LJ Reference Reviews: May 1, 2016


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


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


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

LJ Reference Reviews: April 15, 2016


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

LJ Reference Reviews: April 1, 2016


A valuable resource for the serious student/researcher of U.S. naval history; a timely and well-written Voting Rights Under Fire; an enthralling and straightforward Crime, Punishment, and Popular Culture, 1790–1920

LJ Reference Reviews: March 15, 2016


A complete but esoteric Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales; an essential overview of U.S. water development policy; the Bible’s influence on the arts; A Reference Module for Food Science defined by currency and expert authorship

LJ Reference Reviews: March 1, 2016


Brandreth’s Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations should be read cover to cover; 4,000 years’ of literary history; Friedland’s Eatymology will enlighten and entertain; a one-stop resource for Veterans in the United States

Best Databases | Best Reference 2015


Cheryl LaGuardia and Bonnie Swoger round up the best databases

Best Free Reference | Best Reference 2015

The best free reference resources online

Best Print Reference | Best Reference 2015


The best print reference resources of 2015