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Order items from other libraries by submitting a form. Our staff will do its best to obtain a physical or electronic copies depending on availability and licensing restrictions. Turn around time: 7-10 days.
Find book reviews
These databases lead you to expert commentaries about published books.
Book Review Digest Plus
Find reviews of books on a wide range of topics, from a variety of sources.
Coverage: 1903 - present
Provides access to back issues of journals in the humanities, social sciences, and physical sciences, many of which date from the 1800s.
Coverage: varies (excludes current 3 to 5 years)
London Review of Books
Book reviews and essays. Includes art and film reviews, poems and letters.
Coverage: 1979 - present
New York Review of Books
Full text of reviews on works in the areas of biography and memoir; food and wine; essays and criticism; history; poets and poetry; politics and current affairs; science; philosophy; suspense and crime; visual and performing arts.
Coverage: 1963 - present
More on finding reviews
A UWLibrary guide that includes tips on writing reviews.