Recommended Reference Books for Small and Medium-Sized Libraries and Media Centers
2017 Edition, Volume 37
Accurate, impartial, and up to date, this award-winning resource gives you critical reviews of reference materials you may need for your small to medium-sized library or media center.
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An essential resource for collection development specialists in small and medium-sized libraries, this guide identifies the highest quality, most affordable, and most appropriate new print and electronic reference materials.
The 2017 edition of Recommended Reference Books for Small and Medium-Sized Libraries and Media Centers contains unabridged reviews chosen from the current edition of American Reference Books Annual (ARBA) and ARBAonline. As with previous editions, readers will get fair and accurate assessments from these reviews, which are written by librarians and subject-area experts who present both positive and negative aspects of each product. Each publication review is coded to clearly indicate the most appropriate audience—college, public, and/or school.
- Features more than 500 reviews chosen from American Reference Books Annual
- Considers affordability and broad appeal as criteria for inclusion—key factors with today's shrinking budgets
- Presents the unparalleled reliability and accuracy you count on for your selection process