Writing a Literature Review

Writing a literature review can seem like a daunting task. It involves finding sources, synthesizing them, and relating them to your research topic. This workshop will guide you through the process of writing a literature review, providing plenty of examples and tips along the way.

By the end of this activity, you'll be able to:

  • Recognize key components of a literature review
  • Identify a knowledge gap in previous research and express how you can address the gap
  • Organize sources effectively and logically

The workshop includes interactive video animations and self-assessment questions.

Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed:

Not Discipline Specific
License Assigned: 
CC Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License CC-BY-NC-SA
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Authors: Kian Ravaei, Taylor Harper Contributors: Whitney Arnold, Janet Goins, Fernando Gomez, Leigh Harris, Christine Holten, Caitlin Meyer, Nisha Mody, Shannon Roux, Doug Worsham, April Zhou, Renee Romero