Answered By: Kimberly Morin
Last Updated: Mar 11, 2018     Views: 75

Start with…

1. ProQuest Central

In the Advanced Search in the More Search Options area towards the bottom of the screen, limit Document type: to Literature review.

2. Google Scholar

keyword search your topic adding the exact phrase

AND (“literature review” OR “review of the literature”)

3. You can use the same strategy in other library databases. Which database you use depends on your topic. Start with the Databases A-Z page and use the filter to view the databases/resources in your subject area.

Once you choose a database, keyword searching your topic adding the exact phrases:

AND (“literature review” OR “review of the literature”)

4. For further assistance, please speak with a Reference Librarian.

Related topic: How do I write a literature review?

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