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Accessing Choice Reviews Online

Tutorials on using CHOICE can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLCSEcpTtmfS6NsfiG4XGTeqKxeXfd0nQT

  • Choice Reviews is available both on- and off-campus, and there is no user limitation. Note: You’ll need to disable pop-up blockers to email, download, or print reviews

About Choice Reviews Online

Choice Reviews Online is a source that will support your collection development activities by allowing you to find book reviews with an easy-to-use search interface.  This is a web-based alternative to the Choice cards the library sends to each department and includes reviews from 1988 to present. Also includes bibliographic essays, feature articles, editorials, advertisements, Editor’s Picks, and Hot Topics.

If you choose to create a login and profile, you can take advantage of the following customized features, as well:

  • My Monthly Reviews: Receive a monthly emailed newsletter including reviews related to your subject area(s) of interest.
  • Saved Search Strategies: Save searches that you’d like to run again in the future.
  • My Lists: Create and save lists of reviews.

How to send order requests to the library:

  • As in the example below, you can copy the basic information from the header of the review (not the review text itself), and the link to the review will be active. Paste this information into an email to lgarber@mcdaniel.edu or your department’s liaison and type in your department as the Subject (ex. Art Dept. Order). If there are any special ordering instructions, please make sure to note them with the book information.

Seven lives from Mass Observation: Britain in the late twentieth century

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Hinton, James. Oxford, 2016

  • 207p bibl index, 9780198787136 $40.00, 9780191829208
  • LC Call Number: DA 591
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  • Over the coming year, the library will be working with your departments to use the online Choice Reviews to streamline the selecting and ordering process. The library is currently piloting this procedure in several departments. The basic procedure will be as follows:
    • Each faculty member will create a choice account (https://hoover2.mcdaniel.edu:2443/login?url=http://www.choicereviews.org/user/register/)
    • Each faculty member will set up their own search and alert criteria
      • i.e. go to Reviews, select topics, date range, and any other criteria desired, then “Save your search criteria”. Then go to Lists, “My Saved Searches and Alerts” and set your alert preferences
    • The library will create a departmental ordering list to which faculty will add items as they wish
      • In an alert list, select an item or multiple items and “Add selection to existing list” and choose your departmental list.
      • You can also search Choice directly and add any items you wish to the existing list – it does not have to come from an alert list
    • The departmental list will be managed by the library, but the department can decide who will have access right to it.