Literature reviews are common in most social scientific and scientific disciplines. They essentially summarize the previous research that has been done on a particular issue, pointing out agreements and disagreements as well as indicating where further study is needed.
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For a short video on the literature review
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For a longer but very informative explanation, see the two brilliant videos by "Smart Student."
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Beyond Library OneSearch, there are numerous databases available for Geography, Geology and Environmental Studies. In Geography, there are specialized GIS/Geospatial Data databases (see other tabs in this guide). For all topics the following databases are very helpful. See these tutorials for guidance in using them:
1. Science Direct (4:25)
2. Academic Source Complete (3:25 - Open to full screen)
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