Short Takes

heart

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.

Reference Reviews | November 15, 2013

fairie

Reviews of Encyclopedia of Fairies in World Folklore and Mythology, Horologicon: A Day’s Jaunt Through the Lost Words of the English Language, and Natural History Museum Book of Animal Records, plus a full list of Reference reviews from the November 15, 2013 issue.

New Database Releases 2014

New database releases.

Best Databases 2013

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Old favorites and shiny new toys make this year’s list of the best databases for your library.

Wiki Literacy

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A look at ways that librarians, professors, and other academics are addressing how students use Wikipedia.

New Releases | Reference 2014

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More than 650 recent and forthcoming print reference products from 100-plus publishers.

Reference on the Road

GETTING DOWN TO BUSINESS Douglas County Libraries’ Aspen Walker talks to business professionals at a library-hosted breakfast networking event. Photo courtesy of Douglas County Libraries

Librarians describe escaping the desk to deliver reference wherever the community needs it.

eReviews | November 1, 2013

The latest eReviews from the November 1, 2013 issue.

Reference Reviews | November 1, 2013

buddhism

Reviews of The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism, Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, and So You Think You Know the Presidents? Fascinating Facts About Our Chief Executives, plus a full list of Reference titles from the November 1, 2013 issue.

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