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The Law in Focus (Internet, Criminology, Training), Dublin in Maps, + Short Takes, & More | Reference Reviews

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de Buitléir’s Portrait of Dublin is essential; a gorgeous curio for browsers, users will go to Internet and the Law, surprisingly inspiring reference from Tolkien Trivia to Consumer Survival

World at War; Women, War and Society; InfoBase eBooks; eShort Takes; & More | ereviews, World War I

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World War I–related ebooks from Infobase Publishing; the ABC-CLIO resource World at War: Understanding Conflict and Society; Trench Journals and Unit Magazines from ProQuest; & the Gale Cengage product Women, War and Society, 1914–1918

Explore Rock’s Backpages; Research, Connect Data with Figshare | Reference ereviews

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Rock’s Backpages offers a smorgasbord (nearly 25,000 articles about rock) for the music lover; figshare is designed to meet the needs of both data creators and data users.

LISS’s Unrivaled Content; ReferenceUSA, a Vital Tool for Job Seekers | Reference ereviews

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Reference USA accesses business data, consumer information, and is a vital resource for those seeking employment; Library and Information Science Source (LISS) maintains profiles of 5,000 of the most frequently indexed authors, and more.

A Silent Film Lover’s Online Delight; AToZDatabases for Small Businesses | Reference ereviews

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Silent Film Online is for libraries supporting serious film studies ; AtoZDatabases will be helpful for small business development

Take a Look: Books at JSTOR & ProQuest Research Companion | Reference ereviews

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Books at JSTOR is an extensive database of articles and books integrated into a single search and delivery system; ProQuest Research Companion offers tutorials on information literacy concepts and basic writing instruction

Reference Reviews | March 15, 2014

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Reviews of American Immigration: An Encyclopedia of Political, Social, and Cultural Change, Pierce J. Howard’s The Owner’s Manual for the Brain, Ben-Erik van Wyk’s Culinary Herbs and Spices of the World, and a list of titles from the March 15 issue.

Reference Reviews | March 1, 2014

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Reviews of Edward Hirsch’s A Poet’s Glossary; Street Lit: Representing the Urban Landscape; John R. Vile’s The United States Constitution: Questions and Answers, and a list of titles from the March 1 issue.

Best Databases 2013

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Database reviewer LaGuardia outlines her picks for the best resources of the year, including her favorite rerelease, a great option for the job seekers in your library. For a list of the databases lauded by our readers, see ow.ly/tjtzr.

Best Free Reference 2013

On April 18, 2013, PR Newswire announced that a survey commissioned by the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) found that “more than 90 percent of Americans polled said that free content was important to the value of the Internet, and more than 60 percent said it was extremely important.” This year’s “best sources” continue that “free Internet” tradition.

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