Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries
About the Cover: Henry M. Seymour Library, Knox College, Galesburg, IL. Jeffrey Douglas, director of the library. Photo courtesy of Peter Bailley, Office of Communications, Knox College.
Editorial: Going Mobile. Editor and Publisher Mark Cummings explains the rationale behind the new Choice app, which is free to Choice and CRO subscribers.
China's Unknown Political Future, by Xiaofei Li. China is an intriguing case for students and scholars; it is a communist regime running atop a capitalist economy, and no one knows in which direction China is heading. This bibliographic essay focuses on recent books that offer intelligent socioeconomic and political analysis and not fervent imagination. Implicit in these selections is the idea that looking into China's future may be difficult and risky, but doing so provides a necessary lens for a better-informed foreign policy. Xiaofei Li reviews books that address the issue of China's future from political, social, economic, biophysical, and international relations perspectives.
New & Forthcoming Association & Organization Publications, 2015–2016. This annual feature in Choice's popular Forthcoming Series focuses on the publishing programs of professional societies and associations and research institutions.
Outstanding Academic Websites of 2014. This feature highlights a group of exceptional Web resources selected for the 2014"Outstanding Academic Titles” list, which originally appeared in the January 2015 issue. Titles are grouped within the broad subject categories used in Choice
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