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Guidelines | December 21, 2022

CRS Literature Review Guidance

This guidance is intended to structure the literature review process and help teams increase the usefulness of literature review findings. The guidance document outlines the following key steps required to conduct and document a strong literature review:

  1. Determine the purpose for the literature review
  2. Consider a collaborative approach
  3. Identify information sources
  4. Conduct a search
  5. Select and organize documents
  6. Extract pertinent information
  7. Reflect on findings
  8. Summarize findings
  9. Disseminate and apply findings.