To learn more about the different types of literature reviews, consult this article, A typology of reviews: an analysis of 14 review types and associated methodologies, which defines 14 types of reviews. There is a helpful summary table on pp. 94-95.
For more information on the different types of literature reviews, consult the research guides below. Your THL Informationist is also available to assist you with literature searches of all kinds.
Scholarly metrics, such as citation analysis, impact factors, such as the h-index, & altmetrics can help you determine how important an article, author, or journal is in your field of study.
Evidence-based research is based on:
The research used to support your answer presents the research results, so that you can see how the conclusions were reached.