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Literature Review: The What, Why and How-to Guide — Getting Started

This guide will help you understand what is a Literature Review, why it is important and how it is done.

Getting Started

Poster: Keep Calm and Write Literature ReviewsWelcome to UConn Library's Lit Review guide! The purpose of this guide is to help you understand what literature reviews are and the process of writing them in the social sciences, humanities and sciences. This guide will give you tips and point you to other sites with in-depth explanation on how to write literature reviews. If you still have questions, feel free to contact a subject specialist!

For assistance on evidence synthesis, including systematic reviews, please see guide listed below.

Need Help?

If you still need help or want to schedule a subject-specific consultation, feel free to a Subject Specialist librarian (see link below) to identify keywords and concepts to expand your research or check out the main Research Guides site for subject specific guides with tips and recommendations in your research area.