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Literature Review: The What, Why and How-to Guide — Writing Literature Review: Useful Sites

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

Literature Reviews: Useful Sites

The majority of these sites focus on literature reviews in the social sciences unless otherwise noted. For systematic literature reviews, we recommend you to contact directly your subject librarian for help.

Writing Tutorials & other Resources

A selection of sites that offer tutorials and handouts to learn how to write literature reviews and how to use specific writing skills such as paraphrasing and synthesis.

Where to Find Stand-Alone Lit. Reviews

Annual Review's journals are journals that specialize to publish stand-alone literature reviews for a particular subject or field. Check out the links below to see example of how literature reviews are written in different fields.

Resources for Writing

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