The multiple purposes of a literature review
Sources of information and conducting searches
Reading and note taking strategies
Reference management: keeping records and organizing information
Bibliographical software packages
Structuring the literature review
Foregrounding writer voice
The continuing process.
Structuring a research report -- Writing simple research hypotheses -- A closer look at hypotheses -- Writing research objectives and questions -- Writing titles -- Writing introductions and literature reviews -- Writing definitions -- Writing assumptions, limitations, and delimitations -- Writing method sections -- Describing experimental methods -- Writing analysis and results sections -- Writing discussion sections -- Writing abstracts -- A closer look at writing reports of qualitative research -- Preparing references lists -- References -- Appendix A. Checklist of guidelines -- Appendix B. Thinking straight and writing that way -- Appendix C. The null hypothesis and significance testing.
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