Here are some tutorials produced by the ASU Library. More helpful tutorials can be found here. The tutorials will automatically begin playing once you click on the links below.
Here are some examples to help you tell the difference between a popular magazine article and a scholarly journal article. You can use the Article Types handout as a reference if you aren't sure what type of article you have.
What is a Literature Review?
An overview of the significant literature published on a topic. Rather than evaluating each source separately, a lit review is written in essay form, and explains how each work is similar to and how it varies from the others.
For more detailed information, see the University of Toronto's tips on conducting a literature review.