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Handbook of Biomaterial Properties - Jonathan BlackProgress in the development of surgical implant materials has been hindered by the lack of basic information available on the nature of the tissues, organs, and systems being repaired or replaced. However a considerable body of data has accumulated concerning the materials aspect of both implantable materials and natural tissues and fluids, broadly distributed in various publications, with varying degrees of accuracy and precision. This handbook draws together for the first time much of the accepted data and information on the subject. The experts responsible for each contribution to the Handbook
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July
Here Lies Lalo: The Collected Poems of Abelardo Delgado - Abelardo Known as the "the grandfather of Chicano literature" from his 2004 obituary in The New York Times, Delgado used his words to fight for justice and equal opportunity for people of Mexican descent living in the United States. Delgado's development as a poet and writer coincided with the Chicano Civil Rights movement, and so his poems reflect the suffering of the oppressed and are a call to action. Available for the first time to mainstream audiences, Delgado's poems included in this landmark volume were written between 1969 and 2001, and are in Spanish, English, and a combination of both languages.
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July
Easy Marc: A Simplified Guide to Creating Catalog Records for Library Automation Systems (Easy Marc) - Scott PiepenburgCompletely revised and updated for 2007! If you have an automated cataloging system and do any cataloging using the MARC records, this is the users bible. Arranged like a dictionary, tag by tag, the user can look up any tag and find easy-to-understand explanations of what information to put in the tag and in what form. Piepenburg not only explains the tag, but gives numerous examples that cover 90% of the cases one would face. In addition, references to AACR2 and USMARC Bibliographic rules and rule numbers help the cataloger refer to the authoritative sources quickly to make correct judgements.