WHERE TO FIND PUBLISHED BOOK REVIEWS
(the following generously provided by Lorene
B. Harris, Medford Library)
BOOK REVIEW DIGEST
Ref PN 44 .B66
This reference book set identifies where to find book reviews in magazines
and journals and often includes excerpts from the reviews. Look in the
volume for the year (1905 - 2008) in which the book was published,
then alphabetically by the author's last name.
Also identifies where to find book reviews in magazines and journals.
This is a multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than
8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals.
Use the Advanced Search screen and in the "Document
Type" area, select "Book Review" along with typing in your
author's name in the search field.
LITERARY REFERENCE CENTER
A full-text database that combines information from major respected
reference works, books and literary journals.
Contains full text for more than 252,000 author biographies (including more
than 22,000 in-depth bios,) more than 693,000 book
reviews, and more than 6,600 author interviews.
book reviews and provides full text from magazines and journals. Search
using the author's name or the book title. On the search screen, go
to the "Document Type" box and select "book review".
Another option is to select "books reviewed" from the "as" drop-down
box on the right of the screen after putting in the titles in the search
box on the left. See the icon legend at the top of the results list
to identify which articles are in full-text or full-image in the database
U.S. HISTORY IN CONTEXT
A broad collection of full-text periodicals, reference works, primary
documents and scholarly analysis, including
613,000+ periodical articles.
WORLD HISTORY IN CONTEXT
A broad collection of scholarly analysis and full-text periodicals,
reference works and primary documents, including book reviews.
Rich in biographical, bibliographical, and critical content, LRC includes
book reviews on works of history. Most articles are in full-text. Use the
Advanced Search function to search by author. Then, on the author's biographical
screen, click on the tab at the top for "Literary Criticism, Articles,
and Work Overviews".
See also How
to Access Databases from Off-Campus