Answered By: Shelly Jablonski
Last Updated: Jul 17, 2024     Views: 136

Book reviews can be located by using the library search tool called RaptorSearch AND from several library databases.

  • You can find book reviews using RaptorSearch.
  • Search by typing the title of the book in the search box. 
  • On the left-hand side of the search results page, under "Source Types", select the "Show More" drop down menu to select "Reviews".
Library Databases
  • Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database: Search this database for reviews, records and other related information about children’s literature. CLCD contains reviews supplied by over 38 review media. Search by subject, age level, genre and curriculum tools.
    • Check the box beside Professional Reviews
  • Choice Reviews Online: Source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education.
    • For book reviews, select the Reviews tab in the upper left-hand corner of page.
    • See the Quick Start Guide to learn how to search and browse the database.
  • Literature Resource Center:  This database includes book reviews, information about the author, and literary criticism.
    • Select Advanced Search > By Document Type > Review & News
  • Proquest Newspapers: Newspapers such as the New York Times & Washington Post include books reviews.
    • Select Advanced Search > Content Type > Review

If you cannot find what you need, connect with a librarian for assistance.

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