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Finding Information

Book Review Index Online eliminates the daunting task of finding a specific review from a field of more than 5,000,000. By employing its easy and intuitive search functionality, researchers can find the review they’re looking for in a matter of seconds.


Basic Search
Researchers can search Book Review Index Online by filling in the data fields from the following search paths:




Advanced Search
Researchers have the option of using Boolean search functionality that can combine or exclude any of the following criteria:

  • Author
  • Title
  • Journal
  • Review Title
  • Publication Date
  • Illustrator
  • Reader (Audio books)
  • Review source
  • Reviewer
  • Publisher
  • And more

Researchers have the opportunity to further narrow their basic and advanced searches with these limiters:

Full text (Book Review Index Online Plus only)
Refereed Journals
Publication Date
Review Type
Review Length
Reading Level
Publication Format