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Writing literature reviews : a guide for students of the social and behavioral sciences

Author
Galvan, Jose L., author.
Title
Writing literature reviews : a guide for students of the social and behavioral sciences / Jose L. Galvan and Melisa C. Galvan.
Format
Book
Edition
Seventh edition.
Published
New York, NY : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.
Description
xix, 288 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Other contributors
Galvan, Melisa, author.
Portion of title
Guide for students of the social and behavioral sciences
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Managing the Literature Search. Writing reviews of academic literature : an overview
  • Learn to navigate the electronic resources in your university's library
  • Selecting a topic for your review
  • Organizing yourself to begin the selection of relevant titles
  • Analyzing the Relevant Literature. Conduct a deep analysis of the articles
  • Analyzing quantitative research literature
  • Analyzing qualitative research literature
  • Organizing your notes by grouping the results of your analysis
  • Writing the First Draft of Your Literature Review. Synthesizing trends and patterns : preparing to write
  • Guidelines for writing a first draft
  • Guidelines for developing a coherent essay
  • Editing and Preparing the Final Draft of Your Review. Guidelines for editing your essay and incorporating feedback
  • Preparing a reference list
  • Appendices: Comprehensive self-editing checklist for refining the final draft ; Sample literature reviews.
Summary
"This useful guide educates students in the preparation of literature reviews for term projects, theses, and dissertations. The authors provide numerous examples from published reviews that illustrate the guidelines discussed throughout the book. New to the seventh edition: each chapter breaks down the larger holistic review of literature exercise into a series of smaller, manageable steps; practical instructions for navigating today's digital libraries; comprehensive discussions about digital tools, including bibliographic and plagiarism detection software; chapter activities that reflect the book's updated content; new model literature reviews; and online resources designed to help instructors plan and teach their courses"--Page 4 of cover.
Subject headings
Social sciences--Research.
Social sciences--Authorship.
Psychology--Research.
Scholarly periodicals.
Academic writing.
Book reviewing.
Literaturauswertung.
Sozialwissenschaften.
ISBN
9781138294219 (hardback)
1138294217 (hardback)
9780415315746 (pbk.)
0415315743 (pbk.)
9781315229386 (ebook)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Music Library
Call Number
H62 .G246
Location
Stacks
Floor
1st Floor
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Library
Indpls - IUPUI University Library
Call Number
H62 .G246 2017
Location
Checked out Due: 01-07-2021
Library
Kokomo Library
Call Number
H62 .G246 2017
Location
Kokomo Library - Writing Collection
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