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Book Reviews: Print Resources

This guide has been created to assist library users in locating book reviews.

Book Review Resources in Print

Source

Coverage

Call No./Location

Art Index

1926-1996

Continued by Art Index Online

Ref. Z5937 .A78 (Along Reference Dept Wall)

Author/Subject indexed.  Beginning with the 1973/74 volume look in the back of the volume for the “Book

Review” section.  Volumes prior to 1974 look under the author’s last name.

   

Children’s Book Review Index

1965-

Ref. Z1037 .A1 C475

                Author/Title/Illustrator indexed.  The work is a collection of the reviews of children’s books printed in the

Book Review Index.

 

Children’s Literature Review

1976-

Ref. PN1009 .A1 C5139

Author indexed.  Source has an international scope, representing many areas and genres of children’s and young adult literature.  Entries contain excerpts and citations of reviews.

 

Combined Retrospective Index to Book Reviews in the Humanities Journals

1802-1970

Ref. Z6265 .C65 1982 (Book Review Index Shelves)

Author/Title indexed.  Represents the book review contents of 150 humanities journals and is printed in ten volumes.

 

Combined Retrospective Index to Book Reviews in the Scholarly Journals

1886-1974

Ref. Z1035.A1 C64 (Book Review Index Shelves)

Author/Title indexed.  Represents the book review contents of 459 scholarly journals of history, political science and sociology and is printed in 15 volumes.

 

Current Book Review Citations

1976-1982

Ref. Z1035 .A1 C86 (Book Review Index Shelves)

Author/Title indexed.  The work is printed in two parts.  Part I. is author/title indexed and Part II. is title indexed and refers the user to Part I.

 

An Index to Book Reviews in the Humanities

1960-1990

Ref. Z1035 .A1 I63 (Book Review Index Shelves)

Author indexed.  This work is an index to book reviews published in humanities journals.  Prior to 1971 entries were included only if they reviewed books in certain subject categories.

 

IBR (Internationale Bibliographie der Rezensionen)

1971-

Ref. Z5051 .I64

Periodical/Subject/Author/Reviewer indexed.  Provides book reviews on an international scale.  Citations only found in Part A.  This source is in German.

 

Magill’s Literary Annual

1970-

Ref. Z1219 .M332 (Along Reference Dept Wall)

 

Title indexed.  This resource provides a biography of the book’s author, history and current affairs as well as citations for reviews of the work.

 

 

 

New York Times Book Review Index 

1896-1970

Continued by the New York Times Index

Ref. AP2 .N658 (Book Review Index Shelves)

                Author/Title/Subject indexed.  Contains citations of reviews printed in the New York Times Book Review.  Search the

                New York Times Index for book reviews by looking under the subject heading of “Books and literature.”                              

 

 

Philosopher’s Index

1970 -1995

Ref. Z7127 .P47 (Index Shelves)

Author indexed.  An international index to philosophical periodicals and books and is a source of book review citations.  Beginning with the 1970 volume, refer to the “Book Review Index” for locations of book reviews.  

 

Religion Index One

1960-85

Ref. Z7753 .A5 (Index Shelves)

Author/Title indexed.   A source of book reviews printed in religious and archaeological periodicals.  The book review section is at the end of each volume.

               

Times Literary Supplement Index

1902-1980

Continued by Times Index

Ref. AP4 .T453 (Book Review Index Shelves)

Author/Title/Subject indexed.  Provides citations of review articles and leading articles that appeared in the Times

                Literary Supplement.  Search the Times Index for book reviews by looking under the subject heading of

                “Books (titles and reviews).”

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