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  • Achieving High Performance

    Achieving High Performance

    Features how to maximize your impact in the workplace and how to get the best out of your job by working smarter, not harder.

  • American Decades

    American Decades

    Cross-disciplinary source for junior and high school students and teachers, public librarians and general researchers who need to document and analyze periods of contemporary American social history (1900-1999).

  • American Decades: 2000-2009

    American Decades: 2000-2009

    Covers everything from monumental events and groundbreaking individuals to the fascinating details of Americans' daily lives. Supports historical research in disciplines from the arts and business to law, medicine, technology and social trends.

  • American Decades Primary Sources

    American Decades Primary Sources

    Cross-disciplinary source spanning the 20th century. Each volume in the set includes full or excerpted primary sources representing the seminal issues, themes, movements and events from a decade. Includes oral histories, songs, speeches, advertisements, TV, play and movie scripts, letters, laws, legal decisions, newspaper articles, cartoons, recipes, and more.

  • American Eras

    American Eras

    Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to particular eras in U.S. history.

  • Americans at War

    Americans at War

    Covers major American conflicts from the Colonial Wars through the War on Terrorism in the context of cultural and social events and conditions on the home front. Illustrated articles cover both biographies and topics such as civil liberties, media, politics, popular culture, religion, memory and national identity, civic celebrations, monumental art, literature, the roles of women and minorities, veterans, science and technology, hu

  • Ancient Egypt

    Ancient Egypt

    Explores the society, politics and beliefs of Ancient Egypt and the surrounding Nile Valley region, along with the cultural achievements of this ancient civilization.

  • Ancient Egypt: From Prehistory to the Islamic Conquest

    Ancient Egypt: From Prehistory to the Islamic Conquest

    Covers ancient Egyptian culture and traditions and profiles important sites throughout Egypt, many of which still contain remnants and artifacts that illustrate the importance of this extraordinary civilization.

  • Ancient Greece

    Ancient Greece

    Explores the legacy of the Ancient Greek culture by examining the society, politics and beliefs of this ancient civilization, which has influenced the arts, philosophy and democracy of the Western world for centuries.

  • Ancient Greece: From the Archaic Period to the Death of Alexander the Great

    Ancient Greece: From the Archaic Period to the Death of Alexander the Great

    This book recounts the events that were instrumental to the development of this civilization and the legacies it has left behind. Offers in-depth discussion on the Pre-Greek societies that fueled the imagination and gave birth to an enduring body of Greek mythology.

  • Ancient Philosophy: From 600 BCE to 500 CE

    Ancient Philosophy: From 600 BCE to 500 CE

    Introduces readers to Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle, and also examines the effect of these thinkers on the major religions of the time, namely, Judaism and Christianity.

  • Ancient Rome: From Romulus and Remus to the Visigoth Invasion

    Ancient Rome: From Romulus and Remus to the Visigoth Invasion

    This book covers the history of ancient Rome as it was shaped by strife and by prosperity, making it a cradle of endless and enduring possibilities.

  • Ancient Rome

    Ancient Rome

    Explores the legacy of the Roman Empire and its famous leaders such as Julius Caesar, along with the society, politics and beliefs of this ancient civilization, which has influenced the Western world for centuries.

  • Art That Changed the World

    Art That Changed the World

    This guide tells the story of every major art style, movement by movement, from ancient and medieval times to modern day, giving art lovers a visual timeline showing key paintings that sparked each transition and explaining major events that shaped their evolution.

  • Astronomical Observations: Astronomy and the Study of Deep Space

    Astronomical Observations: Astronomy and the Study of Deep Space

    Traces the path of modern astronomy, from initial efforts to map the heavens to today's use of high-tech telescopes and cutting-edge devices that help people delve deeper into celestial discovery.

  • Astronomy: Understanding the Universe

    Astronomy: Understanding the Universe

    Recounts some of the major discovery milestones in the field of astronomy and examines the tools and techniques currently used by astronomers to study the universe.

