Writing a Literature Review: Tips for Constructing a Quality Dissertation or Thesis (online)

You’ve got your proposal approved. This workshop will give you the information you need to work on some strategies for writing your literature review.  This workshop will provide you with valuable tips and strategies to get started with your literature review for your dissertation or thesis.

Upon completion of this workshop, you will have learned:

  • Conventions & Functions: Understanding the structure and essential elements of literature reviews
  • Connecting the Dots: A taxonomy of literature reviews
  • Getting Started: Identifying the focus of your literature review
  • Primary & Secondary: Selecting the sources for your literature review
  • Organize & Synthesize: Critically analyzing and evaluating your sources
  • Maps & Matrixes: Finding overlaps, gaps, implications and limitations in your sources
  • Pitfalls & Problems: Understanding research bias, plagiarism and research ethics

Librarian Lead: Scott Lancaster

REGISTRATION: https://bit.ly/WatersLibraryWorkshops

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Wednesday, February 23 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Educational, Training and Workshops


Events for Students, Events for Faculty & Staff





Contact Name

Scott Lancaster

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