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Print reference works slated for publication between August 2014 and January 2015 are listed here. Page numbers and pub dates have been provided by the publishers and are subject to change. Many of these titles are also available as e-books; check with the publishers for further information.
The Book of Beetles: A Life-Size Guide to Six Hundred of Nature’s Gems. Ed. by Patrice Bouchard. Sept. 2014. 656p. Univ. of Chicago, $55 (9780226082752).
The Cockatoos: A Complete Guide to the 21 Species. By Edward John Mulawka. Sept. 2014. 304p. McFarland, paper, $45 (9780786479252).
Fishes: A Guide to Their Diversity. By Philip A. Hastings and others. Jan. 2015. 345p. Univ. of California, paper, $34.95 (9780520283534).
Atlas of the World. 21st ed. Oct. 2014. 448p. Oxford, $89.95 (9780199394722).
National Geographic Atlas of the World. 10th ed. By National Geographic. Sept. 2014. 448p. National Geographic, $195 (9781426213540).
Accounting Handbook. 6th ed. By Joe K. Shim and others. Nov. 2014. 1,088p. Barron’s, $39.99 (9780764166570).
The Almanac of American Employers, 2015: Market Research, Statistics & Trends Pertaining to the Leading Corporate Employers in America. Ed. by Jack W. Plunkett. Oct. 2014. 720p. Plunkett, paper, $349.99 (9781628313437).
Business Statistics of the United States, 2014: Patterns of Economic Change. 19th ed. Ed. by Cornelia J. Strawser. Dec. 2014. 600p. Bernan, $165 (9781598887327).
County and City Extra, 2014: Annual Metro, City, and County Data Book. 22nd ed. Ed. by Deirdre A. Gaquin and Mary Meghan Ryan. Oct. 2014. 1,460p. Bernan, $155 (9781598887198).
Employment, Hours and Earnings, 2014: States and Areas. 9th ed. Ed. by Gwenavere W. Dunn. Nov. 2014. 624p. Bernan, paper, $105 (9781598887273).
The Finance & Investment Handbook. 9th ed. By John Downes and Jordan E. Goodman. Nov. 2014. 1,200p. Barron’s, $39.99 (9780764167515).
The Handy Investing Answer Book. By Paul A. Tucci. Oct. 2014. 400p. Visible Ink, paper, $21.95 (9781578594863).
Patterns of Economic Change by State and Area, 2014: Income, Employment, and Gross Domestic Product. 2nd ed. Ed. by Mary Meghan Ryan. Dec. 2014. 500p. Bernan, paper, $100 (9781598887341).
Plunkett’s Insurance Industry Almanac, 2015: Insurance Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies. Ed. by Jack W. Plunkett. Nov. 2014. 480p. Plunkett, paper, $349.99 (9781628313451).
Plunkett’s Investment & Securities Industry Almanac, 2015: Investment & Securities Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies. Ed. by Jack W. Plunkett. Jan. 2015. 500p. Plunkett, paper, $349.99 (9781628313505).
State Profiles, 2014: The Population and Economy of Each U.S. State. 6th ed. Ed. by Shana Hertz-Hattis. Oct. 2014. 575p. Bernan, $165 (9781598887211).
Crime in the United States, 2014. 8th ed. Ed. by Gwenavere W. Dunn. Sept. 2014. 630p. Bernan, $105 (9781598887174).
Encyclopedia of Criminal Justice Ethics. 2v. Ed. by Bruce A. Arrigo. Aug. 2014. 1,200p. SAGE/CQ, $350 (9781452274119).
Asian American Society: An Encyclopedia. 4v. Ed. by Mary Yu Danico. Sept. 2014. 2,096p. SAGE/CQ, $595 (9781452281902).
Encyclopedia of African Cultural Heritage in North America. 2v. Ed. by Mwalimu J. Shujaa and Kenya J. Shujaa. Jan. 2015. 1,096p. SAGE, $375 (9781452258218).
Encyclopedia of Intercultural Competence. 2v. By Janet M. Bennett. Jan. 2015. 1,040p. SAGE, $375 (9781452244280).
Ethnic Dress in the United States: A Cultural Encyclopedia. Ed. by Annette Lynch and Mitchell D. Strauss. Nov. 2014. 330p. Rowman & Littlefield, $75 (9780759121485).
The Best 167 Law Schools. 2015 ed. By the Princeton Review. Oct. 2014. 480p. Random, paper, $22.99 (9780804125468).
The Best 167 Medical Schools. 2015 ed. By the Princeton Review. Oct. 2014. 480p. Random, paper, $22.99 (9780804125451).
The Best 296 Business Schools. 2015 ed. By the Princeton Review. Oct. 2014. 784p. Random, paper, $22.99 (9780804125475).
