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Indexes for Locating Book Reviews

Indexes for Locating Book Reviews


General Indexes || Subject-Specific Indexes || Internet Site


General Indexes

Book Review Digest 1905-     (Monthly)

Located on Index Table XII in the Reference Center

Book Review Index 1965- (Bi-monthly)

Located on Index Table XII in the Reference Center

Books In Print Plus with Reviews

A CD-ROM available on the network

Combined Retrospective Index to Book Reviews in Scholarly Journals, 1886 - 1974

REF Per/Ind Z1035 .A1 C64  (15 volumes)

EBSCOhost (EBSCO Publishing)

An Internet database. Access to EBSCOhost is restricted by IP address to WKU faculty, staff, and students via the campuswide information system, WKUNet. Dialup remote access is also available via WKU I. D. For password information call the Reference Desk at (270) 745-6125 or contact the Electronic Information Coordinator or WKU Libraries' Web Reference Service.

Newspapers-ProQuest Direct ® (UMI)

An Internet database. Access to Newspapers-ProQuest Direct ® is restricted by IP address via the campuswide information system, WKUNet. Dialup remote access is also available via password access. Contact the Electronic Information Coordinator for password authorization.

New York Times Index 1851 -     (Bi-monthly)

REF AI21 .N45

Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature* 1900-     (Monthly)

Located on Index Table XIII in the Reference Center

Subject-Specific IndexesAmerica: History and Life (ABC-Clio)

An Internet database. Access to America: History and Life is restricted by IP address via the campuswide information system, WKUNet. Dialup remote access is also available via password access. Contact the Electronic Information Coordinator for password authorization. Prior to 1982 see the print volumes in REF Per/Ind E11 .A35x in the Reference Center.

Applied Science & Technology* 1978 -    (Monthly)

Located on Index Table VII in the Reference Center

Art Index*1929 -    (Quarterly)

Reference: PER/IND NX1 .A12 A7x

Biological & Agricultural Index*1964 -     (Monthly)

Located on Index Table VII in the Reference Center

Business Periodicals Index*1958 -     (Monthly)

Located on Index Table XV in the Reference Center

Combined Retrospective Index to Book Reviews in Humanities Journals, 1804-1974

Located on Index Table XII in the Reference Center

Education Index*1929 -    (Monthly, except July & August)

Located on Index Table VI in the Reference Center

General Science Index*1984 -     (Monthly)

Located on Index Table VII in the Reference Center

Humanities Index*1974 -     (Quarterly)

Located on Index Table X in the Reference Center

Index to Book Reviews in the Humanities 1960 -     (Annual)

Located on Index Table XIII in the Reference Center

Music Index* 1949 -     (Monthly)

Reference: PER/IND ML 118 .M 84

Philosopher's Index*1940 -     (Quarterly)

Reference: PER/IND B1 .A1 P47x

Reviews in American History 1994 -    (Quarterly)

Periodicals, Helm 2d floor

Social Sciences Index*1974 -    (Quarterly)

Located on Index Table X in the Reference Center

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WebsitesAir Chronicles Book Reviews

http://www.cdsar.af.mil/bookmain.html

Atlantic Monthly

http://www2.theAtlantic.com/atlantic/
Go into the recent issue of the magazine to see the latest review. Links to other reviews are provided.

American Historical Review

http://www.indiana.edu/~ahr/
Use the table of contents of issues of the American Historical Review to find out what books have been reviewed.

BookPage

http://www.bookpage.com
A monthly book review service for new books on a variety of topics. Archives are available.

Boston Book Review

http://www.bookwire.com/bbr/bbr-home.html
Read reviews of recent publications.

Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/globe/
Use the search "book reviews" in the search engine provided at this site. Particularly good for finding popular best sellers.

Hungry Mind Review

http://www.bookwire.com/hmr/

Quarterly Black Review of Books

http://www.bookwire.com/qbr/qbr.html

USA Today

http://www.usatoday.com/life/enter/books/leb98.htm
Find reviews of popular non-fiction and fiction books.

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*Reviews are indexed in a separate section at the back of the index.

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