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LJ Reference | Review Alert, December 2017

For undergraduates and general readers interested in the development of seafaring technology; for academic and larger public libraries, Kabatchnik offers a window into the theatergoing experience of the time; a valuable addition to libraries that assist students and teachers of Western canon literature

Secret Files from World Wars to Cold War | Reference eReviews

There’s no question that Secret Files offers valuable primary source material. However, given the high price, those who have a large collection budget and serve scholars of these subjects should seek out a free trial before committing to ­purchasing.

Gale Small Business Builder | Reference eReviews

With applications that are varied and full of potential, Gale Small Business Builder will be a welcome resource for undergraduates, instructors, and, above all, entrepreneurs at any stage of establishing a business.

LJ Reference | Review Alert, November 1, 2017

With the breadth of subjects covered, this coffee-table volume of Remarkable Books is for the curious adult mind but accessible enough for younger readers; an exceptional and well-organized work on Race in American Film; Migrations to New Worlds is a worthwhile database for colleges, universities, and large public libraries

Streaming Media | Reference eReviews

There was once a time when music fans had to buy albums because that was the only way they could hear songs that were never played on the radio. Here, Naxos, Alexander Street, and DRAM have a lovely gift for those patrons. And for those who recall marveling at the opportunity to own and play movies at home, Kanopy, Digital Theatre, and Swank share an exciting HD experience.

LJ Reference | Review Alert, October 15, 2017

This well-organized, clearly written, and accessible compilation of African American History offers a solid reference for a wide range of users; highly recommended for genealogists researching individuals who may have been involved in the Indian Wars of the American South, 1610–1858; 11 e-resources that allow users to stream almost anything from anywhere

LJ Reference | Review Alert, October 1, 2017

The World of Renaissance Italy offers incredible riches for advanced high school students, nonspecialist undergraduates, and general readers; Magill’s Literary Annual, 2017, will satisfy writers, editors, and academics studying current literature; Gale Small Business Builder will be a welcome resource for undergraduates, instructors, and, above all, entrepreneurs at any stage of establishing a business

LJ Reference | Review Alert, September 15, 2017

The Definitive Shakespeare Companionis lively, approachable, and provides a wealth of material and analysis; Pop Culture in North Africa and the Middle East should find a home in any library serving undergraduates; there’s no question that Secret Files offers valuable primary source material; however, libraries should seek a free trial before committing to purchase

LJ Reference | Review Alert, September 1, 2017

The Ancient World will be helpful to high school and undergraduate students; a terrific starting point for anyone wanting to learn more about The Vietnam War; for adult fans of all things werewolf, there’s The Werewolf Filmography; plus six databases and websites that will be of use to academic and public libraries

LJ Reference | Review Alert, August 2017

A beneficial overview of Historic Sites and Landmarks That Shaped America; this richly informative work introduces ties among food, culture, religion, and history; for those with an interest in black history and historical trivia; Arcadian Library Online is primarily for scholars and researchers with a deep interest in the influence of the Middle East on the West