Professional Resources

Book Reviews


  • WilsonWeb - Database subscription provided by the Ministry

Reviewing Journals

  • Booklist (22 issues/year) - The librarian's leading choice for reviews of the latest books and (more recently) electronic media. The Booklist Web Site includes a current selection of reviews, feature articles, a cumulative index not available in the print magazine, and the "Editor's Choice" lists.
  • Book Links: Connecting Books, Libraries and Classrooms (6 issues/year) - A magazine designed for teachers, librarians, library media specialists, booksellers, parents, and all other adults interested in connecting children with high quality books
  • School Library Journal (12 issues/year)- This journal is filled with articles and reviews of interest to school library media specialists. Selected content is available online.
  • Library Media Connection (7 issues/year) -This is a good source for articles, tips, and ideas on library management from other library media specialists. The reviews of books and media are written by other school librarians.
  • Kirkus Reviews (12 issues/year)- Kirkus reviews books for children, young adults, and adults. Selected content is available online.
  • VOYA (Voice of Youth Advocates) (bimonthly) - VOYA includes articles, special bibliographies, and book and media reviews for young adult resources.
  • Horn Book Magazine (bimonthly) and Horn Book Guide (2 issues/year) - The Magazine includes feature articles and book reviews. The Guide includes reviews and ratings for hardcover children’s trade books.


Professional Journals