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Literature Reviews

Synthesize Results

Synthesize Results

Synthesis is capturing what you found in a succinct way.

  • Sort the literature into categories or themes. Themes may relate to:
    • Theories
    • Methodologies or techniques
    • Geographies
    • Conflicting opinions 
    • Time frames
  • Describe how the  research has evolved over time
  • Develop conclusions and summarize what's been done in the past

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