Archive for April, 2008

2007 Microsoft Office Systems Step-by-Step, 2nd ed.

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Joyce Cox
The smart way to learn the latest version of Microsoft Office-one step at a time! Updated with expanded coverage, this second edition covers Microsoft Office Publisher 2007, Office SharePointr Server 2007, Office Groover 2007, Office OneNoter 2007, and Office InfoPathr 2007. Plus, you still get coverage of the familiar Microsoft Office applications-Office AccessT 2007, Office Excelr 2007, Office Outlookr 2007, Office PowerPointr 2007, and Office Word 2007. Work at your own pace through the easy numbered steps, practice files on CD, helpful hints, and troubleshooting help to learn the fundamentals of working with the 2007 Microsoft Office system, including how to navigate the new user interface. You will learn how to create professional-quality documents, powerful spreadsheets, and compelling slide presentations. You will also discover how to get your Web site up and running, how to take notes electronically, and how to manage your e-mail communications and workday. (Description from barnesandnoble.com)

Windows Server 2008 Inside Out

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

By William R. Stanek
Learn how to conquer Windows Server 2008-from the inside out! Designed for system administrators, this definitive resource features hundreds of timesaving solutions, expert insights, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds for administering Windows Server 2008-all in concise, fast-answer format. You will learn how to perform upgrades and migrations, automate deployments, implement security features, manage software updates and patches, administer users and accounts, manage Active Directory┬« directory services, and more. With INSIDE OUT, you’ll discover the best and fastest ways to perform core administrative tasks, with an award-winning format that makes it easy to find exactly the tips, troubleshooting solutions, and workarounds you need. (Description from barnesandnoble.com)

Microsoft Visual Basic 2008 Step by Step

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

By Michael Halvorson
Teach yourself the fundamentals of working with Visual Basic 2008-one step at a time. With STEP BY STEP, you work at your own pace through hands-on, learn-by-doing exercises. Whether you’re a beginning programmer or new to this specific language, you’ll understand the core capabilities and fundamental techniques for Visual Basic 2008-and rapidly build robust, elegant applications. Each chapter puts you to work, showing you how, when, and why to use the latest features of Visual Basic-guiding you each step of the way as you create actual components and working applications for Windows. You’ll also explore data management and Web-based development topics. (Description from barnesandnoble.com)

Understanding Toddler Development

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

By Margaret B. Puckett and Janet K. Black
This new three-book series on childhood development is adapted from an authoritative, recently updated early childhood education textbook. Teachers and caregivers of children ages birth to five years old will find practical, easy-to-understand guidance for enhancing their skills in supporting children’s physical, psychosocial, and cognitive development.

The books include tables showing developmental milestones and stages, a discussion of the role of the caregiver in each developmental domain, and vignettes of families with children representing developmental challenges and successes. (Description from barnesandnoble.com) Call number: HQ774.5 .P83 2007

Understanding Infant Development

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

By Margaret B. Puckett and Janet K. Black
This new three-book series on childhood development is adapted from an authoritative, recently updated early childhood education textbook. Teachers and caregivers of children ages birth to five years old will find practical, easy-to-understand guidance for enhancing their skills in supporting children’s physical, psychosocial, and cognitive development.

The books include tables showing developmental milestones and stages, a discussion of the role of the caregiver in each developmental domain, and vignettes of families with children representing developmental challenges and successes. (Description from barnesandnoble.com) Call number: HQ774 .P83 2007

Make Early Learning Standards Come Alive: Connecting Your Practice and Curriculum to State Guidelines

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

By Gaye Grunlund
Make Early Learning Standards Come Alive provides a focused and easy-to-understand look at the most common early childhood learning standards, including what they are, how current classroom practices support them, and how teachers can plan curriculum with their state’s learning standards in mind.

Written by Gaye Gronlund, an early childhood consultant with experience working with teachers and directors around standards, this timely resource focuses specifically on math, science, literacy, social studies, social/emotional development, and physical development standards, and on how teachers can implement these standards in a way that is deveopmentally appropriate and good for children. (Description from barnesandnoble.com) Call number: LB1140.23 .G76 2006

Finding Your Smile Again: a Child Care Professionals Guide to Reducing Stress and Avoiding Burnout

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

By Jeff A. Johnson
Using warmth and humor, this book offers techniques for dealing with the everyday stress of being a childcare professional. Written by a caregiver who’s been there, it describes the symptoms and causes of burnout, with advice to get through each challenge. (Description from barnesandnoble.com) Call number: HQ778.63 .J64 2007

Understanding Preschooler Development

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

By Margaret B. Puckett and Janet K. Black
This new three-book series on childhood development is adapted from an authoritative, recently updated early childhood education textbook. Teachers and caregivers of children ages birth to five years old will find practical, easy-to-understand guidance for enhancing their skills in supporting children’s physical, psychosocial, and cognitive development.

The books include tables showing developmental milestones and stages, a discussion of the role of the caregiver in each developmental domain, and vignettes of families with children representing developmental challenges and successes. (Description from barnesandnoble.com) Call number: HQ767.9 .P83 2007