Undertaking a Literature Review in the Arts and Humanities and Social Sciences
13 April 2021 10:00 until 13:00
Speaker: Dr Sophie Valeix
Target audience: Doctoral researchers in the early stages from any Arts & Humanities or Social Science discipline
Workshop description: The literature review forms a substantial part of your doctoral thesis and is also an ongoing process. Through clear examples, individual exercises, and group discussion, this workshop gets you started with your review. You will also receive guidance from the Library's Research Support team to help you with your literature searching.
Learning outcomes: By the end of the workshop you will have
- Understood the purpose of the literature review and the process behind it
- Developed your research questions and identified keywords
- Discovered the tools available for your literature search and techniques for effective notetaking
- Assessed different structures and critical writing styles
Sign up here and the link to join will be emailed to your Sussex or BSMS email address the day before the session.