Wars in Copyright, Afghanistan, Cyberspace; A Love of Reading and Travel | Social Sciences Reviews


What has gone wrong with American copyright law in the last half-century, prolonged the war in Afghanistan for over more than 12 years, you thought you knew about “Rocky,” readers can savor in a book from cover to cover.

Clayton’s Innocents, the Life of Ray Mancini, the Roosevelts, New Trailers, & More | Video Reviews


An “adult ghost story”; former lightweight boxing champion Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini; the private and public lives of the extraordinary Roosevelt family; a portrayal of the indomitable human spirit.

African American Lives: Books for February, Black History Month


These 100 titles celebrate the rich variety of the lives of the community’s artists, ­businesspeople, athletes, scholars, activists, and more.

Vicarious Voyages | Collection Development: Armchair Travel


An armchair voyage is a journey of exploration—a pilgrimage, a feast for the soul, and a way of satisfying curiosities. These 27 resources, including apps, will help users travel routes and set sail for adventures that won’t require security checks or encounter airport snafus.

Facts That Astonish, Everything To Know About Zombies, Race and Racism in the United States, & More | Reference Reviews


Well-rounded essays offer concise perspectives of the vice president’s time in office, a fascinating, informative collection that anyone interested in the history of zombies will want to read, a focus on Muhammad and his legacy.

Classic Drama, Where Dreams Come True, A Portrait of Faithfulness and Freedom, Plus New Trailers | Video Reviews


Libraries can expand their film offerings in a hurry and at a good price with Acorn’s Classic Drama Collection, Greasepaint spends less time on jokes and pratfalls and more on what it means to be a family.

Bios of Lafayette, Lincoln, Queen Victoria, plus Teacher Wars, Librarian Management, & Lots Lots More | Social Sciences Reviews


Auricchio’s lively Marquis should appeal to history readers of all kinds, an historical perspective on education reform that both enlightens and inspires, Poole’s insightful writing is touching and demands pauses for reflection.

Controversial Issues, Architectural Innovation, Beatlemania, Fast Scans, & More | Video Reviews


After Tiller is an important, sensitive, clear-eyed look at doctors and clinics in the center of the antiabortion movement, a forthright and thought-provoking look at a contentious issue, an iconic mid-century modern masterpiece.

Business Leadership Roundup


Advice from the trenches for newbies and seasoned pros

Human Rights & the Law, What Led to the American Revolution, Reference in School Libraries, & Much More | Social Sciences Reviews


A sure-fire movie prospect for readers interested in human rights, the environment, and the law; “how and why the government in London permitted” the American Revolution to happen; a handy overview of reference and information literacy services and resources