Thank you to everyone who attended the SBR Webinar presentation Nov 3, 2015. If you missed the presentation, would like to review it, or just have copies of the slides, please use the links below.
Maureen Morasch, MLIS
Purpose of a literature review: find a hole within the existing body of research where you might be able to create new knowledge.
Why the literature review is an important part of a research project:
A literature review is
"Working with the literatures is not, as some doctoral [students] in desperate and cynical moments suggest, about showing their [committee] that a lot of books and articles have been read" (Kamler & Thomson, 2006, p. 28).
Search → Read → Write → Done!
Creating a literature review takes a lot of time and effort.