Example of lit review at the beginning of an article:
Forbes, C. C., Blanchard, C. M., Mummery, W. K., & Courneya, K. S. (2015, March). Prevalence and correlates of strength exercise among breast, prostate, and colorectal cancer survivors. Oncology Nursing Forum, 42(2), 118+. Retrieved from http://go.galegroup.com.sonoma.idm.oclc.org/ps/i.do?p=HRCA&sw=w&u=sonomacsu&v=2.1&it=r&id=GALE%7CA422059606&asid=27e45873fddc413ac1bebbc129f7649c
Example of a comprehensive review of the literature:
Wilson, J. L. (2016). An exploration of bullying behaviours in nursing: a review of the literature. British Journal Of Nursing, 25(6), 303-306.
For additional examples, see:
Galvan, J., Galvan, Melisa, & ProQuest. (2017). Writing literature reviews: A guide for students of the social and behavioral sciences (Seventh ed.). [Electronic book]
Pan, M., & Lopez, M. (2008). Preparing literature reviews: Qualitative and quantitative approaches (3rd ed.). Glendale, CA: Pyrczak Pub. [Q180.55.E9 P36 2008]
Literature Review Tutorials
- Literature Reviews: An Overview for StudentsWhat is a literature review? What purpose does it serve in research? What should you expect when writing one? Find out here in this guide from NCSU libraries.
- Write a Lit Review from Virginia Commonwealth UniversityFollow this guide to learn how to write a literature review, beginning with a synthesis matrix.
- The Literature Review: A Research JourneyLearn to write a literature review from Harvard's Graduate School of Education.
- Literature Review: The What, Why and How-to GuideThis guide will help you understand what is a Literature Review, why it is important and how it is done. Also includes information on Annotated Bibliographies.
- Writing a Literature Review from the University of ToledoCovers what a lit review is, lit review types, writing a lit review and further readings.
- The Literature Review ProcessA guide from the University of North Texas on selecting a topic, searching the literature, plan before reviewing, reviewing the literature and writing the review.
- Writing a Psychology Literature ReviewLearn to write a targeted Psychology Lit review from the University of Washington.