What is a literature review?
A literature review is an account of what has been published on a topic by accredited scholars and researchers.
There are 5 basic steps to performing a literature review:
After you've completed all 5 steps, it's time to write about your findings. The actual review generally has 5 components:
This guide offers tips & "best practices" on how to perform & write a literature review. Click on a tab to learn more about a specific step in the literature review process, and, as always, if you have any questions, feel free to contact at librarian. We are here to help you with your research!!
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Below is a brief list of different types of research terms. Clicking on the name will take you to an entry in Credo Reference Online defining the term and describing them-