World History

How to Find Book Reviews

You may be asked to assess books on historical events, and one way to do so is by reading published book reviews.  Many journals publish reviews when books are released.  Here are some tips for finding reviews:

  • In databases, look for options to limit your search to book reviews.  These are often found under the Advanced Search option.  
  • If you do not see an option for reviews, trying searching for the title of your book in quotes, then adding book review: "Lincoln at Gettysburg" book review