Finding Book Reviews
Book reviews can be found in a wide variety of locations, in print and online. To find the best source for your needs, consider:
- Want to find all reviews available?
- Start with the comprehensive indexes listed below.
- Looking for a scholarly review of a scholarly book?
- See the tab on Scholarly Book Reviews.
- Want a review in a newspaper or other popular publication?
- Do you need a contemporary review of an historical book?
- See the tab on Historical Book Reviews.
- Want a selection of (sometimes anonymous) reviews online?
General Indexes of Book Reviews
Book Review Digest (1905-present)
Main Reference (1st floor) Z1219 .B724
An index to reviews of current fiction and nonfiction in English. Gives complete bibliographic information and a brief aummary of the book followed by review citations and excerpts from some reviews. Includes estimate of the number of words in reviews to indicate length.
Book Review Index (1965-present)
Main Reference (1st floor) Z1219 .B725
An index to book reviews appearing in over 230 periodicals; entries are very short, with only bibliographic citations.