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December
Introduction Public Librarianship - Kathleen de la Peña McCookHere is the first comprehensive overview of public library history, governance, funding, staffing, services, architecture, technology, and marketing to be published in over a decade. Students of library and information studies, as well as all working public librarians, will find this the essential source for learning about the successful management and functioning of public libraries throughout the U.S. today. Kathleen McCook, one of the country's leading library educators, compares our library system to those of other nations, details the history of public libraries and information movements, and
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December
Neuromancer - William GibsonThe Matrix is a world within the world, a global consensus- hallucination, the representation of every byte of data in cyberspace . . . Case had been the sharpest data-thief in the business, until vengeful former employers crippled his nervous system. But now a new and very mysterious employer recruits him for a last-chance run. The target: an unthinkably powerful artificial intelligence orbiting Earth in service of the sinister Tessier-Ashpool business clan. With a dead man riding shotgun and Molly, mirror-eyed street-samurai, to watch his back, Case embarks on an adventure that ups the ante on
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December
Elementary & Intermediate Algebra: Concepts and Applications (5th Edition) - Marvin L. Bittinger, Barbara L. Johnson, David J. EllenbogenKEY BENEFIT: The Bittinger Concepts and Applications Series extends proven pedagogy to a new generation of students, with updates throughout to help today’s students learn. Bittinger transitions students from skills-based math to the concepts-oriented math required for college courses, and supports students with quality applications and exercises to help them apply and retain their knowledge. New features such as Translating for Success and Visualizing the Graph unlock the way students think, making math accessible to them. KEY TOPICS: Introduction to Algebraic Expressions; Equations,
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December
Student's Solution Manual: Calculus: For Business, Economics, Life Sciences, and Social Sciences - Garret J. Etgen, Michael R. Ziegler, Karl E. ByleenThis manual contains completely worked-out solutions for all the odd-numbered exercises in the text.
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December
As Nature Made Him: The Boy Who Was Raised as a Girl - John ColapintoIn  1967, after a twin baby boy suffered a botched circumcision, his family agreed to a radical treatment that would alter his gender.  The case would become one of the most famous in modern medicine -- and a total failure.  As Nature Made Him tells the extraordinary story of David Reimer, who, when finally informed of his medical history, made the decision to live as a male.  A macabre tale of medical arrogance, it is first and foremost a human drama of one man's -- and one family's -- amazing survival in the face of terrible odds.
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December
Exploring Medical Language: A Student-Directed Approach - Myrna LaFleur BrooksMaster the medical terminology you'll need for success in the health care with this unique, objective-based approach! Focused entirely on medical terminology and vocabulary, this trusted text helps you understand complex medical terms with a proven step-by-step strategy, building each word from its foundation. With a logical, body-systems organization and engaging terminology exercises throughout, it's your key to communicating confidently and effectively with other health care professionals.
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December
90 Days to Your Novel: A Day-By-Day Plan for Outlining & Writing Your Book - Sarah DometGot 90 Days? Then You Can Be a NovelistMany famous authors write their novels in a matter of weeks. William Faulkner wrote "As I Lay Dying" in six weeks. Joyce Carol Oates often cranks out two or three books a year. Stephen King believes first drafts should take no more than three months to complete. So, what's the trick? Novel writing isn't about inspiration. It's about the time, energy, and discipline to see the project to its finish. With "The 90-Day Novel" at your side, now is the time. This inspiring guide will be your push, your deadline, and your spark to finally, without excuses, and in
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December
The ECG Made Easy - John R. HamptonThis highly respected book is a simple, readable guide to the accurate identification and interpretation of abnormal electrocardiogram (ECG) patterns for medical students, nurses and junior doctors. The emphasis throughout is on the straightforward practical application of the ECG. It will prove useful to all medical and health care staff who require clear, basic knowledge about the ECG.
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December
Elements of the Theory of Computation - Harry R. Lewis, Christos H. PapadimitriouLewis and Papadimitriou present this long awaited Second Edition of their best-selling theory of computation. The authors are well-known for their clear presentation that makes the material accessible to a a broad audience and requires no special previous mathematical experience. In this new edition, the authors incorporate a somewhat more informal, friendly writing style to present both classical and contemporary theories of computation. Algorithms, complexity analysis, and algorithmic ideas are introduced informally in Chapter 1, and are pursued throughout the book. Each section is followed by
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December
Charlotte Huck's Children's Literature - Barbara KieferThis classic text shows readers how childrens literature can capture the attention of K-8 students and foster a lifelong love of reading. It is the standard work in the field. The text covers learning about childrens literature, understanding childrens responses to literature, the history of childrens literature, beginning books, picture books and all of the genres (fantasy, poetry, realistic fiction, historical fiction, biography, and informational books), planning the literature program, and extending and evaluating childrens understandings of literature.