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Writing literature reviews : a guide for students of the social and behavioral sciences, Jose L. Galvan and Melisa C. Galvan

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Writing literature reviews : a guide for students of the social and behavioral sciences
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Writing literature reviews
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a guide for students of the social and behavioral sciences
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Jose L. Galvan and Melisa C. Galvan
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  • Machine generated contents note: Audiences -- Unique Features -- New to This Edition -- Ancillaries -- Notes to the Instructor -- Special Acknowledgment -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- 1.Writing Reviews of Academic Literature: An Overview -- An Introduction to Reviewing Primary Sources -- Empirical Research Reports -- Theoretical Articles -- Literature Review Articles -- Anecdotal Reports -- Reports on Professional Practices and Standards -- The Writing Process -- Finding Your 'Writer's Voice': Writing for a Specific Purpose -- Writing a Literature Review as a Term Paper for a Class -- Writing a Literature Review Chapter for a Thesis or Dissertation -- Writing a Literature Review for a Research Article -- The Parts of this Text -- Managing the Literature Search-Part I -- Analyzing the Relevant Literature-Part II -- Writing the First Draft of Your Literature Review-Part III -- Editing and Preparing the Final Draft of Your Review-Part IV -- Activities for Chapter 1 -- Notes -- 2.Learn to Navigate the Electronic Resources in Your University's Library -- Step 1 Formalize Your Institutional Affiliation with Your University Library -- Step 2 Set Up Your Online Access Credentials and/or Proxy Server -- Step 3 Inquire about University Library Research Workshops -- Step 4 Select a Search Engine that Best Suits Your Needs -- Step 5 Familiarize Yourself with How Online Databases Function -- Step 6 Experiment with the "Advanced Search" Feature -- Step 7 Identify an Array of Subject Keywords to Locate Your Sources -- Step 8 Learn How You Can Access the Articles You Choose -- Step 9 Identify Additional Databases that May Be Useful for Your Field of Study -- Step 10 Repeat the Search Procedures with Other Databases -- Activities for Chapter 2 -- Note -- 3.Selecting a Topic for Your Review -- Step 1 Define Your General Topic -- Step 2 Familiarize Yourself with the Basic Organization of Your Selected Online Database -- Step 3 Begin Your Search with a General Keyword, then Limit the Output -- Step 4 Identify Narrower Topic Areas If Your Initial List of Search Results Is Too Long -- Step 5 Increase the Size of Your Reference List, If Necessary -- Step 6 Consider Searching for Unpublished Studies -- Step 7 Start with the Most Current Research, and Work Backward -- Step 8 Search for Theoretical Articles on Your Topic -- Step 9 Look for Review Articles -- Step 10 Identify the Landmark or Classic Studies and Theorists -- Step 11 Assemble the Collection of Sources You Plan to Include in Your Review -- Step 12 Write the First Draft of Your Topic Statement -- Step 13 Redefine Your Topic More Narrowly -- Step 14 Ask for Feedback from Your Instructor or Advisor -- Activities for Chapter 3 -- Notes -- 4.Organizing Yourself to Begin the Selection of Relevant Titles -- Step 1 Scan the Articles to Get an Overview of Each One -- Step 2 Based on Your Prereading of the Articles, Group Them by Category -- Step 3 Conduct a More Focused Literature Search if Gaps Appear -- Step 4 Organize Yourself before Reading the Articles -- Step 5 Create a Spreadsheet or Table to Compile Your Notes -- Step 6 Remain Flexible as You Compile Your Notes -- Step 7 Take Extra Care When Copying an Author's Exact Words -- Activities for Chapter 4 -- Notes -- 5.Conduct a Deep Analysis of