How do I write a literature review?

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The following link provides a guideline for writing literature reviews:

Literature Reviews handout from The Writing Center, University of North Carolina


Here is a link to an excellent guide from the University of Washington Psychology Writing Center:

Writing a Literature Review in Psychology