Role of Literature Review in Research Writing

Review of literature is said to be the backbone of any research study. It is a critical analysis of the work already done and what is thought to be done on the former basis. The synthesizing summary of the two along with the sources explored and a fair idea about the research methodologies used forms a good literature review. Lack of a well-defined and designed literature review in starting of…

September 2, 2017

Should You Hire a Professional for Analyzing Your Research Data?

It can be a typical task at times to handle the overwhelming amount of data you have collected through your intensive research. At such times, it is very important that you hold effective knowledge of statistical tools, techniques and software in order to analyze your data properly. However, many research students may not hold this knowledge or may simply be aware of the basic statistics. They may also be facing…

July 20, 2015

To quote, or to paraphrase, that is the question

When you are writing the literature review chapter of your PhD dissertation, you will confront this question several times. Since you will be using the works of other authors to build a base for your study, you will need to frequently refer to what they have said about the concerned issue. Ideally, there must be a balance between quoting verbatim and paraphrasing. The former will present the exact words of…

January 12, 2015

Tips for Writing a PhD Literary Review

When it comes to literature reviews, the entire process can be overwhelming, especially when dealing with previous research on a given topic. In order to produce a quality thesis however, you have to be able to include a literature review. These tips will help you write a PhD literary review quickly. Choose Your Topic for Research You have to know where you are going before you can get there. Choose…

October 30, 2014