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Key Databases for Articles

The Libraries subscribe to more than 400 databases (searchable computerized files) that cover journal articles from every discipline. Here are some highlights for historical research:

Tips for Article Searching

In many databases, adding the word "review" to a search for phrases from the book's title will find book reviews.

Other databases allow you to check a box or select reviews.

  • Academic Search Complete, on the initial page, choose Document Type "Book Review"
  • JSTOR, in the Advanced Search,  check the Item Type box beside "Review"
  • Iter, in the Advanced Search, select Type of Work "Review"