Military Leaders, Gambling in America, Short Takes, & More | Reference Reviews, April 15, 2015


A collection of short biographical sketches of the world’s most famous (and infamous) military leaders; help for novice cooks; a look at technological advances in gaming, current legislation regulating the industry, and world gambling.

Cherokee Language Comes to a Library Near You


Mango Languages recently unveiled its new Cherokee language course, the first Native American language lessons offered by the company.

Q&A: Roger Jänecke

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LJ talks to Roger Jänecke of Visible Ink Press about trends in reference and how his company has responded to them over the years.

Issues & Controversies; Chilton Library | Reference eReviews, April 1, 2015


The Issues & Controversies database will provide students with the building blocks for forming their own opinions; Chilton Library gives experts and novices the information to fulfill their automotive interests and needs.

Atlas of Knowledge, All Things Nutrition, Dictionary of Dreams, Secrets of the Universe | Reference Reviews, April 1, 2015


An approachable and valuable resource for nutrition students, health care professionals, and laypeople; Roth addresses issues facing global citizens with wit and insight; beautifully depicted signs, symbols, and objects that make sense of our world.

Ferguson Report To Be Published by New Press

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The New Press will publish paperback (ISBN 9781620971604) and ebook (ISBN 9781620971659) editions of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Ferguson report, the result of the department’s investigation of the Ferguson, MO, police department after one of its police officers killed the unarmed Michael Brown on August 9, 2014. Either version of the document will cost […]

Asian Film Online | Reference eReviews, March 15, 2015


Asian Film Online: Volume 1 is a streaming video collection of nearly 690 feature films, documentaries, animations, and shorts selected by film scholars and critics.

Histories of Irish Americans, the World Cup, plus Guides to Baby Names, Organic Foods | Reference Reviews, March 15, 2015


A thorough look at the history of Irish Americans in the United States, Lisi’s valued updated edition on soccer’s most important competition, an extensive investigation into naming your child, a must for those buying organic.

F1000’s Vitek Tracz: Redefining Scientific Communication

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Tracz, a scientific publishing pioneer and founder of F1000 and previously of BioMed Central and Current Opinions journals discusses the upcoming launch of a comprehensive workspace for scientists.

Apartheid South Africa, 1948–1980 | Reference eReviews, March 1, 2015


This collection gives ready, granular access (thanks to meticulous metadata) to an exhaustive archive of formerly confidential material.