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Choice Outstanding Academic Titles 2021

Thirty-seven books published by Cambridge University Press are included in Choice’s prestigious Outstanding Academic Titles list for 2021. 

37 Press titles in the ACRL Choice list 2021

Every year, the Association of College and Research Libraries releases a list of titles it considers represent the best in scholarly titles, including books and digital resources, reviewed during the past year. 

The complete 2021 list includes 440 books and digital resources selected from all the books it has reviewed in the year for its publication Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries.

Our publishing highlighted in the list cover a wide range of topics, from the arts to zoology. Find out more about the winning titles from our academic publishing team.

The criteria for selection in the Outstanding Academic Titles list includes the reviewer's evaluation, excellence in presentation and scholarship, importance relative to other literature in the field, distinction as a first treatment of a given subject in book or electronic form, originality or uniqueness of treatment, value to undergraduate students, and importance in building undergraduate library collections.

In 2021 Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries reviewed more than 3,600 titles from 17,000+ titles submitted.