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History 201: History of the United States: Free Websites

A brief guide to research resources in United States history.




  • Amazon
    Search in "Books," then title of book, put title in " " (quotes) to find it easier. Once you find the title, click on it--descriptive material usually includes editorial and other outside reviews.
  • Barnes & Noble
    Search in Books (from drop-down menu) using basic or advanced search feature. Once found, click on title of book. Reviews include "Overview" from respected reviewing sources and "customer" reviews.
  • BookReporter
  • Book Spot
    Go to "What to Read" on far left, then click on "Book Reviews"--a number of sources for book reviews are listed.
  • Infomine--Scholarly Internet Resources Collection
    Infomine has thousands of best websites for university users. Type in "book review" and the general subject area: for example "book reviews" science--to get to free and subscription websites. If subscription is required
    library may have subscribed.
  • Librarians' Internet Index
    Over 20,000 reliable websites, chosen for their value. especially for public libraries.
    In Search Box, type in: "book reviews"
    There are over 148 websites with book reviews of value.
  • The InterNet Scout Report
    A quality website that focuses on best websites to find, filter, and deliver online information. Type in "book reviews" in search box.
  • EarlyWord
    Reviews for upcoming books yet to be released by category, including books to movies, lists and links to other book review sites.

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