(Books in Print with Reviews)

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As of May 19, 2014 (Books in Print with Reviews) will be cancelled and will no longer be available through the Rutgers University Libraries. The Libraries deeply regret any inconvenience to our user community.

You may find the following print and electronic resources of some utility to your research: or will provide much information about books including price, availability, and—in many instances—previews.

(Book Review Index Plus) provides citations to millions of book reviews from both scholarly and popular titles, and also includes hundreds of thousands of full-text reviews.

A (research guide on directories0) links to a number of sites providing information on publishers.

You may also wish to consult with a reference librarian for other ways to help find the resources you need.

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Description contains records for millions of in-print, out-of-print and forthcoming book, e-book, audio, and video titles. Reviews from well-known resources are included when available. Separate areas are available for searching forthcoming books, children's books, and fiction. 

Lists of bestsellers and awards can be searched or browsed, and biographical information on more than 11,000 authors is also provided. A directory of over 200,000 publishers, distributors, agents, and wholesalers is available from the "Publishers" button in the upper right.


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Book review sources include:

  • Booklist
  • Books for You
  • Books for the Teen Age
  • Books in Canada
  • Boston Book Review
  • Boston Globe
  • Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
  • Chicago Tribune
  • Choice
  • Criticas
  • Doody's Reviews
  • ForeWord Magazine
  • Horn Book Guide
  • Horn Book Magazine
  • Kirkus Reviews
  • Library Journal
  • Los Angeles Times
  • Middle and Junior High School Library Catalog
  • New York Times Book Review
  • Northern California Independent Booksellers Association
  • PW Annex Reviews
  • Publishers Weekly
  • Quill & Quire
  • Reference & Research Book News
  • San Francisco Chronicle
  • School Library Journal
  • School Library Journal Star Track
  • SciTech Book News
  • Senior High School Library Catalog
  • Toronto Globe & Mail
  • USA Today
  • University Press Book News
  • Voice of Youth Advocates
  • Wall Street Journal
  • Washington Post

A complete list of sources for bestseller lists, book reviews, and award lists is available at:

Type of coverage

Citations include author, title, publisher, ISBN, series, price, publisher/distributor, address and phone information. Web and email addresses are also included. Reviews are included when available.

Print counterpart or
related resources includes the complete Books In Print database of US titles, Books Out-of-PrintChildren's Books In PrintForthcoming BooksBowker's Publisher Authority Database,Bowker's Complete Video Directory, and Words on Cassette.

Producer/content provider

R. R. Bowker.

Vendor/electronic presentation provider

R. R. Bowker.

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