Infographic: 6 Differences between study background and literature review

6 Differences between study background and literature review

A study background and a literature review are essential parts of a research paper. However, it is easy to get confused between them while writing your manuscript. What makes it so difficult to distinguish between the two? Well, both sections talk about the existing scientific knowledge in a research area and highlight gaps that need to be addressed.

So how can you effectively write each section without getting confused? This infographic lists 6 differences to help you distinguish between the background of a study and a literature review.

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