May 2014 Content Update

3 New titles and 1 updated title were added to Academic Core in May 2014.  There are now 648 titles in the Academic Core collection; see a full title list in your Admin account (log-in required) or on our corporate site.

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New Academic Core Titles: 


 Architectural Excellence: 500 Iconic Buildings

Architectural Excellence is organized chronologically and serves as a visual lesson in architecture through the ages. The buildings featured come from all over the world and include centers of worship, public buildings, places of business and homes. Each building includes a photograph, with a double-page spread for the top 50 selections. Captions provide specifications and brief histories.



Dictionary of Leisure Studies

This is the first full length dictionary of Leisure Studies. It examines the key concepts, assesses the work of central figures, and helps students zero-in on essential issues and conceptual distinctions.


 The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism

 The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism

With more than 5,000 entries totaling over a million words, this is the most comprehensive and authoritative dictionary of Buddhism ever produced in English. The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism bridges the major Buddhist traditions to provide encyclopedic coverage of the most important terms, concepts, texts, authors, deities, schools, monasteries, and geographical sites from across the history of Buddhism.


Updated Academic Core title:

  British Qualifications 2014

British Qualifications 2014: A Complete Guide to Professional, Vocational and Academic Qualifications in the United Kingdom

British Qualifications is the definitive guide to every qualification offered in the United Kingdom.


This edition replaces British Qualifications 2013: A Complete Guide to Professional, Vocational and Academic Qualifications in the United Kingdom, which should be purged from your catalog.

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



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