Skip to Content
A review article is an attempt by one or more writers to sum up the current state of the research literature on a particular topic. Ideally, the writer searches for everything relevant to the topic and then sorts it all out into a coherent view of the “state of the art” as it now stands.
Review articles should identify:
Find review articles by searching one or more article databases for your research topic and narrow your search to retrieve review articles only.
There are two ways to do this, depending on the database:
Good databases to start your search for review articles are:
Page authorised by University Librarian
Last updated on Tuesday 25 June 2019
Contact a Subject Librarian
Personal research help by email, phone, or appointment.