AudioBlocks, VideoBlocks; Knovel | Reference eReviews, June 15, 2015

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AudioBlocks, VideoBlocks files are incredibly easy to use and will be useful to students and faculty across the disciplines; Knovel has built a reputation for providing high-quality engineering reference information.

InteLex Past Masters Online; Afro-Americana Imprints, 1535–1922 | Reference eReviews, June 1, 2015

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InteLex Past Masters Online is astonishing in breadth and depth; Afro-Americana Imprints, 1535–1922, will be of interest to academic libraries and historical societies

PolicyMap, Bloomsbury Collections, and Statista | Reference eReviews, May 15, 2015

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PolicyMap is recommended at the right price; a new user of the Bloomsbury Collections may need some training from a librarian; Statista, an easy-to-use source of statistical information, focuses its marking on academic users and corporations

African American Newspapers; Colloquium Digital Library of Life Sciences | Reference eReviews, May 1, 2015

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AAN is invaluable to African American studies’ scholars, as well as researchers in American history and political studies; the titles in the Colloquium collection could serve as excellent resources for upper-level undergraduate or graduate classes.

Scholarly Metrics | Reference eReviews, April 15, 2015

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THESE DAYS, scholarly metrics are a high-stakes game and a lot of effort is being directed toward finding relevant and credible methods to assess and present scholarship.

Issues & Controversies; Chilton Library | Reference eReviews, April 1, 2015

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The Issues & Controversies database will provide students with the building blocks for forming their own opinions; Chilton Library gives experts and novices the information to fulfill their automotive interests and needs.

Asian Film Online | Reference eReviews, March 15, 2015

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Asian Film Online: Volume 1 is a streaming video collection of nearly 690 feature films, documentaries, animations, and shorts selected by film scholars and critics.

Apartheid South Africa, 1948–1980 | Reference eReviews, March 1, 2015

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This collection gives ready, granular access (thanks to meticulous metadata) to an exhaustive archive of formerly confidential material.

Oxford Historical Treaties; Reference Module in Biomedical Sciences | Reference eReviews, February 15, 2015

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It’s hard to imagine why any academic library serving legal and history scholars wouldn’t subscribe to Oxford Historical Treaties; Elsevier delivers high-quality reference sources into one platform for a much easier user experience.

Arab World Research Source; Morningstar Investment Research Center | Reference eReviews, February 1, 2015

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There’s useful content to be found in Arab World Research Source, but it’s somewhat uneven and sometimes quirky; Morningstar Investment Research Center is a valuable tool for public libraries with the available budget.