Larousse College Dictionary Spanish, 2005. Ref 463.21 C686 2005
This will provide all the help you need for speaking and writing Spanish. Has 200,000 translations, abbreviations and proper nouns. Includes thousands of idiomatic expressions. 120 encyclopedic entries and a 64 page communication guide on writing letters, advertisements, resumes and text messages.
Hippocrene Standard Dictionary Arabic-English English-Arabic by John Wortabet & Harvey Porter. 2007. Ref 492.732 W898a
Includes over 30,000 very clear and comprehensive entries. Features an excellent selection of modern words and expressions. Ideal resource for translating basic documents and conducting everyday conversations.
Health Professions Career and Education Directory 2007-2008. 35th Edition. American Medical Association. Ref 610.7 H349
Provides indispensable information on 6,873 programs in 71 health-related professions. Includes occupational descriptions, job descriptions, employment characteristics and outlook and much more.
A Tour of flowering Plants. Priscilla Spears. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, 2006. 580 Sp31lt
People cannot name more than a few plants and the author calls this “plant blindness.” This beautifully illustrated volume offers the remedy with an overview of plant families and evolutionary relationships. Includes CD.
Test success: Test-taking techniques for Beginning Nursing Students. 5th ed. Patricia Nugent and Barbara Vitale. 2008.
Ref 610.73076 N89t
This is an excellent volume for the success of beginning nursing students. Includes information on time management tips and suggestions, cultivating good study habits, develop critical thinking and more. Includes CD
Nurse Advance Collection on Gerontological Nursing by Sigma Thet Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, 2007.
Ref 618.970231 N937Lg
This book contains articles on specialty and current topics originally published in honor society periodicals over the past five years. Gives access to some of the best resources in nursing.
Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English. Tom Dalzell and Terry Victor, editors.2008.
Ref 427.09 P258c.
This has over sixty thousand entries from around the English-speaking world. It gives the language of hippies, druggies, punks skinheads surfer rapper and more. A great resource infused with humor and learning.
Horror Films of the 1970s. Vol. 1 1970-1975. Vol. 2 1976-1979. John Kenneth Muir. McFarland & Company, Inc. 2007.
Offers informative and entertaining reading and most films discussed here are thorough and meticulous.
Ed Speak: A glossary of Education Terms, Phrases, Buzzwords, and Jargon. Diane Ravitch. ASCD2007. Ref 370.3 R197e.
This glossary is a valuable took for educators and newcomers to the profession keeping them abreast of newly emerging terminology. The author demystifies the often obscure and changing lingo of the education field.
The Oxford Handbook of Bioethics. Edited by Bonnie Steinbock. Oxford University Press 2007. Ref 174.957 Ox26s.
Great reference work for bioethics, including authoritative coverage of the issues relating to controversial and fast-moving areas of academic research.
Muslim Cultures Today: A Reference Guide. Edited by Kathryn M. Coughlin. Greenwood Press 2006. Ref 909.09767 M974C.
Sixteen countries are presented in this volume and arranged alphabetically representing Muslim cultures in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. The book offers current information and a historical overview of Islam in each country. Includes a glossary of terms with detailed explanations.
Writing from A to Z: The Easy-To-Use Reference Handbook. Sally Ebest. Mcgraw Hill, 2005. Ref 808.042 W939e
Very easy to find information quickly, the fifth edition includes expanded coverage of avoiding plagiarism, internet search and evaluation techniques, web and document design coverage and more.