the Articles -- Guideline 1 Look for Explicit Definitions of Key Terms in the Literature -- Guideline 2 Look for Key Statistics to Use near the Beginning of Your Literature Review -- Guideline 3 Pay Special Attention to Review Articles on Your Topic -- Guideline 4 Make Note of Short but Important Quotations that Could Be Used Very Sparingly in Your Review -- Guideline 5 Look for Methodological Strengths -- Guideline 6 Look for Methodological Weaknesses -- Guideline 7 Distinguish between Assertion and Evidence -- Guideline 8 Identify the Major Trends or Patterns in the Results of Previous Studies -- Guideline 9 Identify Gaps in the Literature -- Guideline 10 Identify Relationships among Studies -- Guideline 11 Note How Closely Each Article Relates to Your Topic -- Guideline 12 Evaluate Your Reference List for Currency and for Coverage -- Activities for Chapter 5 -- Notes -- 6.Analyzing Quantitative Research Literature -- Guideline 1 Note Whether the Research Is Quantitative or Qualitative -- Guideline 2 Note Whether a Study Is Experimental or Nonexperimental -- Guideline 3 In an Experiment, Note Whether the Participants Were Assigned at Random to Treatment Conditions -- Guideline 4 Note Attempts to Examine Cause-and-Effect Issues in Nonexperimental Studies -- Guideline 5 Consider the Test-Retest Reliability of the Measure -- Guideline 6 Consider the Internal Consistency Reliability of the Measure -- Guideline 7 Consider the Validity of the Measure -- Guideline 8 Consider Whether a Measure Is Valid For a Particular Research Purpose -- Guideline 9 Note Differences in How a Variable Is Measured Across Studies -- Guideline 10 Note How the Participants Were Sampled -- Guideline 11 Make Notes on the Demographics of the Participants -- Guideline 12 Note How Large a Difference Is-Not Just Whether It Is Statistically Significant -- Guideline 13 Presume That All Quantitative Studies Are Flawed -- Concluding Comment -- Activities for Chapter 6 -- Notes -- 7.Analyzing Qualitative Research Literature -- Guideline 1 Note Whether the Research Was Conducted By an Individual or By a Research Team -- Guideline 2 When There Is a Research Team, Note Whether Analysis of the Data Was Initially Conducted Independently -- Guideline 3 Note Whether Outside Experts Were Consulted -- Guideline 4 Note Whether the Participants Were Consulted on the Interpretation of the Data -- Guideline 5 Note Whether the Researchers Used a Purposive Sample or a Sample of Convenience -- Guideline 6 Note Whether the Demographics of the Participants Are Described -- Guideline 7 Consider Whether the Method of Qualitative Analysis Is Described in Sufficient Detail -- Guideline 8 Note Whether Quantities Are Provided When Qualitative Researchers Discuss Quantitative Matters -- Concluding Comment -- Activities for Chapter 7 -- Notes -- 8.Organizing Your Notes by Grouping the Results of Your Analysis -- Guideline 1 Consider Building a Table of Definitions -- Guideline 2 Consider Building a Table of Research Methods -- Guideline 3 Consider Including a Summary of Research Results in the Methods Table -- Guideline 4 When There Is Much Literature on a Topic, Establish Criteria for Determining Which Literature to Summarize in a Table -- Guideline 5 When There Is Much Literature on a Topic, Consider Building Two or More Tables to Summarize It -- Guideline 6 Present Tables in a Literature Review Only for Complex Material -- Guideline 7 Discuss Each Table Included in a Literature Review -- Guideline 8 Give Each Table a Number and Descriptive Title -- Guideline 9 Insert Continued When Tables Split Across Pages -- Activities for Chapter 8 -- Notes -- 9.Synthesizing Trends and Patterns: Preparing to Write -- Guideline 1 Consider Your Purpose and Voice before Beginning to Write -- Guideline 2 Consider How to Reassemble Your Notes -- Guideline 3 Create a Topic Outline That Traces Your Argument -- Guideline 4 Reorganize Your Notes According to the Path of Your Argument -- Guideline 5 Within Each Topic Heading, Note Differences among Studies -- Guideline 6 Within Each Topic Heading, Look for Obvious Gaps or Areas Needing Additional Research -- Guideline 7 Plan to Briefly Describe Relevant Theories -- Guideline 8 Plan to Discuss How Individual Studies Relate to and Advance Theory -- Guideline 9 Plan to Summarize Periodically and Again near the End of the Review -- Guideline 10 Plan to Present Conclusions and Implications -- Guideline 11 Plan to Suggest Specific Directions for Future Research near the End of the Review -- Guideline 12 Flesh out Your Outline with Details from Your Analysis -- Activities for Chapter 9 -- Notes -- 10.Guidelines for Writing a First Draft -- Guideline 1 Begin by Identifying the Broad Problem Area, but Avoid Global Statements -- Guideline 2 Early in the Review, Indicate Why the Topic Being Reviewed Is Important -- Guideline 3 Distinguish Between Research Findings and Other Sources of Information -- Guideline 4 Indicate Why Certain Studies Are Important -- Guideline 5 If You Are Commenting On the Timeliness of a Topic, Be Specific In Describing the Time Frame -- Guideline 6 If Citing a Classic or Landmark Study, Identify It as Such -- Guideline 7 If a Landmark Study Was Replicated, Mention That and Indicate the Results of the Replication -- Guideline 8 Discuss Other Literature Reviews on Your Topic -- Guideline 9 Refer the Reader to Other Reviews on Issues That You Will Not Be Discussing in Detail -- Guideline 10 Justify Comments Such As "No Studies Were Found" -- Guideline 11 Avoid Long Lists of Nonspecific References -- Guideline 12 If the Results of Previous Studies Are Inconsistent or Widely Varying, Cite Them Separately -- Guideline 13 Speculate on the Reasons for Inconsistent Findings in Previous Research -- Guideline 14 Cite All Relevant References in the Review Section of a Thesis, Dissertation, or Journal Article -- Guideline 15 Emphasize the Need for Your Study in the Literature Review Section or Chapter -- Activities for Chapter 10 -- Notes -- 11.Guidelines for Developing a Coherent Essay -- Guideline 1 If Your Review Is Long, Provide an Overview near the Beginning of the Review -- Guideline 2 Near the Beginning of a Review, State Explicitly What Will and Will Not Be Covered -- Guideline 3 Specify Your Point of View Early in the Review -- Guideline 4 Aim for a Clear and Cohesive Essay and Avoid Annotations -- Guideline 5 Use Subheadings, Especially in Long Reviews -- Guideline 6 Use Transitions to Help Trace Your Argument -- Guideline 7 If Your Topic Spans Two or More Disciplines, Consider Reviewing Studies from Each Discipline Separately -- Guideline 8 Write a Conclusion for the End of the Review --
  • Contents note continued: Guideline 9 Check the Flow of Your Argument for Coherence -- Activities for Chapter 11 -- Notes -- 12.Guidelines for Editing Your Essay and Incorporating Feedback -- Guideline 1 The Reader Is Always Right -- Guideline 2 Expect Your Instructor to Comment on the Content -- Guideline 3 Concentrate First on Comments about Your Ideas -- Guideline 4 Reconcile Contradictory Feedback by Seeking Clarification -- Guideline 5 Reconcile Comments about Style with Your Style Manual -- Guideline 6 Allow Sufficient Time for the Feedback and Redrafting Process -- Guideline 7 Compare Your Draft with Your Topic Outline -- Guideline 8 Check the Structure of Your Review for Parallelism -- Guideline 9 Avoid Overusing Direct Quotations, Especially Long Ones -- Guideline 10 Avoid Using Synonyms for Recurring Words -- Guideline 11 Spell Out All Acronyms When You First Use Them, and Avoid Using Too Many -- Guideline 12 Avoid the Use of Contractions-They Are Inappropriate In Formal Academic Writing -- Guideline 13 When Used, Coined Terms Should Be Set Off by Quotations -- Guideline 14 Avoid Slang Expressions Colloquialisms, and Idioms -- Guideline 15 Use Latin Abbreviations in Parenthetic Material-Elsewhere, Use English Translations -- Guideline 16 Check Your Draft for Common Writing Conventions -- Guideline 17 Write a Concise and Descriptive Title for the Review -- Guideline 18 Strive for a User-friendly Draft -- Guideline 19 Make Sure That You Have Enclosed in Quotation Marks and/or Cited All Words and Ideas That Are Not Your Own -- Guideline 20 Use Great Care to Avoid Plagiarism -- Guideline 21 Get Help If You Need It -- Activities for Chapter 12 -- Notes -- 13.Preparing a Reference List -- Guideline 1 Consider Using Bibliographic Software to Help Manage the Details of Your References -- Guideline 2 Place the Reference List at the End of the Review under the Main Heading "References" -- Guideline 3 A Reference List Should Refer Only to Sources Cited in the Literature Review -- Guideline 4 List References Alphabetically by Author's Surname -- Guideline 5 Double-Space All Entries -- Guideline 6 Use Hanging Indents for the Second and Subsequent Lines of References -- Guideline 7 Learn How to Create Hanging Indents Using a Word Processing Program -- Guideline 8 Italicize the Titles of Journals and Their Volume Numbers -- Guideline 9 Pay Particular Attention to Capitalization -- Guideline 10 Pay Particular Attention to Punctuation -- Guideline 11 Do Not Add Extraneous Material Such As Abbreviations for Page Numbers -- Guideline 12 Journal Articles Accessed Through Online Database Repositories Should Be Cited as if They Were Accessed in Their Print Form -- Guideline 13 Provide the Date and URL in References for Material Published Online -- Guideline 14 Format References to Books in Accordance with a Style Manual -- Guideline 15 If Using Online Bibliographic Tools, Make Sure That Generated Citations Are Listed in Correct Format -- Guideline 16 Double-Check the Reference List against the Citations in the Body of the Review -- Concluding Comment -- Activities for Chapter 13 -- Notes
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Writing literature reviews : a guide for students of the social and behavioral sciences, Jose L. Galvan and Melisa C. Galvan
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Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: Audiences -- Unique Features -- New to This Edition -- Ancillaries -- Notes to the Instructor -- Special Acknowledgment -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- 1.Writing Reviews of Academic Literature: An Overview -- An Introduction to Reviewing Primary Sources -- Empirical Research Reports -- Theoretical Articles -- Literature Review Articles -- Anecdotal Reports -- Reports on Professional Practices and Standards -- The Writing Process -- Finding Your 'Writer's Voice': Writing for a Specific Purpose -- Writing a Literature Review as a Term Paper for a Class -- Writing a Literature Review Chapter for a Thesis or Dissertation -- Writing a Literature Review for a Research Article -- The Parts of this Text -- Managing the Literature Search-Part I -- Analyzing the Relevant Literature-Part II -- Writing the First Draft of Your Literature Review-Part III -- Editing and Preparing the Final Draft of Your Review-Part IV -- Activities for Chapter 1 -- Notes -- 2.Learn to Navigate the Electronic Resources in Your University's Library -- Step 1 Formalize Your Institutional Affiliation with Your University Library -- Step 2 Set Up Your Online Access Credentials and/or Proxy Server -- Step 3 Inquire about University Library Research Workshops -- Step 4 Select a Search Engine that Best Suits Your Needs -- Step 5 Familiarize Yourself with How Online Databases Function -- Step 6 Experiment with the "Advanced Search" Feature -- Step 7 Identify an Array of Subject Keywords to Locate Your Sources -- Step 8 Learn How You Can Access the Articles You Choose -- Step 9 Identify Additional Databases that May Be Useful for Your Field of Study -- Step 10 Repeat the Search Procedures with Other Databases -- Activities for Chapter 2 -- Note -- 3.Selecting a Topic for Your Review -- Step 1 Define Your General Topic -- Step 2 Familiarize Yourself with the Basic Organization of Your Selected Online Database -- Step 3 Begin Your Search with a General Keyword, then Limit the Output -- Step 4 Identify Narrower Topic Areas If Your Initial List of Search Results Is Too Long -- Step 5 Increase the Size of Your Reference List, If Necessary -- Step 6 Consider Searching for Unpublished Studies -- Step 7 Start with the Most Current Research, and Work Backward -- Step 8 Search for Theoretical Articles on Your Topic -- Step 9 Look for Review Articles -- Step 10 Identify the Landmark or Classic Studies and Theorists -- Step 11 Assemble the Collection of Sources You Plan to Include in Your Review -- Step 12 Write the First Draft of Your Topic Statement -- Step 13 Redefine Your Topic More Narrowly -- Step 14 Ask for Feedback from Your Instructor or Advisor -- Activities for Chapter 3 -- Notes -- 4.Organizing Yourself to Begin the Selection of Relevant Titles -- Step 1 Scan the Articles to Get an Overview of Each One -- Step 2 Based on Your Prereading of the Articles, Group Them by Category -- Step 3 Conduct a More Focused Literature Search if Gaps Appear -- Step 4 Organize Yourself before Reading the Articles -- Step 5 Create a Spreadsheet or Table to Compile Your Notes -- Step 6 Remain Flexible as You Compile Your Notes -- Step 7 Take Extra Care When Copying an Author's Exact Words -- Activities for Chapter 4 -- Notes -- 5.Conduct a Deep Analysis of the Articles -- Guideline 1 Look for Explicit Definitions of Key Terms in the Literature -- Guideline 2 Look for Key Statistics to Use near the Beginning of Your Literature Review -- Guideline 3 Pay Special Attention to Review Articles on Your Topic -- Guideline 4 Make Note of Short but Important Quotations that Could Be Used Very Sparingly in Your Review -- Guideline 5 Look for Methodological Strengths -- Guideline 6 Look for Methodological Weaknesses -- Guideline 7 Distinguish between Assertion and Evidence -- Guideline 8 Identify the Major Trends or Patterns in the Results of Previous Studies -- Guideline 9 Identify Gaps in the Literature -- Guideline 10 Identify Relationships among Studies -- Guideline 11 Note How Closely Each Article Relates to Your Topic -- Guideline 12 Evaluate Your Reference List for Currency and for Coverage -- Activities for Chapter 5 -- Notes -- 6.Analyzing Quantitative Research Literature -- Guideline 1 Note Whether the Research Is Quantitative or Qualitative -- Guideline 2 Note Whether a Study Is Experimental or Nonexperimental -- Guideline 3 In an Experiment, Note Whether the Participants Were Assigned at Random to Treatment Conditions -- Guideline 4 Note Attempts to Examine Cause-and-Effect Issues in Nonexperimental Studies -- Guideline 5 Consider the Test-Retest Reliability of the Measure -- Guideline 6 Consider the Internal Consistency Reliability of the Measure -- Guideline 7 Consider the Validity of the Measure -- Guideline 8 Consider Whether a Measure Is Valid For a Particular Research Purpose -- Guideline 9 Note Differences in How a Variable Is Measured Across Studies -- Guideline 10 Note How the Participants Were Sampled -- Guideline 11 Make Notes on the Demographics of the Participants -- Guideline 12 Note How Large a Difference Is-Not Just Whether It Is Statistically Significant -- Guideline 13 Presume That All Quantitative Studies Are Flawed -- Concluding Comment -- Activities for Chapter 6 -- Notes -- 7.Analyzing Qualitative Research Literature -- Guideline 1 Note Whether the Research Was Conducted By an Individual or By a Research Team -- Guideline 2 When There Is a Research Team, Note Whether Analysis of the Data Was Initially Conducted Independently -- Guideline 3 Note Whether Outside Experts Were Consulted -- Guideline 4 Note Whether the Participants Were Consulted on the Interpretation of the Data -- Guideline 5 Note Whether the Researchers Used a Purposive Sample or a Sample of Convenience -- Guideline 