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Writing A Research Paper On Global Warming-The Literature Review


The main reason students are asked to write literature reviews is to analyze a piece written by someone else. You will find a piece of literature regarding global warming and give a good critique on how well the author explains the topic, gives insight on how to stop it, and on how well they organized their thoughts. There are some major goals of this type of paper that will help you understand what is expected of you when writing the literature review.

  1. It establishes credibility and gives the reader a sense that they understand the topics that are being reviewed.
  2. To express the link between your current paper and the other piece.
  3. To give a summary of the current knowledge.
  4. To stimulate new ideas.

The literature review is a research method that takes a bibliography and makes it into a critical appraisal of a piece. It should focus on a research problem that you want to develop. It will organize the information from the other researchers and identify any different views, while finding areas where further discovery may be necessary.

How to write the paper:

  • Create an outline
  • It is best to start off by organizing the things that you want to say so that you have a paper that has a nice flow and one that talks about the subjects in a logical order.

  • Do some research
  • This is a research paper and therefore you will need to have some solid proof from credible sources to back up your claims. It is a great way to ensure that your paper speaks to the reader and throws your weight around a little.

  • Proofread
  • You should read through your rough draft a few times to make sure that it makes sense and is saying what you want it to say. You will need to read through it several times to get the best out of it. You should read it out loud because it will be easier to find errors. You may automatically fix some of the errors when you are reading the paper in your head.

It is so important to know what type of paper you are being asked to write and one of the best ways to make sure that you do it correctly is to get an example paper to use as a guide. It will give ideas and help you set up your paper correctly.