Creating a comprehensive review of the literature requires skills in locating the best sources to demonstrate your knowledge of your research topic and synthesizing and analyzing the information you have gathered.
In this module you will learn how to:
Read this brief summary of key steps for writing a review of literature from The Writing Center at the University of Wisconsin - Madison.
Writing skills workshops
Library books on writing dissertations and theses:
Do you have enough information? If you are not sure, try this:
Ask yourself these questions*:
You may have enough information for your literature review when:
In the end, don't be a perfectionist! You have to stop somewhere and get on with the business of writing.
*Taken from the University of Toronto's Writing Center literature review guide.