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


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


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


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


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


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


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

Public Library Video Online: Premium | Reference eReviews, May 1, 2016


Whether browsing through the collection or searching for a specific topic, public library users will find this database intriguing.

LJ Reference Reviews: May 15, 2016


The entertaining everyday life of The World of Ancient Rome; World’s Fairs is recommended for all libraries

LJ Reference Reviews: May 1, 2016


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


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.