Review papers reviews, supports or refutes the findings of the research and summarizes the research done in a particular subject area. The citation counts for review papers are usually high and they are valuable information sources.
How do you find review articles on a particular topic?
Many databases such as Web of Science and Scopus provide the functionality to refine the results by document types’ review’ or ‘literature review’.
During the academic publishing talks organized by NTU Libraries, Harmen van Paradijs Editorial Director, Science & Business Media, Springer mentioned that if you are new to publishing journal articles, you can start by writing review papers.