LJ Reference Reviews: September 1, 2015


Histories of American economics, costume, film composers, plus short takes on Broadway musicals, spy secrets, and Bigfoot. Here’s a list of reference titles and ereviews to be reviewed in the September 1, 2015 issue of Library Journal.

Health Resources | Reference eReviews, July 2015


In this column, we examine resources that make information accessible to medical researchers, academics, students, and the educated health-care consumer using a balanced dose of multimedia along with popular and peer-reviewed literature.

AudioBlocks, VideoBlocks; Knovel | Reference eReviews, June 15, 2015


AudioBlocks, VideoBlocks files are incredibly easy to use and will be useful to students and faculty across the disciplines; Knovel has built a reputation for providing high-quality engineering reference information.

InteLex Past Masters Online; Afro-Americana Imprints, 1535–1922 | Reference eReviews, June 1, 2015


InteLex Past Masters Online is astonishing in breadth and depth; Afro-Americana Imprints, 1535–1922, will be of interest to academic libraries and historical societies

PolicyMap, Bloomsbury Collections, and Statista | Reference eReviews, May 15, 2015


PolicyMap is recommended at the right price; a new user of the Bloomsbury Collections may need some training from a librarian; Statista, an easy-to-use source of statistical information, focuses its marking on academic users and corporations

African American Newspapers; Colloquium Digital Library of Life Sciences | Reference eReviews, May 1, 2015


AAN is invaluable to African American studies’ scholars, as well as researchers in American history and political studies; the titles in the Colloquium collection could serve as excellent resources for upper-level undergraduate or graduate classes.

Scholarly Metrics | Reference eReviews, April 15, 2015


THESE DAYS, scholarly metrics are a high-stakes game and a lot of effort is being directed toward finding relevant and credible methods to assess and present scholarship.

Issues & Controversies; Chilton Library | Reference eReviews, April 1, 2015


The Issues & Controversies database will provide students with the building blocks for forming their own opinions; Chilton Library gives experts and novices the information to fulfill their automotive interests and needs.

Asian Film Online | Reference eReviews, March 15, 2015


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.

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


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