Take it step by step...
1. Choose Your Topic.
Check out this guide's Choose Your Topic section to learn more about choosing a good topic for this assignment.
2. Search for scholarly articles.
Get tips for searching in this guide's Develop Your Search Strategylink will open in a new window section.
The articles you find should be: peer reviewed, relevant to your topic, and provide valuable contributions to the scholarly conversation surrounding your topic. For more help with this, check out this guide's Evaluate sectionlink will open in a new window.
3. Identify the defining features of each article.
For each article you find, along with any specific requirements from your instructor, identify the:
4. Analyze and Synthesize.
How do the articles you've found fit together? Is one article "better" than the other? Why? Are their overall conclusions the same? If not, can you draw a new conclusion by putting both articles together?
If you need help with any step along the way, talk to your instructor or schedule an appointment with a Librarian using the button below.
Use the worksheet below to help you stay organized as you gather scholarly articles for your Lit Review:
What are the best Library Resources for this assignment?
Find Social Science Articles
Access ProQuest Social ScienceLink will open in a new window to find scholarly articles in your field or discipline. For help conducting a search in this resource, watch the tutorial video below.