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GLOS 3000/POLS 3000: Foundations in Global Research


Recommended are the following guides for understanding what constitutes a good literature review:

Boston College Libraries provides a good, brief, focused overview. 

The University of Pittsburgh Library System offers good points to consider when writing a literature review. See the box "Why is a Literature Review Important?"

The University of West Florida Libraries also has good information to consider, especially this piece of sage advice, because literature review assignments can vary widely: "Rely heavily on the guidelines your instructor has given you."