Guidance on Conducting a Systematic Literature Review Academic Article uri icon


  • © The Author(s) 2017. Literature reviews establish the foundation of academic inquires. However, in the planning field, we lack rigorous systematic reviews. In this article, through a systematic search on the methodology of literature review, we categorize a typology of literature reviews, discuss steps in conducting a systematic literature review, and provide suggestions on how to enhance rigor in literature reviews in planning education and research.

author list (cited authors)

  • Xiao, Y. u., & Watson, M.

complete list of authors

  • Xiao, Yu||Watson, Maria

publication date

  • January 2017