Answered By: Deborah Kelley-Milburn
Last Updated: Jun 30, 2016     Views: 256

There are many sources that contain book reviews; below are some suggested sources to begin your search.  For more comprehensive information, please consult the research guide "Finding Book Reviews."

 

Current-

Older-

  • TLS (1902-2005)
  • IBR (1971- +)

              Arts & Humanities Citation Index  (1975- +)

              Social Sciences Citation Index  (1956- +)

              Science Citation Index  (1900- +)

 

 

Chronological list of Book Review Resources

 

1665 or later to the "moving wall" -- JSTOR: The Scholarly Journal Archive.

 

1749-1800. -- Index to Book Reviews in England. (Widener RR 675.25 and RR 675.25.5)

 

1770-1993. -- Periodicals Index Online.

 

1800-1850. -- The Literary [and Historical] Index to American Literary Magazines. (Widener WID-LC –S214.Z99 W41 2004x)

 

1815-1900. – The Literary Index to American Magazines (Widener RR 663.6.5 and RR 663.6.8)

 

1886-1974. -- Combined Retrospective Index to Scholarly Book Reviews in Scholarly Journals, 1886-1974. (Widener RR675.22)

 

1900-1943. -- Bibliographie der Rezensionen. (Widener WID-LC A19. B6; Supplement Widener RR675.10)

 

1905-1984. -- Book Review Digest. (Widener RR 675.2)

 

1920 to date. -- Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature (ABELL)

 

1923-1979. -- Science Fiction Book Review Index. (Widener WID-LC PN3348.S 45 Z9936X 1975 / Widener Lit 925.42)

 

1945, 1956, or 1975 to date. -- Web of Science: Science, Social Sciences, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index.

 

1949 to date. -- ATLA Religion Database.

 

1964 to date. -- America: History & Life.

 

1960-1990. -- Index to Book Reviews in the Humanities. (Widener RR 675.5)

 

1964-1974. -- Book Review Index to Social Science Periodicals. (Widener WID-LC H91.Z99 B66x 1978)

 

1965 to date. -- Book Review Index. (Widener RR 675.3)

 

1968 to 1985, 1987-1988. -- Referencias críticas autores chilenos. (Widener SAL 5007.22)

 

1970 to date. -- American Reference Books Annual. (Widener Harvard Depository Z1035.1A55; latest volume Widener RR 1.46)

 

1971 to date. -- Internationale Bibliographie der Rezensionen geistes- und sozialwissenschaftlicher Literatur = International bibliography of book reviews of scholarly literature on the humanities and social sciences. [aka IBR] (Widener RR 675.11)

 

1972-1977. -- Index to book reviews in historical periodicals. (Widener WID-LC D20. B73x)

 

1973-1995. -- French Periodical Index. (Widener WID-LC AI7. F7)

 

1976-1982. -- Current Book Review Citations. (Widener RR 675.20; v1-7 in Harvard Depository Z1035.A1 C87)

 

1983 to date. -- IBR: International Bibliography of Book Reviews. (online version)

 

1983 to date. -- Book Review Digest. (Widener RR 675.2.6)

 

1986 to date. -- Periodical Abstracts (now called ProQuest Research Library).

 

1993 or later to date. -- Project MUSE.

 

1994 to date. -- Reference Reviews Europe Online.

 

In print. -- Bowker's Books in Print (latest in Widener RR 201.17; Amazon.com

 

(Adapted and reproduced from Olin library Reference, Cornell University Library, Ithaca N.Y.)        

 

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