Archived Material (Lit review)
A literature review, or literature survey, can be either a key component of a larger paper such as a report or dissertation, or you may be asked to write one for its own sake. This book shows you how to write a present a review appropriately.
Literature Review checklist
Make sure you:
- Use your lecture notes or reading lists to begin your research
- Keep reference details for all the books, article, websites, etc. that you have researched
- Read widely at first, but not in depth
- Read in depth into the authors that you have identified as most relevant to your work
- Examine the relevance of the writing and its impact on your own study
- Present your findings in a clear and narrative structure
- Give references (in text and in a reference list) for the works used in your literature review.
Cite your sources properly; don't plagiarise!
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