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Literature Reviews

Getting Started

In general, literature reviews may be written to
identify a research problem;
clarify research questions;
identify the research method best suited to a topic;
identify and give an overview of major themes, relationships, or patterns found in the literature on a certain topic;
identify the strengths and weaknesses in the literature on a certain topic; and / or
identify any gaps in the literature on a certain topic.