December 10, 2016

Database Updates | Reference 2017

More than a dozen recent and forthcoming reference databases and online products, organized by category.

Database Updates | Reference 2017

More than a dozen recent and forthcoming reference databases and online products, organized by category.

New Database Releases | Reference 2017

Some 20 recent and forthcoming databases and online products.

New Database Releases | Reference 2017

Some 20 recent and forthcoming databases and online products.

New Database Releases | Reference 2017

Some 20 recent and forthcoming databases and online products.

New Print Reference Releases | Reference 2017

Some 350 recent and forthcoming reference titles from more than 30 publishers, organized by category.

New Print Reference Releases | Reference 2017

Some 350 recent and forthcoming reference titles from more than 30 publishers, organized by category.

Meeting Information Challenges | Notable Government Documents 2014

The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) has long been recognized as a pioneer among government agencies in streamlining its operations. Testifying before a House Appropriations SubCommittee, public printer Davita Vance-Cooks spoke in support of changing the name of the office to one more reflective of the agency’s commitment to a transformation “from a print-centric to […]

ALA Reference Announcements | Reference News, March 1, 2015

ALA Reference Announcements | Reference News, March 1, 2015

Several database vendors were showing or announcing new products at this year’s American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter meeting in Chicago, held January 30–February 3.

Gale Founder Frederick Ruffner Dies at 88

Frederick Gale Ruffner

Frederick Gale Ruffner, Jr., who founded Gale Research Company with his wife Mary Evans Ruffner, died on August 12 following a long illness. He launched enduring reference works including the Dictionary of Literary Biography, Contemporary Authors, and the Encyclopedia of Associations