The following definition is quoted from the University of North Carolina Writing Center's Handout on Literature Reviews.
Check out the links below to learn how to conduct a literature review.
This video from North Carolina State University explains how to write a Literature Review in good detail, and will help you when you are just getting started writing your Literature Review.
The Writing Center is a great support service for students, which can help you improve your writing skills. You can also check out their pages on and .
They have provided the AOE Writing a fantastic resource to help you with all aspects of your writing that you will need in order to complete your program. The Style Guide includes sections on APA citation, grammar, punctuation, thesis statements, transitions, literature reviews, annotated bibliographies, and much more.
To get feedback on your writing, you can e-mail your paper to the Writing Center at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your corrected paper will be returned via e-mail usually within 24 hours during the week. However, you will need to allow 48 hours on the weekend, since they are not open during the weekend.
You can call the Writing Center at this number: 315-279-5108
For a quick check-over of your APA format and citations, you can also email your paper to the AOE Librarian, April Higgins at email@example.com.