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Literature Review How to...: Examples

Literature Review Examples

Literature Reviews differ between academic disciplines.

Below are examples of published Literature Reviews from several disciplines. 



Global health competencies and approaches in medical education: a literature review
Robert Battat, Gillian Seidman, Nicholas Chadi, et al
MC Medical Education 2010, 10:94  



Online Social Networking and Addiction - A Review of the Psychological Literature
Daria Kuss and Mark Griffiths
Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2011, 8, 3528-3552; doi:10.3390/ijerph8093528


Health Sciences

Efficacy and Effectiveness of Physical Therapy in Enhancing Postural Control in Children With Cerebral Palsy
Susan R. Harris and Lori Roxborough
Neural Plast. 2005; 12(2-3): 229–243.
doi:  10.1155/NP.2005.229


Library & Information Sciences:

Embedded Librarians and the TEACH Act
A.N. Burik


Political Science

Formal Constitutional Scholarship on the American Presidency: A Literature Review
Sample Literature Review
CGU Writing Center
Clarement Graduate University


Types of Literature Reviews