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Locate Book Reviews

Go to an online book store and look for editorial or professional reviews (rather than customer reviews):

http://www.amazon.com
http://www.barnesandnoble.com/

Locate reviews out of periodicals using a periodical database:

Academic Search Complete

  • Perform a phrase search for the title of the work or the author
  • Too many results? Consider limiting results to document type: book review

Locate book reviews from the New York Times back to 1981:

New York Times Books

Locate Entertainment Reviews

Locate film reviews by the late film critic, Roger Ebert, and from other professional film reviewers on staff at RogerEbert.com:

http://www.rogerebert.com/

Locate reviews out of periodicals using a periodical database

Academic Search Complete

  • Perform a keyword search strategy for the title of the movie, album, etc.
  • Too many results? Consider limiting results to document type: entertainment reviews

Locate film or television reviews out of film periodicals:

Film and Television Literature Index

Locate film reviews from books in the library's collection:

Locate Product Reviews

Locate reviews of technology-related products at CNET:

http://www.cnet.com/

Locate reviews out of periodicals using a periodical database

Academic Search Complete

  • Perform a keyword search strategy for the name of the product (e.g., iPhone) or the type of the product (e.g., smart phones)
  • Too many results? Consider limiting results to document type: product review
  • Consider performing a search for your product and limiting your results to the magazine title: Consumer Reports

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Helpful guides to citation styles:

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