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  1. A Lecture on Reviewing the Literature and Defining of the Research Problem by Dr. Rahul Dhiman

  2. Ch-2: Steps in Writing Literature Review

  3. REVIEWING THE LITERATURE: CHAPTER II OF RESEARCH PROPOSAL

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  1. Critically Reviewing Literature: A Tutorial for New Researchers

    Abstract. Critically reviewing the literature is an indispensible skill which is used throughout a research career. This demystifies the processes involved in systematically and critically reviewing the literature to demonstrate knowledge, identify research ideas and questions, position research and develop theory.

  2. 5. The Literature Review

    A literature review may consist of simply a summary of key sources, but in the social sciences, a literature review usually has an organizational pattern and combines both summary and synthesis, often within specific conceptual categories.A summary is a recap of the important information of the source, but a synthesis is a re-organization, or a reshuffling, of that information in a way that ...

  3. How to Write a Literature Review

    Step 1 - Search for relevant literature. Before you begin searching for literature, you need a clearly defined topic. If you are writing the literature review section of a dissertation or research paper, you will search for literature related to your research problem and questions.

  4. Reviewing literature for research: Doing it the right way

    Literature search. Fink has defined research literature review as a "systematic, explicit and reproducible method for identifying, evaluating, and synthesizing the existing body of completed and recorded work produced by researchers, scholars and practitioners."[]Review of research literature can be summarized into a seven step process: (i) Selecting research questions/purpose of the ...

  5. Literature Review: The What, Why and How-to Guide

    What kinds of literature reviews are written? Narrative review: The purpose of this type of review is to describe the current state of the research on a specific topic/research and to offer a critical analysis of the literature reviewed. Studies are grouped by research/theoretical categories, and themes and trends, strengths and weakness, and gaps are identified.

  6. Reviewing literature (Chapter 2)

    Literature reviews can take on two roles, one is as a research method in itself and the other as preparation for further empirical investigation. This chapter does not focus on systematic reviews for evidence-based practice, which has a very particular design. Here I focus on ways of exploring the literature to identify what is already known ...

  7. What is a Literature Review?

    A literature review is meant to analyze the scholarly literature, make connections across writings and identify strengths, weaknesses, trends, and missing conversations. A literature review should address different aspects of a topic as it relates to your research question. A literature review goes beyond a description or summary of the ...

  8. Writing the Literature Review: Common Mistakes and Best Practices

    Phair ( 2021) asserts that there are seven mistakes authors commonly make when writing a literature review: using low-quality sources. omitting landmark/seminal literature. incorporating dated literature. describing, instead of integrating and synthesizing, relevant studies. including irrelevant or unfocused content.

  9. Reviewing the Research Literature

    The research literature in psychology is all the published research in psychology, consisting primarily of articles in professional journals and scholarly books. Early in the research process, it is important to conduct a review of the research literature on your topic to refine your research question, identify appropriate research methods ...

  10. Guidance on Conducting a Systematic Literature Review

    Introduction. Literature review is an essential feature of academic research. Fundamentally, knowledge advancement must be built on prior existing work. To push the knowledge frontier, we must know where the frontier is. By reviewing relevant literature, we understand the breadth and depth of the existing body of work and identify gaps to explore.

  11. 2.1B: Reviewing the Literature

    A literature review is a logical and methodical way of organizing what has been written about a topic by scholars and researchers. Literature reviews can normally be found at the beginning of many essays, research reports, or theses. In writing the literature review, the purpose is to convey what a researcher has learned through a careful ...

  12. PDF Reviewing the Literature, Developing a Hypothesis, Study Design

    reviewing the literature, however, one must pick a topic of interest. Choice of your topic of interest may directly facilitate a thorough review of the literature. The topic of interest should optimally be as narrow as possible. This will facilitate a thorough review of the literature on the topic and subsequent mastery of the subject matter.

  13. Structuring your literature review

    While you are likely to refer to the literature throughout the thesis (e.g. when providing a rationale for the study, justifying your methodology, or linking your discussion back to the literature), remember that the literature review performs a specific function, which we saw in the section on the purposes of the literature review, and therefore usually appears as a unified and substantial ...

  14. Literature Reviews

    Structure. The three elements of a literature review are introduction, body, and conclusion. Introduction. Define the topic of the literature review, including any terminology. Introduce the central theme and organization of the literature review. Summarize the state of research on the topic. Frame the literature review with your research question.

  15. Chapter 9 Methods for Literature Reviews

    9.3. Types of Review Articles and Brief Illustrations. EHealth researchers have at their disposal a number of approaches and methods for making sense out of existing literature, all with the purpose of casting current research findings into historical contexts or explaining contradictions that might exist among a set of primary research studies conducted on a particular topic.

  16. Literature Review Research

    Literature Review is a comprehensive survey of the works published in a particular field of study or line of research, usually over a specific period of time, in the form of an in-depth, critical bibliographic essay or annotated list in which attention is drawn to the most significant works. Also, we can define a literature review as the ...

  17. Steps in Conducting a Literature Review

    A literature review is an integrated analysis-- not just a summary-- of scholarly writings and other relevant evidence related directly to your research question.That is, it represents a synthesis of the evidence that provides background information on your topic and shows a association between the evidence and your research question.

  18. PDF Critically reviewing the literature

    3.1 Introduction. Two main reasons exist for reviewing the literature (Howard and Sharp, 1983). The first, the preliminary search which helps you generate and refine your research ideas. The second, often referred to as critical review, is part of your research project proper. Most research textbooks, as well as your project tutor, will argue ...

  19. Defining the Research Problem and Reviewing the Literature

    ABSTRACT. The research process begins with a definition of the research problem. A research problem may be viewed as a situation when something needs to be corrected, such as regaining lost market share. Research problems may also represent opportunities to improve, such as searching for new ideas to maintain or increase a competitive market ...

  20. Critically reviewing literature: A tutorial for new researchers

    Critically reviewing the literature is an indispensible skill which is used throughout a research career. This article demystifies the processes involved in systematically and critically reviewing the literature to demonstrate knowledge, identify research ideas, position research and develop theory. Although aimed primarily at research students ...

  21. Step 4

    In order to understand your topic, before you conduct your research, it is extremely important to immerse yourself in the research that has been done on your topic and the topics that might be adjacent to your particular research interest or questions. "a researcher cannot perform significant research without first understanding the literature in the field" (Boote & Beile, 2005, p. 3).

  22. Writing a literature review

    Writing a literature review requires a range of skills to gather, sort, evaluate and summarise peer-reviewed published data into a relevant and informative unbiased narrative. Digital access to research papers, academic texts, review articles, reference databases and public data sets are all sources of information that are available to enrich ...

  23. RESEARCH Flashcards

    What is a disadvantage of using information from books for a literature review? Material is often not completely up to date. The main difference between a concept and a variable is _____. ... Reviewing the literature begins before a research problem is finalised? T. Research methods, procedure and models of research methodology will help you ...