LJ Reference Reviews: June 15, 2016

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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The entertaining everyday life of The World of Ancient Rome; World’s Fairs is recommended for all libraries

LJ Reference Reviews: May 1, 2016

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Keep Watching the Skies! is a detailed chronicle from a devoted sf buff; ambitious and accessible, the Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World is essential; Public Library Video Online is recommended for both public and academic institutions

Environmental Studies | Reference eReviews, April 15, 2016

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IN THE WAKE OF the 2015 UN Conference on Climate Change, aka COP21, held in Paris, we look at several comprehensive full-text resources geared toward the research efforts of environmentalists, policymakers, activists, and students.

Environmental Resources | Reference E-Short Takes, April 15, 2016

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QUICK LOOKS at several databases and resources that support environmental studies research

LJ Reference Reviews: April 15, 2016

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Interpretations of God and popular culture; a focused study on the history and society of Jesus; a satisfying look at a variety of religious experiences; databases on sustainable designs and green resources