Databases: Books

  • by EBSCO

    Type: Reference

    Description: BIR includes basic bibliographic and pricing information on books and other media, as well as reviews in standard review media.


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  • by EBSCO

    Type: Reference

    Description: With coverage back to 1983, Book Review Digest Plus indexes reviews of current fiction and non-fiction, and provides review excerpts and over 100,000 full text reviews. Every book in Book Review Digest Plus appears with all of its reviews together. A single book can have as little as one review citation and as much as a descriptive summary and many reviews with excerpts and full text, depending upon the coverage the book received in the reviewing literature. The database includes children's books as well as books for adults and young adults. Entries currently encompass some 1,300,000 reviews covering over 550,000 books and grows with daily updates.


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  • Choice Book Reviews

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    by Choice

    Type: Reference

    Description: Limited to ONE simultaneous user. Please LOGOUT when done. Choice Current Reviews for Academic Libraries is one of the standard sources for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education. Choice publishes more than 7,000 concise, authoritative reviews annually. Reviews are for books reviewed from 1988 to date.


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  • by Ebrary

    Type: Full-Text

    Description: The Ebrary book collection contains more than 42,000 full-text books on a wide variety of topics. The reader allows you to read entire books, or chapters, or any section of the book that you retrieve with a search. Special features include the ability to highlight, post notes, create your own bookshelf, and save a variety of citation formats.


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  • by EBSCO

    Type: Full-Text

    Description: PsycBOOKS, from the American Psychological Association (APA), is a database of nearly 14,000 chapters in PDF from more than 800 books published by APA and other distinguished publishers. The database includes most scholarly titles published by APA from copyright years 1953 - 2005. It also includes 100+ out-of-print books, an additional 200+ classic books of landmark historical impact in psychology, and the exclusive electronic release of more than 1,500 authored entries from the APA/Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Psychology. PsycBOOKS is indexed with controlled vocabulary from APA's Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms.


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  • by FirstSearch

    Type: Index & Abstract

    Description: 1100 to date. Updated daily. Index of books and other materials cataloged in libraries worldwide. Includes the records of any type of material cataloged by OCLC member libraries. Includes bibliographical records for manuscripts written as early as the 12th century. Indicates which libraries hold the actual items. You can request interlibrary loans directly from this database.


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    Related Research Guides: Using WorldCat

  • by OCLC

    Type: Index & Abstract

    Description: 1100 to date. Updated daily. Index of books and other materials cataloged in libraries worldwide. Includes the records of any type of material cataloged by OCLC member libraries. Includes bibliographical records for manuscripts written as early as the 12th century. Indicates which libraries hold the actual items. You can request interlibrary loans directly from this database.


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    Related Research Guides: Using WorldCat Local