OAT Preview: The Top 2017 Internet Resources

Seven of the best digital resources from the 2017 OATs.

The Choice subject editors recognize the most significant titles reviewed during each calendar year by compiling the “Outstanding Academic Titles” (OAT) list, which is published every January. As a special preview to the full 2017 list, the Choice subject editors have selected from among the list their favorite digital resources. This post features the top seven Internet Resources from the 2017 OAT list.

Don’t miss the full “Outstanding Academic Titles: 2017” list, featuring 504 titles and appearing in the January 2018 issue and online at ChoiceReviews.org. More information about Choice’s Outstanding Academic Titles can be found at www.ala.org/acrl/choice/outstanding.

Arcadian Library Online: History of Science and Medicine Collection. Bloomsbury, 2017. Contact publisher for consortial pricing information; perpetual-access licensing is $14,000.00.

Digital Dictionary of Buddhism, from A. Charles Muller.

The International Encyclopedia of Geography: People, the Earth, Environment and Technology, ed. by Douglas Richardson. Wiley, 2017. Available for one-time purchase for $2,995.00, or by annual subscription; pricing based on institutional type/size/FTEs.

Persuasive Geography: The PJ Mode Collection, from Cornell University Library.

ProQuest History Vault: Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century. ProQuest, 2017. Contact publisher for pricing (based on FTE and Carnegie Classification); annual academic subscription begins at about $2,369.00; perpetual-access licensing begins at about $11,843.00.

Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism, gen. ed. Stephen Ross. Routledge, 2016. Annual academic subscription based on FTE begins at $790.00 for a single user or $1,185.00 for concurrent users.

Socialism on Film: The Cold War and International Propaganda, Module 1: Wars & Revolutions. Adam Matthew, 2017. Contact publisher for pricing (based on FTE, purchase history, and Carnegie Classification); a typical one-time purchase with nominal hosting fee (0.5% of purchase price) ranges from $16,500.00 to $55,000.00.