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Literature Reviews

A series of literature review steps

The chapters in this section are adapted from the open textbook Literature reviews for education and nursing graduate students by Frederiksen and Phelps, which was licensed under a CC BY license. The original open textbook may be cited and found at the following location:

Frederiksen, L., & Phelps, S. F. (n.d.). Literature reviews for education and nursing graduate students. PressBooks. Retrieved from https://edtechbooks.org/-mj 

Section Contents

4.1. Introduction to Literature Reviews4.2. What is a Literature Review?4.3. How to Get Started4.4. Where to Find the Literature4.5. Evaluating Sources4.6. Documenting Sources4.7. Synthesizing Sources4.8. Writing the Literature Review4.9. Concluding Thoughts on Literature Reviews