methods and implications of rapid reviews. Implementation Science, 5(1), 56-56. doi:10.1186/1748-5908-5-56

Glass, G. (1976). Primary, Secondary, and Meta-Analysis of Research. Educational Researcher, 5(10), 3-8. doi:10.2307/1174772

Gough, D., & Richardson, M. (2018). Systematic reviews. In Advanced research methods for applied psychology (pp. 63-75). Routledge.

Grant, M. J., & Booth, A. (2009). A typology of reviews: an analysis of 14 review types and associated methodologies. Health information & Libraries Journal, 26(2), 91-108.

Higgins J.P.T, Thomas J, Chandler J, Cumpston M, Li T, Page M.J, Welch V.A. (Eds). (2021, February). Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions version 6.2. Cochrane.


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