Selection Tools

Use the following resources to stay up-to-date on publications in your field and aid you in making educated recommendations.

Library Databases

Tip: Search by keyword and under “Document Type,” select “Book Reviews”

  • Book Review Digest Plus
    Cites and excerpts reviews of current English-language fiction and nonfiction books for adults and children.
  • Literature Resource Center
    Combines information from major respected reference works, books, 450 literary journals, and original content from EBSCO, Literary Reference Center features an expansive collection of more than 252,000 author biographies author biographies, 35,000 plot summaries & work overviews, full-text essays from leading publishers, literary reference books & monographs, nearly 700,000 book reviews from the most prestigious publications, 78,400 poems from hundreds of sources, nearly 20,000 short stories, classic texts, 6,600 author interviews, and much more.

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Suggested Periodicals

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Suggested Resources for DVDs and Multimedia