Writing a Literature Review

A literature review is a survey of scholarly articles, books and other sources (e.g. dissertations, conference proceedings) relevant to a particular issue, area of research, or theory. The purpose is to offer an overview of significant literature published on a topic, not provide an annotated bibliography. Analysis of works revolve around topics, themes or issues related to the area of research or theory.

Finding Dissertations

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Books and Articles You Might Find Helpful

Dear First Time Scholar: How to Turn Your Dissertation Into a Book

Publishing Your First Article

Selecting a journal for your manuscript is an inexact science. There are many things to consider in selection.

Are you considering an academic career? If so, then you want to select a journal that is well-respected in the field. Scholarly peer-reviewed journals have quality indicators called impact factors and quartile ratings, that can help you with your selection. You will find resources below to help you identify journals in your field which carry positive ratings.

Or, are you continuing in a professional capacity, and want to publish in a practitioner journal. There are factors you should consider when selecting a practitioner journal, so you can reach the widest audience of your peers.

This section will provide you with resources that can help you make a decision from all of your publishing options.

Identifying Potential Journals

Research Design & Analysis Consulting

Associations & Conferences

Approach & Praxis

Research Methodologies: Handbooks, Books & Internet Resources

Phenomenological Approach: Resources

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