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Appendix A

Examples of Reviewing Sources

The following are selected publications with reviews or review articles which can be used for selection of library materials. The Library subscribes to all the listed titles. Some of them cover both print and nonprint materials. Most journals carry some book reviews, it is impossible to give an exhaustive list. The number given in parenthesis represents the approximate number of reviews that appear in a typical issue of the periodical. Consult the Library's Journal Holdings List for print or online holdings of these journals.

I. General:

  • Booklist
  • Choice
  • Library Journal
  • New York Review of Books
  • New York Times Book Review
  • Publishers Weekly
  • Reference Services Review
  • Times Literary Supplement
  • Wilson Library Bulletin

II. Subject Specific:

Anthropology:

  • American Anthropologist (50-60)

Art:

  • Art Bulletin (numerous)
  • Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism (10-15)

Biology:

  • Journal of Ecology (7-15)
  • Quarterly Review of Biology (100)

Business:

  • Business History Review (25-30)
  • Journal of Business Communication (0-15)
  • Journal of International Business Studies (5-10)

Chemistry:

  • Journal of Chemical Education (5-8)

Communication & Speech:

  • Journal of Communication (15-25)
  • Journalism Quarterly (25-40)

Economics:

  • Economic History Review (25+)
  • Economic Journal (20-30)
  • Journal of Economic Literature (35+)

Education:

  • Educational Review (10-40)
  • Educational Studies; q. jrl of reviews & criticism (25-40)
  • Harvard Educational Review (10-22)
  • History of Education Quarterly (12-20)
  • Times Higher Education Supplement (20-30)

English:

  • American Literature (34)
  • Eighteenth-Century Studies (17-18)
  • Modern Fiction Studies (numerous)
  • Nineteenth-Century Literature (9-11)
  • Notes and Queries (71)
  • Renaissance Quarterly (30-40)
  • Review of English Studies (53)
  • Sixteenth Century Journal (33-36)
  • Studies in Short Fiction (14-18)
  • Victorian Studies (30)

Geography:

  • American Planning Association. Journal (15-20)
  • Geographical Journal (20-25)
  • Geographical Review (14-16)
  • Geography (10-25)
  • Journal of Peasant Studies (10-12)
  • Professional Geographer (25-30)

Geology:

  • Journal of Geological Education (12)

History:

  • American Historical Review (250-275)
  • China Quarterly (10-15)
  • English Historical Review (120)
  • Historian (40-60)
  • History (85-95)
  • Journal of American History (100)
  • Journal of Asian Studies (75-100)
  • Journal of Japanese Studies (25-40)
  • Journal of Latin American Studies (22-28)
  • Journal of Modern History (40-50)
  • Journal of Social History (15-25)
  • Journal of Southern History (30-40)
  • Renaissance Quarterly (30-40)
  • Slavic Review (70-90)

Leadership & Military Science:

  • Infantry (12-20) (Govt Doc D102.83)
  • Military Review (8-10) (Govt Doc D11.7)
  • Naval War College Review (8-15) (Govt Doc D208.209)

Management:

  • Industrial & Labor Relations Review (25)
  • Journal of General Management (6-10)
  • Journal of Management Studies (0-8)
  • Personnel Psychology (22-24)

Marketing:

  • Journal of Marketing Research (8-10)

Mathematics:

  • American Mathematics Society. Bulletin (13-20)

Modern Languages:

  • Hispania (20-30)
  • Hispanic Review (8-14)
  • Modern Language Journal (42-50)

Music:

  • Music Review (12)

Philosophy & Religion:

  • Church History (50-70)
  • International Studies in Philosophy (20-25)
  • Journal of Religion (30-40)
  • Journal of the History of Philosophy (15)
  • Philosophical Review (12)
  • Philosophy of Science (10)

Physics:

  • Physics Today (5-10)

Political Science:

  • American Academy of Political & Social Science. Annals (30-70)
  • American Political Science Review (100)
  • Foreign Affairs (80-90)
  • International Affairs (100)
  • Journal of Development Studies (25-30)
  • Orbis: a journal of world affairs (40-50)
  • Policy Studies Review (3-25)
  • Political Science Quarterly (30-35)
  • Political Studies (90-100)
  • Social Science Quarterly (20-25)

Psychology:

  • Contemporary Psychology (50-60)

Race/Ethnic Studies:

  • Bilingual Review (2-5)
  • Journal of Modern African Studies (0-11)

Safety Studies:

  • Journal of Safety Research (12-14)

Science:

  • Isis: international review devoted to the history of Science & its cultural influences (50-70)
  • Science (4)

Social Welfare:

  • Journal of Marriage and the Family (2-10)
  • Social Work (15-20)

Sociology:

  • Contemporary Sociology (50-60)
  • Social Forces (6-12)
  • Sociology (15-25)

Special Education:

  • British Journal of Special Education (10)

Theatre:

  • American Theatre (15-20)
  • Theatre Journal (12-15)

Women Studies:

  • Resources for Feminist Research (10-20)
  • Women's Studies International Forum (5-10)

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