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COM 117: Interpersonal Communication: What is a Review of Literature?

How do I do a literature review?

This guide from North Carolina A&T State University can help you understand the steps to take and factors to consider when writing a literature review.

Annotated Bibliographies

A handy guide with examples from the Purdue Online Writing Lab.

Sample literature reviews

Määttä, K., & Uusiautti, S. (2013). Silence is Not Golden: Review of Studies of Couple Interaction. Communication Studies, 64(1), 33-48. doi:10.1080/10510974.2012.731467

Meluch, A. L., & Oglesby, W. H. (2015). Physician-patient communication regarding patients' healthcare costs in the US: A systematic review of the literature. Journal of Communication in Healthcare, 8(2), 151-160. doi:10.1179/1753807615Y.0000000010

Baker, M. (1991). Gender and Verbal Communication in Professional Settings: A Review of Research. Management Communication Quarterly, 5, 36-63. doi:10.1177/0893318991005001003

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