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Writing a Literature Review

What is a literature review?

A literature review is used to survey, analyze, and synthesize disseminated scholarly literature on a particular topic. Sources of scholarly information can be found in academic journal articles, books, conference proceedings, and theses and dissertations. Reviewing the literature consolidates what is already known about a subject and can assist in formulating/revising your research question by recognizing any knowledge gaps that your research might bridge.  

Last Updated: Jun 6, 2024 9:36 AM