Outstanding Reference Sources

About the Outstanding Reference Sources
The Outstanding Reference Sources list was established in 1958 to recommend the best reference publications for small and medium-sized libraries.

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2014 Winner(s)

Almanac of American Military History


American Civil War: The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document collection


Encyclopedia of the Mind


Encyclopedia of the U.S. Presidency: A Historical Reference


Frogs of the United States and Canada


The Literature of Propaganda


Music in American Life: An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories That Shaped Our Culture