April 2014: Summary of Features

Photograph of Ritter Library, Balswin Wallace University, Berea, OH

April 2014

About the Cover: Ritter Library, Baldwin Wallace University, Berea, OH. John DiGennaro, director of library services. Charles Vesei, photographer.

Editorial: Merging into the Fast Lane. Tom Radko, Choice's new editorial director, introduces himself to the Choice readership.

Spiritual Ecology: Is It the Ultimate Solution for the Environmental Crisis? , by Leslie E. Sponsel. Scientific, academic, and public interest in spirituality and ecology and their intersection has been growing exponentially since the late 1980s. This essay identifies the place of ecology in various religions around the world. It discusses some of the most important books on the topic, focusing on key textbooks, interfaith anthologies, publisher series, periodicals, reference works, and websites. The overview concludes with works discussing the opposition and obstacles to this movement.

Forthcoming Psychology Publications, 2014. Regularly appearing each year in the April issue, this selected list provides information on new titles of potential relevance for academic libraries.

U.S. College Book Price Information, 2013. This annual feature offers detailed price information on books reviewed in Choice during the 2013 calendar year.