These periodicals specialize in reviews of both academic and popular book titles:
The most important full-text journal databases, JSTOR and ProjectMUSE, are both excellent tools for locating scholarly book reviews. Use JSTOR to find reviews of books with an imprint more than a few years old, and ProjectMUSE to find reviews of books published in the last several years. Please keep in mind that all three of these databases index substantive journal articles in addition to book reviews, so be sure to limit your search to "Reviews" in JSTOR and "Reviews Only" in ProjectMUSE.
The following are dedicated book review databases available through Temple University Libraries:
Many of the Libraries' discipline-specific databases index scholarly book reviews. For example, to find reviews of United States history books written by historians a user should search the library databases America: History & Life and/or Historical Abstracts. Keep in mind that most databases allow users to limit their searches to book reviews only.
Reviews of scholarly books (or monographs) are particularly important in certain text-heavy disciplines. The subject specialist librarians in these fields have created separate pages in their research guides for how to find book reviews:
The following databases also include book reviews: