August 2013: Summary of Features

August 2013

About the Cover: Boreham Library, University of Arkansas–Fort Smith, Fort Smith, AK. Robert W. Frizzell, director of library services. Photo courtesy of Sondra LaMar, campus public relations officer.
 
Editorial: So Many Books, So Little Time … Publisher Liaison and General Manager Tom Radko recounts the arc of his career in publishing, in which Choice has always played a part.
 
Bibliographic Essay: Teaching and Learning with Online Educational Videos: A Subject List of Web Resources for Educators, by Susan Ariew
Teaching and learning are being transformed through video.  Khan Academy, TED Talks, and YouTube are three prominent examples of video sites that are educating people around the world.  This essay highlights these and other superior educational video sites that are useful to educators and the public at large. These resources can assist classroom instruction by identifying excellent open access educational resources for users everywhere.
 
E-Products for Academic Libraries: 2013 Buying Guide. In the eleventh 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.
 
Recent & Forthcoming Internet Publications, 2013–2014. This annual feature highlights publications about the Internet, including introductory guides, cyber security, specialized design manuals, and works dealing with social influences.