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Book Review Sources: Print Indexes

The print indexes listed below may be useful in finding reviews of older books:

Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature (Z 2011 .M69 - General Collection)

  • Library has the following years: 1920, 1925-1938, 1945, 1960, 1970-1986
  • Use the author index to find the entry number for the book review you want

Book Review Digest (Ref. Z 1219 .C95 - Reference Collection)

  • Covers reviews from 1905 to present
  • The Book Review Digest Index covers 1905-1984

Index to Book Reviews in the Humanities (Ref. Z 1035 .Al .I63 - Reference Collection)

  • Library has the following years: 1961-1984, 1986-1990

New York Times Book Review Index (Ref. Z 1215 .N5x - Reference Collection)

  • Covers reviews appearing in the New York Times from 1896-1970

Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature (Ref. AI 3 .R48 - Reference Collection)

  • Library has the following years: 1900-1979; 2010
  • Before 1976, look under "Book Reviews" in the alphabetical index or look under the author's last name
  • From 1976-1979 and 2010, look for the author's last name in the back of the index under "Book Reviews"