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Literature Reviews, Systematic Reviews & More for Health Sciences

tips for students in all School of Public Health and Health Sciences departments and the College of Nursing

Literature Reviews

The resources below from the Writing Centers at UMass Amherst and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers descriptions on what a literature review is and some tips for how to write one.

Literature Review Examples

Most academic research articles will contain a brief literature review. However, to see examples of more comprehensive ones, here are some good places to start.