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Asian Film Online | Reference eReviews, March 15, 2015

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Asian Film Online: Volume 1 is a streaming video collection of nearly 690 feature films, documentaries, animations, and shorts selected by film scholars and critics.

Histories of Irish Americans, the World Cup, plus Guides to Baby Names, Organic Foods | Reference Reviews, March 15, 2015

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A thorough look at the history of Irish Americans in the United States, Lisi’s valued updated edition on soccer’s most important competition, an extensive investigation into naming your child, a must for those buying organic.

F1000’s Vitek Tracz: Redefining Scientific Communication

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Tracz, a scientific publishing pioneer and founder of F1000 and previously of BioMed Central and Current Opinions journals discusses the upcoming launch of a comprehensive workspace for scientists.

Apartheid South Africa, 1948–1980 | Reference eReviews, March 1, 2015

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This collection gives ready, granular access (thanks to meticulous metadata) to an exhaustive archive of formerly confidential material.

ALA Reference Announcements | Reference News, March 1, 2015

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Several database vendors were showing or announcing new products at this year’s American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter meeting in Chicago, held January 30–February 3.

Topics in Criminal Justice, Time and Navigation, Biblical Studies, plus Caesar’s Era, Short Takes | Reference Reviews, March 1, 2015

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The 1910s from the standpoint of American lives and families, the definite but often overlooked link between time and place, a relatively new field in biblical studies, an introduction to Caesar’s world, family, friends, and enemies.

Best Databases | Best Reference 2014

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Britannica Library, NAACP Papers, Silent Film Online, and more Best Databases of 2014 from the February 15, 2015 issue of Library Journal.

Best Free Reference | Best Reference 2014

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These ten outstanding, and free, resources are wonderful for helping patrons with everything from art questions to earthquake information.

Best Print Reference | Best Reference 2014

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The best reference books of 2014 include a surprising gem: Courthouses of Georgia (Univ. of Georgia) as well as other encyclopedias and atlases, handbooks, and more.

InCites Gets a Makeover | Reference News

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Thomson Reuters has recently upgraded its InCites platform, which analyzes various types of scientific output to give a complete picture of, for example, a scientist’s or an institution’s activity.

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