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November
Basic Category Theory for Computer Scientists - Benjamin C. PierceCategory theory is a branch of pure mathematics that is becoming an increasingly important tool in theoretical computer science, especially in programming language semantics, domain theory, and concurrency, where it is already a standard language of discourse. Assuming a minimum of mathematical preparation, Basic Category Theory for Computer Scientists provides a straightforward presentation of the basic constructions and terminology of category theory, including limits, functors, natural transformations, adjoints, and cartesian closed categories. Four case studies illustrate applications of
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November
Dictionary of Veterinary Terms: Vet-Speak Deciphered for the Non-Veterinarian - Jennifer CoatesThis book is specifically written to provide an understanding of veterinarian terminology for pet owners, veterinarian receptionists, veterinarian technicians, and others who work in any animal related field. Ms. Coates describes, in dictionary format, the words and terms that are frequently used by veterinarians, making it easier for the owner, associate, or animal handler to more clearly understand what is being discussed. The author also includes charts of commonly prescribed drugs, acronyms and abbreviations.
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November
Beginning Game Programming - Michael MorrisonMorrison demystifies game programming by providing clear, practical lessons using C++, the industry standard in game programming. His book focuses on the Windows API to construct games for the Windows platform and discusses game theory, including double-buffered graphics, sprite animation, and digitized sound effects and music. A fully functional game engine provides readers with the ability to create their own games in the future.
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November
Wild Seed - Octavia E. ButlerDoro is an entity who changes bodies like clothes, killing his hosts by reflex or design. He fears no one until he meets Anyanwu. Anyanwu is a shapeshifter who can absorb bullets and heal with a kiss and savage anyone who threatens her. She fears no one until she meets Doro. Together they weave a pattern of destiny (from Africa to the New World) unimaginable to mortals.
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November
Library and Information Center Management - Robert D. Stueart, Barbara B. MoranThe latest edition of this management classic sports a fresh new look to complement its updated content. It continues to cover all of the important functions involved in library management and development. New chapters on marketing, team building and ethics have been added; thought-provoking mini-cases and other activities introduced or expanded; and more international materials referenced than ever before. This is an updated version of a perennial favourite in the classroom, and an invaluable reference source for information managers everywhere.
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November
Cases in Comparative Politics - Patrick H. O'Neil, Karl  Fields, Don ShareCases in Comparative Politics, Third Edition, is a set of thirteen country studies that describe politics in the United Kingdom, the United States, France, Germany, Japan, Russia, China, India, Iran, Brazil, Mexico, South Africa, and Nigeria. This casebook applies the conceptual framework developed in the text across countries with a consistent organization that facilitates comparison and aids understanding.
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November
The Cheese and the Worms: The Cosmos of a Sixteenth-century Miller - Carlo Ginzburg, John Tedeschi, Anne TedeschiThe Cheese and the Worms is a study of the popular culture in the sixteenth century as seen through the eyes of one man, a miller brought to trial during the Inquisition. Carlo Ginzburg uses the trial records of Domenico Scandella, a miller also known as Menocchio, to show how one person responded to the confusing political and religious conditions of his time. For a common miller, Menocchio was surprisingly literate. In his trial testimony he made references to more than a dozen books, including the Bible, Boccaccio's Decameron, Mandeville's Travels, and a "mysterious" book that may have been
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November
Counselor's Guide to Clinical, Personality, and Behavioral Assessment - Bradley T. ErfordThis combined textbook and reference guide identifies the three major types of psychological assessment, clinical, personality, and behavioral, and provides a survey of current theory and an expert review of the most commonly used assessment instruments (tests) in each area. The book concludes with three representative case studies that demonstrate the uses of various assessment instruments in practice.
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November
Health and Health Care Delivery in Canada - Valerie D. ThompsonThis all-new Canadian textbook answers a growing need in Canadian health care instruction. Written by a very experienced educator in the health care arena, "Health and Health Care Delivery in Canada" examines the concepts of health, wellness, and illness, and the role that each individual plays in his or her own health care. It also covers population health, the determinants of health, the structure of Canada's health care system and its main players, and issues and trends facing health care in our country. Clearly written and full of great features designed to engage the student, this is the