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Writing a Literature Review: Examples & Tutorials

This guide provides an overview of the literature review and its place in a research project and contains resources for finding the information you need at APSU Library.

Examples of Lit. Reviews

Sample Literature Review-Here is a sample literature review written by a librarian at American University Library.

Deshmukh, Marion F. "The Visual Arts and Cultural Migration in the 1930s and 1940s: A Literature Review." Central European History (Cambridge University Press / UK) 41.4 (2008): 569-604.

Dunjó, Jordi, et al. "Hazard and Operability (HAZOP) Analysis. A Literature Review." Journal of Hazardous Materials 173.1-3 (2010): 19-32.

Gibbons, Susan. "Understanding Empathy as a Complex Construct: A Review of the Literature." Clinical Social Work Journal 39.3 (2011): 243-52.

Liddle, H. A. (2004). Family-based therapies for adolescent alcohol and drug use: Research contributions and future research needs. Addiction, 99 (Suppl.2), 76-92.

Mayer, David J. "Acupuncture: An Evidence-Based Review of the Clinical Literature." Annual Review of Medicine 51:1 (2000): 49-63.

Meyer, Sebastian, Bruno Glaser, and Peter Quicker. "Technical, Economical, and Climate-Related Aspects of Biochar Production Technologies: A Literature Review." Environmental science & technology 45.22 (2011): 9473-83.



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