The librarians have been using Choice for years (in paper and online) to make purchasing decisions. Now these great academic book and Internet site reviews are available to all faculty, staff, and students online. If you would like to recommend a title for purchase let the Reference Staff know, e-mail us or call us at ext. 8620.
From the website:
Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries is the premier source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education. More than 35,000 librarians, faculty, and key decision makers rely on Choice magazine and ChoiceReviews.online for collection development and scholarly research. Choice reaches almost every undergraduate college and university library in the United States.
Each year Choice publishes more than 7,000 reviews that are:
Timely – typically the first comment on scholarly publications
Authoritative – written by selected experts in the subject
Concise – brief but thorough, providing information and recommendations
Easy to Use – logical arrangement, including data needed to order the item reviewed