All in the Family | Reference 2016


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

Genealogical Research Practices, Cultivating Cannabis 101, and an Introduction to Islam | Reference Reviews, May 1, 2015


Baxter’s volume is great for genealogical collections; Cervantes’s Cannabis Encyclopedia is essential for those wishing to grow their own cannabis; Hillenbrand’s introductory text covering Islam is recommended

Crime, Dance, Soccer, Family | What We’re Reading


LJ/School Library Journal staffers discuss their first reads of 2015.

Reference Reviews: December 2012


Reviews of Michael Pagliaro’s The Musical Instrument Desk Reference, Handbook of Women Biblical Interpreters, and Jackie Smith Arnold’s Kinship, plus a full list of reference reviews in the Dec. issue.

Reference BackTalk: A Focus on the Family, September 15, 2012


Librarians from the Tacoma Public Library discuss their library’s intergenerational Introduction to Genealogy class

Professional Media Reviews, October 15, 2011

Professional Media Reviews, October 15, 2011