Definition of a literature review:
A literature review is described as the process of reading, evaluating, and summarizing scholarly materials about a specific topic in which the results may be compiled in a report or used as part of a research article, thesis, or grant proposal. (Conducting Research Literature Reviews: From the Internet to Paper, 3rd ed. by Arlene Fink)
Purpose of a literature review:
The five steps involved in doing a literature review:
The five components of a literature review:
After completing the above 5 steps, it's time to write the review on your findings.
Your literature review should include the following five components: