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A Comprehensive Guide to Performing Systematic Literature Review

With growing importance of research, huge amount of studies, often with conflicting findings are being published every year. The difference in the findings may occur due to sample variation or any other flaws. In such situations, identifying the most reliable results can be confusing. Literature reviews are performed with varying standards, ranging from annotated bibliography to rigorously synthesising scientific body of research. One such rigorous approach is systematic literature review (SLR).  read...

Importance of Literature Review

Candidates of doctoral or higher level research programs need to read extensively on the context of their chosen domain of research they can also take help of audio visual means to gain knowledge. Literature review also called library research or secondary research includes a review of historical records and present context through sources such as journals, news, books, government reports, conference reports etc. From such a review, the researcher is able to get clarity regarding the context and understand the links of knowledge which can be continued or from which new streams of knowledge can erupt. The researcher can decide how to make a valuable contribution in his field and make the best of his/her efforts. read...

How to make an ideal literature review

Literature review means critically observing and evaluating substantial information published or researched by the previous scholars. It brings out the old beliefs and limelight the new findings. It is often misconceived as the summary of the research. However, it is something more wide. Though it contains the summarized research but also has the evaluation of the same and shows a relationship between your work and the existing research. read...