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.

LJ Reference Reviews: January 1, 2016

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Outstanding Working Americans, 1880–2015; a breezy guide to retirement; 100 years of national parks; e-reviews of fashion collections, including the Berg Fashion Library, Vogue Archive, Fashion Studies Online, and more

Ideas Roadshow; IGI Global | Reference eReviews, December 1, 2015

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Ideas Roadshow is a remarkable, reasonably priced product enthusiastically recommended for public, academic, and school libraries; helpful technology-related videos from IGI Global

LJ Reference Reviews: December 1, 2015

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The African American experience; the history of law without the legalese; movies that stimulate discussion and debate; plus databases that feature conversations with researchers and technology-related video lectures

Colonial America | Reference eReviews, November 15, 2015

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There should be at least one copy of Adam Matthew’s Colonial America in each state within the United States, accessible to all American history researchers.

LJ Reference Reviews: November 15, 2015

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Terrorist organizations, the world of ballet, Gems & Crystals, plus a remarkable, multilayered digitized record of Colonial America