The process of writing a literature review is not necessarily a linear process, you will often have to loop back and refine your topic, try new searches and altar your plans. The info graphic above illustrates this process. It also reminds you to continually keep track of your research by citing sources and creating a bibliography.
Analytic reading is when a skilled researcher evaluates their sources and evidence very carefully by asking questions of the readings.
For example, they ask such questions as: