Environmental Science, May 2016 | Best Sellers

September 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Illustration That Works, Creative Cut Cards, Enameling Jewelry, and Traditional Nordic Knits | Crafts & DIY Reviews, June 1, 2016

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A practical yet sophisticated guide for aspiring artists and recent art school graduates alike; a fun and functional guide to card making; an extensive guide to enameling jewelry; classic Nordic knitwear that will appeal to all levels of knitters, and many more crafts & DIY book reviews

The Eighth Annual Librarian Shout ‘n Share | BookExpo America 2016

Chicago P.L.'s Stephen Sposato shares

The best was saved for last as tote-bag-laden librarians gathered at the close of the final day of BookExpo America, held May 11–13 at Chicago’s McCormick Place, to share their discoveries on the exhibit floor. The Association of American Publishers-LJ-sponsored Librarian Shout ‘n Share panel, moderated by LJ fiction editor Wilda Williams, featured a bevy […]

The Assassination Complex by Jeremy Scahill & the Staff of The Intercept | LJ Review

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While very much a work of the moment, this account delivers a searing, facts-driven indictment of America’s drone wars and their implications for U.S. democracy and foreign policy.

Nonfiction: Library Careers, One World Trade Center, Cooking Burgers, Laurie Notaro | Xpress Reviews

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A detailed profession guide with a self-help approach for librarians, the biography of One World Trade Center, Good Housekeeping on cooking burgers, Notaro’s humor gets a bit tedious

Prototype of Open Access | Notable Government Documents 2015

Military history

The open access (OA) movement is one of the most exciting trends in information access and distribution today. It consists of a loose confederation of scholars, researchers, librarians, publishers, and others working to increase the amount of social and scientific research accessible to the general public free of charge, material that is peer-reviewed and copyright-protected. […]

Language, May 2016 | Best Sellers

September 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Our “United” States: Sen. Cory Booker on Building Strong Communities

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On March 21 at Random House’s New York City office, Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) discussed United: Thoughts on Finding ­Common Ground and Advancing the Common Good

Invisible Influence by Jonah Berger | LJ Review

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LJ’s review of Jonah Berger’s Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces That Shape Behavior

Sharpie Style, DIY Garden Projects, “Crazy Crochet,” & More | Crafts & DIY Reviews, May 15, 2016

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Brehm offers Drawing Perspective with dynamic layouts and simple structure, there’s a lot of diversity in Brandal & Myhrer’s cheerful compilation, debuter Wood’s accessories will find an audience with confident beginners