The Best 379 Colleges. 2015 ed. By the Princeton Review. Aug. 2014. 880p. Random, paper, $23.99 (9780804124799).
Encyclopedia of Diversity and Social Justice. By Sherwood Thompson. Dec. 2014. 900p. Rowman & Littlefield, $225 (9781442216044).
Encyclopedia of Education Economics & Finance. 2v. Ed. by Dominic J. Brewer and Lawrence O. Picus. Sept. 2014. 928p. SAGE/CQ, $375 (9781452281858).
The K & W Guide to Colleges for Students with Learning Differences. 12th ed. By Marybeth Kravets and Imy Wax. Sept. 2014. 848p. Random, paper, $29.99 (9780804125574).
Clean Air Handbook. 4th ed. By Hunton Williams and William F. Brownell. Aug. 2014. 350p. Bernan, paper, $115 (9781598886474).
Guide to U.S. Environmental Policy. Ed. by Sally K. Fairfax and Edmund Russell. Aug. 2014. 496p. SAGE/CQ, $175. (9781452270753).
The Coen Brothers Encyclopedia. By Lynnea Chapman King. Oct. 2014. 240p. Rowman & Littlefield, $80 (9780810885769).
Columbia Noir: A Complete Filmography, 1940–1962. By Gene Blottner. Oct. 2014. McFarland, paper, $45 (9780786470143).
The Tim Burton Encyclopedia. By Samuel J. Umland. Oct. 2014. 550p. Rowman & Littlefield, $80 (9780810892002).
Food and Drink
A Companion to Food in the Ancient World. Ed. by John Wilkins and Robin Nadeau. Dec. 2014. 512p. Wiley, $195 (9781405179409).
Food Issues: An Encyclopedia. 3v. By Ken Albala. Sept. 2014. 1,648p. SAGE, $395 (9781452243016).
Fruit and Vegetables: Harvesting, Handling and Storage. 2v. By Anthony Keith Thompson. Oct. 2014. 1,048p. Wiley, $489.95 (9781118654040).
Herbs for the Gourmet Gardener: A Practical Resource from the Garden to the Table. By Caroline Holmes. Sept. 2014. 224p. Univ. of Chicago, $25 (9780226172835).
The Oxford Companion to Food. 3rd ed. Ed. by Alan Davidson and Tom Jaine. Oct. 2014. 960p. Oxford, $65 (9780199677337).
The SAGE Encyclopedia of Alcohol: Social, Cultural, and Historical Perspectives. 3v. Ed. by Scott C. Martin. Jan. 2015. 1,744p. SAGE, $475 (9781483325255).
Vegetables for the Gourmet Gardener: A Practical Resource from the Garden to the Table. By Simon Akeroyd. Sept. 2014. 224p. Univ. of Chicago, $25 (9780226157139).
The World Book Encyclopedia, 2015. 22v. Ed. by World Book. Jan. 2015. 14,000p. World Book, $999 (9780716601159).
Government and Politics
Dirty Deals? An Encyclopedia of Lobbying, Political Influence, and Corruption. 3v. Ed. by Amy Handlin. Sept. 2014. 1,190p. ABC-CLIO, $294 (9781610692458).
Encyclopedia of Political Thought. 8v. Ed by Michael T. Gibbons and others. Oct. 2014. 4,224p. Wiley, $1,595 (9781405191296).
Guide to U.S. Health & Health Care Policy. Ed. by Thomas R. Oliver. Sept. 2014. 544p. SAGE/CQ, $175 (9781452270739).
Immigration: Tough Questions, Direct Answers. By Dale Hanson Bourke. July 2014. 152p. InterVarsity, paper, $15 (9780830844098).
Health and Medicine
Anatomy & Bodybuilding: A Complete Visual Guide. By Ricardo Canovas Linares. Jan. 2015. 128p. Barron’s, paper, $18.99 (9781438005485).
The Body, Revised Edition: A Complete User’s Guide. 2nd ed. By Richard Restak and Patricia Daniels. Oct. 2014. 368p. National Geographic, $40 (9781426214141).
The Deaf Studies Encyclopedia. 3v. Ed. by Eugenie N. Gertz and Patrick Boudreault. Aug. 2014. 1,576p. SAGE, $375 (9781452259567).
Living with Bipolar Disorder: A Handbook for Patients and Their Families. By Karen R. Brock. Aug. 2014. 248p. McFarland, paper, $35 (9780786458653).
Plunkett’s Health Care Industry Almanac, 2015: Health Care Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies. Ed. by Jack W. Plunkett. Nov. 2014. 720p. Plunkett, paper, $349.99 (9781628313444).
All Things Julius Caesar: An Encyclopedia of Caesar’s World and Legacy. 2v. Ed by Michael Lovano. Dec. 2014. 960p. ABC-CLIO, $189 (9781440804205).
