A good literature review evaluates a wide variety of sources (academic articles, scholarly books, government/NGO reports). It also evaluates literature reviews that study similar topics. This page offers you a list of resources and tips on how to evaluate the sources that you may use to write your review.
Excellent page that will guide you on what to ask to determine if your source is a reliable one. Check the other topics in the guide: Evaluating Bibliographic Citations and Evaluation During Reading on the left side menu.
Criteria to evaluate sources:
Authority: Who is the author? What are the author's credentials and areas of expertise? Is he or she affiliated with a university?
Usefulness: How this source related to your topic? How current or relevant it is to your topic?
Reliability: Does the information comes from a reliable, trusted source such as an academic journal?
This is an excellent paper that teach you how to read an academic paper, how to determine if it is something to set aside, or something to read deeply. Good advice to organize your literature for the Literature Review or just reading for classes.