Book Report On "Writing Literature Reviews: A Guide For Students Of The Social And Behavioral Sciences 7th Edition"

Basically, books are our best companion and it can teach us many things that give accomplishment and encouragement to gain any ambition in life. The useful and advantageous guide “Writing Literature Reviews for the Students of the Social and Behavior Science “can educate the students to write their literature reviews for thesis and dissertation. This book gives many examples from published reviews and demonstrates the principles of writing a remarkable literature review.

Students Of The Social And Behavioral Sciences 7th Edition

The 7th edition of this book gives information on each chapter and breaks down the superior holistic reviews of the literature. Each part of the book is comprehensive and is like digital tools that provide information about the new world. As we know that 7th edition of “Writing Literature Reviews” is written on updated context and gives information about bibliographic and plagiarism detection software. Let’s discuss the important and beneficial points and instructions in this book that you need to read and apply for writing your literature review easily. Before discussing the amazing features and points of this book, I would like to explain what is the meaning and purpose of literature review.

What is a Literature Review?

Traditionally, a literature review is survey and information on a particular topic, because, it gives detail about key findings, ideas, development process and questions. The main aim of writing a literature review is analysis and evaluation of the ideas that you have explored in your dissertation. A literature review can highlight pattern, themes and conflicts of the topic. You can reflect your current knowledge and hypothesis in this section.

“Writing Literature Reviews”: An overview 

Actually, this book is incredibly functional and helpful for all the students, because, it guides you about special requirements that a student has to follow in writing a literature review for the behavioral science and social sciences. By reading this book, students can understand and learn how to write a perfect and remarkable literature review with the help of primary sources. Instead of that, this book gives complete detail about these 5 resources that you can use to collect original information. The chapter of primary resources gives complete information about writing literature review and discusses the process of writing a literature review as a term paper. Let’s know what the 5 primary resources are.

1. Writing a report on empirical research in academic writing
2. Information about theoretical articles
3. Writing a literature review 
4. Undependable reports 
5. Writing reports on standard and professional practices

Electronic Resources In Your University’ Library 

The second chapter of this book is written on the learning to steer the electronic resources that a student uses in his university library. As we know that many academic primary sources are online and many sites publish digital format to use in your dissertation. So, this book teaches you, how to find good material online and when they should go to the library. This book tells you some steps that you need to follow in order to collect good material. 

The way of formalization with your university library
The method of online access and the set up of proxy 
You can learn the university library research workshop
How to select the best search engine that gives you complete information
How to familiarize yourself with online databases function
Get experience by searching the advance feature 
Use keywords to get useful information
Guideline about choosing a good topic 

Selecting A Topic For Your Literature Review 

As we know that selecting a topic is a very complicated process and students often face many hurdles in this process. I am sure that after reading this book, a student can search a good topic. This third chapter of this book will give your information general keywords and the limit of words in the literature review. You can know how to make good research and what should be the size of reference list. The student will learn about the writing first draft of topic statement and how to narrow down their selected topic. At the end of choosing topic, you need to ask feedback from your supervisor. 

Analyzing The Relevant Literature 

In part 2 of this book, you will learn few points that are given below:
Make deep research for your topic 
Make notes for writing your literature review
Keep an eye on the methodological strengths as well as weakness
Realize the difference between the assertion and evidence 
The method of finding gaps in the literature review 
Learn quantitative, qualitative, experimental, non-experimental, cause and effects, non-experimental studies, measure and the validity of the measure
Learn to build a table of definition 
Learn the method section

Writing The First Draft Of Your Literature Review 

In the literature review, conducting the first draft is very difficult; students will get complete information about writing the first draft. Instead of that, you can learn what the main purpose of active voice is and how to create effective notes. Learn the method of headings and sub-heading writing. Student can learn how to conduct relevant theories in your dissertation. You will learn some tips to write a conclusion, implications, advanced theory, analysis. In spite of all useful information, students will find guidelines for writing the first draft. A student should write an overview of their literature, in the case of a long literature review. They can learn the process of statement writing, the aim of cohesive essay, avoid of annotation, use of subheading, long review writing, tracing argument, and the flow of argument. 

Editing And Preparing The Final Draft Of Your Review 

The 5 part of this amazing book is about editing and proofreading the literature review. Students can learn what is the right way to write the first comment and idea that you should write in your dissertation, the style of comments , contradiction feedback , seeking clarification ,topic outline , the use of direct quotation , avoid the use of synonym , the structure of the review , expression colloquialism , the use of idioms , avoid from plagiarism, the use of parenthetic materials , common writing convections , concise title , the title review and editing of your review.

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Albert Barkley

Hello, my name is Albert Barkley. I am working as education consultant with a UK based firm after completion of my PhD. I like to write on different social, tech and education trends.

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