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April
GIS Fundamentals: A First Text on Geographic Information Systems - Paul BolstadGeographic Information Systems (GIS) are computer-based tools for the entry, maintenance, and analysis of spatially-referenced data. GIS are critical to the effective management of constructed and natural resources, and they have been applied in science, business, education, and government to improve our lives. This book provides a thorough introduction to the theory and application of GIS. The book is written for use as a textbook in an introductory course at the university level. It seeks to balance theoretical and applied material, so that students may apply knowledge of GIS in the solution of
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April
Agile Project Management: Creating Innovative Products - Jim HighsmithPlease note - there is now a second edition of this book available, with the ISBN of 0321658396. "Jim Highsmith is one of a few modern writers who are helping us understand the new nature of work in the knowledge economy."--Rob Austin, Assistant Professor, Harvard Business School"This is the project management book we've all been waiting for--the book that effectively combines Agile methods and rigorous project management. Not only does this book help us make sense of project management in this current world of iterative, incremental Agile methods, but it's an all-around good read!"--Lynne Ellen,
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April
The Brief Thomson Handbook - David Blakesley, Jeffrey L. HoogeveenOne of the best ways to excel in your writing course is by using THE BRIEF THOMSON HANDBOOK. Whatever your writing assignment, THE BRIEF THOMSON HANDBOOK gives you the answers and help you need to succeed. And best of all, this information is right at your fingertips thanks to the handbook's easy-to-access format, which you'll find as visually interesting and easy to navigate as your favorite website! Whether you need grammar help, or information on drafting and shaping content, developing paragraphs, researching online, citing sources, using visuals, writing on the Web, and so much more, this is
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April
The Copyright Handbook: What Every Writer Needs to Know - Stephen FishmanRegister and protect your work. The Copyright Handbook solves the most common problem for writers: how to obtain maximum copyright protection for original work. You’ll learn everything you need to know from how to register your copyright to dealing with infringers to understanding the “fair use” rule and even how to transfer your copyright. The 11th edition is completely updated to provide the latest case law and copyright regulations, including works created for the Internet, such as blogs and new U.S. Copyright Office electronic filing procedures. .
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April
Discovering Biological Psychology - Laura A. FrebergDiscovering Biological Psychology is a text for the beginning undergraduate course in biological, or physiological, psychology. The book provides a foundational understanding of the structure and function of the nervous system and its relationship to both typical and disordered human behavior. Written by an author with more than 25 years of teaching experience at schools ranging from community colleges to the Ivy League, this text presents classic concepts, current topics, and cutting-edge research in a style that is at once accessible to beginning and less well-prepared students and appealing to
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April
Check Your English Vocabulary for FCE+ - Rawdon WyattIt includes a range of activities to help students build and improve their English vocabulary, and it is suitable for both self-study and classroom use.
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April
Who Speaks For Islam?: What a Billion Muslims Really Think - John L. Esposito, Dalia MogahedIn a post-9/11 world, many Americans conflate the mainstream Muslim majority with the beliefs and actions of an extremist minority. But what do the world’s Muslims think about the West, or about democracy, or about extremism itself? Who Speaks for Islam? spotlights this silenced majority. The book is the product of a mammoth six-year study in which the Gallup Organization conducted tens of thousands of hour-long, face-to-face interviews with residents of more than 35 predominantly Muslim nations — urban and rural, young and old, men and women, educated and illiterate. It asks the questions
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April
Precalculus - Michael   SullivanThe Eighth Edition of this highly dependable book retains its best features–accuracy, precision, depth, and abundant exercise sets–while substantially updating its content and pedagogy. Striving to teach mathematics as a way of life, Sullivan provides understandable, realistic applications that are consistent with the abilities of most readers. Chapter topics include Graphs; Polynomial and Rational Functions; Trigonometric Functions; Analytic Trigonometry; Analytic Geometry; Counting and Probability; A Preview of Calculus; and more. For individuals with an interest in learning Precalculus as it