Category Archives: Literature Review

How to pen down the 3 major sections of literature review chapter?

A literature review is a written document of logical arguments to expand  knowledge prevailing about any topic of study. The objective of writing a literature review is to explore a research for further studies.  To organize a better written literature review chapter,one must plan and prepare. Planning involves creating an outline for the literature review […]


It is also known as Q sort.  It is a systematic study of the participant viewpoints.  It is primarily used for investigating the perspective of the participants who represent distinct viewpoints on a common issue. It does that by ranking and sorting a series of statements. The responses of the participants are analysed by the […]

How to Make Literature Review Effective

Literature review is an important chapter of your dissertation and needs special attention. It not only helps you in demonstrating your knowledge of the previous work done in your study area, but also helps you in placing your own research within that context. It makes you display the importance and contribution of your study to […]

The Purpose behind Literature Review

The Literature Review is an integral part of any dissertation. It sets the foundation of the research and helps the researcher to identify the gap in existing research along with providing the complete knowledge of the related researches taken up before. The complete purpose of the Literature Review can be compiled in three folds: A) […]

How to skim the literature?

Are you done with scanning literature for your research paper? If yes, then the next step would be to skim the identified works to decide what materials you will use. The term skimming refers to the act of identifying the important ideas contained in a text. Unlike scanning which helps you identify potential information to […]