What is a literature review? What is a literature review?
A literature review discusses publishedinformation in a particular subject area, andsometimes information in a particularsubject area within a certain time period.
A literature review can be just a simplesummary of the sources, but it usually has anorganizational pattern and combines bothsummary and synthesis.
A summary is a recap of the importantinformation of the source
A synthesis is a re-organization, or a reshuffling,of that information.