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Literature Reviews: An Overview: Home

This guide offers suggestions for students completing literature reviews and conducting interdisciplinary research. It also features a link to an interactive tutorial that helps students find databases outside their major discipline.

Literature Reviews: An Overview

What is a literature review? What purpose does it serve in research? What should you expect when writing one? To get answers, click the play arrow to watch the video tutorial below from NCSU Libraries.

Literature Reviews: An Overview for Graduate Students by North Carolina State University Libraries is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

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Finding Literature, Finding Databases

Link to Finding Databases tutorial

This interactive tutorial will walk you through the process of identifying and selecting databases from multiple subject areas. It will help you find relevant sources for a literature review that you may have missed.  Click the "Start" button to begin.

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