Start by phrasing your subject or general topic in the form of a question.
Then ask yourself further questions about your topic:
Hints on Conducting a Literature Review
What is a review of the literature?
A literature review is an account of what has been published on a topic by accredited scholars and researchers. It is often a part of the introduction to an essay, research report, or thesis. In writing the literature review, your purpose is to convey to your reader what knowledge and ideas have been established on a topic, and what their strengths and weaknesses are. As a piece of writing, the literature review must be defined by your research question. Besides enlarging your knowledge about the topic, writing a literature review lets you gain and demonstrate skills in two areas
A literature review must do these things
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