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

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: March 1, 2016

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From the art of Women Who Read to Conversations with Classic Film Stars; basketball legends, past and present; new titles for National Autism Awareness month; faith journeys that include a Revelation

We Were Feminists Once by Andi Zeisler | LJ Review

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Zeisler, Andi. We Were Feminists Once: From Riot GRRRL to Covergirl, the Buying and Selling of a Political Movement. PublicAffairs. May 2016. 304p. notes. index. ISBN 9781610395892. $26.99; ebk ISBN 9781610395908. SOC SCI  Zeisler (cofounder & creative director, Bitch Media) explores feminism’s current surge in pop culture popularity while questioning whether the increased visibility truly advances women’s […]