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Chicana & Chicano Studies (CHIC) -- Health Focus: Writing Literature Reviews

Research resources for the study of health issues in the Chicano Community

Preparing Literature reviews

There are a number of additional well-done websites that cover APA style citation, including:

·         Purdue’s OWL main APA guide: It also contains some superficial information on literature reviews under the Types of APA papers tab on the left-hand side of the webpage

·         Diane Hacker’s Research and Documentation online, 5th edition: Under the Social Sciences tab is information about APA format and citation. An additional feature is under sample papers. It is a literature review that your students may find useful (it is actually about obesity):

·         Advice about writing literature reviews:

o   From the University of Wisconsin:

o   An article from Sage Publications:

o   A library research guide on literature reviews from Georgia State University:

o   Slideshare slide tutorials from the University of Alberta Centre for Health Evidence:

·         Some sample literature reviews