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Archival and Manuscript Repositories in the United States: A Directory (109 pages, 1987) has been compiled by the Society of North Carolina Archivists. The directory describes 125 repositories in the state with archival or manuscript holdings. Entries are arranged by city and provide information on holdings, services, copying facilities, equipment allowed, and staffing. Indexes by institution, county, repository type, and subjects are included. Copies are $10 for SNCA members and $12 for non-members (plus $2 postage). Write the Society of North Carolina Archivists, P.O. Box 20448, Raleigh, NC 27619.

The Delorme Mapping Company’s Atlas and Gazetteer series of state atlases is, quite simply, the best thing to happen in American cartography for many years. Each atlas is roughly the size and thickness of current U.S. road atlases, with a wealth of cartographic detail on rural and suburban areas that cannot be found in other sources. Nearly every geographic feature and dirt road has been identified, making it hard for hikers or other rough-country travelers to get lost. The Delorme Company’s goal is to supply the outdoor aficionado with the most comprehensive, detailed, accurate, and easy-to-use map available. The gazetteer section of each atlas includes parks, hiking, canoeing, campgrounds, fishing and wildlife areas, museums, historic sites, bicycling, unique natural features, and golf courses. Road names in major urban areas are not comprehensive, but these can be found in easily obtainable city maps; urban points of interest and tourist spots are identified, however. So far atlases have been issued for the following states: Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Florida, Michigan, Northern California, Southern California, Pennsylvania, New York, and Ohio. Washington State is scheduled for publication in December. Prices are either $10.95 or $12.95, depending on the state. Contact the DeLorme Mapping Co., P.O. Box 298-87, Freeport, ME 04032; (800) 227-1656.

Collection Development: Cooperation at the Local and National Levels, edited by Barbara G. Valk (146 pages, July 1987), contains the papers of the 29th Annual Meeting of the Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials, held at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, June 3-7, 1984. The papers are divided into five major sections: cooperative collection development, Latin American legal resources, collection of primary resource materials, foreign acquisition field trips, and bibliographies and reference aids. Copies may be ordered for $35 (plus $1.50 postage) from the SALALM Secretariat, 728 State Street, Madison, WI 53706. ISBN 0-917617-10-X.

•The Courts and American Education Law, byTyll van Geel (502 pages, October 1987), reviews and analyzes many trends in American education law of interest not only to primary and secondary school educators, but to higher education institutions as well. Relevant sections include aid to private schools, governance by the state legislature, collective bargaining, race and gender segregation, religion and the schools, free speech rights of teachers and students, the rights of handicapped and minority language students, and the law of teacher rights. A final chapter covers the legal and administrative implications of the recent Supreme Court appointments of Chief Justice William Rehnquist and Justice Antonin Scalia, and an epilogue outlines the impact of Judge Robert Bork’s nomination to the Court. Copies are available for $29.95 from Prometheus Books, 700 E. Amherst St., Buffalo, NY 14215. ISBN 0-87975-384-6.

Earth-Sheltered Houses: An Annotated Bibliography, 1950–1985 , by Pauline A. Keehn (360 pages, September 1987), contains 1,826 English- language titles from both technical and popular literature, the majority covering the period since 1976. The works are arranged into 29 broad subject categories, while subject, author, and geographic indexes enhance access. Many specialized periodicals, not indexed elsewhere, receive excellent coverage here. Most entries are fully annotated. Copies may be ordered for $45 from McFarland & Co., Box 611, Jefferson, NC 28640. ISBN 0-89950-248- 2.

A series of seven Engineering Literature Guides has been published by the Engineering Libraries Division of the American Society for Engineering Education. The series will eventually cover 40 or more topics. Each guide, compiled by academic librarians and reviewed by an editorial board, is an annotated list of major reference sources for particular engineering fields. The sources are arranged under categories that include bibliographies, indexes and abstracts, encyclopedias, handbooks and manuals, directories, and standards and specifications. The topics covered so far are: agricultural engineering, chemical engineering, computer science, computer engineering, mining engineering, mechanical engineering, and software review sources. Each costs $5. ASEE also has available a Union List of Technical Reports, Standards and Patents in Engineering Libraries ($5) and Annual Statistics of Academic Engineering Libraries, 1984-85 ($12). Copies may be obtained from the American Society for Engineering Education, 11 Dupont Circle, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20036.

