Top 10 Choice Outstanding Academic Titles 2017 in Review

Library Resources | December 05, 2017

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Finding academic books can be challenging with so many resources available. The GOBI Choice Outstanding Academic Titles program can help.

One resource that academic librarians can always trust when choosing books to add to their collections is the Choice Outstanding Academic Titles list. Published each January, this prestigious list reflects the best in scholarly titles reviewed each year by Choice.

In preparation for the new 2018 Choice Outstanding Academic Titles list to be released in January, we reviewed which of the 2017 Choice OAT were the most popular, based on GOBI Library Solutions sales data.

One resource that academic librarians can always trust when choosing books to add to their collections is the Choice Outstanding Academic Titles list

Top 10 based on quantity sold:

  1. FROM THE WAR ON POVERTY TO THE WAR ON CRIME: THE MAKING OF MASS INCARCERATION IN AMERICA, Publisher: Harvard University Press, ISBN: 9780674737235
  2. POLARIZED: MAKING SENSE OF A DIVIDED AMERICA, Publisher: Princeton University Press, ISBN: 9780691172163
  3. HUNTING GIRLS: SEXUAL VIOLENCE FROM THE HUNGER GAMES TO CAMPUS RAPE, Publisher: Columbia University Press, ISBN: 9780231178365
  4. CHICAGO GUIDE TO GRAMMAR, USAGE, AND PUNCTUATION, Publisher: University of Chicago Press, ISBN: 9780226188850
  5. MASS SHOOTINGS: MEDIA, MYTHS, AND REALITIES, Publisher: Praeger, ISBN: 9781440836527
  6. STAMPED FROM THE BEGINNING: THE DEFINITIVE HISTORY OF RACIST IDEAS IN AMERICA, Publisher: Nation Books, ISBN: 9781568584638
  7. POLICING IMMIGRANTS: LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT ON THE FRONT LINES; DORIS MARIE PROVINE...ET AL, Publisher: University of Chicago, ISBN: 9780226363189
  8. AMERICAN GENOCIDE: THE UNITED STATES AND THE CALIFORNIA INDIAN CATASTROPHE, 1846-1873, Publisher: Yale University Press, ISBN: 9780300181364
  9. HOW GAMES MOVE US: EMOTION BY DESIGN, Publisher: MIT Press, ISBN: 9780262034265
  10. AMERICAN COLONIAL HISTORY: CLASHING CULTURES AND FAITHS, Publisher: Yale University Press, ISBN: 9780300187328

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