Description : Focused on actively using systematic review as method, this book provides clear, step-by-step advice on the logic and processes of systematic reviewing. Stressing the importance of precision and accuracy, this new edition carefully balances a need for insightful theory with real-world pragmatism; it introduces a wide range of cutting-edge approaches to research synthesis including text mining, living reviews and new ideas in mixed methods reviews such as qualitative comparative analysis. The book also includes: A new chapter on statistical synthesis Coverage of computer-assisted methods and relevant software Expanded sections on data extraction and management A guide to working with many different types of data including longitudinal and panel. Packed with examples from across the social sciences, this book helps students and researchers alike in turning systematic reviews into recommendations for policy and practice.
Description : Conducting Research Literature Reviews, Second Edition shows readers how to identify, interpret, and analyze published and unpublished research literature. Through the use of checklists, case examples, and exercises, author Arlene Fink unravels the intricacies of literature reviews. The text also discusses the use of Boolean operators for simple and advanced searches and shows readers how to use bibliographic software to organize literature reviews and search "The Virtual File Cabinet." It also describes how to synthesize the literature as a stand-alone report or as a component of a paper or proposal.
Description : Gathers Poe's essays on the theory of poetry, the art of fiction, the role of the critic, leading nineteenth-century writers, and the New York literary world
Description : This volume reprints virtually all the known contemporary reviews of Herman Melville's writings from the 1840s until his death in 1891.
Description : The use and creation of systematic reviews, with a discussion on their value, and information on how to locate, appraise and use them, and on state-of-the-art methods for conducting them.
Description : Every piece of primary research ought to be preceded by a systematic review. The key advantage of a systematic review over the traditional narrative review is its ability to identify all the available evidence in a systematic and replicable manner. This informative guide describes the key steps to undertaking a systematic review and includes examples or how to design data extraction forms and research strategies.
Description : - Background to the role of the professional civil engineer - The complete picture - Starting to prepare the submission - The training record - Continuing education and training - The experience report - CPR project report and IPR expertise report - Common faults in the report - Appropriate supporting documents - From submission to review - The review day - The essays and written test - Preparing for the written work - The aftermath - Mature candidate review
Description : This fourth volume in the Springer series summarizes the year’s progress in fluorescence, with authoritative analytical reviews specialized enough for professional researchers, yet also appealing to a wider audience of scientists in related fields.
Description : The second edition of this best-selling book has been thoroughly revised and expanded to reflect the significant changes and advances made in systematic reviewing. New features include discussion on the rationale, meta-analyses of prognostic and diagnostic studies and software, and the use of systematic reviews in practice.
Description : This new book presents 245 in-depth and incisive book reviews about presidents and the presidency of the United States. This book is a must reference in political science, current affairs and sociology.