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Dissertation Literature Review: What is a literature review?

Guide to help dissertation students with literature review.

Explanation of a literature review

What exactly is a literature review? First, let's talk about what it isn't: It isn't a book report, and it isn't a book review. When doing a literature review, you need to gather your resources and be able to evaluate, summarize, synthesize the information. See the links below for more information as well as examples of a literature review.

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