| By Sydney Fairman |
Recently, American Reference Books Annual (ARBA) reviewed American Historical Periodicals from the Antiquarian Society, Series 6 and the Gale Encyclopedia of Diets, 3rd Edition. Fortunately, both titles received high praise from ARBA!
American Historical Periodicals from the American Antiquarian Society, Series 6 contains nearly 200 titles dated up to 1923, offering diverse primary source material for studying the thought, culture, and life in the United States through the eyes of those who experienced it. Topics range from agriculture, anthropology, art, archaeology, education, family life, and much more.
Read below for learn why this collection is “highly recommended.”
“The collection allows researchers to discover much about American politics, society, and thought from the colonial era to the 1920s. The interface is well designed and easy to use… Additionally, US and Canadian institutions that own a Gale Primary Source Archive will receive complimentary access to more than 6 million pages from Series 1-5. Series 1-6 is also integrated into Gale’s Digital Scholar Lab, which opens new and exciting research opportunities via its textual analysis tools. Users can search within this collection or across other Gale Primary Source Collections. The American Historical Periodicals from the American Antiquarian Society, Series 6 is highly recommended for academic libraries.”
– ARBA Staff Reviewer
The Gale Encyclopedia of Diets, 3rd Edition is a health reference product designed to inform and educate readers about a wide variety of diets and nutrition, including special diets, popular diets, dietary concerns, nutrition basics, and health-related concerns. Organized around the development and history of a diet, its basic principles, any key figures that influenced the practice, the encyclopedia’s information covers all age groups from infants to elderly.
Read below to learn why this title is “highly recommended.”
“This award-winning reference continues to provide “authoritative and balanced information” on a wide array of diets, basic nutrition, diseases associated with nutrition, and vitamins and supplements…The text is uniformly well written and enhanced with color photos, tables, charts and diagrams, making this the go-to resource for comparative information on diets and nutrition. Libraries that do not own the second edition should acquire this easy-to-use, attractive resource, suitable for both ready reference and the general public. Highly recommended.”
– Cynthia Knight, retired reference librarian