It is very pertinent to know how to write a literature review for a research paper, thesis and research proposal. What do we mean by literature and literature review? Literature means any material, in whatever form, which is relevant and contains what will enable a researcher solve a specific problem.
Literature review is essentially a survey or pursue and documentation of the views or works of other people which are relevant to the investigation being conducted. Literature review has to do with planning, collection, and appraisal, interpretation, deducing and recording of conclusions on the views expressed in published and unpublished documented materials particularly related to the subject matter of a research problem.
Review of literature is crucial to the success of the research project.