Book Reviews: Specialized Indexes

Below are several of the many specialized indexes which include citations to book reviews.

Arts and Humanities

  • Art Full Text 1984-
    An index to articles in periodicals covering art. Combine your WORDS search for the title with the phrase "book review". Search also for the book author as AUTHOR.
  • Arts and Humanities Citation Index 1990- (some full text)
    Book reviews in citation indexes are found by searching the author's name, then finding the title of the book. "B" indicates a book review.
  • Combined retrospective index to book reviews in humanities journals, 1802-1974
    Reference 1st FL W Call Number AI3 .C652
    This set indexes reviews in 150 periodicals in the humanities.
  • H-Net Reviews
    Very current reviews published online.
  • Humanities International Complete
  • RILM Abstracts of Musical Literature 1969-
    An index containing over 200,000 citations on music. Search for keywords in your title in the TITLE setting. Add the word "review" to your keyword search.

Business, Economics, Education, and Law

  • Business Source Complete 1886- (some full text)
    An index with abstracts and full text for business articles.
  • Econlit 1969-
    EconLit is an index to articles from more than 400 economics journals. Includes dissertations.
  • Education Research Complete
    Provides access to full text education journals.
  • ERIC 1966-
    Indexes education journals and the Eric Document microfiche collection. Enter the book title as a keyword search, and combine with the author's name if necessary.

History

  • America: History and Life 1964-
    Abstracts of articles from serial publications on the history of the U.S. and Canada published worldwide. For book reviews make Document Type "r" and use the book's author's last name or a topic in the Keyword field.
  • Historical Abstracts 1450-
    Abstracts of articles from over 2,000 serial publications worldwide on the history of all countries except the U.S. and Canada. For book reviews:
    • - AND together "review" with a search topic or the author's last name in the Keyword field, OR
    • - AND together the title of the book in the Title field with "review" in the Keyword field.
  • Institute of Scientific Information (ISI) Citation Databases 1990- (some full text)
    Book reviews in citation indexes are found by searching the author's name, then finding the title of the book. "B" indicates a book review.

Reference

Science and Technology

  • Applied Science and Technology Index 1983-
    An index to articles in engineering, science, and technology journals. Combine your WORDS search for the title with the phrase "book review". Search also for the book author as AUTHOR.
  • Science Citation Index [via Web of Science] 1990- (some full text)
    Book reviews in citation indexes are found by searching the author's name, then finding the title of the book. "B" indicates a book review

Social Sciences

  • H-Net Reviews
    Very current reviews published online.
  • Social Sciences Citation Index 1990- (some full text)
    Book reviews in citation indexes are found by searching the author's name, then finding the title of the book. "B" indicates a book review.
  • Social Sciences Full Text 1983-
    Indexes a wide range of interdisciplinary fields in social sciences journals. Includes a separate book reviews section.