Book Reviews: A Research Guide

Book Reviews in Contemporary Sources

Many contemporary resources provide book reviews; they are available electronically and may be consulted on the Library’s Selected Electronic Resources page. Please check the description for each resource to determine the years covered as well as the availability of full text as opposed to citations. The following is a select list of these specialized resources.

EBSCO Research Databases provide full text or abstract for articles, including book reviews, appearing in scholarly, specialized, and general periodicals. Thousands of periodicals, representing a wide range of disciplines and subjects, are covered.

More specialized indexing tools include the following: Access: The Supplementary Index to Periodicals; America: History and Life; Anthropological Literature; Art Full Text; Art Index Retrospective; ATLA Religion Database; Historical Abstracts; Humanities Abstracts; Social Sciences Abstracts; Sociological Abstracts; PsychArticles; PsychInfo. The book reviews indexed in these sources may be accessed by title of book, name of author of book, and name of reviewer