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Conducting and Writing Literature Reviews

Web Resources for Writing Literature Reviews

Here are some web resources to help you with the process of identifying resources, summarizing your findings and writing a literature review. 

Sample Literature Reviews

Sime, C. & Sroufe, R. (2016). A Literature Review and Taxonomy of Environmentally Responsible Manufacturing. American Journal of Industrial and Business Management, 6, 323-346.  do
i: 10.4236/ajibm.2016.63030

Watts, J. J., & Robertson, N. N. (2011). Burnout in university teaching staff: a systematic literature review. Educational Research, 53(1), 33-50. doi:10.1080/00131881.2011.552235

Morganson, Litano, M. L., & O’Neill, S. K. (2014). Promoting Work-Family Balance Through Positive Psychology: A Practical Review of the Literature. The Psychologist Manager Journal17(4), 221–244.

Health Care
Walker, W. (2008, February 15). Accident and emergency staff opinion on the effects of family presence during adult resuscitation: critical literature review.  Journal of Advanced Nursing61(4), 348-362. Retrieved July 7, 2009, from CINAHL with Full Text database.

Paul, F., & Rattray, J. (2008, May). Short- and long-term impact of critical illness on relatives: literature review. Journal of Advanced Nursing62(3), 276-292. Retrieved July 6, 2009, from CINAHL with Full Text database.

Jonkman, S., Vrijling, J., & Vrouwenvelder, A. (2008). Methods for the estimation of loss of life due to floods: a literature review and a proposal for a new method. Natural Hazards46(3), 353-389.  Retrieved June 9, 2011, from ProQuest Science Journals. (Open access journal).