How to Write a Literature Review

A literature review is a secondary source conducted from the study of original or primary source and survey of books, scholarship articles, journals, theses, dissertations and other related resources. It is not researching on a topic but it is a review of others’ existing works or researches on the topic you are interested to do the research on. It is usually conducted for academic-oriented work such as a university’s thesis and dissertation. It is advantageous to do the literature review, especially when you are working on your thesis. The main purposes of literature review are to: 1. Review individuals’ works to see the areas that has been researched on 2. Increase more knowledge in the field 3. Pick up any idea or work …

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