"Suggested for initial purchase."
"Minimal core list."
To date, the list, which is now in its 18th version, contains 627 books and 145 journals. Of the total number of books, 214 are categorized as "initial-purchase" books, and only 82 of these are included in the "minimal core list."
As indicated in the latest issue of HerbalGram, the Complete German Commission E Monographs -- Therapeutic Guide to Herbal Medicines was recommended by Doody's Medical Book Review Journal as the second ranked medical and allied health publication of 1998. Selection of Commission E Monographs by the Brandon/Hill list is considered standard criteria in health science libraries, according to Nancy Reynolds, Library Director, Texas Medical Association.
Article copyright American Botanical Council.
By Rachael Jones