Professional Media | Social Science, February 1, 2017

A solid reference (and cheering section) for librarians interested in writing book reviews; a useful volume for all librarians in need of a crash course on digital rights management; a wide-ranging and thoroughly researched work that explains how instructional librarians can become more involved with online course design

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: February 15, 2017

Real-life advice for The Artist as Cultural Producer; an important addition to feminist theory; Nichols offers an exquisite example of revisionist history; starred and “marriage-minded” memoirs; from Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat comes fun, varied, and great cooking

The Nordic Way to Happy | Wyatt’s World

On the heels of calm interventions such as adult coloring books and only keeping possessions that spark joy, a new lifestyle movement is afoot. Hygge (pronounced hue-gah) is a Danish concept that encourages finding meaning in the everyday.

Revolutionary Russia | Social Science, February 1, 2017

If you are interested in war-time history or the history of Russia and the Soviet Union, or want a challenging read about revisionist history reassessing the ongoing significance of the Russian Revolution, either one of these books would be a wonderful read

Changing Cityscapes | Social Sciences Reviews, February 1, 2017

A forceful critique of gentrification and its impact on disempowered members of American society; readers interested in the history and resurgence of Detroit and other U.S. cities will find both books to be an enjoyable read

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: February 1, 2017

Zornberg’s Moses is not for the faint of heart; Horta’s scholarly, albeit witty and entertaining analysis and style will have wide appeal; Hatch’s memoir will move readers who are interested in global health, medical education, and biographies in general

Parting Words | Social Sciences Reviews, February 1, 2017

A solid analysis of our first president and his farewell to the American people; Baier’s account is well researched and shines when providing comparisons between Eisenhower and his successor John F. Kennedy

Geography, January 2017 | Best Sellers

March 2016 to date as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO

Back Pocket RA: Nonfiction | Wyatt’s World

These five memorable titles span a wide range and are likely to be long remembered

Professional Media|Social Science Reviews, January 2017

Librarians looking to expand their knowledge in financing will benefit from Burger’s guide, while those interested in programming and ontology will find the other books on this list useful