One of the key components of a research paper is the literature review, which should synthesize major research studies that are relevant to your research question. Effective use of the university's library resources can contribute to the successful completion of your research project. In the following tutorial, you will be guided through the process of researching a topic and writing a literature review. You will learn how to identify, evaluate, and use scholarly information, and you will develop skills that will help with research and writing throughout your educational, professional, and personal endeavors. You will be able to assess your skills at various points throughout the module.
After completing this tutorial, you should be able to identify, evaluate, and use scholarly information to write a literature review.