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Research Help

Writing a Literature Review

What Lit Reviews Can Do for YOU!

  1. Help you to narrow down your topic.
  2. Help you to "build your case."
  3. Show you how others (scholars and researchers) have handled methodological and research design issues in areas related to your topic.
  4. Introduce you to measurement tools that have been used effectively in prior reseach.
  5. Reveal limitations of prior research that may be addressed by your proposed study.
  6. Provide information as to whether your topic would be valuable as an empirical study.

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