American Studies 440: Literature Review

Racial Capitalism
Professor: Andrew Cornell
Spring 2017

This page contains videos that explain what a literature review is, the different types, and how to complete one. The videos were created by North Carolina State University for their graduate students. While you will not be writing a literature review per se for your final project, the approach to reading the scholarly literature and making connections applies.

What is a Literature Review?

Credit: NCSU Libraries. Video 1 of Literature Reviews: An Overview for Graduate Students.
Run Time: 3:12

Types of Literature Reviews

Credit: NCSU LIbraries. Video 2 of Literature Reviews: An Overview for Graduate Students.
Run Time: 3:45.

Completing a Literature Review

Credit: NCSU Libraries. Video 3 of Literature Reviews: An Overview for Graduate Students.
Run Time: 4:20.