6 Note Whether the Demographics of the Participants Are Described -- Guideline 7 Consider Whether the Method of Qualitative Analysis Is Described in Sufficient Detail -- Guideline 8 Note Whether Quantities Are Provided When Qualitative Researchers Discuss Quantitative Matters -- Concluding Comment -- Activities for Chapter 7 -- Notes -- 8.Organizing Your Notes by Grouping the Results of Your Analysis -- Guideline 1 Consider Building a Table of Definitions -- Guideline 2 Consider Building a Table of Research Methods -- Guideline 3 Consider Including a Summary of Research Results in the Methods Table -- Guideline 4 When There Is Much Literature on a Topic, Establish Criteria for Determining Which Literature to Summarize in a Table -- Guideline 5 When There Is Much Literature on a Topic, Consider Building Two or More Tables to Summarize It -- Guideline 6 Present Tables in a Literature Review Only for Complex Material -- Guideline 7 Discuss Each Table Included in a Literature Review -- Guideline 8 Give Each Table a Number and Descriptive Title -- Guideline 9 Insert Continued When Tables Split Across Pages -- Activities for Chapter 8 -- Notes -- 9.Synthesizing Trends and Patterns: Preparing to Write -- Guideline 1 Consider Your Purpose and Voice before Beginning to Write -- Guideline 2 Consider How to Reassemble Your Notes -- Guideline 3 Create a Topic Outline That Traces Your Argument -- Guideline 4 Reorganize Your Notes According to the Path of Your Argument -- Guideline 5 Within Each Topic Heading, Note Differences among Studies -- Guideline 6 Within Each Topic Heading, Look for Obvious Gaps or Areas Needing Additional Research -- Guideline 7 Plan to Briefly Describe Relevant Theories -- Guideline 8 Plan to Discuss How Individual Studies Relate to and Advance Theory -- Guideline 9 Plan to Summarize Periodically and Again near the End of the Review -- Guideline 10 Plan to Present Conclusions and Implications -- Guideline 11 Plan to Suggest Specific Directions for Future Research near the End of the Review -- Guideline 12 Flesh out Your Outline with Details from Your Analysis -- Activities for Chapter 9 -- Notes -- 10.Guidelines for Writing a First Draft -- Guideline 1 Begin by Identifying the Broad Problem Area, but Avoid Global Statements -- Guideline 2 Early in the Review, Indicate Why the Topic Being Reviewed Is Important -- Guideline 3 Distinguish Between Research Findings and Other Sources of Information -- Guideline 4 Indicate Why Certain Studies Are Important -- Guideline 5 If You Are Commenting On the Timeliness of a Topic, Be Specific In Describing the Time Frame -- Guideline 6 If Citing a Classic or Landmark Study, Identify It as Such -- Guideline 7 If a Landmark Study Was Replicated, Mention That and Indicate the Results of the Replication -- Guideline 8 Discuss Other Literature Reviews on Your Topic -- Guideline 9 Refer the Reader to Other Reviews on Issues That You Will Not Be Discussing in Detail -- Guideline 10 Justify Comments Such As "No Studies Were Found" -- Guideline 11 Avoid Long Lists of Nonspecific References -- Guideline 12 If the Results of Previous Studies Are Inconsistent or Widely Varying, Cite Them Separately -- Guideline 13 Speculate on the Reasons for Inconsistent Findings in Previous Research -- Guideline 14 Cite All Relevant References in the Review Section of a Thesis, Dissertation, or Journal Article -- Guideline 15 Emphasize the Need for Your Study in the Literature Review Section or Chapter -- Activities for Chapter 10 -- Notes -- 11.Guidelines for Developing a Coherent Essay -- Guideline 1 If Your Review Is Long, Provide an Overview near the Beginning of the Review -- Guideline 2 Near the Beginning of a Review, State Explicitly What Will and Will Not Be Covered -- Guideline 3 Specify Your Point of View Early in the Review -- Guideline 4 Aim for a Clear and Cohesive Essay and Avoid Annotations -- Guideline 5 Use Subheadings, Especially in Long Reviews -- Guideline 6 Use Transitions to Help Trace Your Argument -- Guideline 7 If Your Topic Spans Two or More Disciplines, Consider Reviewing Studies from Each Discipline Separately -- Guideline 8 Write a Conclusion for the End of the Review --
