LJ Reference Reviews: September 15, 2016

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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

LJ Reference Reviews: September 1, 2016

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From a Critical Survey of Young Adult Literature to Great Lives from History: American Women to Gun Politics in America, and a useful ACI Scholarly Blog Index for academic libraries

Native American History, Global Meals, the Middle East, U.S. Presidencies | Reference Short Takes, August 2016

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A thoughtful, inspiring compendium for Native American studies collections; a tasty roundup of global meal rituals; a sobering, authoritative briefing on a “zone of turmoil”; a timely update dedicated to the concept of modern presidency

Twentieth Century Religious Thought, Vols. I & II | Reference eReviews, August 2016

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An extensive library of seminal works in modern Christian thought; carefully curated material representative of thinkers across the Muslim community (including both non-Western and Western perspectives)

LJ Reference Reviews: August 1, 2016

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.