Recommended Reference Books for Small and Medium-Sized Libraries and Media Centers: 2014 Edition, Volume 34 by ABC-CLIO, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Recommended Reference Books for Small and Medium-Sized Libraries and Media Centers: 2014 Edition, Volume 34

Recommended Reference Books for Small and Medium-Sized Libraries and Media Centers: 2014 Edition, Volume 34

by ABC-CLIO
     
 

An essential resource for collection development specialists in small and medium-sized libraries, this guide identifies the highest quality, most affordable, and most appropriate new reference materials in any field.

• Comprises the top 550 reviews—all written by subject experts working in the library profession—selected from ARBA, a

Overview

An essential resource for collection development specialists in small and medium-sized libraries, this guide identifies the highest quality, most affordable, and most appropriate new reference materials in any field.

• Comprises the top 550 reviews—all written by subject experts working in the library profession—selected from ARBA, a comprehensive and well-respected reviewing source for reference materials

• Retains any critical comments made by the reviewer about a recommended title to aid readers in their selection process

• Recommends titles not only on the basis of their positive reviews but also their affordability and broad appeal, helping reference departments under tight budget constraints to maximize their libraries' funds

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"[I]s a gold mine of reference materials for not-so-large libraries. It houses books, e-books, free websites, and pay sites. . . . [A]n excellent resource for library and media centers with small budgets or space. The authors provide all the information needed for ordering each resource. It is a very practical and thorough guide to a diverse collection of reference materials." - VOYA
VOYA, August 2014 (Vol. 37, No. 3) - Barbara Allen
The 2014 Edition, Volume 34, of Recommended Reference Books For Small And Medium-Sized Libraries And Media Centers is a gold mine of reference materials for not-so-large libraries. It houses books, e-books, free websites, and pay sites. These are broken down into major subject headings and minor ones within the major. Each resource has publication and pricing information along with a summary of the work. This is an excellent resource for library and media centers with small budgets or space. The authors provide all the information needed for ordering each resource. It is a very practical and thorough guide to a diverse collection of reference materials. Reviewer: Barbara Allen; Ages adult professional.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781610695510
Publisher:
Libraries Unlimited
Publication date:
04/01/2014
Series:
ARBA and Index Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
301
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Shannon Graff Hysell has been editor of American Reference Books Annual (ARBA) and Recommended Reference Books for Small and Medium-sized Libraries and Media Centers for the past 15 years.

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