Book Review Indexes by Time Period

18th Century

Dates Source
Online Print
1749 - 1774

Index to Book Reviews in England, 1749 - 1774
Indexes reviews of poetry, drama and fiction. Entries are arranged by author with cross references from title.

 

via the Library Catalogue

1775 - 1800 Index to Book Reviews in England, 1775 - 1800
Indexes reviews to almost 5,000 works of poetry, drama and fiction. Includes reviews in all the major review journals.
 

via the Library Catalogue

1785 - present Times (London) Index
Title varies. This title indexes the entire Times newspaper. Subject headings for book reviews vary by time period (Books; Books or Reviews; Publications reviewed and noticed; Books reviewed and noticed; Book reviews; and Books (titles and reviews).
via the Library Catalogue via the Library Catalogue
1789 - 1826 Literary Reviews in British Periodicals
Indexes reviews found in British periodicals and two newspapers. Arranged alphabetically by author, then chronologically by date of publication.
  via the Library Catalogue

 

19th Century

Dates Source
Online Print
1785 - present

Times (London) Index
Title varies. This title indexes the entire Times newspaper. Subject headings for book reviews varies by time period (Books; Books or Reviews; Publications reviewed and noticed; Books reviewed and noticed; Book reviews; and Books (titles and reviews).

via the Library Catalogue

via the Library Catalogue

1789 - 1826 Literary Reviews in British Periodicals
Indexes reviews found in British periodicals and two newspapers. Arranged alphabetically by author, then chronologically by date of publication.
 

via the Library Catalogue

1802 - 1907 Poole's Index to Periodical Literature
Indexes British and American periodicals. Reviews of books which have a definite subject are listed under the subject, all others are listed by author.
  via the Library Catalogue
1802 - 1974 Combined Retrospective Index to Book Reviews in Humanities Journals
Index by author and title to over 500,000 reviews from 157 humanities journals. This is the best and quickest index to use if the book was reviewed in the early part of the century.
  via the Library Catalogue
1886 - 1974 Combined Retrospective Index to Book Reviews in Scholarly Journals
Author/title index to over two million book reviews in 460 scholarly journals of history, political science and sociology. This is the best and quickest index to use if the book was reviewed in the early part of the century.
  via the Library Catalogue

 

20th & 21st Centuries

Dates Source
Online Print
1785 - present Times (London) Index
Title varies. This title indexes the entire Times newspaper. Subject headings for book reviews varies by time period (Books; Books or Reviews; Publications reviewed and noticed; Books reviewed and noticed; Book reviews; and Books (titles and reviews).
via the Library Catalogue via the Library Catalogue
1802 - 1907 Poole's Index to Periodical Literature
Indexes British and American periodicals. Reviews of books which have a definite subject are listed under the subject, all others are listed by author.
  via the Library Catalogue
1802 - 1974 Combined Retrospective Index to Book Reviews in Humanities Journals
Index by author and title to over 500,000 reviews from 157 humanities journals. This is the best and quickest index to use if the book was reviewed in the early part of the century.
  via the Library Catalogue
1886 - 1974 Combined Retrospective Index to Book Reviews in Scholarly Journals
Author/title index to over two million book reviews in 460 scholarly journals of history, political science and sociology. This is the best and quickest index to use if the book was reviewed in the early part of the century.
  via the Library Catalogue
1900 - 1943 Bibliographie der Rezensionen
From 1900-11, indexes reviews in over 3,000 German-language periodicals. From 1911-43, indexes 5,000 German and 4,000 other serials as well as 50 newspapers.
  via the Library Catalogue
1902 - 2003 Times Literary Supplement Index
Indexes book reviews, articles, letters and poems. Entries are by personal name, title and subject in one combined index.
  via the
Library Catalogue
1905 - present Book Review Digest
Indexes reviews of English-language books published or distributed in Canada and the U.S., which have appeared in at least two journals.
via the Library Catalogue via the Library Catalogue
1920 - present Canadian Periodical Index
A general index to Canadian magazines and journals. Reviews appear under the heading "Book Reviews". Also available online as CPI-Q from 1980 to the present.
via the Library Catalogue via the Library Catalogue
1962 - present British Humanities Index
Indexes British newspapers and journals in art, music, philosophy, religion, literature, economics, politics, history and society. Continues in part the Subject Index to Periodicals (1915-61).
via the Library Catalogue  
1965 - present Book Review Index (online)
A comprehensive online guide to book reviews with over five million review citations from thousands of publications. This index has a better selection of scholarly journals than Book Review Digest.
via the Library Catalogue  
1971 - present Internationale Bibliographie der Rezensionen Wissenschaftlicher Literatur
Indexes major western language journals (4,000+) on all subjects. Each year is published in four parts: A - index of periodicals listed; B - classified subject index in German, with English and French cross-references; C - author index; D - reviewer index.
  via the Library Catalogue
1973 - 1995 French Periodical Index
Reviews French-language books and authors (Canadian and international)
  via the Library Catalogue
1977 - 1992 Canadian News Index
Index to eight major Canadian newspapers. Continued by the Canadian Index and CBCA.
  via the Library Catalogue
1982 - present CBCA (Canadian Business and Current Affairs) (online)
A general index to Canadian magazines and eight newspapers. An online version of the Canadian Index.
via the Library Catalogue  
1994 - present Repére
Index to French-Canadian newspapers and magazines. Continues Point de Repére (1984-93);Radar (1972-83) and Periodex (1972-83).
  via the Library Catalogue