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According to Ridley (2013), the term literature review refers to both the finished product and the process involved in creating the review.
According to Hammersley (2004), a literature review is "a summary of what is currently known about some issue or field on the basis of research evidence, and/or of what lines of argument there are in relation to that issue or field."
Typically, literature reviews are conducted by following these steps (Fink, 2005:
Fink, A. (2005). Conducting research literature reviews. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Hammersley, M. (2004). Literature Review. In M.S. Lewis-Beck (Ed.), Sage Encyclopedia of Social Science Research Methods (pp.577-579). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Ridley, D. (2012). The Literature Review: a Step-by-step guide for students (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: sage Publications.
The following books also provide in-depth guidance on conducting and writing literature reviews: