The Myth of the American Dream | Collection Development: Income Inequality

Income inequality continues to be a global problem, but perhaps nowhere is it more glaringly obvious than in the United States. These 33 resources offer background, in-depth analyses, and calls to action for closing the gap.

LJ Talks to Journalist Lauren Hilgers

Journalist Lauren Hilgers (Harper’s, Wired, Businessweek, The New Yorker, New York Times Magazine) lived and worked in Shanghai, China, for six years. While reporting on the Wukan protests, the author met activist Zhuang Liehong, who was eventually arrested for his activities. After Hilgers moved to New York, Zhuang contacted her to explain that he and […]

LJ Nonfiction | Review Alert, April 1, 2018

A fascinating if unsettling read for those interested in religion or science; a must-have resource for families of childhood leukemia patients and all library collections; of significance to general readers and lovers of 20th-century art and art movements; highly recommended for U.S. colonial, middle period, and Civil War scholars; science enthusiasts and scientists alike will enjoy delving into this exciting extragalactic drama

Academic Librarianship | Professional Media

Recommended for academic library staffs, library managers and LIS students, a look at several case studies about staff development; A valuable look at using the physical space of the library to create better experiences for patrons; An important text filled with practical exercises to prove the worth of academic libraries

The Era of Ike | Social Sciences

This biography is an admiring look at the life and accomplishments of the 34th President of the United States; A dual biography that focuses on the complicated relationship between Eisenhower and Justice Warren

Library Services, Library of Congress, Outside the Library | Professional Media

A great primer for people of any professional background who is interested in freelancing or consulting; An extremely informative institutional history of the Library of Congress, great for library buffs; An important resource for public librarians looking to develop helpful services for all stages of adulthood

Royals & Rivalries | Social Sciences

An exciting read about an unfamiliar royal family, steers clear of overly academic language making this historic account a must for amateur historians; A well written portrait of a nearly forgotten countess, highly recommended for lovers of Tudor history and biographies.

Business & Economics, March 2018 | Best Sellers

March 2017 to date as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO

LJ Nonfiction | Review Alert, March 15, 2018

An excellent translation that will appeal to medieval enthusiasts, fans of chivalric romance, and French literature; this comprehensive, unflinching narrative and analytical treatment of President Carter is essential; fans of space travel, NASA, and engineering ingenuity will find this highly engaging; a tribute to the underacknowledged female pioneers of technology

Intersectional Feminism | Collection Development

Today’s intersectional feminism focuses on solidarity among social justice movements as well as shared responsibility for equality. These 27 resources will energize any collection.