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HDFS662: Early Childhood Curriculum and History

Literature Review Strategy

The video above provides a lengthy overview of what a literature review is, how to think through the process, and why we do it!  If you have already conducted literature reviews, simply skip this section.

There are many source types and search strategies that can be leveraged when searching for information for a literature review.  This graphic shows how a researcher can move between general keyword searching, searching for known works, while building a base of knowledge that can help when the time comes to search complex databases.

Grid showing four phases of lit review, background, practitioner resources, academic sources, and known studies

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