In a number of disciplines, especially Social Sciences and the Arts & Humanities, books and book chapters are significant forms of research output.
These disciplines are not always well served by traditional tools of citation analysis such as Web of Science and Scopus that primarily focus on journal literature. Use the tools on this page to:
Other indicators of the reception of a book or book chapter may include:
Book reviews in academic journals can provide an indication of the reception of your research by the scholarly community.
Reviews from popular sources, such as newspapers, may provide an indication of the impact of your research on the wider community.
Book reviews are available in some databases. Many allow you to select Review as the format type, and limit by publication date.
Use Library catalogues to determine how widely your book is held in Australian and international libraries.
Here are some of the key journals for book reviews held in print in the Library.
Click on the link to be taken to the journal record in MultiSearch for details of holdings, location and request forms where applicable.