LJ Reference Reviews: September 15, 2016

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An excellent book on Cancer; two volumes about The Persian Empire more than adequately fill a resource gap; Hanson’s valuable take on The Social Media Revolution; plus a new archive for LGBTQ and gender studies researchers

LJ Reference Reviews: September 1, 2016

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From a Critical Survey of Young Adult Literature to Great Lives from History: American Women to Gun Politics in America, and a useful ACI Scholarly Blog Index for academic libraries

Twentieth Century Religious Thought, Vols. I & II | Reference eReviews, August 2016

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An extensive library of seminal works in modern Christian thought; carefully curated material representative of thinkers across the Muslim community (including both non-Western and Western perspectives)

LJ Reference Reviews: August 1, 2016

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Virus shows the vital role of organisms in our ecosystem; updated Evidence Explained is essential for researchers; students of theology, philosophy, religious studies, and associated subjects will be well served by Alexander Street’s Religion databases.

Free Resources for an Informed Electorate | Reference eReviews, July 1, 2016

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For librarians staffing reference desks from now until November, this list of free, easy-to-navigate, and frequently updated websites, is ideal for keeping on hand and at the ready.

Politics & Elections Resources | Reference eReviews, July 1, 2016

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WITH ELECTION SEASON IN FULL SWING, LJ revisits previously reviewed and noteworthy resources, mostly subscription databases, covering politics and elections.

LJ Reference Reviews: July 1, 2016

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Ideal for public and academic libraries alike, Feminism and Religion explores the changing world religious landscape; 17 noteworthy resources covering politics and elections

LJ Reference Reviews: June 15, 2016

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Protecting Endangered Species, lessons past and present; a user-friendly ABC-CLIO eBook Collection that most libraries with a print reference collection would do well to purchase

Readex’s America’s Historical Newspapers | Reference eReviews, June 1, 2016

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Despite a few usability concerns, these five collections are exceptional additions to America’s Historical Newspapers and are highly recommended for academic libraries seeking to expand their primary source coverage in history.

LJ Reference Reviews: June 1, 2016

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Discover what the kids are up to in Youth Cultures in America; Readex’s America’s Historical Newspapers database is highly recommended for academic libraries seeking to expand their primary source coverage in history