Gale Announces Artemis Digital Humanities Database

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On Tuesday Gale, part of Cengage Learning, announced a new database product, Gale Artemis. Named by the company “for the Greek goddess who symbolizes new ideas, discovery, power and ‘the hunt’,” Artemis will combine several existing Gale databases to create what the company claims is the world’s largest offering of digital humanities scholarship.

Reference Reviews | March 15, 2013

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Reviews of the Dictionary of American Regional English, Art in Oceania, and Spencer C. Tucker’s Almanac of American Military History, plus a full list of reference reviews from the Mar. 15 issue.

Reference: Graphic Novels in Depth | March 1, 2013

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Reviews of Critical Survey of Graphic Novels: Manga; History, Theme & Technique; and Independents & Underground Classics.

Reference Reviews | March 2013

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Reviews of The Presidency A to Z, Historical Dictionary of Russian Literature, and The Encyclopedia of Caribbean Religions, plus a full list of reference reviews from the March 1 issue.

Reference Reviews | February 15, 2013

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Reviews of Urban Sustainability, Atlas of the World, and Tom Jackson’s The Universe and The Elements, plus a full list of reference reviews in the Feb. 15 issue.

Reference Reviews | February 1, 2013

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Reviews of James Trefil’s Space Atlas, William C. Wooldridge’s Mapping Virginia, and Amnon Kabatchnik’s Blood on the Stage, plus a full list of reference reviews in the Feb. 1 issue.

Reference News from the Show | ALA Midwinter 2013

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As usual, ALA was a whirlwind of panels, book buzzes, parties, and my favorite—meeting librarians in the inevitable lines for food and bathrooms (will the conference centers ever figure this out?). The best fun was at the AAP Library Family Feud, where librarians took on authors about such burning questions as what 100 librarians said […]

Reference Reviews | January 2013

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Reviews of Gary Y. Okihiro’s Asian and Pacific Islander Americans, Karen Juanita Carrillo’s African American History Day by Day, and The Encyclopedia of the Mexican-American War, plus a full list of reference reviews in the Jan. issue.

Grey House To Publish Salem Press Material

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Salem Press, which was purchased in 2009 by EBSCO, is moving and shaking once again. Under a new exclusive license between EBSCO Publishing and Grey House, Salem’s literary, history, health, and science works will now be published by Grey House. The company is mainly known for its directories and other ready-reference content, and recently bought […]

Reference: ereviews | December 2012

Reviews of Chelsea House Biographies Online and Thomson Reuters Data Citation Index.

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