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Resources for College Libraries subject editors regularly contribute bibliographic essays to Against the Grain. The “Collecting to the Core” column highlights monographic works that are essential to the academic library within a particular discipline, inspired by the Resources for College Libraries bibliography. In each essay, subject specialists introduce and explain the classic titles and topics that continue to remain relevant to the undergraduate curriculum and library collection. Disciplinary trends may shift, but some classics never go out of style. Click on the titles below to view the essays, originally published in Against the Grain. Collecting to the Core—American Crime Fiction
by Michael Adams (RCL subject editor, American Literature) Download PDF

Collecting to the Core—Classic Ethnographies
by Janet Steins (RCL subject editor, Anthropology) Download PDF

Collecting to the Core—Malcolm X
by Timothy Johnson (RCL subject editor, African American Studies) Download PDF

Collecting to the Core—Arabic Resources in Translation: The History of al-Tabari
by Meryle Gaston (RCL subject editor, Middle Eastern History, Languages, and Literatures) Download PDF

Collecting to the Core—Evolution for Everyone
by Louise F. Deis (RCL subject editor, General Science) Download PDF

Collecting to the Core—Goethe's Literary Works
by Catherine Minter (RCL subject editor, Germanic Languages and Literatures) Download PDF

Collecting to the Core—International Relations
by Jeremy Darrington (RCL subject editor, Political Science) Download PDF

Collecting to the Core—Computing Instructional Materials
by Stephen Patton (RCL subject editor, Computer Science) Download PDF

Collecting to the Core—GLBTI Memoirs
by Ellen Bosman (RCL subject editor, GLBT Studies) Download PDF

Collecting to the Core—Milton Studies and Suprised by Sin
by Cecile Jagodzinski(RCL subject editor, British Literature) Download PDF

Collecting to the Core—Popular Engineering Works
by Denise Brush (RCL subject editor, Technology and Engineering) Download PDF

Collecting to the Core—Drama and Theater
by Kornelia Tancheva (RCL subject editor, Drama and Theater) Download PDF

Collecting to the Core—Critical Cartography
by Marcy Bidney (RCL subject editor, Geography) Download PDF

Collecting to the Core—Women’s Studies in African History
by Summer Durrant (RCL subject editor, African History, Languages, and Literatures) Download PDF

Collecting to the Core—French Dictionaries
by Matthew Loving (RCL subject editor, French and Italian Languages and Literatures) Download PDF

Collecting to the Core—Manuscripts in Medieval Studies
by Susan Steuer (RCL subject editor, Medieval Studies) Download PDF

Collecting to the Core—Psychology Handbooks
by Donald Polzella(RCL subject editor, Psychology) Download PDF

Collecting to the Core—Youth Sports
by Mila Su (RCL subject editor, Sports and Recreation) Download PDF

Collecting to the Core—Late Twentieth Century Education Reform
by Nancy O’Brien (RCL subject co-editor, Education) Download PDF

Collecting to the Core—Dance
by Susan Wiesner (RCL subject editor, Dance) Download PDF

Collecting to the Core—Physics
by Michael Fosmire (RCL subject editor, Physics) and Debra Kolah Download PDF

Collecting to the Core—Financial Crises
by Peter McKay (RCL subject editor, Economics) Download PDF

Collecting to the Core—The Greco-Persian Wars
by Fred Jenkins (RCL subject editor, Ancient History and Classical Languages and Literatures) Download PDF

Collecting to the Core—Visual Arts
by Edward Teague (RCL subject editor, Visual Arts) Download PDF

Collecting to the Core—Nature Field Guides
by Flora Shrode (RCL subject editor, Biology)
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Collecting to the Core—Urban Studies
by Janice Mathews (RCL subject editor, Urban Studies)Download PDF

Collecting to the Core—Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism
by Marcus Elmore (RCL subject editor, General Language and Literature) Download PDF

Collecting to the Core—Moving Texts (i.e., Videos)
by Susan L. Wiesner (RCL subject editor, Dance) Download PDF

Collecting to the Core—Advanced Astronomy Texts
by Dianne Dietrich (formerly RCL subject editor, Astronomy) Download PDF

Collecting to the Core—Francis Paul Prucha's The Great Father and Native American Studies
by J. Wendel Cox (RCL subject editor, Native American Studies) Download PDF

Collecting to the Core—La Frontera: The U.S.-Mexico Borderlands
by Roberto Delgadillo (RCL subject editor, Latino Studies) Download PDF

Collecting to the Core—The Renaissance: Secular and Sacred
by Thomas M. Izbicki (RCL subject editor, Renaissance Studies) Download PDF

Collecting to the Core—Online Allied Health Resources for the Classroom and the Clinic
by Ann Hallyburton (RCL: Career Resources subject editor, Allied Health) Download PDF