You probably know the cliché that an image tells you more than 1000 words. And it is true!
This is an example of a visual. A combination of text and image to make sure you remember the context of the book. One view is enough to give you the overview.
By making a visual of an article of a book you need to read for your research, it will be easier to connect the dots and you will remember more of what you read. Very useful for your theoretical framework. You can also make visuals of the interrelations between the articles you read. Everything to enhance your understanding. In this TEDtalk Graham Shaw explains once more how it works and also that drawing is easier than you might think.
If you would like to read more about it. Willemien Brand has written several books about it.
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