Answered By: Rachel Willard Last Updated: Jul 11, 2016 Views: 12401
In a literature review, a writer discusses multiple sources in order to give a foundation for a study or an overview of a specific topic.
All doctoral studies and dissertations have a required literature review component, and some course assignments require one as well.
- See more tips on how to synthesize your sources.
- Check out the "Literature Review and Annotated Bibliography Basics" webinar summary and recording.
- Interested in a course focused on literature reviews? View more information on the support course entitled "Writing a Literature Review."
- Visit the Walden Library's website to schedule an appointment to meet with the library liaison in your subject area.
- Check out a list of blog posts, podcasts, webinars, and other resources related to writing a literature review.
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