Book Reviews

Book reviews may be found in HOLLIS+ by searching for the book title and narrowing the results to reviews.

A comprehensive search for academic book reviews may require additional searches in databases.

Search these databases to locate book reviews:

  • ATLA Religion Database includes reviews of academic books about religion.
    Hint: Type the book title in quotes, then limit your search to source type "review."
  • Academic Search Premier is a terrific place to locate reviews of academic and popular books on multidisciplinary topics.
    Hint: Type the book title in quotes, then limit your search to source type "review."
  • LexisNexis Academic is a great source for reviews published in newspapers.
    Hint:  Select " All News" from the " Search by Content Type"  drop down menu. Type in the name of the book in the search box.  Open " Advanced Options" to select " Book reviews".  Click "Apply". Click " Search".

There are other resources available. If you do not find the reviews you need through the databases listed here, contact a research librarian.