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There are general indexes and subject-specific indexes to book reviews. The indexes sometimes provide excerpts of reviews, but you usually will need to go to the source being cited to find the full text of the review. You may need to consult Orbis to verify that Yale has the periodical or other source being cited, and to determine its location.
The full texts of book reviews are available in some online electronic journals and via Nexis. General indexes to book reviews The following general indexes are the best sources for locating book reviews of a broad range of English-language fiction and nonfiction works:
For more substantive reviews of scholarly works, consult subject-specific indexes. Check the Subject Guide for your area of interest to identify the major indexes and bibliographies in your field, or make an Orbis search for book reviews by subject. In some cases there may be works that specifically index book reviews, but keep in mind that many of the more general indexes in various fields also include references to book reviews. Full text book reviews
The full texts of book reviews increasingly will be available via the Internet. Check the Subject Guide for your area of interest to learn about electronic journals available in your field.
Current full text book reviews can also be accessed via Academic Universe. A sample search would be:
book w/2 review and updike
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