LJ Reference Reviews: May 1, 2016

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Keep Watching the Skies! is a detailed chronicle from a devoted sf buff; ambitious and accessible, the Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World is essential; Public Library Video Online is recommended for both public and academic institutions

Environmental Studies | Reference eReviews, April 15, 2016

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IN THE WAKE OF the 2015 UN Conference on Climate Change, aka COP21, held in Paris, we look at several comprehensive full-text resources geared toward the research efforts of environmentalists, policymakers, activists, and students.

Environmental Resources | Reference E-Short Takes, April 15, 2016

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QUICK LOOKS at several databases and resources that support environmental studies research

LJ Reference Reviews: April 15, 2016

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Interpretations of God and popular culture; a focused study on the history and society of Jesus; a satisfying look at a variety of religious experiences; databases on sustainable designs and green resources

LJ Reference Reviews: April 1, 2016

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A valuable resource for the serious student/researcher of U.S. naval history; a timely and well-written Voting Rights Under Fire; an enthralling and straightforward Crime, Punishment, and Popular Culture, 1790–1920

LJ Reference Reviews: March 15, 2016

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A complete but esoteric Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales; an essential overview of U.S. water development policy; the Bible’s influence on the arts; A Reference Module for Food Science defined by currency and expert authorship

LJ Reference Reviews: February 15, 2016

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The Handy English Grammar Answer Book doesn’t replace a traditional grammar text, an absorbing look into the world of reference resources, approachable neuroscience, a straightforward database of genealogical sources

Migration to New Worlds; MyHeritage Library Edition | Reference eReviews, February 15, 2016

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Migration to New Worlds takes advantage of current technology and search accessibility while retaining the best aspects of a large archive; MyHeritage Library Edition is an excellent tool for public libraries that serve an audience of family historians

Sage’s Business Researcher | Reference eReviews, February 1, 2016

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Business Researcher is solid overall; however, the searching functionality needs improvement.

Fashion Collections | Reference eReviews, January 1, 2016

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VENTURING INTO new territory with this column, we look at a number of fashion-related resources that cover a full spectrum of possibilities.