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 Online resources designed to help instructors plan and teach their courses (www.routledge.com/9780415315746).
About the Author
Jose L. Galvan (Ph.D., 1980, UT Austin) is Professor Emeritus at California State University, Los Angeles. His academic career spans 39 years, including appointments at UCLA; Teachers College, Columbia University; California State University, Los Angeles; and San Francisco State University. Melisa C. Galvan (Ph.D., 2013, UC Berkeley) is Assistant Professor at California State University, Northridge.