Writing the Literature Review in the Sciences

Sciences & Engineering Workshops

Marilyn Gray, Graduate Writing Center Director

This workshop will cover strategies and best practices for writing a literature review or background section, including note-taking strategies, writing process issues, and common organizational patterns. The workshop focus will be on literature reviews for original research projects, such as research proposals and article manuscripts, but will generally be applicable to all literature reviews. (Approx. 40 mins.) This workshop was recorded in 2019.

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