Atlas of Indian Nations. By Anton Treuer. Oct. 2014. 320p. National Geographic, $40 (9781426211607).
Civil War Biographies from the Western Waters: 980 Confederate and Union Naval and Military Personnel, Contractors, Politicians, Officials, Steamboat Pilots and Others. By Myron J. Smith Jr. Jan. 2014. McFarland, paper, $75 (9780786469673).
The Encyclopedia of the Industrial Revolution in World History. 3v. Ed. by Kenneth E. Hendrickson III. Aug. 2014. 972p. Rowman & Littlefield, $240 (9780810888876).
Founding Fathers: The Fight for Freedom and the Birth of American Liberty. By K. M. Kostyal. Nov. 2014. 352p. National Geographic, $40 (9781426211751).
The Handy Mythology Answer Book. By David A. Leeming. Sept. 2014. 416p. Visible Ink, paper, $21.95 (9781578594757).
National Geographic Almanac of World History. 3rd ed. By Patricia S. Daniels and Stephen G. Hyslop. Nov. 2014. 396p. National Geographic, $40 (9781426213915).
The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization. 2nd ed. By Simon Hornblower and others. Nov. 2014. 912p. Oxford, $65 (9780198706779).
The Princeton Companion to Atlantic History. Ed. by Joseph C. Miller and others. Dec. 2014. 568p. Princeton, $65 (9780691148533).
A Research Guide to the Ancient World: Print and Electronic Sources. By John M. Weeks and Jason de Medeiros. Sept. 2014. 450p. Rowman & Littlefield, $150 (9781442237391).
The Social History of the American Family: An Encyclopedia. 4v. Ed. by Marilyn J. Coleman and Lawrence H. Ganong. Sept. 2014. 2,128p. SAGE/CQ, $550 (9781452286167).
Stagecoach Robberies in California: A Complete Record, 1856–1913. By R. Michael Wilson. Oct. 2014. McFarland, paper, $55 (9780786479962).
The Story of the Jews, Volume 2: When Words Fail: 1492–Present. By Simon Schama. Nov. 2014. 512p. Ecco, $39.99 (9780062339577).
World War I: The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection. 5v. Ed. by Spencer C.Tucker. Oct. 2014. 1,897p. ABC-CLIO, $520 (9781851099641).
The Encyclopedic Dictionary of Speech and Language. 2v. Ed. by John Laver and Ron E. Asher. Jan. 2015. 2,256p. Wiley, $395 (9780631224198).
New Hart’s Rules: The Oxford Style Guide. 2nd ed. Oct. 2014. 432p. Oxford, $24.95 (9780199570027).
Library and Information Sciences
Cataloging for School Librarians. By Marie Kelsey. Sept. 2014. Rowman & Littlefield, paper, $40 (9781442232464).
Creating a Streaming Video Collection for Your Library. By Cheryl J. Duncan and Erika Day Peterson. Oct. 2014. Rowman & Littlefield, paper, $35 (9780810893184).
Digital Literacy and Digital Inclusion: Information Policy and the Public Library. By Kim M. Thompson and others. Aug. 2014. Rowman & Littlefield, $75 (9780810892712).
Guide to Reference: Essential General Reference and Library Science Sources. Ed. by Jo Bell Whitlatch and Susan E. Searing. August 2014. 375p. ALA Editions, paper, $65 (9780838912324).
Makerspaces: A Practical Guide for Librarians. By John J. Burke. Aug. 2014. Rowman & Littlefield, paper, $65 (9781442229679).
Project Management for Libraries: A Practical Approach. By Robin A. Buser and others. Nov. 2014. McFarland, paper, $55 (9780786496068).
The Small Library Manager’s Handbook. Ed. by Alice Graves. Oct. 2014. Rowman & Littlefield, paper, $55 (9781442230132).
American Poets and Poetry: From the Colonial Era to the Present. 2v. Ed. by Jeffrey Gray and others. Dec. 2014. ABC-CLIO, $189 (9781610698313).
The Encyclopedia of British Literature, 1660–1789. 3v. Ed. by Gary H. Day and Jack Lynch. Jan. 2015. 1,536p. Wiley, $595 (9781444330205).
A Basic Music Library: Essential Scores and Sound Recordings. Compiled by the Music Library Association. 4th ed. Jan. 2015. 752p. ALA Editions, $250 (9780838910399).
A Dictionary for the Modern Clarinetist. By Jane Ellsworth. Dec. 2014. 256p. Rowman & Littlefield, $75 (9780810886476).
Music in the Social & Behavioral Sciences: An Encyclopedia. 2v. Ed. by William Forde Thompson. Aug. 2014. 1,360p. SAGE/CQ, $350 (9781452283036).