  • Contents note continued: Guideline 9 Check the Flow of Your Argument for Coherence -- Activities for Chapter 11 -- Notes -- 12.Guidelines for Editing Your Essay and Incorporating Feedback -- Guideline 1 The Reader Is Always Right -- Guideline 2 Expect Your Instructor to Comment on the Content -- Guideline 3 Concentrate First on Comments about Your Ideas -- Guideline 4 Reconcile Contradictory Feedback by Seeking Clarification -- Guideline 5 Reconcile Comments about Style with Your Style Manual -- Guideline 6 Allow Sufficient Time for the Feedback and Redrafting Process -- Guideline 7 Compare Your Draft with Your Topic Outline -- Guideline 8 Check the Structure of Your Review for Parallelism -- Guideline 9 Avoid Overusing Direct Quotations, Especially Long Ones -- Guideline 10 Avoid Using Synonyms for Recurring Words -- Guideline 11 Spell Out All Acronyms When You First Use Them, and Avoid Using Too Many -- Guideline 12 Avoid the Use of Contractions-They Are Inappropriate In Formal Academic Writing -- Guideline 13 When Used, Coined Terms Should Be Set Off by Quotations -- Guideline 14 Avoid Slang Expressions Colloquialisms, and Idioms -- Guideline 15 Use Latin Abbreviations in Parenthetic Material-Elsewhere, Use English Translations -- Guideline 16 Check Your Draft for Common Writing Conventions -- Guideline 17 Write a Concise and Descriptive Title for the Review -- Guideline 18 Strive for a User-friendly Draft -- Guideline 19 Make Sure That You Have Enclosed in Quotation Marks and/or Cited All Words and Ideas That Are Not Your Own -- Guideline 20 Use Great Care to Avoid Plagiarism -- Guideline 21 Get Help If You Need It -- Activities for Chapter 12 -- Notes -- 13.Preparing a Reference List -- Guideline 1 Consider Using Bibliographic Software to Help Manage the Details of Your References -- Guideline 2 Place the Reference List at the End of the Review under the Main Heading "References" -- Guideline 3 A Reference List Should Refer Only to Sources Cited in the Literature Review -- Guideline 4 List References Alphabetically by Author's Surname -- Guideline 5 Double-Space All Entries -- Guideline 6 Use Hanging Indents for the Second and Subsequent Lines of References -- Guideline 7 Learn How to Create Hanging Indents Using a Word Processing Program -- Guideline 8 Italicize the Titles of Journals and Their Volume Numbers -- Guideline 9 Pay Particular Attention to Capitalization -- Guideline 10 Pay Particular Attention to Punctuation -- Guideline 11 Do Not Add Extraneous Material Such As Abbreviations for Page Numbers -- Guideline 12 Journal Articles Accessed Through Online Database Repositories Should Be Cited as if They Were Accessed in Their Print Form -- Guideline 13 Provide the Date and URL in References for Material Published Online -- Guideline 14 Format References to Books in Accordance with a Style Manual -- Guideline 15 If Using Online Bibliographic Tools, Make Sure That Generated Citations Are Listed in Correct Format -- Guideline 16 Double-Check the Reference List against the Citations in the Body of the Review -- Concluding Comment -- Activities for Chapter 13 -- Notes
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unknown
Edition
Seventh edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 288 pages.) :
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online
Isbn
9781351858922
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(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
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Electronic reproduction.
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99973187115
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(NhCcYBP)13967712

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