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Latin American History, October 2016 | Best Sellers

December 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Best Memoir: Our Favorites of 2016, Part 2


A feel-good nonfiction beach read for the athletic and nonathletic alike; essential reading for all parents; beautifully told, Ghost Songs is likely to stay with readers for a long time; Tynan presents universal insight and wit

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: November 1, 2016


As always, the annual Pushcart Prize XLI is highly recommended; Kelly creates a world that is deeply felt; a revealing look at professional wrestler Rowdy; a solid offering for the tech-education collection; Anishinaabe activist Bellecourt’s riveting autobiography; an important study that teaches to decipher science and medical news


Future Career Moves | Designing the Future


Davis Erin Anderson, a 2012 Special Libraries Association (SLA) Rising Star and 2012 LJ Mover & Shaker (M&S), and Raymond Pun, First Year Student Success librarian at California State University, Fresno, a 2012 LJ M&S, 2014 American Library Association Emerging Leader, and 2016 SLA Rising Star, are coeditors of Career Transitions for Librarians

Book-Based Career Day | Wyatt’s World


These five memoirs, each by a known name in their field, serve as the literary equivalent of a career day.

US History, October 2016 | Best Sellers

December 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: October 15, 2016


An outstanding portrait of Jean Cocteau; Elvis’s legacy; holiday crafts; hikers in America, On the Trail; top fall poetry; civil rights attorney Julius Chambers; navigating The Gig Economy; Whole Cooking and Nutrition is a must-have; what humans can learn from Being a Dog

Musical Memoirs | Wyatt’s World


Memoirs take a musical turn this fall, with a number of high-profile singers turning to the page rather than the microphone to tell their tales. Here are five essential titles as an overture.

African History September 2016 | Best Sellers

November 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Future Forward for Libraries | Professional Media Reviews, September 15, 2016


Why special collections must expand their role as teaching centers; Lankes’s New Librarianship is required reading; Varnum offers informative, diverse, and valuable insights on how libraries are implementing and using discovery tools