Fake News & the Media | Collection Development

Fake news has deep roots in American politics and journalism, which blossomed into unprecedented distortion of facts during the 2016 presidential election. These 21 resources chronicle the history of fake news and how the public can verify what’s out there.

Resist with Games | Games, Gamers, & Gaming

If games are part of your library’s circulating media, then gamers might be among those looking for some distraction and understanding, and here are some games you could recommend.

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, February 21, 2014

It’s all here: sex and media, historical studies of the U.S. film industry, porn studies, media and/or sexual studies; an interesting and engagingly written book on discoveries in brain science

Audio Reviews | February 1, 2014

Reviews of Emma Chapman’s How To Be a Good Wife, Elizabeth Gilbert’s The Signature of All Things, Hannah Kent’s Burial Rites, and a list of titles from the February 1 issue.

Thinking Inside the Box | Music Matters

LJ‘s Matthew Moyer on box sets with a broad, best of eclectic focus.

Super Crips and Gay Dads: Avoiding Stereotypes in Video Collections | ALA 2013

An ALA program tackled issues of building a responsible film collection that portrays minority communities (native, black, queer, and disabled Americans) in responsible, respectful ways.

FastScans | April 15, 2013

Upcoming foreign and indie releases.