How should I choose the time frame for my literature review? Is there a minimum number of years?
There is no set answer for this question. Literature reviews can include articles published the last 7, 10, 20 … 50 years. This is for the author to choose. For the purpose of this assignment the minimum time frame is from 2010 onwards.

Q: How should I choose the Journals to include in the literature review?
There are a few journals, particularly relevant the entrepreneurship field, recommended on the study guide. You can definitely include them in your literature review, but you can also include other journals relevant for the specific topic chosen to analyze. Please consult the ABS list for further guidance on this.

Q: How many journals should I include in my literature review? Is there a minimum number?
This is a decision the author of the study should make. What is important is to justify your choice appropriately. There is no perfect number as such, but for the purpose of this assignment the minimum number of journals to include in your literature review is 2 journals.

Q: How should I choose the Journals to include in the literature review?
There are a few journals, particularly relevant the entrepreneurship field, recommended on the study guide. You can definitely include them in your literature review, but you can also include other journals relevant for the specific topic chosen to analyze. Please consult the ABS list for further guidance on this.

Q: How can I get access to academic journals and articles?

Search for these journals in the database Business Source Premier, available via the A-Z list of databases, or the Business and Management subject guide:
• In Business Source Premier, select the Publications search (the blue bar at the top of the screen). Most business related journals will be in this list. While some will only have bibliographic details in Business Source Premier – the full text, if we have it, will be available in another database, and will be linked to from the list of results in any search.
• As you go through the list, search for each journal title you need in the Browsing box, and then click Add. The journal titles will be added to the search box at the top of the screen.
• Click Search – the results will be all articles that have ever been published in any of these journals.
• Use the advanced search boxes to add your keywords.
• The results will be all the articles which include your keywords in the journals that you selected. At this point you may want to limit your results by date.
• If required, you can then use the Publications limit at the left of the page to see how many articles relevant to your keywords have been published in each of the journals, and click on the journal links to see what these articles are.
• Click on PDF full text to open articles, or AL Link to full text to check for availability of full text articles in other databases.

Q: What should I write in the conclusions?
In the conclusions it is recommendable to provide an outline of the main findings of your literature review. You also need to include the limitations of the study, recommendations for entrepreneurs and future research directions clearly deriving from your study.

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