Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries
About the Cover: The Ringling Art Library, The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL. Elisa M. Hansen, head of library services. Ellie Bloom, photographer.
Editorial: Not All the Conversation Coming Out of DC is Divisive. Managing Editor Tom Radko distills his experiences at the annual meeting of the Society for Scholarly Publishing.
E-Products for Academic Libraries: 2015 Buying Guide. In the thirteenth annual installment of the Buying Guide, independent consultant and former Choice editor Susanne Bjorner presents succinct descriptive information on web-based resources of potential use to a broad range of academic library patrons.
Financial Literacy through Economic Narratives, by Roark Mulligan . This essay focuses on "financial literature"--novels, films, and creative nonfiction that entertain and educate. Financial literature can and should be consumed by everyone because the works can be both compelling and didactic. As early as 1908, the Harvard School of Business recognized the pedagogical power of economic narratives when it developed a curriculum that employed case studies to determine best managerial practices. This case-study approach has spread to all business colleges. In more recent years, fictional narratives have been added to business school curricula. This essay evaluates books, films, and electronic resources.
Recent and Forthcoming Internet Publications, 2015-2016. This annual feature highlights publications about the Internet, including introductory guides, cyber security, specialized design manuals, and works dealing with social influences.
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