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Literature Reviews: Examples

This guide is an introduction to the Literature Review process - including its purpose and strategies, guidelines and resources to help you get started


Babacan, A., & Babacan, H. (2015). A transformative approach to work integrated learning in legal education. Education & Training, 57(2), 170-183. Retrieved from

Gold, S., Seuring, S.& Beske, P. (2009). Sustainable supply chain management and inter-organizational resources: a literature review. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, 17(4), 230-245. doi: 10.1002/csr.207

Leung, D., Law, R., van Hoof, H., & Buhalis, D. (2013). Social media in tourism and hospitality: A literature review. Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 30(1-2), 3-22. doi:10.1080/10548408.2013.750919

Stieninger, M., & Nedbal, D. (2014). Characteristics of cloud computing in the business context: A systematic literature Review. Global Journal Of Flexible Systems Management, 15(1), 59-68. doi:10.1007/s40171-013-0055-4

Davies, D., Jindal-Snape, D., Collier, C., Digby, R., Hay, P., Howe, A. (2014). The roles and development needs of teachers to promote creativity: A systematic review of literature.Teaching and Teacher Education, 41, 34-41.

Finocchiaro, E. (2016). Neurodevelopment and Early Childhood Education for Low-Income Students: An Analytical Literature Review. International Journal Of Early Childhood Special Education8(2), 100-106. doi:10.20489/intjecse.284668

Simonson, M., Schlosser, C., & Orellana, A. (2011). Distance education research: A review of the literature. Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 23(2-3), 124-142. doi:

Tess. A. (2013). The role of social media in higher education classes (real and virtual) - A literature review. Computers in Human Behavior, 29(5), A60-A68

Schmidt, J. W., Bennitz, A., Taljsten, B., Goltermann, P., Henning, P., (2012) Mechanical anchorage of FRP tendons - A literature review. Construction and Building Material, 32, 110-121

Volk, R., Stengel, J., Schultmann, F., (2014) Building information modeling (BIM) for existing buildings - literature review and future needs. Automation in Construction, 38, 109-127.

Jacob, S., Munro, I., Taylor, B. J., Griffiths, D. (2017). Mental health recovery: A review of the peer-reviewed published literature. Collegian, 24(1), 53-61.

Soederberg Miller, L. M., Cassady, D. L. (2015) The effects of nutrition knowledge on food label use. A review of the literature. Appetite, 92(1), 207-216.

Zuwang Shen. (2015)  Cultural Competence Models and Cultural Competence Assessment Instruments in Nursing: a literature review. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 26(3),308-321 doi: 10.1177/1043659614524790

Rigolon, A. (2016) A complex landscape of inequity in access to urban parks: A literature review. Landscape and Urban Planning, 150, 160-169.

Turner, M., Kitchenham, B., Pereton, P., Charters, S., Budgen, D., (2010).  Does the technology acceptance model predict actual use? a systematic literature review. Information and Software Technology, 52(5) 463-479.

Dunne, C., (2011). The place of the literature review in grounded theory research. International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 14(2), 111-124.