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The Literature Review: 6. Writing the Review
This guide provides an introduction to the conduct and organization of a literature review
1. Writing the Literature Review Part 1: Step-by-Step Tutorial for Graduate Students
This is Part 1 of a tutorial prepared by the University of Maryland University College's Effective Writing Center.
3. Tips for Effective Literature Reviews
The discussion should flow from one main idea to another in a reasoned fashion
Select only the most important points in each source to highlight in the review
Support any claims made by strong evidence
Use quotations sparingly. Remember that the survey nature of a literature review does not allow for in-depth discussion or detailed quotations from the texts being reviewed
5. Resources @ UWISA Libraries
Doing a Literature Review by Chris Hart
Publication Date: 2018-02-27
The ultimate guide to the "what," "how," and "why" of literature reviewing, the Second Edition of the classic text shows how the literature review will unlock the full potential of one's research with: A thorough exploration of the literature review process from start to finish Two brand new chapters explaining the different types of review and evidence and evaluation Extended examples that show you how to apply key techniques and procedures A new "core skills" framework to help you turn your research experience into employability A critical thinking focus that will help you construct convincing arguments and improve your research decisions In combining a critical, philosophical approach with an expertly selected body of practical examples, the Second Edition of Chris Hart's landmark text provides both the intellectual understanding and the technical skills required to produce sophisticated, robust literature reviews of the very highest standard. SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips, resources and videos on study success!
The Literature Review by Lawrence A. Machi; Brenda T. McEvoy
Call Number: LB1047.3 .M33 2016
Publication Date: 2016-06-09
From daunting to doable in six steps The process of literature search and composing a formal literature review can be intimidating. But masters and doctoral candidates in Education and related fields have found academic argumentation to be seamlessly intuitive with the six-step process pioneered by this book. This updated third edition features a wealth of all-new content including: A flowchart that graphically illustrates Machi and McEvoy's process. Reflective Oversight boxes in each chapter, prompting readers to direct metacognitive activities. Links to online guides and resources. Expanded examples illustrating theoretical concepts.
The Literature Review by Diana Ridley
Call Number: LB2369 .R525 2012
Publication Date: 2012-07-31
This Second Edition of Diana Ridley's bestselling guide to the literature review provides a step-by-step guide to conducting a literature search and literature review, and guides the reader in how to write up a literature review as part of a PhD thesis or Masters dissertation.Ridley outlines practical strategies for reading and note taking, and guides the reader on how to conduct a systematic search of the available literature, and uses cases and examples throughout to demonstrate best practice in writing and presenting the review.New to this edition are examples drawn from a wide range of disciplines, a new chapter on conducting a systematic review, increased coverage of issues of evaluating quality and conducting reviews using online sources and online literature and enhanced guidance in dealing with copyright and permissions issues.This book also comes with a companion website containing a wide range of examples of successful literature reviews from a wide range of academic disciplines.
2. Writing the Literature Review Part 2: Step by Step Tutorial for Graduate Students
This is the second part of the tutorial prepared by the University of Maryland University College's Effective Writing Center.
4. Literature Review Samples
Child Rearing in the Caribbean: A Literature Review by Williams, Sian Gail; Brown, Janet; Roopnarine, Jaipaul L.
Call Number: HQ769 W54 2006
Publication Date: 2006
The Impact of Teaching on Learning Outcomes in Higher Education: A Literature Review by Entwistle, Noel James
Call Number: LB2331 E58 1992
Publication Date: 1992
Social and Cultural Factors Driving the HIV Epidemic in the Caribbean: A Literature Review by Bombereau, Gaelie