As well as our Events resources, the Library also stocks books on dissertation writing and research skills. You can search Discover for our full stock, but these books may help you to get started:
A literature review examines and comments on the information available about a topic. It provides background to your work, showing how it relates to existing knowledge of the field, and demonstrating your command of the subject.
In general, literature reviews are arranged by theme or issue, rather than addressing each piece of information individually.
The Finding Information page on Skills for Learning contains guidance on finding information for literature reviews, as well as tips for finding sources for any of your projects.
These are good places to access past examples of theses, dissertations and research projects online:
Within Leeds Beckett
You can search the university repository for past Leeds Beckett research.
The Library also has some hard copies of old dissertations and theses. You can consult these to see how previous students conducted and presented their work. Search for a dissertation or thesis on Discover:
1) Your Academic Librarian can advise on finding and using information.
2) The Skills for Learning pages offer further guidance on finding information, dissertation writing, workload planning and literature reviews. Workshops and drop-ins also operate throughout the year.
3) These tools may also help: