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VHDL and Ahdl Digital System Implementation - Frank A. ScarpinoThe future of circuit and device design lies with Hardware Description Languages. This is an easy, hand-holding introduction to using HDLs for rapid design and prototyping. Learn all you need to know to start using HDLs in the digital design of circuits and devices. This book walks through all the basics, and presents extensive examples. All circuit/device designers who use, or are considering using, a Hardware Description Language (HDL).
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Supervising Staff - Marcia TrottaAre you a newly-promoted librarian intimidated by the supervising process? Trotta provides a comprehensive overview in this "how-to" that covers the responsibilities and requirements of supervision as well as some of the basic and the best tools for managing effectively. Challenges such as: creating work teams, providing ongoing staff training, mentoring, and more are covered in the chapters of this 175-page book. This is an essential tool illustrated with real-world examples and valuable checklists, forms, and other resources. It also offers guidance and suggestions for supervising volunteers.
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Contemporary Asian America: A Multidisciplinary Reader - Min ZhouWhen Contemporary Asian America was first published, it exposed its readers to developments within the discipline, from its inception as part of the ethnic consciousness movement of the 1960s to the more contemporary theoretical and practical issues facing Asian America at the century's end. This new edition features a number of fresh entries and updated material. It covers such topics as Asian American activism, immigration, community formation, family relations, gender roles, sexuality, identity, struggle for social justice, interethnic conflict/coalition, and political participation. As in
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The Gospel of John - Francis J. MoloneyMoloney unfolds the identifiable point of view of this unique Gospel narrative and offers readers, heirs to its rich and widely varied interpretative traditions, relevance for their lives today. Author: Francis J. Moloney Format: Paperback, 608 pages Publisher: Liturgical Press ISBN: 9780814659670
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Doing Economics: A Guide to Understanding and Carrying Out Economic Research - Steven A. GreenlawThis handy reference text provides undergraduate students with a practical introduction to research methodology. Doing Economics makes students aware of what experienced researchers know implicitly: research is fundamentally a process of constructing persuasive arguments supported by theory and empirical evidence. As a result, students learn how to implement critical-reading, writing, and online research skills to produce valid and reliable research.
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From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler - E.L. KonigsburgWhen suburban Claudia Kincaid decides to run away, she knows she doesn’t just want to run from somewhere, she wants to run to somewhere — to a place that is comfortable, beautiful, and, preferably, elegant. She chooses the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Knowing her younger brother Jamie has money and thus can help her with a serious cash-flow problem, she invites him along. Once settled into the museum, Claudia and Jamie find themselves caught up in the mystery of an angel statue that the museum purchased at auction for a bargain price of $225. The statue is possibly an early work
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Haskell: The Craft of Functional Programming - Simon ThompsonThis student-focused introduction to the Haskell programming language emphasizes the process of crafting programs, problem solving and avoiding common pitfalls. Running examples and case studies highlight new concepts and alternative approaches to program design.
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Running the Books: The Adventures of an Accidental Prison Librarian - Avi SteinbergAvi Steinberg is stumped. After defecting from yeshiva to Harvard, he has only a senior thesis essay on Bugs Bunny to show for his effort. While his friends and classmates advance in the world, he remains stuck at a crossroads, unable to meet the lofty expectations of his Orthodox Jewish upbringing. And his romantic existence as a freelance obituary writer just isn’t cutting it. Seeking direction—and dental insurance—Steinberg takes a job as a librarian in a tough Boston prison.   The prison library counter, his new post, attracts con men, minor prophets, ghosts, and an assortment of quirky
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Hello, Android: Introducing Google's Mobile Development Platform - Ed BurnetteAndroid is a new software toolkit for mobile phones, created by Google and the Open Handset Alliance. In a few years, it's expected to be found inside millions of cell phones and other mobile devices, making Android a major platform for application developers. That could be your own program running on all those devices. Getting started developing with Android is easy. You don't even need access to an Android phone, just a computer where you can install the Android SDK and the phone emulator that comes with it. Within minutes, "Hello, Android" will get you creating your first working application:
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Library Ethics - Jean PreerThe evolution of ethical standards for librarians parallels the development of librarianship as a profession. Our most important professional values have been tested and debated in the course of formulating and adopting our codes of ethics. This book includes historical precedents and current examples of ethical issues facing the profession. It looks broadly at the many arenas in which librarians face ethical choices, helping practitioners identify an ethical dilemma and providing guidance on how to respond, how to separate personal belief from professional responsibility, and how to make