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Research Guides

SOCI 681:Sociology Graduate Student Professional Development Seminar (Spring 2021)

Literature Review Guides

LITERATURE REVIEW 
http://writingcenter.unc.edu/tips-and-tools/literature-reviews/‚Äč
  Step-by-step guide. Good overview

http://libguides.bc.edu/litreview/gettingstarted
  Step-by-step guide. Good overview

https://www.rlf.org.uk/resources/the-structure-of-a-literature-review/
  Good overview. 

HOW TO DEFINE A RESEARCH QUESTION
http://libguides.uleth.ca/c.php?g=256460&p=1710376 
  Guidelines and tips.

- http://www.theresearchassistant.com/tutorial/2-1.asp
  Relationship between the research question, hypotheses and more.

https://www.vanderbilt.edu/writing/wp-content/uploads/sites/164/2016/10/Formulating-Your-Research-Question.pdf
  How to formulate your research question

- http://libguides.mjc.edu/c.php?g=255631&p=1706368 
  Develop research questions - Many sample questions  
  
HOW TO CONDUCT A LITERATURE SEARCH
- To choose the best databases for your topic, talk to your subject librarians or visit their subject / class guides at 
   http://tamu.libguides.com/

HOW TO EVALUATE, SUMMARIZE AND SYNTHESIZE SOURCES
-http://libguides.apsu.edu/c.php?g=36165&p=230247
 Evaluate the sources.

http://libguides.apsu.edu/c.php?g=36165&p=230248
 Organize the sources.

HOW TO WRITE A LITERATURE REVIEW
https://writing.wisc.edu/Handbook/ReviewofLiterature.html
  Writing the introduction, body and conclusion.

http://libguides.bc.edu/litreview/phase6
  Tips on writing.

https://laverne.libguides.com/c.php?g=34942&p=222060 
  12 sample reviews with topics on business, education, gerontology, psychology, public administration, and sociology

Systematic Review Guides

http://www.ccace.ed.ac.uk/research/software-resources/systematic-reviews-and-meta-analyses
  Overview and a step-by-step guide

http://guides.library.tamucc.edu/ld.php?content_id=13620369
  Systematic review vs literature review

- The Pieces of Systematic Review with Margaret Foster [Videos]
   Session 1 / Session 2 / Session 3 / Session 4 / Session 5 / Session 6