|A literature review is...||A literature review is NOT...|
|An analysis of scholarly work that relates to your topic||Just a summary of sources|
|A representation of the literature that provides a background on your topic||A group of broad, unrelated sources|
|An attempt to find the gaps or themes in the literature||"Everything" that has been published on a topic|
|Considered "secondary literature" because they summarize existing research||A book review|
Source: Hempel, Susanne. Conducting Your Literature Review. American Psychological Association, 2020.