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BCS: Scientific Literature: Library Tutorial: Literature Review

This guide provides step-by-step instructions for scientific research using Long Library resources.

Literature Review

A literature review describes previous research or discussion that has been published on the topic. This review of the literature can provide a good overview of the topic and will outline what other researchers have found. The passage below shows references to the work of other researchers throughout the text, with their names and the year their research was published in parenthetical citations.