Answered By: Steven Profit
Last Updated: Apr 06, 2017     Views: 43

A formal, reflective survey of the most significant and relevant works of published and peer-reviewed academic research on a particular topic, summarizing and discussing their findings and methodologies in order to reflect the current state of knowledge in the field and the key questions raised. (from Dictionary of Media and Communication)

For info on how to conduct a literature review, check out the resources linked in the box below.