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Special Reference Book Review Section

This quarter, students in Matt Saxton's section of LIS 520 (also known as Information Services, Resources and Collections) wrote reviews of new reference books. The assignment asked students to evaluate the books based on criteria such as authority, scope, organization, format, range and treatment. The following reviews were selected for your edification and enjoyment - so sit back, relax and enjoy!

Katy Shaw

Slatta, RW (1991). The Mythical West: An Encyclopedia of Legend, Lore and Popular Culture.
By Katy Shaw
November 10, 2002

Katz, P (2002). Parsley, Peppers, Potatoes & Peas: A Cook's Companion for Handling, Using & Storing A Garden's Bounty.
By Robin Rousu
November 9, 2002

Espy, Willard R (2001). Words to Rhyme With: For Poets and Songwriters.
By Sarah Zabel
November 3, 2002

Betz, A (1998). Scholastic Treasury of Quotations for Children.
By Lisa Fraser
November 19, 2002

Levy, Peter B. (2002). Encyclopedia of the Clinton Presidency.
By SJ Alexander
November 23, 2002

Council, M. (1999). Mama Dip's Kitchen.
By Laura Melton
November 20, 2002

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