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INFSY 572: Strategic Information Systems

Guides - Annotated Bibs and Lit Reviews

Finding Topics

Overview and Project Planner

Use this guide from Sage Research Methods to learn more about literature reviews as a research process -- why and how you should conduct one. This guide is part of a larger research project planning tool that you may want to consult as you work on your paper.  

Byrne, D. (2017). Reviewing the literature. Project Plannerhttps://methods-sagepub-com.ezaccess.libraries.psu.edu/project-planner/reviewing-the-literature

Literature Review Writing Guides

Annotated Bibliographies

Per Dr. Lee, your annotations should be 75-150 words, and should describe how each article contributes to your research. What is the most important takeaway? Writing these points down before you start writing your paper will help you think through your outline. Be sure to use APA format, and DO NOT reproduce the abstract included with the article. Your annotation should be original. 

Literature Reviews

Your research will begin with a literature review, which is a synthesis of published scholarly work directly related to your topic. A literature review provides a background or foundation to your readers for your topic, establishing a common body of knowledge before moving in your specific research idea.