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Graduate Writing Seminar

Writing a Literature Review

Still trying to wrap your head around the idea of a literature review? Check out these sources listed below.

The Literature review is an important part of a dissertation. Looking at dissertations in your area of study can help by giving concrete, real world examples of a literature review. Use the ProQuest Dissertations and Thesis database provided by SLU Libraries to find dissertations from all over the U.S. in every discipline.

Research & Literature Review Books

Editing Help

After you have a draft of your paper make an appointment with University Writing Services. They can assist in the editing process and help you develop your writing skills. Writing Services provides virtual consultations for SPS students!