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Sociology 245: Sociology of Health (Polonijo)

Updated for Spring 2024 by Bronwen Maxson

Literature Reviews: An Overview for Graduate Students

NCSU Libraries (~10 mins)

Here are sections which may be of particular interest.

  • Research is about telling a story - a professor's perspective (2:12 - 3:08)
  • Different types of literature review -- in a thesis, dissertation (3:48 - 4:13)
  • So what's involved in reviewing the literature? (7:00 - 8:46)

Related Guides from UC Merced Library

SAGE Research Methods: Project Planner

This section of the Project Planner helps:

  • Explain what a literature review is and why you need to do one
  • Define the steps in a literature search and a literature review
  • Give you an overview of where to look for appropriate literature

Links to Advice from Experts