A. Book Review Digest Plus is an essential library tool that brings together book reviews of a wide range of topics for more than 5,000 indexed journals. A comprehensive readers’ advisory, collection development, and literary research tool for public, academic, corporate, and K-12 libraries, this database features full-text reviews from over 1,400 periodicals, over 2 million review citations, and “Master” records for each book. The database has retrospective coverage back to 1983 and coverage for both adult, young adult, and children’s literature.
Unlike reviews on book-sale sites and the open Web, many of the reviews in Book Review Digest Plus are from citable journals, making it an invaluable resource for literary and biographical research. Subject indexing, summaries, annotations and grade level designations make this a useful tool for readers’ advisory, collection development and curriculum support.
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Book Review Digest Plus is an essential library tool that brings together book reviews on a wide range of topics, from a variety of sources. Unlike reviews on book-sale sites and the open Internet, many of the reviews are serious, academic works. This invaluable resource for literary and biographical research is essential for readers’ advisory and collection development.