There are different methods in how to conduct a literature review - it may depend on the type or source of information you are including. You will want to build on what is already known, figure out what needs to be known and see if you can contribute to advancing current research and thinking. Do you have evidence to support your ideas? Has article gone through peer review? Public Health information is covered in the following information products:
There are also multiple ways in which to format a bibliography - you are asked to cite or reference all 5 of your sources in the narrative which will follow this outline - read examples in syllabus carefully:
Distinguish your opinions from an annotated bibiography and show examples of critical thinking
Consider the topic's subject matter - must be related to health - but what other subject areas define it - in what discipline does it fall? It may be Medicine, Psychology, Sociology, Education, Public Policy, etc. Examples of potential topics may include some of the following:
You will conduct a literature review on a public health issue. That may include some aspect of the following themes addressed by the course:
Since one can frame the question in different ways - consider the following:
Lots of content can be considered scholarly, but there are some standard criteria:
The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA) was released in July 2009. The following links support the sixth edition of the manual. It is available at the Reference Desks at all UCI Libraries at BF76.7 .P83 2010 You will want to make sure that you include examples of works cited and in-text citations.
Locate an available doi here! A doi is a set of numbers (sometimes letters, too) that helps you locate specific texts or objects. Anything can have a doi, but dois are often used to identify articles.
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