  • Baby & Child Health: Everything You Need to Know

    Baby & Child Health: Everything You Need to Know

    Teaches how to diagnose diseases and disorders in and perform first aid for babies and children under the age of ten.

  • Blood: Physiology and Circulation

    Blood: Physiology and Circulation

    Detailed diagrams supplement the text and allow readers a glimpse into the anatomy and life-sustaining properties of human blood. Follow the course of blood as it circulates through the body and its component parts.

  • Bone and Muscle: Structure, Force, and Motion

    Bone and Muscle: Structure, Force, and Motion

    Details the anatomy and mechanisms that allow bones and muscles to operate naturally and examines the consequences of disease and injury on these fundamental components of the human body.

  • Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms, ed. 2: Pop Culture of 20th- and 21st-Century America

    Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms, ed. 2: Pop Culture of 20th- and 21st-Century America

    Covers the popular culture of the 20th Century and first decade of the 21st Century. Provides a cross-disciplinary source for junior and high school students and teachers, public librarians and general researchers who need a single, consistent reference to explore and analyze the social trends, events, and people that have impacted contemporary history.

  • Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms: Pop Culture of 20th-Century America

    Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms: Pop Culture of 20th-Century America

    The hairstyles, slang terms, advertising jingles, pop music sensations, and all else described as popular culture is covered in this five-volume reference. Arranged chronologically by decade and by broad topics within each decade, this set focuses solely on the popular culture of the twentieth century, offering more detailed information on trends and fads than any other resource. Written specifically for students in grades 5 through

  • Britannica Encyclopedia of World Religions

    Britannica Encyclopedia of World Religions

    Covers religions of the world and the concepts, movements, people, and events that have shaped them. Includes entries on religious movements and concepts, historical and legendary figures, divinities, religious sites and ceremonies, images that show sacred places, vestments, rituals, objects, and texts.

  • Cities of the World, ed. 6

    Cities of the World, ed. 6

    A compilation of current information on cultural, geographic, and political conditions in 193 countries and their cities covering six continents, based on the Department of State's Post Reports. Maps and photos of many cities included.

  • Doing Business in China

    Doing Business in China

    Provides a practical entry-level guide, from etiquette to trends, for doing business in China.

  • Doing Business in India

    Doing Business in India

    Provides a practical entry-level guide, from etiquette to trends, for doing business in India.

  • Doing Business in South America

    Doing Business in South America

    Provides a practical entry-level guide, from etiquette to trends, for doing business in South America.

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

    Ear, Nose, and Throat

    Examines the interconnectedness of the ear, nose, and throat within the human body and how disorders and diseases cause afflictions to these areas.

  • Early Civilizations in the Americas Reference Library

    Early Civilizations in the Americas Reference Library

    This reference library provides a comprehensive overview of the history of the regions of the American continents in which two of the world's first civilizations developed: Mesoamerica (the name for the lands in which ancient civilizations arose in Central America and Mexico) and the Andes Mountains region of South America (in present-day Peru and parts of Bolivia, northern Argentina, and Ecuador).

  • Early Civilizations of the Americas

    Early Civilizations of the Americas

    Examines the rich cultural achievements of the early civilizations from North, Middle and South America, including the Inca and Maya societies, beliefs and innovations.

  • Earth and Its Moon

    Earth and Its Moon

    Examines the unique properties of the Earth and its Moon, bodies in the solar system often overlooked by those of us so close to them.

  • Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior, ed. 2

    Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior, ed. 2

    Provides more than 700 articles intended for the student and layperson covering the social, medical and political issues related to drugs and alcohol, as well as types of addiction. Changes since the last edition include the decrease of crack cocaine use and resurgence of heroin use; changes in laws dealing with drug use at the state and national levels; and new discoveries leading to a better understanding of how drugs work and wha

  • Encyclopedia of Food and Culture

    Encyclopedia of Food and Culture

    A three-volume survey of food and its place in human culture and society, presented through 600 alphabetically sorted entries. Features multidisciplinary coverage of such topics as comfort food, ethnicity and food, medieval banquets, and nutrient composition, among many others. Includes photographs, illustrations, sidebars, recipes, menus, and timelines. For students and general readers.

  • Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity

    Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity

    This encyclopedia spans the globe to explain the issues behind crimes against humanity and human rights issues as they relate to individual countries and the world at large. It traces the history of events that qualify as genocide and crimes against humanity, profiles perpetrators and heroes, and explains international laws and law proceedings aimed at ending genocide and crimes against humanity.

  • Encyclopedia of Modern Asia

    Encyclopedia of Modern Asia

    A six-volume survey of modern Asia, defined as extending from Japan in the east to Turkey in the west, and from Kazakhstan in the north to Indonesia in the south. Presents entries covering such subjects as countries, cities, regions, natural features, religions, social issues, languages, people, events, customs, politics, and economics.

  • Encyclopedia of Space

    Encyclopedia of Space

    Provides a guide to astronomy and space science and includes the facts and figures from the latest missions to the planets, and images from the Hubble Space Telescope.

  • Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa, ed. 2

    Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa, ed. 2

    The set covers the modern history of the Middle East and North Africa, with major sections on Colonialism and Imperialism, the World Wars, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the United Nations involvement in the region. Each country in the region is reviewed, detailing its population, economy and government.

  • Endangered Species, ed. 2

    Endangered Species, ed. 2

    Including the addition of 25 new species, this new 2nd edition is completely updated to reflect the changes in endangered and threatened status. Color photographs and maps provide further illustrate the many species threatened by extinction, including amphibians, birds, crustaceans, fish, insects, mammals, mollusks, reptiles, and more. Each entry gives a species description, location, reason for endangerment, and measures being take

  • Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear through the Ages

    Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear through the Ages

    Provides a broad overview of costume traditions of diverse cultures from prehistoric times to the present day. Examines more than 430 items of human decoration and adornment, ranging from togas to turbans, necklaces to tennis shoes. Explores how and why items were created, the people who made them, and their uses. This set shows how clothing, headwear, body decorations, and footwear reflect the different cultural, religious, and soc

  • Fossil Fuels

    Fossil Fuels

    Examines the production and distribution of fossil fuels and their viability as a future energy source.

  • Grzimeks Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. 2

    Grzimeks Animal Life Encyclopedia, ed. 2

    A completely revised and updated version of the original work published in Germany in 1960, this edition incorporates recent developments in the animal world as noted by prominent advisors and contributors from the scientific community.

  • Help Your Kids with Computer Coding: A Unique Step-by-Step Visual Guide, from Binary Code to Building Games

    Help Your Kids with Computer Coding: A Unique Step-by-Step Visual Guide, from Binary Code to Building Games

    This book introduces the essential concepts of programming with simple instructions, and without specialized computer lingo. Fun projects let kids start putting their computer skills into practice and build their own code using Scratch programming and Python, the two most popular languages. Also included are profiles on coding stars and insights in technology such as the Raspberry Pi mini computer.

  • Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 2

    Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 2

    Presents information on numerous diseases and conditions. Articles include a definition of the disease or condition, an explanation of how it works in the body, information on causes, symptoms and diagnosis, treatment or cure, and lifestyles.

  • Interviewing People

    Interviewing People

    Provides tools to learn how to find the right person for the job every time.

  • Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cities

    Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cities

    Students will find everything they need to conduct thorough research on 50 cities from all over the world, including information on each city's history, neighborhoods, museums, parks, transportation, geography, holidays and festivals, population profiles and much more.

  • Kill or Cure: An Illustrated History of Medicine

    Kill or Cure: An Illustrated History of Medicine

    Accompanied by panels, timelines, and thematic spreads, this highly visual book traces the history of medicine. Diaries, notebooks, and other first-person accounts tell these stories from the perspective of people who witnessed medical history firsthand.

  • Managing People

    Managing People

    Shows how to maximize your impact in the workplace and how to get the best out of your job by working smarter, not harder.