National Geographic Complete Guide to the Birds of North America: Now Covering More Than 1,000 Species with the Most-Detailed Information Found in a Single Volume. 2nd ed. By Jonathan Alderfer. Oct. 2014. 744p. National Geographic, $40 (9781426213731).
National Geographic Illustrated Guide to Wildlife: From Your Back Door to the Great Outdoors. By National Geographic. Sept. 2014. 448p. National Geographic, $40 (9781426213724).
APA Handbook of Forensic Psychology: Individual and Situational Influences in Criminal and Civil Contexts (Volume 1) and Criminal Investigation, Adjudication, and Sentencing Outcomes (Volume 2). Ed. by Brian L. Cutler and Patricia A. Zapf. Dec. 2014. 2,447p. APA, $395 (9781433817939).
Couple Therapy: A New Hope-Focused Approach. By Jennifer S. Ripley and Everett L. Worthington Jr. Sept. 2014. 360p. IVP Academic, $35 (9780830828579).
Encyclopedia of Asylum Therapeutics, 1750–1950s. By Mary de Young. Dec. 2014. McFarland, paper (9780786468973).
Encyclopedia of Theory in Psychology. 2v. Ed. by Harold L. Miller Jr. Sept. 2014. 1,048p. SAGE, $375 (9781452256719).
The Handbook of the Psychology of Communication Technology. Ed. by S. Shyam Sundar. Jan. 2014. 616p. Wiley, $195 (9781118413364).
The Acts of the Apostles: A Newly Discovered Commentary. By J. B. Lightfoot. Ed. by Ben Witherington III and Todd Dixon Still. Nov. 2014. 400p. IVP Academic, $40 (9780830829446).
Psalms 1–72: Kidner Classic Commentary series. By Derek Kidner. Oct. 2014. 196p. IVP Academic, paper, $18 (9780830829378).
The Story of Christianity: A Chronicle of Christian Civilization from Ancient Rome to Today. By Jean-Pierre Isbouts. Oct. 2014. 368p. National Geographic, $40 (9781426213878).
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices. Ed by Thomas Riggs. Oct. 2014. 2,400p. Gale, $568 (9781414498706).
Science and Technology
American Military Training Aircraft: Fixed and Rotary-Wing Trainers since 1916. By E. R. Johnson. Dec. 2014. McFarland, paper, $45 (9780786470945).
Discoveries in Modern Science: Exploration, Invention, Technology. Ed. by James Trefil. Dec. 2014. 1,200p. Macmillan Reference USA, $475 (9780028662442).
National Geographic Extreme Weather Survival Guide: Understand, Prepare, Survive, Recover. By Thomas M. Kostigan. Oct. 2014. 384p. National Geographic, $30 (9781426213762).
The Wiley Handbook on the Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory. Ed. by Audrey Duarte and others. Dec. 2014. 450p. Wiley, $195 (9781118332597).
Cultural Encyclopedia of the Breast. Ed. by Merril D. Smith. Sept. 2014. 316p. Rowman & Littlefield, $85 (9780759123311).
Cultural Encyclopedia of the Penis. Ed. by Michael Kimmel and others. Aug. 2014. 258p. Rowman & Littlefield, $85 (9780759123120).
Encyclopedia of Human Services & Diversity. 3v. Ed. by Linwood H. Cousins. Sept. 2014. 1,592p. SAGE/CQ, $495 (9781452287485).
Encyclopedia of Quality and the Service Economy. 2v. By Su Mi Dahlgaard-Park. Oct. 2014. 1,048p. SAGE, $375 (9781452256726).
Encyclopedia of Transportation: Social Science and Policy. 4v. Ed. by Mark Garrett. Sept. 2014. 2,016p. SAGE/CQ, $595 (9781452267791).
Hate Crime in America, 1968–2013: A Chronology of Offenses, Legislation and Related Events. By Michael Newton. Sept. 2014. McFarland, paper, $75 (9780786474769).
ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States, 2015. Dec. 2014. 1,050p. Bernan, $179 (9781598887297).
Proud Heritage: People, Issues, and Documents of the LGBT Experience. 3v. Ed. by Chuck Stewart. Dec. 2014. 1,230p. ABC-CLIO, $294 (9781610693981).
The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Humanism. Ed. by Andrew Copson and A. C. Grayling. Jan. 2015. Wiley, $195 (9781119977179).
Women’s Rights in the United States: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Issues, Events, and People. 4v. Ed. by Tiffany Kane. Dec. 2014. 1,405p. ABC-CLIO, $415 (9781610692151).
Encyclopedia of the FIFA World Cup. By Tom Dunmore. Dec. 2014. 378p. Rowman & Littlefield, $75 (9780810887428).
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