Professional Media | Social Science Reviews, April 15, 2016

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An overview of the state of academic publishing and library ebook initiatives; a scholarly contribution to library literature that addresses challenges in enabling access to digital collections for multilingual users; a well-researched handbook that provides strong encouragement to librarians and library students to learn more about copyright; a thoughtful look at an ­emerging issue affecting libraries in the age of print-on-demand technologies and the growing number of ebook publishing platforms

Mail Service | Social Science Reviews, April 15, 2016

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Two books that relay the complicated history of an institution that is thoroughly integrated into American life: the US Postal Service

Pushing for POTUS | Collection Development: Political Campaigns, April 1, 2016

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This year’s race for president is hot and heavy, but it may not be all that unusual as campaigns go. These 29 resources offer an abundance of information on the roots of elections, how to become a more effective voter, and the evolving role of women in politics.

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: April 1, 2016

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Women architects; top spring poetry; Michael Jackson tributes; royal intrigue,The Romanovs 1613–1918; Lincoln biogs; how to start a successful start-up; histories of the written word; a welcome Fibromanual

Politics & Law, March 2016 | Best Sellers

June 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: March 15, 2016

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Critic Hyden on why Your Favorite Band Is Killing Me, journeys beyond outer space; astronaut Aldrin’s No Dream Is Too High and Holt’s Rise of the Rocket Girls, a clever and playful study of Sex in the Sea from Hardt

Business & Economics, March 2016 | Best Sellers

May 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Voices of Iran | LJ Reviews, March 15, 2016

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A memoir from Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi about her persecution in Iran; a collection of stories about Iranians who have fought for political change in a country where doing so could be extremely dangerous

Professional Media: Building & Designing Libraries, Library Leadership | Social Science Reviews, March 15, 2016

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Two essential books on designing and building modern libraries; an exploration of the many paths to effective library leadership

Social Science, March 2016 | Best Sellers

May 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services