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Michigan State University

Book Reviews

Science Sources

  • Date Coverage: 1984 to present
  • Searching Tips:
    1. Enter the title of the book and choose the "TI Title" option from the drop-down menu next to the search bar.
    2. Under "Document Type," select "Book Review."
  • Searching Tips:
    1. Enter the title of the book and choose the "TI Title" option from the drop-down menu next to the search bar.
    2. Under "Document Type," select "Book Review."
  • Date Coverage: 1984 to present
  • Description: Easy-to-use and designed specifically for students and non-specialists, General Science Full Text is the first place to look for answers to science-related questions. This database features full text, plus the graphs, charts, diagrams, photos, and illustrations that convey an abundance of scientific information. Features: high quality indexing of nearly 300 periodicals as far back as 1984, many of them peer-reviewed; in-depth abstracts of 50 to 150 words—written by professionals with science backgrounds—let users know instantly if a cited article is useful to their research; full text of articles from nearly 100 periodicals, as far back as 1995.
  • Searching Tips:
    1. Enter the title of the book and choose the "TI Title" option from the drop-down menu next to the search bar.
    2. Under "Document Type," select "Book Review."
  • Date Coverage: 1900 to present
  • Searching Tips:
    1. Click "Advanced Search."
    2. Under "More settings," ensure only "Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED) --1900-present" is selected.
    3. To search by book title, enter "TI=" and enter the book title.
    4. To search by author, enter "AU=" and enter the author's last name.
    5. Under "Restrict results by languages and document types," limit to "Book Reviews."
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