Reference Reviews | February 1, 2013

space atlas

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


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


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


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.

Reference Reviews: December 2012


Reviews of Michael Pagliaro’s The Musical Instrument Desk Reference, Handbook of Women Biblical Interpreters, and Jackie Smith Arnold’s Kinship, plus a full list of reference reviews in the Dec. issue.

Reference Reviews | November 15, 2012


Reviews of The Encyclopedia of New Venture Management, Corporate Disasters, and CQ Press Guide to U.S. Foreign Policy, plus a full list of reference reviews in the Nov. 15 issue.

Reference Short Takes | November 1, 2012


Reference short takes from the Nov. 1 issue.

Best Books 2012: Editor’s Letter


LJ‘s book review staff has been busy on your behalf. We recently sequestered ourselves for a day to have a polite discussion—yes, really—about the ten best books that came our way in 2012. You’ll have to hold on to your seat a bit longer though; that list will be winging its way to you in […]

Reference Reviews | November 1, 2012


Reviews of The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, John Maxymuk’s NFL Head Coaches, and Thomas Mockaitis’s The Iraq War, plus a full list of reference reviews from the Nov. 1 issue.

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