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PRAISE FOR THE PRINT EDITION: AWARD WINNER, 2013
Each year, the ALA GODORT Notable Documents Panel selects what it considers to be the most “Notable Government Documents” published during the previous year by Federal, state, and local governments and includes the list of winners in its prestigious Library Journal (LJ). Typically, many of the Federal publications it picks are available through the Government Printing Office's U.S. Government Online Bookstore.
Known as "the most trusted and respected publication for the library community," LJ provides groundbreaking features and analytical news reports covering technology, management, policy and other professional concerns to public, academic and institutional libraries. Its hefty reviews sections evaluate 8000+ reviews annually of books, ebooks, audiobooks, videos/DVDs, databases, systems and websites."
In year 2013, this panel selected the following title available from the US Government Printing Office as an AWARD WINNER:
Iraq War 2003–2011. U.S. Dept. of Defense, U.S. Forces-Iraq. 155p. illus. maps. ISBN 9780160905025. SuDoc# D 1.2:IR 1/7. GPO Stock# 008-020-01620-9. $33.
Focusing entirely on the self-sacrifice of military personnel and not on the politics, this chronology tells its story primarily through color photographs and minimal text. Emphasizing the successes of the coalition forces, it centers on medal of honor winners, the wounded, and the dead.