Choice Reviews Reaches A Significant Milestone - 200,000 Reviews

For Immediate Release
Mon, 03/06/2017

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Laura Mullen

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Choice

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CHICAGO; MIDDLETOWN, CONNECTICUT - Twenty-eight years after its launch, the Choice Reviews database marked the publication of its 200,000th review. on Friday, March 3. The premier source for reviews of academic books, digital media, and Internet resources in higher education, Choice Reviews is a publication of the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL), a division of the American Library Association. Updated continuously in real time, Choice Reviews provides subscribers with immediate access to a comprehensive archive of reviews representing a quarter-century of scholarship.

The 200,000th review, written by Carol Jamison of Armstrong Atlantic State University, is of An Old English History of the World, edited and translated by Malcolm Godden and published by Harvard. 

“This is a real achievement for all of us involved with Choice Reviews, in particular our subject editors and network of reviewers, but also the publishers who send us their books and products, as well as the authors of those works,” said Mark Cummings, editor and publisher of Choice. “These 200,000 reviews constitute a robust discovery tool that can be used by students and faculty to locate key resources in almost any area of academic study.”

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About Choice

Choice is a publishing unit of the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL), a division of the American Library Association. Founded in 1964, Choice has for over 50 years been the premier source for reviews of academic books and digital resources of interest to scholars and students in higher education. Please visit Choice at www.choice360.org for more information.