Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries
About the Cover: Van Wagenen Library, SUNY at Cobleskill, Cobleskill, NY. Elizabeth Orgeron, library dean. Peter Barvoets, photographer.
Editorial: Present at the Creation: Mark Cummings notes the serendipitous coincidence of the founding of ACRL 75 years ago and the early steps in the development of the electronic computer.
"From Sea to Shining Sea": Key Resources in U.S. Environmental History, by Larry T. Spencer. Environmental history is a relatively new topic area that approaches environmental studies from a historical perspective. This essay covers books published mostly since 2000; titles are limited to those pertaining to the United States. Although some people may feel that Americans have lost their connections to the environment, this essay shows the important role the environment has played in the country's development, and how that relationship has made the United States the nation that it is today.
Guest of Choice: Celebrating ACRL's 75th Anniversary: Librarians' Roles in Changing Times, by Trevor A. Dawes, associate University Librarian at Washington University in St. Louis.
Recent & Forthcoming Titles in Women's Studies, 2015. Regularly appearing each year in the February issue, this selected list provides information on new titles of potential relevance for academic libraries. This year's list offers 122 titles from 38 publishers.
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