Literature Reviews Step-by-Step
Guidelines for writing a literature review
Helen Mongan-Rallis, Education professor, UMN Duluth
This informative piece breaks down the literature review into steps and sub-steps, providing a guide to researching, structuring, and writing lit reviews for a variety of projects.
Ask Yourself This: What Questions Inspire a Great Lit Review?
The Literature Review: A Few Tips on Conducting It
University of Toronto, Writing Center
This article offers a series of questions to ask oneself at each stage of the literature review. Through these questions, writers can develop understanding of the overall purpose and scope of literature reviews.
Literature Reviews: The Movie
Literature Reviews: An Overview for Graduate Students
NC State University Libraries
This helpful introductory video and identifies types of lit reviews and places them in context.
Reading for the Lit Review
Tips on Writing Summary Notes
Claremont Graduate University Writing Center
This succinct worksheet provides a series of questions to ask yourself when reading an article or book for a lit review. A systematic strategy for reading should produce an organized review.
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