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Fiction Core Collection, 2018

Fiction Core Collection, 2018

Author: HW Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/07/2018

For years, the Fiction Core Collection has been a librarian's must-have guide to the novels, novellas, and story collections for a general adult audience. This new eighteenth edition highlights more than 9,000 recommended books and resources available. It also features short list indicators to highlight the most highly recommended works in a given category or subject area.

Sears List of Subject Headings

Sears List of Subject Headings

Author: HW Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/05/2018

The standard thesaurus of subject terminology for small and medium-sized libraries since 1923. Last published in 2014, this new update is filled with new subject headings created in the last four years. Delivering a core list of key headings, together with patterns and examples to guide the cataloger in creating further headings as required, Sears List of Subject Headings has been the standard thesaurus of subject terminology for small and medium-sized libraries for almost a century. This essential resource features: Easy-to-use thesaurus-like format, with an emphasis on subject terms that makes sense to catalogers Helpful guidance on which subject terms to use for thousands of categories of information Helpful notes outlining USED FOR, SEE ALSO, BROADER TERM, NARROWER TERMS, and RELATED TERM Scope Notes to clarify the specialized use of a term or to distinguish between terms that might be confused RDA compliant The 22nd edition of the Sears List features expanded coverage for developing topics, as well as updated headings in some areas. Special attention has been paid to STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and mathematics): Cloud Computing Functional Equations Human-Computer Interaction Information Theory Near-Earth Objects Streaming Technology Virology NEW TO THIS EDITION Always keeping in mind the ultimate goal of meeting the changing needs of library users, this new edition includes hundreds of new subject headings corresponding to current literature and cataloger expectations, with a particular focus on expanding terms in the area of: Canadian Topics Computer Science Current Events Diversity Literature Genre Music Pop Culture Science Technology It is only by being flexible and expandable that Sears List has been able over the years to fill the needs of a wide variety of libraries around the world. The Principles of Sears List is included in this volume, outlinging the theoretical foundations of the Sears List and providing a concise introduction to subject cataloging in general. This introduction is recommended reading about the fundamentals of subject cataloging.

Short Story Index, 2017 Annual Cumulation

Short Story Index, 2017 Annual Cumulation

Author: HW Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/01/2018

This unique reference aid is a guide to important contemporary literature for students, literary researchers and other library users. It provides thorough, accurate indexing coverage of short stories written in or translated into English.

Middle & Junior High Core Collection

Middle & Junior High Core Collection

Author: HW Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/12/2017

Since 1965, the Middle & Junior High Core Collection has been a librarian's must-have guide to the best fiction and non-fiction books for students in grades five to nine. This new thirteenth edition highlights more than 11,000 recommended books and resources available, 1,000 more than the previous edition. It also features short list indicators to highlight the most highly recommended works in a given category or subject area.

Current Biography Yearbook-2017

Current Biography Yearbook-2017

Author: HW Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/12/2017

H.W. Wilson's Current Biography Yearbook combines a full year of the monthly magazine Current Biography into a single, permanent record. It has been delivering up-to-date biographies of men and women of contemporary importance since 1940.

Current Biography Cumulative Index, 1940-2018

Current Biography Cumulative Index, 1940-2018

Author: HW Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/12/2017

The Current Biography Cumulative Index makes easy work of locating biographies of individuals profiled from the first edition published in 1940. With both a Name Index and an Index by Profession, this time-saving tool will quickly direct researchers to the issue in which the biography appears. A must-have source for all subscribers to Current Biography!

Children's Core Collection, 2 Volumes

Children's Core Collection, 2 Volumes

Author: HW Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/10/2017

For years, the Children's Core Collection has been a librarian's must-have guide to the best fiction and non-fiction works, story collections, and picture books for students in preschool through sixth grade. This new twenty-second edition highlights more than 17,000 recommended books and resources available, over 6,000 more than the previous edition. It also features short list indicators to highlight the most highly recommended works in a given category or subject area.

Young Adult Fiction Core Collection

Young Adult Fiction Core Collection

Author: HW Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/07/2017

For over 50 years, H.W. Wilson's Core Collections have been librarians' must-have guide to the best fiction and non-fiction works for all types of collections. Due to the growing popularity of the genre of Young Adult Fiction and the ever increasing availability of new titles, librarians need more guidance than ever to select the best that Young Adult Fiction has to offer.

