The library recently concluded it’s pilot in User-Driven Acquisition. This past year the entire 2,000+ collection of digital reference books was available to the SPS community. Now, at the end of the academic year, the library has purchased those 20 titles most consulted by SPS researchers (you!). 🙂 What were they? Ancient Rome Cold War Reference Library Early Civilizations in the Americas Reference Library Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health 3 Garbage and Recycling (Greenhaven Press) Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History Global Viewpoints: The War in Iraq Greek and Roman Mythology Greenhaven Encyclopedias of: Ancient Greece Greenhaven Encyclopedias of: Terrorism Human Trafficking (Greenhaven) Learning Disabilities…
Housed within the Library’s Gale Virtual Reference Library (an ever growing collection of digital reference books) is the long-standing Scribner Writers Series. This series of volumes contain biographical and historical context essays for over 1,400 authors. Also included in the Gale Virtual Reference Library is the Twayne’s Authors Series which contains literary and historical analysis of 100+ works.