Answered By: Rachel Willard
Last Updated: Apr 20, 2017     Views: 14144

In a literature review, a writer discusses multiple sources in order to give a foundation for a study or an overview of a specific topic. 

All doctoral studies and dissertations have a required literature review component, and some course assignments require one as well. 

View the Writing Center's web resources on how to write literature reviews.

 

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