- Book Reviews
- See also: Finding Book Reviews via the CSUMB Library Databases
Best of the Best: Review Sources from MFL
- AcqWeb's Directory of Book Reviews on the Web
- Compiled by librarians, an extensive listing of online sources for book reviews.
- The largest Internet bookstore, this useful and comprehensive site includes summaries and reviews, many written by customers.
- Digital counterpart of the American Library Association's Booklist magazine. Reviews thousands of current adult and children's books annually. For reviews published between 1995 and 2003, search the archives.
- Complete Review
- Over 1400 reviews, with letter grades, and links to further review information.
- Literature Resource Center
- Provides critical information on authors and their works, from Gale's Contemporary Literary Criticism database; also has extensive biographical information on writers.
- New York Times Books on the Web
- Search over 50,000 book reviews and author interviews since 1980. (Must register to access this service.)
Publishers' Catalogs and Directories
- Searches multiple sources (10,000 bookdealers, including Amazon, Bibliocity, Bibliofind, and others) to locate new, used, fine, and out-of-print books.
- Digital Book Index
- A database of over 70,000 fiction and non-fiction e-books, from over 1,800 publishers, including both free access and commercial publications.
- Directory of Open Access Journals
- Searchable directory of freely available full-text scientific and scholarly journals.
- Overdrive Digital Media Locator
- Another search engine for locating ebooks, audio books, and other digital media, primarily from commercial vendors.
- Publishers Catalogues Home Page
- Links to hundreds of publishers' Web sites around the world.