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Book Reviews

International Book Review Sources

H-Net Online Book Reviews

H-Net Reviews in the Humanities and Social Sciences is an online scholarly review resource. H-Net Reviews bring a new dimension to the world of academic publishing. Our reviews are published online via discussion networks and the H-Net web site. This permits our reviews to reach scholars with a speed unmatched in any other medium. It also makes a new kind of interactivity possible, as reviewers, authors and readers engage in discussions of the reviews online. Through the power of e-mail and the web, H-Net has helped pioneer online scholarly reviewing.

Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe

Lexis-Nexis is an invaluable source for reviews of foreign-language books, particularly for recently published books. To find book reviews of foreign-language books through Lexis-Nexis, follow the search outlined below.

IFB: Informationsmittel für Bibliotheken

Edited by Dr. Klaus Schreiber of the Wurttembergische Landesbibliothek in Stuttgart, Germany, this online source of reviews of scholarly books on all areas of the humanities and social sciences has come to be one of the best book selection sources on the Internet for academic librarians. All issues are archived by date of issue. Within a given issue reviews are located under major subject headings. Although most of the titles reviewed are in the German language, increasingly works in other languages are also being reviewed in this source.

RRE: Reference Reviews Europe Online/Annual

Reference Reviews Europe Online is a quarterly version of IFB in which selected reviews are abstracted and translated into English by a group of North American abstractors/translators. Reference Reviews Europe Annual (028.12 R259) represents, in a print version, a cumulative selection of the abstracted reviews from Reference Reviews Europe Online.

The Medieval Review (formerly Bryn Mawr Medieval Review)

Since 1993, The Medieval Review (TMR; formerly the Bryn Mawr Medieval Review) has been publishing reviews of current work in all areas of Medieval Studies, a field it interprets as broadly as possible. The electronic medium allows for very rapid publication of reviews, and provides a computer searchable archive of past reviews, both of which are of great utility to scholars and students around the world.

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