January 2013: Summary of Features
About the Cover: Suzzallo Library, University of Washington, Seattle. Lizabeth Wilson, dean of the library. Steve Whiston, photographer.
Editorial: A Few Good Titles: The 2012 OAT List: Mr. Rockwood shows why Choice’s 2012 OAT list is even more helpful to collection development librarians than the first list from 1965.
Outstanding Academic Titles, 2012–2013. This prestigious list reflects the best titles reviewed by Choice in 2012 and brings with it the extraordinary recognition of the academic library community. This year's list includes 644 titles in 54 disciplines and subsections.
Choice’s “Outstanding Academic Titles”: Top Books and Websites for 2012. Choice subject editors recognize the most significant titles reviewed during the calendar year by compiling the “Outstanding Academic Titles” list, which is published each January. This year the editors collaborated in choosing from among the 2012 list their favorites for the “Top 25 Books” and the “Top 10 Websites” lists.