SOCI 4385 / SWRK 4363: Research Methods: Home

About Literature Reviews

What is a literature review?

A review of the literature on any given topic...

  • provides an analytical overview of related scholarly publications

  • notes areas of agreement, disagreement, and any gaps in related research and theory

  • serves as background and a starting point for new research or analysis

Authentication, ID, & Barcode Basics

► For off-campus authentication to databases and ILLiad interlibrary loan, use your UHCL username (e.g., jonest1234) and password

► Use your UHCL ID card to borrow books and other materials

► Use your library barcode number ("200" followed by your UHCL ID number) to access your Library Catalog account (renew items online)

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