Consider what literature other then journal articles will be necessary to do a comprehensive review. This might include:
Sources for these types of literature are discussed on the Finding Literature section of this guide. It is also important to be comprehensive in terms of disciplines when conducting a literature review - are there areas that are not in typical subject focus that might provide relevant literature?
For example, a scholar who is studying management theories in non-profits will gravitate easily towards non-profit, business and psychology literature, but may also find new framework and theories that can be applicable in sociology. Our Subject Guides can help direct to you the top sources for literature in each field.
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These databases provide easy access to literature reviews across a variety of fields.
The following databases excel in linking research together by citation analysis - seeing if a particular author or article has been cited; or tracing the citation list of an article.
For more information on using Web of Science and Scopus to trace research, see the Citation Analysis guide.