Emerson offers a solid (if scary) addition to the survival guide collections, an uplifting compendium for larger New Age collections, important knowledge from an expert on early musical instruments, a rich study of “the most human of birds”
Survival Skills, Music Conservation, Parrots of the Wild, & More | Reference Short Takes, November 1, 2015
American Pamphlets, Series 1, 1820–1922; The SAGE Encyclopedia of Stem Cell Research | Reference eReviews, November 1, 2015
Like a spiffy wardrobe, a great reference toolbox is frequently updated. The following apps and websites will put some spring in your reference step. Some of them will be unfamiliar to you, and while others may be old friends, we’ve highlighted their lesser-known but convenient (or just cool) features.
FamilySearch has more records pertaining to dead and living persons than any other organization in the world. Prompted by questions from Joe Garonzik, marketing director of Genealogical.com, FamilySearch’s David Rencher and Paul Nauta recently explained how the material available at the free FamilySearch.org website came to be.