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July 2015

About the Cover: The Hewes Library, Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL. J. Richard Sayre, library director. Jeffrey D. Rankin, director of communications, photographer.

Editorial: New Wine into New Bottles: Editor and Publisher Mark Cummings introduces two new Choice subject editors, Pamela Sandstrom and Cynthia Crooker.

Bibliographic Essay: Ethical Treatment of Animals, by Walter Hogan and Eric Owen. In what has become a decennial tradition, this is the third Choice bibliographic essay titled "Ethical Treatment of Animals." The first, in 1995, was conceived as an update to Charles Magel's foundational 1989 bibliography, "Keyguide to Information Sources in Animal Rights." A decade later, the 2005 essay covered books published subsequent to the earlier one. Now, this 2015 piece surveys the literature published in the last ten years, with a focus on monographs. Included are approximately one hundred English-language nonfiction works, published in 2005 or later, related to the ethical treatment of animals.

Forthcoming Performing Arts & Mass Media Titles, 2015–2016. This feature highlights print works scheduled for publication from July 2015 into 2016. The list includes almost 200 titles from 30 publishers, selected for their potential relevance to library collections.



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