LJ Reference Reviews: August 1, 2016


Virus shows the vital role of organisms in our ecosystem; updated Evidence Explained is essential for researchers; students of theology, philosophy, religious studies, and associated subjects will be well served by Alexander Street’s Religion databases.

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.

Brazil, Psychology, a History of Miracles, Fashion, & Poetry | Reference Short Takes, June 1, 2016


Insightful background on the complex and emerging nation of Brazil; Cohen’s Handy Psychology Answer Book offers pithy peeks into the many facets of the human psyche; entertaining Fashion Fads Through American History for all readers

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