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Literature Review Survival Library Guide: Finding Seminal Authors and Mapping the Shape of the Literature

created by Alex D'Angelo

Tools for the postgraduate and scholarly researcher

Review Articles option on Google Scholar

Once you have done a search on Google Scholar for a subject or an author or title, it is possible to limit the results to "Review Articles" - these are articles which consist of a *literature review* on that topic, or discuss the works or author you have searched for. They are very useful tools for getting an overview of the published scholarship and various approaches.to your topic.