May 2017 Content Update Academic Core

Four new titles and five updated titles were released to Academic Core and Academic Core with Backfile in May 2017. 

There are now 829 titles in Academic Core with Backfile, and 691 titles in the Academic Core collection. If you subscribe to one of these packages, see a full title list in your Admin account (log-in required), or check it out on our corporate site: Academic Core with Backfile, Academic Core

New Academic Core Titles: 


Handy Answer: The Handy Technology Answer Book

ISBN: 9781578595631

The Handy Technology Answer Book explains how technology has revolutionized the way people live, work, and play. It covers a broad range of fields, including medicine, mining, architecture, transportation, the military, and agriculture, and how they have been changed by technology.


Princeton Field Guides: The Princeton Field Guide to Dinosaurs

ISBN: 9780691167664

The best-selling Princeton Field Guide to Dinosaurs remains the must-have book for anyone who loves dinosaurs, from amateur enthusiasts to professional paleontologists. Paul's extensively revised introduction delves into dinosaur history and biology, the extinction of non-avian dinosaurs, the origin of birds, and the history of dinosaur paleontology, as well as giving a taste of what it might be like to travel back in time to the era when dinosaurs roamed the earth.


The International Encyclopedia of Human Sexuality

ISBN: 9781405190060

This Encyclopedia is a comprehensive A-Z reference that defines sexuality from a broad biocultural perspective and shows the diversity of human sexual behavior and belief systems.


Wellbeing: A Complete Reference Guide

ISBN: 9781118538821

Explores wellbeing from multiple perspectives, including children and families; the workplace; the environment; aging and later life; economics; and policies of wellbeing. Each volume brings together leaders of their respective fields in an edited volume of original articles.

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Debrett's People of Today 2017

ISBN: 9780992934873

Debrett's People of Today is a comprehensive study of contemporary Britain's most notable and successful people. It contains biographical details of people from the entire spectrum of British society, including Tony Blair, Paula Radcliffe and Benjamin Zephaniah. The selection of entrants is made by the editorial staff of Debrett's and entries are reviewed annually to ensure accuracy and relevance. Entries include details of career, education, family, recreations and membership of clubs as well as contact addresses. An additional feature is the correct style of address to be used when addressing correspondence to an entrant.


Constitutional Amendments

ISBN: 9781682171769

This thought-provoking and interesting text provides a complete examination of each of our nation's 27 Constitutional Amendments. From the prohibition of alcoholic beverages, to slavery, to the voting rights of women, this text illustrates how the US Constitution has changed since its ratification in 1789.


The Columbia Encyclopedia


Provides authoritative factual information about our world in its many guises - physical, historical, geographical, political, scientific, religious, and cultural.


The Deluxe Food Lover's Companion

ISBN: 9780764167034

This enlarged and enhanced reference volume was written for both the discerning home chef and those who want to become more knowledgeable about good food and elegant dining. This second edition has been updated with new information to reflect the way we eat in today's world. The authors have taken into account our healthier lifestyles and more diverse palates.


The Gun Debate: An Encyclopedia of Gun Control & Gun Rights

ISBN: 9781682171028

With public debate of gun violence at an all-time high, this new third edition of The Gun Debate: An Encyclopedia of Gun Control & Gun Rights is a must-have resource for all libraries.

There were no retired titles this month. A full list of updated and retired titles is always available upon request to

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