Previous Issues

Click on the months below for summaries of features, essays, and editorials.

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 July 2015 issue. July Volume 53 No. 11
Editorial: Start with Better Options
Essay: Education for Environmental Protection
Feature:Forthcoming Arts & Mass Media Titles, 2016–2017 
Community College Feature: Editors' Top 75 Community College Resources
About the cover: Clayton-Glass Library, Motlow State Community College, Tullahoma, TN. Allen Stuart Gaetjens, director of libraries. Photo courtesy of Motlow State Community College.
cover June Volume 53 No. 10
Editorial: choicereviews.org
Essay: The War in Vietnam: Studies in Remembrance and Legacy, 2000–2014
Feature: Forthcoming Library Science Publications, 2016
Community College Editorial: Librarians and the Open Educational Resource Movement
Community College Feature: Editors' Top 75 Community College Resources
About the Cover: Proctor Library. Flagler College, Saint Augustine, FL. Brian Nesselrode, director of library services. Photo courtesy of Blake Pridgen, web services librarian..
photo of Laurance S. Rockefeller Library, California Institute of Integral StudiesMay Volume 53 No. 9
Editorial: May Flowers
Essay: The Beatles: Will You Read My Book?
Feature: Forthcoming Science & Technology Titles, 2016
University Press Forum 2016: University Presses in Vogue?
Feature: Significant University Press Titles for Undergraduates, 2015-2016
Community College Feature: Editors' Top 75 Community College Resources for May 2016
On the Cover: Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA. Christopher N. Cox, dean. Roland R. Ferrie, photographer
cover image April Volume 53 No. 8
Editorial: Open for Business
Essay: Culinary Arts: A Guide to the Literature
Feature:Forthcoming Psychology Publications, 2016
Feature: U.S. College Book Price Information, 2015
Community College Feature: Editors' Top 75 Community College Resources
On the Cover: East Central College Library, East Central College, Union, MO. Lisa Farrell, library director. Alise O'Brien, photographer.
Photograph of Fulsome Lake College Library, Fulsome, CA March Volume 53 No. 6
Letter from the EditorAcknowledging Excellence
Bibliographic Essay: HIV/AIDS: A Postmodern Epidemic and Its Depiction
Feature: Forthcoming Titles in Women's and Gender Studies, 2016
Community College Feature: Editors' Top 75 Community College Resources
On the Cover: Fulsome Lake College Library, Fulsome, PA.
Photograph of Hudson County Community College Library, Jersey City, NJ February Volume 53 No. 6
EditorialPut It on Your List
Bibliographic Essay: American Wilderness Writing
Feature: Forthcoming Titles in African American Studies, 2016
Community College Feature: Editors' Top 75 Community College Resources
On the Cover: Hudson County Community College Library, , Jersey City, NJ.
Photograph of Elgin Campus Library, Austin Community College, Elgin, TX January Volume 53 No. 5
Editorial: We've Only Just Begun
Feature: Outstanding Academic Titles, 2015
On the Cover: Elgin Campus Library, Austin Community College, Elgin, TX. Julie Beth Todaro, Ph.D., dean of library services. Photo courtesy of Courtney Mlinar.
cover of December 2015 issue December Volume 53 No. 4
Editorial: Coming Full Circle
Essay: Women and the American Civil War: Notable Publications, 1989–2015
Feature: Forthcoming Art & Architecture Publications, 2015–2016
On the Cover:  Baron-Forness Library, Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA. Donald H. Dilmore, Ph.D., associate vice president of university libraries. Donald H. Dilmore, photographer.
cover November Volume 53 No. 3
Editorial: Resources for Community Colleges
Essay: Global Cities: The New Urban Reality
Feature: Forthcoming Reference Publications, 2015–2016
Reference Review: The Encyclopedic Evolution in Social and Behavioral Sciences
About the Cover: Moraine Valley Community College Library, Palos Hills, Il. Terra Jacobson, manager of library services. Glen Carpenter, college photographer.
cover October Volume 53 No. 2
Editorial Other Worlds
Guest of Choice Libraries and Consortia in the Context of a Publisher's Strategy
Essay: Beyond Vietnam and Watergate: Rethinking the 1970s
Feature: New & Forthcoming Political Science & Economics Publications, 2015–2016
On the Cover: Landmark College LibraryLandmark College, Putney, VT. Jennifer Lann, director of library services. Blake Gardner, photographer.
Cover shot of Henry M. Seymour Library, Knox College September Volume 53 No. 1
Editorial: Going Mobile
Feature: New & Forthcoming Association & Organization Publishing, 2015–2016
Essay: China's Unknown Political Future
Special Feature: Outstanding Academic Websites of 2014
On the Cover:  Henry M. Seymour Library. Knox College, Galesburg, IL. Jeffrey Douglas, director of the library. Photo courtesy of Peter Bailley, Office of Comunications, Knox College
cover image, august 2015 web issue.August Volume 52 No. 12
Editorial: Not All the Conversation Coming out of DC is Divisive
Feature: E-Products for Academic Libraries: , 2014–2015
Feature: Recent & Forthcoming Internet Publications
Essay: Financial Literacy through Economic Narratives
On the Cover: The Ringling Art Library. The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL. Elisa M. Hansen, head of library services. Ellie Bloom, photographer.