Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries
About the Cover: John G. Snowden Memorial Library, Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA. Alison S. Gregory, associate professor, associate dean, and director of library services. Wilma L. Reeder, photographer.
Editorial: Our Books, Our Selves: Editor and Publisher Mark Cummings considers the possible effects of digitization on the traditional concept of a book collection.
Families First: GLBT Family Issues and Resources, by Ellen Bosman. Given the expanded interest and public debate regarding same-sex family matters, this bibliographic essay offers a representative sample of books and Internet resources regarding marriage, parenting, adoption, immigration, and intimate partner violence. Included throughout the essay is discussion of books, free websites, and memoirs.
Guest of Choice: Why I Became a Publisher, by Ilan Stavans, Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College.
Recent & Forthcoming Titles in African American Studies, 2015. This issue of Choice marks the twelfth annual installment of African American studies in the popular "Forthcoming" series. This selected list provides information on 118 new titles from 59 publishers, each one of potential relevance for academic libraries.
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