Public Policy and Public Management

Doing a literature review

Explains the literature review process and tips to help you along the way.

What is a literature reveiw?

According to the APA, a literature review is a: “Survey of previously published literature on a particular topic to define and clarify a particular problem; summarize previous investigations; identify relations, contradictions, gaps, and inconsistencies in the literature; and suggest the next step in solving the problem.”

Resources to help with planning literature reviews

Resources to help with writing literature reviews