For those of you who like steps, here are Herbert’s Steps:
1. Find articles
2. Read Articles
3. Take notes: This might be between three and 20 bulleted points
4. Decide what your three “big ideas” are: What three “big ideas” or motifs are present in the articles?
5. Complete notecards
6. Stack notecards into “big idea” piles
7. Write introduction
8. Write sections
If you’re ready for it, here is Herb’s introduction and how he wrote it. You can use it as a model.
Lit Review Stage Two pdf
What is a lit review anyway?