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Finding Book Reviews in the Sciences: Book Review Digest Plus 1905-

How to locate book reviews to evaluate something you want to read.

Book Review Digest Plus 1905-

The Book Review Digest Plus database can be used to identify book reviews appearing in journals in all fields. Book reviews from approximately 70 general magazines are covered. Often includes PDF or audio recording of review with citation to original published review. Book covers are also often included as well as lists of "Similar Books." Sample search and resulting citation below: 

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By: Blumstein, Daniel T.. Quarterly Review of Biology, Sep2018, Vol. 93 Issue 3, p259-260, 2p; Reading Level (Lexile): 1410, Database: Book Review Digest Plus (H.W. Wilson)

Subjects: MAMMALS; NONFICTION; HANDBOOK of the Mammals of the World: Rodents II (Book); WILSON, Don E.; LACHER, Thomas E.; MITTERMEIER, Russell A.; APLIN, Ken; LLOBET, Toni