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Literature Reviews in Social Work

About this Guide

The purpose of this guide is to provide background and guidelines related to literature reviews in social work. Included are BU databases useful for social work research, search tips, and a listing of some associations and research institutes that produce research reports or provide links to research literature that might be useful in a review. The correct citation of sources is particularly important in a literature review and this guide includes a listing of the various style manuals, including APA and the Chicago Manual of Style.


Literature Reviews in Social Work by Robin Kiteley and Chris Stogdon, 2017                    


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