2004 Outstanding Reference Sources

The 2004 list of Outstanding Reference Sources for small and medium-sized libraries has been announced by the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), a division of the American Library Association. The titles, selected by RUSA's Reference Sources Committee, represent high-quality reference works that are suitable for small to medium-sized libraries.

The Selections for Year 2004

Advertising Age Encyclopedia of Advertising, edited by John McDonough and Karen Egolf. 3 volumes. New York: Fitzroy-Dearborn, 2002. (ISBN 1-57958-172-2) 1,873 pages, $385.00

The Beat Generation: A Gale Critical Companion, edited by Lynn M. Zott. 3 volumes. Detroit: Gale, 2003. (ISBN 0-7876-7569-5) 1622 pages, $350.00.

The Encyclopedia of American Folk Art, edited by Gerard C. Wertkin, New York: Routledge, 2004. (ISBN 0-415-92986-5) 704 pages, $125.00.

Encyclopedia of American History, edited by Gary B. Nash. 11 volumes. New York: Facts on File, 2003. (ISBN 0-8160-4371-X) 4,686 pages, $935.00.

Encyclopedia of Community, edited by Karen Christensen and David Levinson. 4 volumes. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage, 2003. (ISBN: 0-7619-2598-8) 2,000 pages, $595.00.

The Encyclopedia of Education, 2nd ed. edited by James W. Guthrie. 8 volumes. New York: Macmillan Reference, 2003. (ISBN 0-02-865594-X) 3,357 pages, $850.00.

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, edited by Solomon H. Katz and William Woys Weaver. 3 volumes. New York: Scribner, 2003. (ISBN 0-684-80568-5) 2,035 pages, $395.00.

Encyclopedia of Radio, edited by Christopher H. Sterling. 3 volumes. New York: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2004. (ISBN 1-57958-249-4) 1,920 pages, $375.00.

Encyclopedia of Russian History, edited by Jim Millar. New York: Macmillan Reference, 2003. (ISBN 0-02-865693-8) 1,828 pages, $475.00.

The Encyclopedia of Sculpture, edited by Antonia Bostrom. 3 volumes. New York: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2004. (ISBN 1-57958-248-6) 1,921 pages, $375.00.

Encyclopedia of Terrorism, by Harvey W. Kushner. Thousand Oaks, Calif: Sage, 2003. (ISBN: 0-7619-2408-6) 523 pages, $125.00.

Encyclopedia of the Romantic Era, 1760-1850, edited by Christopher John Murray. 2 volumes. New York: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2004. (ISBN 1-57958-361-X) 1,277 pages,

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, 2nd ed. edited by Michael Hutchins. 17 volumes. Detroit: Gale, 2003. (ISBN 0-7876-5362-4) 9,609 pages, $1,595.00.

Handbook of Death & Dying, edited by Clifton D. Bryant. 2 volumes. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage, 2003. (ISBN 0-7619-2514-7) 1,100 pages, $350.00.

Holocaust Literature : An Encyclopedia of Writers and Their Work, edited by S. Lillian Kremer. 2 volumes. New York: Routledge, 2003. (ISBN 0-415-92985-7) 1,499 pages, $250.00.

Literature of Travel and Exploration: An Encyclopedia, edited by Jennifer Speake. 3 volumes. New York: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2003. (ISBN 1-57958-247-8) 1,479 pages, $375.00.

Magill's Encyclopedia of Social Science: Psychology, edited by Nancy A. Piotrowski. 4 volumes. Hackensack, N.J.: Salem, 2003. (ISBN: 1-58765-130-0) 2,000 pages, $385.00.

The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance, by Gordon Campbell. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. (ISBN 0-19-860175-1) 862 pages, $150.00.

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History, edited by Joel Mokyr. 5 volumes. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. (ISBN 0-19-510507-9) 2,800 pages, $695.00.

Reader's Guide to British History, edited by David Loades. 2 volumes.New York: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2003. (ISBN 1-57958-242-7) 1,620 pages, $295.00.

For further information contact:

Michael Levine-Clark
Head Collection Development
University of Denver
2150 E. Evans Ave.
Denver, CO 80208-2007
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E-mail: miclark@du.edu