Booklist/Booklist Online reviews adult books (fiction and nonfiction), books for youth (children and young adults), and reference books and also newly released videos, DVDs, audiobooks, spoken word audios, and children's music CDs.
Booklist is a book-review magazine that has been published by the American Library Association since 1905, and is widely viewed as offering the most reliable reviews to help libraries decide what to buy and to help library patrons and students decide what to read, view, or listen to. It comprises two print magazines, an extensive website and database, e-newsletters, webinars, and other resources that support librarians in collection development and readers' advisory.
Booklist Online is the web version of the Booklist print magazine. The full Booklist Online database contains more than 170,000 reviews and thousands of features dating back to 1992 and 8,000 new reviews and related features every year.
A quarterly supplement to Booklist free to Booklist subscribers, Book Links magazine helps teachers, youth librarians, school library media specialists, reading specialists, curriculum coordinators, and others connect children with high-quality literature-based resources.
Librarians selecting materials for their collections scan many sources, including local publications and newspapers and consumer publications. This list, arranged alphabetically, includes the major general sites and publications, with special aspects, such as "indie friendliness" indicated.