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Comp II: Literature Review: Home

Sources for Selecting Books

Search for Book Reviews in Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier is a really great source for finding book reviews from a wide variety of publications. Follow these steps to access book reviews: 

  • Switch from the basic search to advanced search
  • Enter the title of a book in quotation marks (such "Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks")
  • Below the search boxes, go to Search Options
  • Scroll down to Document Type and highlight Book Review. 
  • Then click on the search button. 
  • All of your search results will be book reviews!

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