Reviews: Books and Media


Online Database

  • ProtoView Database
    ProtoView is a premium subscription database service that provides a single source of authoritative information about scholarly books and e-books from hundreds of scholarly publishers.  Records can be browsed or searched by ISBN, subject, keyword, publisher, title, and author.

Newspaper Reviews

Online Journals with Reviews

Electronic equivalent of printed journals

Booklist | January Magazine | Publishers Weekly |

Other Book Review Resources

  • Annual Reviews (an index, no fulltext) Reviews books of a scholarly nature within the fields of science.
  • Based on the BookCompilation lists of books that have been made into movies since 1980.
  • Start page for the Book Report Network. Contains book reviews, compelling features, in-depth author profiles and interviews, excerpts of the hottest new releases, literary games and contests, and more.
  • BookSpot One stop shop for various book information. Provides links to reviews, bestseller lists, awards, bookstores and much more.
  • H-Net Reviews Reviews books in the humanities and social sciences.
  • Midwest Book Review This site contains links to other sites of interest to booklovers. Midwest Book Review produces a weekly television show and five newsletters.
  • Women's Review of Books Provides in-depth reviews of books by and about women.



  • Academy Awards Nominees and winners Database Contains names of all nominees and winners since the first award ceremony in 1927 to the present. Searchable by keyword, years or general category.
  • CinemaSpot Information resource center for top movie-related resources on the Web.
  • Greatest Films "The Greatest Films is a unique website containing interpretive, descriptive review commentary and historical background, and hundreds of colorful, vintage film posters for some of the best Hollywood and American classic films in the last century."
  • Internet Movie Database Lists movie plots and credits, characters and brief biographies of the actors. Searchable by keyword.
  • Movie Mistakes A work in progress, maintained by one man. List is built from outside contributions. Over 1500+ movies are listed.


Online Database

  • Music Index Online An index of 640 international periodicals concerned with every aspect of classical and popular music. Search for reviews.

Miscellaneous Resources

  • AMG's All Music Guide This site contains ratings and reviews of more than 400,000 record albums. Search by artist, album, song, style, or label. Access information on new releases, music styles, a glossary. Entries on artists describe a musician/musical group's history, roots and influences, musical style, discography, and reviews.

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