Government Surveillance and Declassified Documents | Reference eReviews

THOSE OF US WHO can bear to watch the news have learned much more about the intelligence-gathering capabilities of both governments and nongovernmental entities over the course of the last year than we probably care to know. What the resources examined here tell us is that governments have been in this business for a very long time.

LJ Reference | Review Alert, January 2018

A stellar source for students and general readers researching ethnic groups, especially by geographic distribution; whether consulted as a reference or read for pleasure, this is a stunning offering for all libraries; ProQuest History Vault provides access to untapped materials and offers background on the 20th-century social and political climate

LJ Reference | Review Alert, November 1, 2017

With the breadth of subjects covered, this coffee-table volume of Remarkable Books is for the curious adult mind but accessible enough for younger readers; an exceptional and well-organized work on Race in American Film; Migrations to New Worlds is a worthwhile database for colleges, universities, and large public libraries

Middle Eastern Politics | Reference eReviews

Arab World Research Source: Al Masdar provides users of all levels with a comprehensive view of the material; Brill’s representation of the history and culture of the Middle East supplies the foundation for coursework and scholarship across a range of disciplines; seamless navigation to vital content throughout, along with the powerful Qur’an suite of tools, places Oxford Islamic Studies Online in a “must-have” category

LJ Reference Reviews: February 15, 2016

The Handy English Grammar Answer Book doesn’t replace a traditional grammar text, an absorbing look into the world of reference resources, approachable neuroscience, a straightforward database of genealogical sources

Migration to New Worlds; MyHeritage Library Edition | Reference eReviews, February 15, 2016

Migration to New Worlds takes advantage of current technology and search accessibility while retaining the best aspects of a large archive; MyHeritage Library Edition is an excellent tool for public libraries that serve an audience of family historians

Apartheid South Africa, 1948–1980 | Reference eReviews, March 1, 2015

This collection gives ready, granular access (thanks to meticulous metadata) to an exhaustive archive of formerly confidential material.

The First World War and PeerJ | eReviews

eReviews of The First World War: Personal Experiences and Propaganda and Recruitment and PeerJ.