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EPRS 4910/7910: Action Research (Morgan, Fall 2020)

Tools to help you gather, organize, and cite your research sources:

The library supports two tools for organizing your research sources: Endnote and Zotero.  Endnote is a software program which is a free download for Georgia State faculty, staff and students. Zotero is a software program that is free for everyone. Both tools are very good and quite comparable.

What is a literature review?

A literature review is a collection of prior research conducted on a topic.    It is a central component of the research process when writing articles, theses, or dissertations as it provides a foundation for your research.

Literature Review Tutorial (video from NCSU)

The Literature Review: A Few Tips On Conduction It

Writing Literature Reviews: A Guide for Students of the Social and Behavioral Sciences (not online; print only)


The Research Proposal


Educational Research: A Guide to the Process by Norman Wallen and Jack Fraenkel.  Chapter 11 is about the Research Proposal. (One user at a time.) or get the print copy: Library North 4:  LB1028 .W275 2001


The Research Proposal - Massey University in New Zealand

How to Write a Research Proposal