Best Reference 2013

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Louis Shores, writing in 1939 in the second edition of his Basic Reference Sources, defined a reference book as “any book which is used to refer to for specific information.” Today’s “Best Reference Sources” can be found in reference and circulating collections, online, accessed on your laptop or iPhone, or even carried in your backpack. Here are the best of the year’s output.

Galloway, Heller, Jonasson, Prose; Doll, Dyer, Petit, Todd | Barbara’s Picks, May 2014, Pt. 1

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FICTION Galloway, Steven. The Confabulist. Riverhead. May 2014. 320p. ISBN 9781594631962. $27.95. LITERARY/HISTORICAL Galloway’s poignant, sharp-eyed The Cellist of Sarajevo was both a commercial and a critical success, having sold over 100,000 copies, won multiple awards (e.g., the Evergreen Award), been nominated for the International IMPAC Dublin Award and Scotiabank Giller Prize, been featured by […]

African American Experiences: 50 Titles for February 2014, Black History Month

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Some books to consider for Black History Month 2014 and beyond.

Crafts & DIY Reviews | August 2013

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Crafts & DIY reviews from the August 2013 issue.

Video Reviews | August 2013

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Reviews of Brooklyn Castle, 56 UP, and Step up to the Plate, plus a full list of Video reviews from the August 2013 issue.

Video Reviews | March 1, 2013

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Reviews of Downton Abbey Season 3, Manufactured Landscapes, and Searching for Sugar Man, plus a full list of video reviews in the Mar. 1 issue.

Best Sellers: Music and Art, January 24, 2013

February 2012 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

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