The Choice "Outstanding Academic Title" Award is presented each year to a prestigious selection of academic material.  The OAT Award represents the highest caliber of scholarly titles that have been reviewed by Choice and conveys the extraordinary recognition of the academic community.

To obtain recognition as an "Outstanding Academic Title", scholarly works must demonstrate:

  • Overall 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
  • Value to undergraduate students
  • Importance in building undergraduate library selections

Explore the works by Taylor & Francis that were selected as 2022 Outstanding Academic Titles below, according to a variety of subject areas and disciplines:

African Studies

1st Edition
Africa's Soft Power: Philosophies, Political Values, Foreign Policies and Cultural Exports
USD $170.00
May 25, 2021 by Routledge
ISBN: 9781032008356
Hardback
226 Pages

Archaeology

1st Edition
Archaeology and its Discontents: Why Archaeology Matters
USD $49.95
March 31, 2021 by Routledge
ISBN: 9780367556457
Paperback
180 Pages

Computer Science

1st Edition
Interactive Visual Data Analysis
USD $200.00
April 15, 2020 by A K Peters/CRC Press
ISBN: 9781498753982
Hardback
364 Pages

1st Edition
Object-Oriented Design Choices
USD $190.00
January 19, 2021 by Chapman & Hall
ISBN: 9780367820817
Hardback
348 Pages


1st Edition
How Things Work: The Computer Science Edition
USD $170.00
August 26, 2021 by Chapman & Hall
ISBN: 9780367568375
Hardback
272 Pages

Electrical Engineering

1st Edition
Blockchain, Big Data and Machine Learning: Trends and Applications
USD $170.00
September 25, 2020 by CRC Press
ISBN: 9780367370688
Hardback
360 Pages

Environmental Engineering

1st Edition
Remote Sensing Applications in Environmental and Earth System Sciences
USD $170.00
May 12, 2021 by CRC Press
ISBN: 9781138054561
Hardback
388 Pages

Gender Studies (Ashgate)

1st Edition
The Routledge Companion to Black Women’s Cultural Histories
USD $270.00
March 17, 2021 by Routledge
ISBN: 9780367198374
Hardback
408 Pages

Law (Ashgate)

1st Edition
Military Courts, Civil-Military Relations, and the Legal Battle for Democracy: The Politics of Military Justice
USD $170.00
December 23, 2020 by Routledge
ISBN: 9780367029944
Hardback
252 Pages

Life Science

1st Edition
Plant Systematics
USD $130.00
June 01, 2021 by CRC Press
ISBN: 9781032024660
Hardback
340 Pages

1st Edition
How Life Increases Biodiversity: An Autocatalytic Hypothesis
USD $220.00
September 10, 2021 by CRC Press
ISBN: 9781138341401
Hardback
264 Pages


1st Edition
Phenotypic Plasticity & Evolution: Causes, Consequences, Controversies
USD $250.00
June 01, 2021 by CRC Press
ISBN: 9780367357047
Hardback
436 Pages

Physics

1st Edition
Age-Dating Stars: From the Sun to Distant Galaxies
USD $150.00
May 25, 2021 by CRC Press
ISBN: 9780367443993
Hardback
294 Pages

Media & Cultural Studies

1st Edition
Digital Fascism: Media, Communication and Society Volume Four
USD $36.95
March 15, 2022 by Routledge
ISBN: 9781032187600
Paperback
344 Pages

Philosophy

1st Edition
Beyond the Code: A Philosophical Guide to Engineering Ethics
USD $64.95
July 28, 2021 by Routledge
ISBN: 9781138183865
Paperback
274 Pages

Software Networking & Security

1st Edition
Big Data Applications in Industry 4.0
USD $150.00
February 10, 2022 by Auerbach Publications
ISBN: 9781032008110
Hardback
446 Pages