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How to find book reviews

Book review databases

Multidisciplinary databases that include book reviews

Subject-specific databases that include book reviews

Internet Resources

  • Book and Entertainment Reviews
    O'Keefe Library, St.Ambrose University, Idaho.
  • H-Net Reviews in the Humanities & Social Sciences OnLine
    H-Net is an interdisciplinary organization of volunteers dedicated to developing the educational potential of the Internet and World Wide Web. Centred at Michigan State University.
  • Book Review Tutor
    Guidelines, with examples, on how to write historical book reviews, from the University of Calgary Applied History Research Group.
  • Medieval Review
    Formerly the Bryn Mawr Medieval Review publishes online reviews of current work in all areas of Medieval Studies.
  • ARD - The Anthropology Review Database
    Reviews of the literature (books, audiovisual materials, software & multimedia, exhibits, tourist sites, conferences, and on-line resources) in anthropology and related fields.
  • The Complete Review
    A selectively comprehensive, objectively opinionated survey of books old and new, trying to meet all your book review, preview, and information needs.


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