Archive for November, 2006

The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement

Tuesday, November 28, 2006

7914663.gifby Eliyahu M. Goldratt and Jeff Cox

General Collection PR9510.9 .G64 G6 2004

Over 2 million copies sold! Used by thousands of companies and hundreds of business schools! Required reading for anyone in the Theory of Constraints. This book, which introduces the Theory of Constraints, is changing how America does business. The Goal is a gripping, fast-paced business novel about overcoming the barriers to making money. You will learn the fundamentals of identifying and solving the problems created by constraints. From the moment you finish the book you will be able to start successfully addressing chronic productivity and quality problems. (barnesandnoble.com)

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Basic Life Support Skills

Wednesday, November 15, 2006

10707911.gifby Baxter Larmon and Heather Davis

General Collection RC86.7 .L367 2005

This highly visual manual guides readers through 50 practical skills in detail. Step-by-step procedures are shown in full-color and are occompanied by rationales. In addition, each skill includes Key Terms, Objectives, Introduction, Equipment, Assessment, Overview, Rationales, Problem Solving, Ongoing Assessment, Geriatric/Pediatric Notes, Case Studies, and Review Questions. This accessible, easy-to-follow format helps readers understand what, how, and why each skill is performed and is perfect for initial or refresher training. (barnesandnoble.com, from the publisher)

Pharmacological Aspects of Nursing Care

Wednesday, November 15, 2006

11614365.gifby Bonita E. Broyles, Barry Reiss, and Mary E. Evans

General Collection RM300 .R43 2007

This newly revised edition of Pharmacological Aspects of Nursing Care is written for all levels of nursing education. It presents complex nursing responsibilities, related to pharmacology, in a clear and concise way. This resource will help nurses provide safe nursing care to their clients in any setting. (barnesandnoble.com, from the publisher)

Biomass: Energy from Plants and Animals

Wednesday, November 15, 2006

11350241.gifedited by Amanda de la Garza

General Collection TP339 .B5646 2007

Greenhaven Press’s Fueling the Future series explores why this quest (to develop renewable energy sources) has proven so daunting. Each volume traces the development of a single energy source and examines the controversies surrounding its environmental impact and potential to power humanity’s future. (from the cover)

Images of the Past

Tuesday, November 14, 2006

by T. Douglas Price and Gary M. Feinman

General Collection GN740 .P75 2004

This well illustrated, site-by-site survey of prehistory captures the popular interest, excitement, and visual splendor of archaeology as it provides insight into current research, innovative interpretations, and important theoretical themes in the field. (barnesandnoble.com, from the publisher)

Documents in World History

Tuesday, November 14, 2006

10716669.gifselected by Peter N. Stearns, Stephen S. Gosch, and Erwin P. Grieshaber

General Collection D5 .D623 2006

Considerably revised, this edition of Documents in World History gives professors a large variety of primary sources from all areas of the world.

The book retains its global emphasis and includes more primary sources that balance social and cultural history with standard selections, political coverage, and fuller coverage of Africa and the Middle East, including Persia. Several individual passages have been replaced or augmented to provide greater richness and interest. Materials on social issues have also been augmented. (barnesandnoble.com, from the publisher)

Print Reading for Engineering and Manufacturing Technology

Thursday, November 9, 2006

7268373.gifby David A. Madsen

General Collection TR920 .M33 2004

To fully understand the information found on real-world manufacturing and mechanical engineering drawings, one must consider important information about the processes represented, the dimensional and geometric tolerances specified, and the assembly requirements for those drawings. This enhanced edition takes a practical approach to print reading, with fundamental through advanced coverage that demonstrates industry standards essential for pursuing careers in the 21st century. Readers will learn step-by-step how to interpret actual industry prints while building the knowledge and skills that will allow them to read complete sets of working drawings. Realistic examples, illustrations, related tests, and print reading problems are based on real world engineering prints that comply with ANSI, ASME, AWS, and other related standards. (barnesandnoble.com, from the publisher)