September 2016 Content Update

There were four new titles released to Academic Core and Academic Core with Backfile in September 2016.

There are now 795 titles in Academic Core with Backfile, and 695 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: 


50 Chemistry Ideas You Really Need to Know

ISBN: 9781848666672

50 Chemistry Ideas You Really Need to Know is an engaging guide to the world of chemistry. From the molecules that kick-started life itself to nanotechnology, chemistry offers some fascinating insights into our origins, as well as continuing to revolutionize life as we know it.


Latin Music: Musicians, Genres, and Themes

ISBN: 9780313343957

Eight years in the making, "Latin Music: Musicians, Genres, and Themes" is the definitive work on the topic, providing an unparalleled resource for students and scholars of music, Latino culture, Hispanic civilization, popular culture, and Latin American countries. Comprising work from nearly 50 contributors from Spain, Latin America, the Caribbean, and the United States, this two-volume work showcases how Latin music-regardless of its specific form or cultural origins-is the passionate expression of a people in constant dialogue with the world.The entries in this expansive encyclopedia range over topics as diverse as musical instruments, record cover art, festivals and celebrations, the institution of slavery, feminism, and patriotism. The music, traditions, and history of more than two dozen countries-such as Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Spain, and Venezuela-are detailed, allowing readers to see past common stereotypes and appreciate the many different forms of this broadly defined art form.


The Literature of Propaganda

ISBN: 9781558628588

Throughout history, literary works of all kinds have been used to spread propaganda and influence public opinion for or against one cause or another. The Literature of Propaganda examines these literary works and explores ways in which propaganda shapes public opinion, persuades its audience, and impacts society.


The Psych 101 Series: Media Psychology 101

ISBN: 9780826196736

The book critically examines research from cognitive, social, developmental, biological, and evolutionary approaches to psychology and addresses the interplay between media consumption and viewer behavior in such realms as advertising, body image, sex, and violence. Distinguished by its examination of research from a scientifically objective position, the book offers students not only current knowledge of media psychology but also the tools to challenge commonly held assumptions from popular advocacy and ideology.

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