Book Review Digest, 2016 Annual Cumulation

Book Review Digest, 2016 Annual Cumulation

Author: HW Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/06/2017

Book Review Digest is an essential library tool that brings together book reviews on a wide range of topics, from a variety of sources. Unlike reviews on book-sale sites and the open Internet, many of the reviews are serious, academic works. This invaluable resource for literary and biographical research is essential for readers' advisory and collection development. It provides excerpts from, and citations to, reviews of adult and juvenile fiction and non-fiction. It also includes descriptive summaries of the books. Virtually every book has at least one substantial review excerpt, and most have at least two. Every book in Book Review Digest appears with all its reviews together.

Public Library Core Collection: Nonfiction, 2017

Public Library Core Collection: Nonfiction, 2017

Author: HW Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/05/2017

Wilson's Public Library Core Collection: Nonfiction recommends reference and non-fiction books for the general adult audience. It is a guide to over 12,000 recommended titles, plus review sources and other professional aids for librarians and media specialists.

Index to Legal Periodicals & Books, 2016 Annual Cumulation

Index to Legal Periodicals & Books, 2016 Annual Cumulation

Author: HW Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/04/2017

Broad, timely coverage of 850+ periodicals and over 1,400 legal monographs per year. Index to Legal Periodicals & Books includes coverage of 850+ legal journals, law reviews, yearbooks, institutes, bar association publications, university publications, and government publications. In addition to journal articles, it also includes coverage of 1,400 monographs per year. Index to Legal Periodicals & Books covers all areas of jurisprudence, including recent court decisions, new legislation, and original scholarship. Law schools, bar associations, legal aid societies, law firms, attorneys, judges and jurists at all levels, business people, librarians and other researchers access information on developments in all areas of jurisprudence using Index to Legal Periodicals & Books. Coverage is international in scope, citing publications published in the U.S., Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand. Subjects covered include administrative law, antitrust legislation, banking, constitutional law, domestic relations, environmental protection, estate planning, food, drug & cosmetic law, international law, labor law, landlord/tenant decisions, malpractice suits, minorities, multinational corporations, negligence, non-profit corporations, occupational health & safety, politics, probate, products liability, public law, real property, securities, tax law, and trade regulation. This index assists in the discovery of the best articles from: Legal Journals, Law Reviews, Yearbooks, Institutes, Bar Association Publications, University Publications, Government Publications, and Monographs. Also effective in finding the best articles about a comprehensive array of topics of interest including: Administrative Law, Antitrust Legislation, Constitutional Law, Environmental Protection, Estate Planning, International Law, Labor Law, Landlord/Tenant Decisions, Malpractice Suits, Negligence, Non-Profit Corporations, Products Liability, and Trade Regulation.

Senior High Core Collection, 20th Edition, 2016

Senior High Core Collection, 20th Edition, 2016

Author: HW Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/03/2017

H.W. Wilson's Senior High Core Collection (20th Edition) identifies the best, most current material available to your library. It includes a main, library-bound guide to over 10,000 books plus review sources and other professional aids for librarians.

Short Story Index, 2016 Annual Cumulation

Short Story Index, 2016 Annual Cumulation

Author: HW Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2017

This unique reference aid is a guide to important contemporary literature for students, literary researchers and other library users. It provides thorough, accurate indexing coverage of short stories written in or translated into English.

Current Biography Yearbook-2016

Current Biography Yearbook-2016

Author: HW Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/01/2017

H.W. Wilson's Current Biography Yearbook combines a full year of the monthly magazine Current Biography into a single, permanent record. It has been delivering up-to-date biographies of men and women of contemporary importance since 1940. Current Biography is renowned for its unfailing accuracy, insightful selection and the wide scope of influence of its subjects

Fiction Core Collection, 2016 Edition

Fiction Core Collection, 2016 Edition

Author: HW Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/08/2016

Wilson's Fiction Core Collection (18th Edition, 2016) recommends novels, novellas, and story collections for the general adult audience. It is a guide to over 8,000 books, plus review sources and other professional aids for librarians.

Graphic Novels Core Collection, 2016

Graphic Novels Core Collection, 2016

Author: HW Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/06/2016

For over 50 years, H.W. Wilson's Core Collections have been librarians' must-have guide to the best fiction and non-fiction works for all types of collections. We are proud to announce our newest Core Collection: Graphic Novels. In the past ten years, the popularity of graphic novels has grown exponentially, some say it has become one of the fastest growing segment of library collections. Due to the growing popularity of Graphic Novels, in all age groups from Children to Adults, and the overwhelming influx of new titles on the market, librarians need more guidance than ever to select the best Graphic Novels for their collection. H.W. Wilson's new Graphic Novels Core Collection provides expert recommendations, developed by H.W. Wilson's team of library and media specialists, so librarians can rest assured that they are selecting materials that will best serve their collection and their patrons.