Reference Short Takes | February 1, 2014

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Short Takes of quick-shot primers, absorbing cultural studies, in-depth pocket pals, and more from the February 1 issue.

Reference ereviews | February 1, 2014

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Collection selectors should give Choice Reviews Online a trial run; the Research Monitor Database offers high-quality research information and is easy to use.

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Reference Reviews | January 2014

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Reviews of Hugh Johnson & Jancis Robinson’s The World Atlas of Wine, Critical Survey of Mythology and Folklore: Heroes & Heroines, John Grant’s A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir: The Essential Reference Guide, and a list of titles from the January issue.

Q&A: Jean-Pierre Isbouts

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Author Jean-Pierre Isbouts talks to LJ about Who’s Who in the Bible, from the January issue

The First World War and PeerJ | eReviews

eReviews of The First World War: Personal Experiences and Propaganda and Recruitment and PeerJ.

Victorian Women, College Sports, and Street Food | Reference

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Reviews of Daily Life of Victorian Women, College Sports Traditions, and Street Food Around the World, plus a full list of Reference titles from the December 2013 issue.

ProQuest Launches “ProQuest Research Companion” Information Literacy Tool

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In his previous job as a writing instructor, Adam Blackwell, Senior Market Development Manager at ProQuest, realized that students faced many hurdles when it came to doing research and that they held many misconceptions. No matter what approach he and his colleagues took, Blackwell explained to LJ, many students named Google as a source of […]

Short Takes

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DeSilva, Regis A. Heart Disease. Greenwood. (Biographies of Disease). 2013. 276p. illus. index. ISBN 9780313376061. $45; ebk. ISBN 9780313376078. REF There are many mysteries related to the human heart, but it’s a cold, hard fact that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the West. For that reason alone, the latest entry in […]

Reference eReviews | November 15, 2013

eReviews from the November 15, 2013 issue.

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