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What is a Literature Review?
A literature review is a search and evaluation of published information in a particular subject area. Generally, the purpose of a review is to analyze critically a segment of a published body of knowledge through summary, classification, and comparison of prior research studies, reviews of literature, and theoretical articles. (Writing Center, University of Wisconsin)
What is a Literature Review? Tips and Tricks
Literature Reviews (The Writing Center, U. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Explain what literature reviews are and offer insights into the form and construction of literature reviews in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.
What is A Literature Review?
Quick Overview of the Literature Review (Duke U)