People of the Founding Era; PrivCo | Reference eReviews


While PFE is not an intuitively obvious resource…it does offer access to information on individuals who have otherwise been ignored by mainstream historical documentation; PrivCo simplifies research and is recommended for academic institutions.

Cold War Intelligence Online; Core Concepts: Chemistry | Reference eReviews


A collection of 2,360 formerly classified U.S. government documents illustrating the U.S. intelligence community’s spying on the USSR throughout the Cold War; an online chemistry resource for middle school and high school students.

Transparent Language Online; Rosetta Stone Library Solution | Reference eReviews


TLO offers not only a wide variety of languages but also different forms of some languages (both Urdu and Urdu–transliterated, for example); Rosetta Stone is popular, but libraries might be better off with a more comprehensive language-learning service.

The LGBT Experience | Reference eReviews & E-Short Takes


Librarians Connolly and Golderman examine the resources that deliver—via text and film—archival history, scholarly research, and popular thought relating to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) experience in all its variations.

Liberty Magazine Historical Archive, 1924–1950, U.S. Political Stats | Reference eReviews


Highly recommended for public, academic, and special libraries everywhere, a boon to students and frontline librarians for the ads alone; U.S. Political Stats is not a database for a cash-strapped library…but may be a worthwhile time-saver.

ProQuest’s NAACP Papers, History Vault & Treehouse | Reference eReviews


An essential acquisition for libraries serving scholars in civil and human rights, American history, criminal justice, social choice and political theory, military history, and sociology; an effective part of an educational program.

English Historical Documents Online, World Book Timelines | Reference eReviews


English Historical Documents Online (EHDO) is an annotated collection of significant documents in British history covering the years 500 CE to 1914; World Book Timelines gives users access to more than 420 prebuilt time lines

Three Resources, one Britannica Library; the Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson Online | Reference eReviews

Britannica Library

A Britannica Library for the ages; the Works of Ben Jonson transformed

World Bank eLibrary | Reference eReviews


World Bank eLibrary is a great choice for academic libraries and large public libraries serving those doing social research.

World at War; Women, War and Society; InfoBase eBooks; eShort Takes; & More | ereviews, World War I


World War I–related ebooks from Infobase Publishing; the ABC-CLIO resource World at War: Understanding Conflict and Society; Trench Journals and Unit Magazines from ProQuest; & the Gale Cengage product Women, War and Society, 1914–1918