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Asian American Leadership, Portlandness, British Lit on Film, Whoniverse, & More | Reference Short Takes, February 1, 2016

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An illuminating look at the achievements of Asian Americans, an offbeat yet nifty media tie-in showcases the art of cartography, a worthwhile symphonic exploration of the conductor’s craft, a well-timed primer on the elements of proper discourse, a relevant cultural literacy tool

LJ Reference Reviews: February 1, 2016

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The Encyclopedia of Archival Science will be a go-to resource for years to come; solid overall, Business Researcher is a valuable acquisition

Fashion Collections | Reference eReviews, January 1, 2016

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VENTURING INTO new territory with this column, we look at a number of fashion-related resources that cover a full spectrum of possibilities.

100 Years of National Parks | LJ Reviews

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In observance of the centennial of the National Parks Service’s founding, several publishers are releasing works that examine the history of the parks and the beauty and adventure to be found within their borders.

LJ Reference Reviews: January 1, 2016

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Outstanding Working Americans, 1880–2015; a breezy guide to retirement; 100 years of national parks; e-reviews of fashion collections, including the Berg Fashion Library, Vogue Archive, Fashion Studies Online, and more

Ideas Roadshow; IGI Global | Reference eReviews, December 1, 2015

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Ideas Roadshow is a remarkable, reasonably priced product enthusiastically recommended for public, academic, and school libraries; helpful technology-related videos from IGI Global

LJ Reference Reviews: December 1, 2015

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The African American experience; the history of law without the legalese; movies that stimulate discussion and debate; plus databases that feature conversations with researchers and technology-related video lectures

Colonial America | Reference eReviews, November 15, 2015

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There should be at least one copy of Adam Matthew’s Colonial America in each state within the United States, accessible to all American history researchers.

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Mastering the Job Interview

Job seekers are some of your library’s most frequent users. They all seek the same goal—satisfying employment, quickly—but they have varying skills, educational levels, and different needs. One may need a part time job while his children are at school, for example, while another may be seeking leads on a high-level corporate position. Still others […]

LJ Reference Reviews: November 15, 2015

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Terrorist organizations, the world of ballet, Gems & Crystals, plus a remarkable, multilayered digitized record of Colonial America