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How to write a literature review

Literature Reviews-the Writing Center University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

How to writie a literature review (Youtube)

Science:  10 Simple Rules for Writing a Literature Review  (Public Library of Science PLOS open access peer reviewed journal)


Sample Literature Review in Political Science


Tips for Writing Annotated Bibliographies





When to Cite

Whenever you quote, paraphrase, summarize, or otherwise refer to the work of another, you are required to cite its source, either in a parenthetical citation or using a footnote.

More information on avoiding plagarism

Citation Style Guides

Here are the most common style guides; print copies are in the Pelletier Library.  Consult a Reference Librarian if you have questions.



RefWorks is a web-based bibliographic software package that enables you to:

  • Organize your research
  • Include citations while you write your paper
  • Import references from many data sources
  • Create bibliographies in different standard formats
  • RefWorks  Icon
    Login here or set up your account
    Organize all your sources
    Produce formatted bibliographies
    For off-campus access use the Group Code: RWAlleghenyC

Allegheny College

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