Social Sciences

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Asian History, December 2017 | Best Sellers

February 2017 to date as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO

Voices To Be Heard: Celebrate Black Women All Yearlong with These Noteworthy Titles

An essential collection for readers and students of black history and literature; an ambitious, electrifying memoir; a bawdy, laugh-out-loud tell-all with a liberal dose of heart; a much-needed addition to the endless catalog of celebrity memoirs; highly recommended for those interested in race, ethnicity, and social commentary

Collections and Classifications | Pro Media | Social Science Reviews

A must for outreach librarians seeking new ideas of community partnerships; essential for library students, librarians, and library administrators exploring the role of the public librarian; a highly recommended text for library and information science students in need of a refresher on constructing Library of Congress call numbers

European History, November 2017 | Best Sellers

February 2017 to date as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO

LJ Nonfiction | Review Alert, December 2017

A thoughtful Strange Journey for anyone who has ever viewed organized religion as spiritually repressive; a must-read for lovers of world literature and the art of translation; the essential coach’s handbook—Grow Wherever You Work; this upbeat book offers a nonjudgmental and flexible guide to making healthy changes

Q&A: Mark Robison & Lindley Shedd Francoeur, Editors of Audio Recorders to Zucchini Seeds

Animal skulls, musical instruments, and power tools aren’t what many patrons expect to see when they enter the library. But, as editors Mark Robison and Lindley Shedd Francoeur point out in their book Audio Recorders to Zucchini Seeds: Building a Library of Things, nontraditional collections are becoming more popular.

Library Programming, Funding, & Archives | Pro Media Reviews

Resource for library staff to connect with avid fans; a go-to source for libraries to build a “vote yes” committee for library funding; a resource for current and future archivists

LJ Reference | Review Alert, November 15, 2017

Young adults working on school assignments, or looking for adventure, and general adult readers will be struck by the wonder of it all; lovers of ancient Egyptian and African history will enjoy learning more about this natural resource; advanced undergraduates, graduate students, scholars, and practitioners of urban design will find this work stimulating and visionary

LITA, Library Supervision, & Mobile Technology | Pro Media Reviews

Recommended reading for all librarians; classic text recommended for new and seasoned library managers; convincing thesis on the importance of mobile consciousness to the future of libraries

LJ Nonfiction | Review Alert, November 1, 2017

This valuable and much-needed anthology is highly recommended for readers interested in folklore and African American history; a vital resource for writers and readers seeking a comprehensive exploration of the life cycle of the book; Murad provides a rare glimpse into the rich culture of the Yazidi; terrific new tools for both new and experienced dog owners; an engrossing cautionary tale for lovers of nature and the Great Lakes in particular