As well as our Language resources, the Library also stocks books on dissertation writing and research skills. You can search the Library Catalogue for our full stock, but these books may help you to get started:
Check the books tab for other options. We can buy books you recommend, obtain additional material as Interlibrary Loans, and get you access to other university libraries.
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 searching tab contains guidance on finding information for literature reviews.
These are all 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. To search for a dissertation or thesis on the Library catalogue:
1) Your Academic Librarian can advise on finding and using information.
3) These tools may also help: