If you have never written a literature review before, use the resources in this list to learn how to approach this special type of research project and get step-by-step help. You can also view some sample literature reviews from other colleges and universities below.
The Literature Review: A Few Tips On Conducting It. Writing at University of Toronto. http://www.writing.utoronto.ca/advice/specific-types-of-writing/literature-review
Literature Reviews. Writing Center at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/literature-reviews/ How to Write a Literature Review. University Library. University of California, Santa Cruz. http://library.ucsc.edu/ref/howto/literaturereview.html Review of the Literature. The Writing Center at University of Wisconsin-Madison. http://www.wisc.edu/writing/Handbook/ReviewofLiterature.html The Literature Review. Deakin University Library. (Australia) http://www.deakin.edu.au/library/research/literature-review
Auckland Uniservices Ltd. Instructed Second Language Acquisition. http://www.educationcounts.govt.nz/publications/schooling/5163 Sample APA Papers: Literature Review. Purdue University Online Writing Center. PDF File. https://owl.english.purdue.edu/media/pdf/20090212013008_560.pdf Sample Literature Review on Critical Thinking. Gwendolyn Reece, American University Library. https://www.scribd.com/doc/101152192/Critical-Thinking-and-Transferability-A-Review-of-the-Literature-by-Gwendolyn-Reece?secret_password=18hgfli70kssz364mxeu Sample Literature Reviews. Prof. G. Steinberg, College of New Jersey. http://gsteinbe.intrasun.tcnj.edu/tcnj/rhetoric2/litreviews.htm Sample of a Literature Review from a Quantitative Research Paper. Susan Janssen, University of Minnesota Duluth. http://www.d.umn.edu/~sjanssen/samplelitreview.htm Brenda Gayle Plummer. The Changing Face of Diplomatic History: A Literature Review. University of Wisconsin-Madison. The History Teacher. http://www.historycooperative.org/journals/ht/38.3/plummer.html The Doomsday Argument: a Literature Review. Nick Bostrom. Dept. of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method London School of Economics. http://www.anthropic-principle.com/preprints/lit/