Template for literature review notes

Your research question: Only answer this question if you are going to use these notes in your real literature review.

Paper details

Title:

Author:

Reference / Citation:

What research question were the authors asking?

Why did the authors believe that their research question was important?

How did the authors go about answering their research question?

What results did the authors obtain or, what did the authors learn from answering their research question?

How does this paper fit into your research question and your literature review?

Only answer this question if you are going to use these notes in your real literature review. You should describe (briefly) how the paper fits into your own ideas for your project.