Thus it should compare and relate different theories, findings, etc., rather than just summarize them individuall

adding to your growing body of evidence to support your problem and proposed innovation to address the problem. The review of literature is a critical, analytical summary and synthesis of the current knowledge of your research topic. Thus it should compare and relate different theories, findings, etc., rather than just summarize them individually.

The following resources will help guide you (in addition to our course textbooks):

THE WRITER’S HANDBOOK

Guidelines for writing a literature review

The Writing Center at UNC-Chapel Hill

Writing the Literature Review: Step-by-Step Tutorial for Graduate Students

Writing the Literature Review (Part Two): Step-by-Step Tutorial for Graduate Students

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