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anil007 | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted April 4, 2010 at 3:26 PM via web

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What are the objectives of doing Literature Review?

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krishna-agrawala | College Teacher | (Level 3) Valedictorian

Posted April 4, 2010 at 10:00 PM (Answer #1)

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The objectives of literature review in a research project include the following.

  • To gain background knowledge of the research topic.
  • Find out problems in the area of interest to the researcher that have already been investigated in the past.
  • Know what other have found out about the subject and haw they have done so.
  • To find out various concepts relating to it and the potential relationship between them.
  • To identify potential areas and hypothesis for research.
  • To get some support for design of research methodology and techniques of analysis.
  • To identify potential sources of information for conducting the detailed research.

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