Q. How do I write an Literature Review?


The aim of a literature review is to critically assess a wide range of published work on a specific academic topic. The main steps to achieve this are:-

  1. Decide a topic and know the area you want to research
  2. Search for a wide range of academic sources and decide what you need to read
  3. Find relevant sections to answer specific questions
  4. Group your research into sub topics
  5. Finalise the structure
  6. Write the review, ensuring that you support all your statements with effective evidence which is accurately cited and referenced


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  • Last Updated 23 Jan, 2019
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