Writing a literature review mini-lesson lesson objective students will learn how to write a short literature review essay for disciplines in the. 2 writing a systematic literature review: resources for students and trainees some key resources are highlighted in the next few pages - researchers around the world have found. The financial costs of the chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster: a review of the literature jonathan m samet, md, ms distinguished professor and flora l thornton chair. Intellectual property and developing countries a review of the literature emmanuel hassan, ohid yaqub, stephanie diepeveen prepared for the uk intellectual property office and the. What is a literature review for those new to academic research, the literature review is one of the least understood parts of a research project. The effect of questionnaire length on response rates --a review of the literature karen bogen, us bureau of the census 1 csmr/srd, room 3133-4, washington, dc 20233.
This libguide provides tips for conducting a literature review as the initial step in the process of conducting original research. A literature review is a written approach to examining published information on a particular topic or field authors use this review of literature to create a foundation and justification for their research or to demonstrate knowledge on the current state of a field. 1 introduction not to be confused with a book review, a literature review surveys scholarly articles, books and other sources (eg dissertations, conference proceedings) relevant to a particular issue, area of research, or theory, providing a description, summary, and critical evaluation of. Get expert answers to your questions in literature survey, literature review and maine and more on researchgate, the professional network for scientists. 22 chapter 2: literature review this chapter will explore the literature that is relevant to understanding the development of, and interpreting the results of this convergent study.
Although there might be a chapter called the literature review, (in most cases) literature is reviewed in a number of possible places, including the introductory and methodology chapters or sections (see example 1) across all these possible locations, literature reviews must. A guide with information on how to write a literature review. Literature reviews amber huett, david macmillan, katie crum, and dr r t koch july 2011 una center for writing excellence 2 conclusion depending on the purpose(s) of your literature review, your conclusion may include the following.
Review of the literature suggests that although there is a lack of generalizable outcomes-based quantitative research supporting the effectiveness of outreach and engagement, much is known about the practice quantitative research. Preparing scholarly reviews of the literature: a webtorial this web site will teach you how to use research literature from the social sciences in a scholarly and professional manner. 1 literature review tips shannon mattern purpose of the literature review/mediagraphy whether you aspire to complete a research paper or thesis, a research-based production project, or. Writing the literature review if you have never written a literature review before, use the resources in this list to learn how to approach this special type of research project and get step-by-step help. Literature reviews: an overview for graduate students what is a literature review what purpose does it serve in research what should you expect when writing one. Slis student research journal volume 4|issue 1 article 4 may 2014 digitization and digital preservation: a review of the literature stephanie routhier perry.
Writing a short literature review william ashton, phd york college, cuny a student began a short literature review on the stigma of the mentally ill and. Emotional eating 1 sample literature review this is a literature review i wrote for psychology 109 / research methods i it received an a the assignment was to read a variety of assigned articles related to the. There are two common types of papers written in fields using apa style: the literature review and the experimental report each has unique requirements concerning the sections that must be included in the paper.