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Biological Sciences

What is a literature review?

Simply defined it is a comprehensive and critical review of literature which provides the theoretical foundation of your chosen topic.

If you are seeking information about Systematic Reviews - see our Systematic Reviews Guide

In addition to the Literature Review Guide in StudyWISE the following are books, articles and other guides to get you started.

Articles about Writing LIterature Reviews

Books and book chapters about writing Literature Reviews

Books available in the Macquarie University Library

Other Literature Review guides

The following websites will help in getting started on your literature review.