Each discipline has its own style for writing a literature review; social science lit reviews may look different than those from the biological sciences or engineering. Depending on the discipline, it might not be in a section specifically entitled "literature review."
The best way to become familiar with lit reviews in your field of study is to look at published journal articles and note how they present the information.
Here are a few examples of articles which contain a literature review section of the article. The Sawesi et al. article is a systematic review article. Click on the links at the end of each citation to view the article.
Health Sciences examples:
Arts & Humanities examples:
Social Sciences examples:
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