All in the Family | Reference 2016

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Top genealogy books, databases, and websites that will be useful to anyone interested in constructing their family tree.

Reworking Reference | Reference 2016

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Reference librarians are doing more and more varied tasks. Sara Fiore speaks to librarians around the country about how their jobs look today.

International Politics | Reference eReviews, October 15, 2015

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THE WORLD STAGE —as it plays out on television, in the newspapers, and online—seems to be seething with conflict and social and economic volatility.

LJ Reference Reviews: October 15, 2015

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Preserving Family Recipes; applied mathematics; the Beatles songbook; plus ereviews featuring international politics, from Gale’s Global Issues in Context to EBSCO’s World Politics Review

LJ Reference Reviews: October 1, 2015

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Cambridge Archive Editions Online, Kanopy Streaming for K–12 institutions, Interesting Facts, a complete course on Digital Photography, for sf fans Fantastic Planets

New Books, New Databases, New Attention to Indigenous Canadian Authors | Reference News, September 15, 2015

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The experiment that is Open Access (OA) continues, and one publisher that reports related success is the innovative University of Regina Press, based in Saskatchewan, Canada.

LJ Reference Reviews: September 15, 2015

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New reference titles, from Nixon Tapes to Folksongs to the World Cheese Book, plus eReviews of The Churchill Archive, Judaic Scholar Digital Reference Library, and Quetzal.

The Churchill Archive, Judaic Scholar Digital Reference Library, & Quetzal | Reference eReviews, September 15, 2015

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The Churchill Archive will be of use to 20th-century historians and scholars, free and affordable full-text books on Judaism that are a boon to researchers, Quetzal may be appropriate for research-heavy biomedical institutions or companies

From Politics to Broadway to Life-Saving Spy Secrets | Reference Short Takes, September 1, 2015

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Buckley and Rensink offer a solid starting point for readers seeking further exploration of Western history; a strange-bedfellows compendium from Butler-Bowdon; Dietz shines the spotlight on 1940s Broadway

Q&A: Editors of Chase’s Calendar of Events

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The 59th edition of Chase’s Calendar of Events is due to be published by Bernan this month. LJ recently put a few questions to the editors of the series.