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Literature Reviews: An Overview for Graduate Students


Literature Reviews: An Overview for Graduate Students

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This video tutorial is geared towards graduate and professional students, but could also be helpful for undergraduate students working on an honors thesis or capstone project.  It coveres: What is a literature review? What purpose does it serve in research? What should you expect when writing one?  This was created for a general audience and is not specific to any one institution or discipline.  It provices an overview of the literature review process: planning, gathering sources, categorizing,... More
Material Type: Tutorial
Technical Format: Video
Date Added to MERLOT: March 13, 2014
Date Modified in MERLOT: March 27, 2014
Keywords: lit review, review of the literature, literature review, review article


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Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Upper Division, Graduate School
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Language: English
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States


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