Best Sellers: Books Most Borrowed, June 2016

Debut The Nest nestles in at No. 3, while Chernow’s biography of treasury secretary Alexander Hamilton hits the list

Murder Times Two, Malick’s “New World,” Resnais’s “Night and Fog,” & More | Trailers: What’s Coming on DVD/Blu-ray, June 1, 2016

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From The Adderall Diaries to My Golden Days and The New World

Readex’s America’s Historical Newspapers | Reference eReviews, June 1, 2016

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Despite a few usability concerns, these five collections are exceptional additions to America’s Historical Newspapers and are highly recommended for academic libraries seeking to expand their primary source coverage in history.

Special Operations: Daring Missions, Disappearances, Double Agents

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Corera’s illuminating summary of cyberespionage; the astonishing life and times of Morris and Lona Cohen; The Audacious Crimes of Colonel Blood; Meier’s story of Robert Levinson reads like a spy thriller

Brazil, Psychology, a History of Miracles, Fashion, & Poetry | Reference Short Takes, June 1, 2016

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Insightful background on the complex and emerging nation of Brazil; Cohen’s Handy Psychology Answer Book offers pithy peeks into the many facets of the human psyche; entertaining Fashion Fads Through American History for all readers

Gentill’s Debut of the Month, Copperman, Freydont, Round, Shogan, plus New Series Lineup | Mystery Reviews, June 1, 2016

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This month’s selections take us from the ballrooms of Gilded Age Newport, RI, to a gritty Boston drug den and on to the halls of political power on Capitol Hill

Musical Arrangements | Music Matters, June 1, 2016

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Pam Swaidner, manager of cataloging and metadata at the Indianapolis Public Library, and Lhisa Reish, senior cataloging specialist at Timberland Regional Library, WA, talk about the choices their libraries have made regarding music cataloging and why.

Higgs’s Debut of the Month, Blackwell’s Starred Return, Stuart, Cambron, & New Series Lineup | Christian Fiction Reviews, June 1, 2016

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THIS SUMMER is shaping up to be a great one for new books from up-and-coming authors, series launches from longtime favorites, and movie tie-ins. Take some time to check out a few titles for yourself and build those readers’ advisory muscles. It’s an easy way to make connections between secular and inspirational offerings.

LJ Reference Reviews: June 1, 2016

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Discover what the kids are up to in Youth Cultures in America; Readex’s America’s Historical Newspapers database is highly recommended for academic libraries seeking to expand their primary source coverage in history

LJ’s Self-Publishing Survey | Self-Publishing & Libraries

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LJ reached out to public librarians in a recent survey to get their take on how self-published titles are represented—or not—in their own collections.