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Literature Reviews: For Students

Steps in a Lit Review

STEP 1: Framing the Question & Scope

STEP 2:  Crafting the search strategies to identify relevant databases and publications

STEP 3: Organizing the sources using a citation manager (Endnote/Mendeley) 

STEP 4: Assessing the quality of the papers retrieved

STEP 5: Summarizing the evidence

STEP 6: Interpreting the findings

STEP 7: Writing and publishing the paper



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