Archive for January, 2007

Mosby’s Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions

Friday, January 19, 2007

12222991.gifReference Collection R121 .M89 2006

This bestselling, full-color dictionary of health care terminology is well known for its combination of relevant, thorough definitions and vibrant color illustrations and line drawings that illuminate all subject areas. More than just a dictionary, you’ll also find a comprehensive anatomy atlas, numerous useful appendices, and a new companion CD-ROM featuring a medical spellchecker, audio pronunciations, and English-Spanish phrase translations. The new 7th edition is thoroughly up to date with current clinical information and over 5,000 new definitions. (barnesandnoble.com, from the publisher)

Fueling the Future: Geothermal Power

Thursday, January 18, 2007

edited by Lorraine Savage

General Collection TJ280.7 .G446 2006

Nations around the world are under increasing pressure to end their dependence on finite fossil fuels and develop renewable energy sources. Meeting this challenge has become a priority. While first world nations continue to use abundant supplies of energy, China and India are also becoming increasingly modernized and placing demands on natural resources. Greenhaven Press’s Fueling the Future series explores why this quest has proven so daunting. (from the cover)

Fueling the Future: Natural Gas

Thursday, January 18, 2007

edited by Carrie Fredericks

General Collection TP350 .N35 2006

Nations around the world are under increasing pressure to end their dependence on finite fossil fuels and develop renewable energy sources. Meeting this challenge has become a priority. While first world nations continue to use abundant supplies of energy, China and India are also becoming increasingly modernized and placing demands on natural resources. Greenhaven Press’s Fueling the Future series explores why this quest has proven so daunting. (from the cover)

Fueling the Future: Nuclear Power

Thursday, January 18, 2007

edited by Tom and Gena Metcalf

General Collection TK9148 .N83 2006

Nations around the world are under increasing pressure to end their dependence on finite fossil fuels and develop renewable energy sources. Meeting this challenge has become a priority. While first world nations continue to use abundant supplies of energy, China and India are also becoming increasingly modernized and placing demands on natural resources. Greenhaven Press’s Fueling the Future series explores why this quest has proven so daunting. (from the cover)

Fueling The Future: Solar Power

Thursday, January 18, 2007

edited by Clay Farris Naff

General Collection TK1087 .S65 2006

Nations around the world are under increasing pressure to end their dependence on finite fossil fuels and develop renewable energy sources. Meeting this challenge has become a priority. While first world nations continue to use abundant supplies of energy, China and India are also becoming increasingly modernized and placing demands on natural resources. Greenhaven Press’s Fueling the Future series explores why this quest has proven so daunting. (from the cover)

Fueling the Future: Water

Thursday, January 18, 2007

edited by Carrie Fredericks

General Collection TK1081 .W287 2006

Nations around the world are under increasing pressure to end their dependence on finite fossil fuels and develop renewable energy sources. Meeting this challenge has become a priority. While first world nations continue to use abundant supplies of energy, China and India are also becoming increasingly modernized and placing demands on natural resources. Greenhaven Press’s Fueling the Future series explores why this quest has proven so daunting. (from the cover)

Fueling the Future: Oil

Wednesday, January 17, 2007

edited by Carrie Fredericks

General Collection TK1081 .W287 2006

Nations around the world are under increasing pressure to end their dependence on finite fossil fuels and develop renewable energy sources. Meeting this challenge has become a priority. While first world nations continue to use abundant supplies of energy, China and India are also becoming increasingly modernized and placing demands on natural resources. Greenhaven Press’s Fueling the Future series explores why this quest has proven so daunting. (from the cover)

Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics: A Handbook for Primary Care

Friday, January 12, 2007

by Steven Parker, Barry Zuckerman, Marilyn Augustyn

General Collection RJ47.5 .B37 2005

The newly revised second edition of this popular handbook provides up-to-date information and practical guidance to help you confidently diagnose and treat children with developmental and behavioral problems in the primary care setting. (from the cover)

Beloved Strangers

Friday, January 12, 2007

General Collection RC523 .B45 2003

Four million people in America now suffer from Alzheimer’s Disease, and with the aging of the Boomers, the prevalence of Alzheimer’s is expected to double within the next decade…Learn how to prepare for and live alongside this illness. (from the cover)

Essential Computer Security:Everyone’s Guide to E-mail, the Internet, and Wireless Security

Monday, January 8, 2007

essential.jpgby Tony Bradley

Congratulations! Your decision to pursue the GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC) is the first step toward increased marketability and success in your career, and this book offers an economical source of vital information to help you prepare. You will gain a thorough understanding of security concepts and policies, ways to assess and manage risk, appropriate incident response, and much more. You’ll study at your own pace and then test your comprehension with the hundreds of review questions on the accompanying CD-ROM. It’s like having an instructor at your side 24 hours a day.You’ll learn how to:

  • Understand the CIA triad, the DAD triad, and the evolution of the security industry
  • Examine the pros and cons of various authentication systems
  • Assess threats and vulnerabilities and recognize levels of risk
  • Respond to the unique security issues of both Windows® and Unix® systems
  • Recognize common hacker tools and be able to take protective action
  • Identify appropriate security devices to protect against various risks
  • Choose the most effective security policy for your organization
  • Implement cryptography and other protective devices
  • Comprehend how information warfare affects security measures

The CD-ROM contains a Boson-powered Wiley test engine, featuring hundreds of randomly selected test questions to help you review and benchmark your progress (www.barnesandnoble.com).