Volume 4, Number 3 of the Government Information Quarterly (1987) is a special issue containing articles prepared by experts at the U.S. Census Bureau that describe the complete 1987 Economic Censuses program. Subscriptions are $40 for individuals and $70 for institutions. A single issue may be ordered from J AI Press, 55 Old Post Road, No. 2, P.O. Box 1678, Greenwich, CT 06836-1678.

The Guide to Smithsonian Serial Publications, by Alan Edward Schorr (302 pages, November 1987), is an annotated listing, arranged by series, of fourteen important serial publications issued by the Smithsonian Institution since 1964. The 750 individual monographs in these series represent significant contributions to the sciences, social sciences and humanities. Some of the series included are the Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology, Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, Smithsonian Folklife Studies, and Publications in Salvage Archeology. Copies may be ordered for $27.95 (plus $2.00 shipping) from Denali Press, P.O. Box021535, Juneau, AK 99802-1535. ISBN0- 938737-13-9.

The Historical Atlas of Canada: From the Beginning to 1800, Volume 1, edited by R. Cole Harris (198 pages, September 1987), with maps by Geoffrey J. Mathews, is the first of three projected volumes and covers Canadian prehistory, Atlantic fisheries and settlement, inland expansion, the St. Lawrence settlements, and the Northwest. Much of the material in this atlas is relevant to U.S. history also, especially with regard to Indian trade, the French and Indian War, and the American Revolution. Archeological cultural sequences are excellently explained in rich detail. A beautifully designed book, this atlas is an essential contribution to North American history. The cost is $95 from the University of Toronto Press, 340 Nagel Drive, Cheektowaga, NY 14225. ISBN 0-8020- 2495-5.

MLS (Marketing Library Services) is a newnewsletter on effective marketing and sales techniques for information services. Edited by Sharon LaRosa, the newsletter will be published eight times a year. Subscriptions are $39 in the U.S., and $59 elsewhere. For more information, contact MLS, P.O. Box 2286, Abington, MA 02351.

Music USA 87 (20 pages, 1987) answers questionsabout the total market size of the U.S. music industry, provides data on manufacturer shipments of 14 specific musical instrument and related product categories, and reviews import and export data for musical products. Also included is a survey on adult attitudes toward music and music education. The cost is $35. Copies may be ordered from the American Music Conference, 303 E. Wacker Dr., Suite 1214, Chicago, IL 60601. ISBN 0- 918196-12-4.

Patron Relations: A Manual for Library Staff, prepared by the Problem Patron Task Force of the UCLA Libraries (48 pages, January 1987), covers protocols for dealing with all types of disruptive, aberrant, or criminal behavior, from the casual prankster to the thief or vandal. California Civil, Education, and Penal Codes are cited as authority whenever relevant, as well as the regulations governing the use of UCLA Libraries. An appendix presents examples of forms used to report significant incidents. Copies may be purchased for $25 (checks payable to the Regents of the University of California) from Carol Levy, Library Administrative Office, University Research Library, UCLA, 405 Hilgard Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90024-1575.

• Policy and Practice in Bibliographic Control ofNonbook Media, edited by Sheila Intner and Richard Smiraglia (208 pages, July 1987), presents 14 essays on the cataloging, acquisition, and resourcesharing of nonbook materials. Discussions on cataloging focus on specific media, including music and sound recordings, motion pictures and videorecordings, 2- and 3-dimensional materials, and computer software. Copies may be ordered for $24.95 from ALA Order Department, 50 E. Huron St., Chicago, IL 60611. ISBN 0-8389-0468-8. ■ ■

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