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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. 

 

Education:

Global health competencies and approaches in medical education: a literature review
Robert Battat, Gillian Seidman, Nicholas Chadi, et al
B
MC Medical Education 2010, 10:94  
doi:10.1186/1472-6920-10-94
http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6920/10/94/

 

Psychology:

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
http://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/8/9/3528/pdf

 

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
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2565452/

 

Library & Information Sciences:

Embedded Librarians and the TEACH Act
A.N. Burik
http://scholarworks.sjsu.edu/slissrj/vol3/iss1/3/

 

Political Science

Formal Constitutional Scholarship on the American Presidency: A Literature Review
Sample Literature Review
CGU Writing Center
Clarement Graduate University
http://www.cgu.edu/pages/931.asp

 

Types of Literature Reviews