Guides that librarians should consider for their collections—for tests ranging from AP to MCAT.
U.S.–China Relations, Travel Japan, Waterloo Bicentennial, Rethinking Reference Services, & More | Social Sciences Reviews, March 15, 2015
Bradley’s China Mirage is highly recommended to experts and novices alike, Denson’s entertaining and enlightening guide to Japan, Barney Frank’s political memoir, resources for librarians seeking knowledge of reference services.
LJ talks to the author of The Wild Oats Project to find out how the experiment worked out—and if she’d do it all over again.
Drones, Spring 1865, Consumer Behavior, Data Revolutions, & More | Social Sciences Reviews, March 1, 2015
An easy-to-read book for those interested in the hot topic of drones, Jamieson describes the closing campaigns of the Civil War, a refreshing new analysis of conspicuous consumption, Lohr digs into the power of big data.
The Civil War’s Edwin Stanton, Comma Queen Norris, RA Guide to Historical Fic & More | Social Sciences Reviews, February 15, 2015
Marvel’s complex work will appeal to Civil War scholars and general readers; Norris’s handy guide is for writers of all levels; Sehat’s book is for political junkies, historians, and rhetoricians; librarian Baker’s guide strikes the perfect balance of thoroughness and accessibility.
Adams on Atlantis, Bios of Washington, the Black Press, the Lusitania, & Lots Lots More | Social Sciences Reviews, February 1, 2015
An excellent examination of Atlantis research from Adams; Launer’s biog of Spielrein is long overdue but worth the wait; Schroeder on the new world of entrepreneurship; a motivating guide for practicing librarians; pioneers of the Black Press Ethel Payne and Alice Dunnigan.
Fraser’s work shines as an angry but cogent denouncement of America’s growing wealth disparity; West shares King’s views and visions on radical love; McGinty gives us the best accounting of Lincoln, the lawyer, to date.