215 premium books published by LWW in medicine, nursing, and health sciences that have been designated as Doody’s Core Titles™ by healthcare professionals and medical librarians.
Doody’s Core Titles have been selected by academically-affiliated healthcare professionals and medical librarians, and are considered must-have resources for practitioners, researchers, and students.
A Core Title is a book that represents essential knowledge needed by professionals or students in a given discipline. Up to three librarians score each title on a score of 0-3 in five fundamental collection development criteria: authoritativeness of author and publisher; scope and coverage of the subject matter; quality of content (including timeliness); usefulness and purpose; and value of money. Scores are averaged to provide an overall score for each title.128 books have received a Doody’s score of 2.5 or above (out of 3).
Doody’s Review Service is a leading source for expert, authoritative quality assessment and collection development tools for medical, nursing, and allied health books.