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Book Review Digest

Title: Book Review Digest
Access Conditions: Only accessible in NLA Reading Rooms
Publisher: H.W. Wilson
Format: Online
Description: Book Review Digest, is a bibliographic database that cites and provides excerpts of reviews of current English-language fiction and nonfiction books for children and adults. An abstract of each book is also provided. Periodical coverage includes leading magazines from the United States, Canada and Great Britain. To be indexed in Book Review Digest, a book must have been published or distributed in the United States or Canada. A work of nonfiction must have received reviews in two or more of the periodicals on the Book Review Digest selection list. A work of fiction must have received reviews is at least three of the periodicals. An exception is made for books reviewed in the Reference Books Bulletin section of Booklist. For these books one review is sufficient. Reviews must have appeared within 18 months after a book was published, and at least one review must be from a periodical published in the United States or Canada. Reviews of textbooks, government publications, and technical books in the law and sciences are excluded. Also available in print from 1906 at RF 015.73 B00.
Coverage: 1983-
Features: IndexEntries | Abstracts
Topics: Book Reviews

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