LJ Reference Reviews: December 2016

This important work helps to develop community engagement in the field of ethnic studies; a multifaceted look at specters and their stories; a solid resource for African American Folklore; libraries serving serious film researchers will be interested in Alexander Street’s Criterion Collection

Database Updates | Reference 2017

More than a dozen recent and forthcoming reference databases and online products, organized by category.

LJ Reference Reviews: November 15, 2016

The Pregnancy Encyclopedia offers complete material in a simple format; varied strands of American Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales argue effectively for the truths behind myths; Job & Career Accelerator meets the needs of virtually everyone

Career Resources | Reference eReviews, October 15, 2016

While working on this column, the unemployment rate has dipped below five percent for the first time since the beginning of 2008, yet the sense of urgency is still palpable.

LJ Reference Reviews: November 1, 2016

Readers considering having a baby will find Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn a valuable resource; a quality reference that condenses a monumental amount of information; AtoZdatabases offers a quick and convenient way to search a vast number of records in one place

LJ Reference Reviews: October 15, 2016

Sociological economics for the mainstream; Pop Culture in Asia and Oceania emphasizes the huge diversity of popular expressions across Asia; the award-winning Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center is a gold standard; GoinGlobal possesses valuable content for job hunters

The Archives of Sexuality & Gender | Reference eReviews, September 15, 2016

With a combination of grassroots, local, national, and international full-text primary source content, this archive is recommended to academic libraries serving scholarly researchers

LJ Reference Reviews: October 1, 2016

Music Innovators is suitable for most casual music aficionados; Krishna in History will primarily appeal to undergraduate students; the resources of InfoSci-Books, InfoSci-Journal, InfoSci-Videos are highly curated and get the job done

ACI Scholarly Blog Index | Reference eReviews, September 1, 2016

With the plethora of social media and blog postings published each day, ACI Scholarly Blog Index will appeal to those seeking quality, relevant content that meets their academic needs.

LJ Reference Reviews: September 15, 2016

An excellent book on Cancer; two volumes about The Persian Empire more than adequately fill a resource gap; Hanson’s valuable take on The Social Media Revolution; plus a new archive for LGBTQ and gender studies researchers