  • Manned Spaceflight

    Manned Spaceflight

    Provides a detailed account of manned spaceflight, from the first launch of unmanned spacecraft to the establishment of the International Space Station.

  • Medieval Philosophy: From 500 CE to 1500 CE

    Medieval Philosophy: From 500 CE to 1500 CE

    Features Plato and Aristotle, medieval philosophers, who were able to find logical bases for their theological beliefs, using rationality to better comprehend their faith. This book looks at the individuals who pioneered these new schools of thought and their lasting effects on our understanding of the nature of reality.

  • Mesopotamia

    Mesopotamia

    Examines the rich cultural achievements of the ancient Mesopotamia civilization, located between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers which included the kingdom of Babylon and development of the first writing system.

  • Mesopotamia: The World's Earliest Civilization

    Mesopotamia: The World's Earliest Civilization

    Celebrated for numerous developments in the areas of law, writing, religion, and mathematics, Mesopotamia has been immortalized as the cradle of civilization. Covers the ancient culture's rich history and accomplishments, and the magnificent temples and artifacts left behind.

  • Modern History in Pictures: A Visual Guide to the Events that Shaped Our World

    Modern History in Pictures: A Visual Guide to the Events that Shaped Our World

    This guidebook chronicles key events from 1900 to the present day in a unique storyboard style. Each story unfolds step by step, using sequences of photographs to reveal the triumphs and tragedies that shaped the modern world.

  • Modern Philosophy: From 1500 CE to the Present

    Modern Philosophy: From 1500 CE to the Present

    Traces the evolution of present-day Western philosophy and the diverging methods of inquiry that continue to inform a wide range of disciplines.

  • Negotiating

    Negotiating

    Whether in discussions about a raise or corporate merger, get the essential tips and skills needed to provide the know-how to get what you want.

  • Pre-Columbian America: Empires of the New World

    Pre-Columbian America: Empires of the New World

    This book covers the traditions, social organizations, languages, and ideas that shaped ancient Mesoamerican civilizations. The intellectual and cultural achievements of Pre-Columbian America rivaled those of ancient Rome and Egypt, and greatly enriched the landscape of present-day Mexico and Central America.

  • Project Management

    Project Management

    Features tools on how to manage your workload, delegate effectively, and motivate your staff to get the job done.

  • Renewable and Alternative Energy

    Renewable and Alternative Energy

    Examines the possibility of a cleaner and more energy efficient future by detailing the historic and emerging technologies behind some the most promising alternative resources.

  • Selling

    Selling

    Offers tips and techniques for successful selling, including how to speak persuasively, how to enthuse your audience, and how to sell with confidence.

  • Skin and Connective Tissue

    Skin and Connective Tissue

    Examines the human integumentary system of skin and connective tissue and all the complexities of this part of the body, including disorders and diseases which can cause affiction.

  • St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture

    St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture

    Includes more than 2,700 signed essays ranging from 500 to 2,500 words, written by subject experts and edited to form a consistent, readable, and straightforward reference. Entries include subject-specific bibliographies and, where appropriate, photographs and textual cross-references to related essays.

  • Step-by-Step Cake Decorating

    Step-by-Step Cake Decorating

    This book provides step-by-step techniques on how to prepare icings and coverings, use specialist equipment, and build, pipe, emboss, model, and airbrush superstar cakes.

  • Strategic Management

    Strategic Management

    Features how to maximize your impact in the workplace and how to get the best out of your job by working smarter, not harder.

  • Student World Atlas, ed. 7

    Student World Atlas, ed. 7

    Maps, illustrations and text describe various aspects of countries of the world including physical features, population, standards of living, natural resources, industries, environmental issues and climate.

  • The 100 Most Influential Painters & Sculptors of the Renaissance

    The 100 Most Influential Painters & Sculptors of the Renaissance

    Contains chronologically arranged entries profiling one hundred of the world's most influential painters and sculptors from ancient times through the twentieth century.

  • The Brain and the Nervous System

    The Brain and the Nervous System

    Covers the amazing intricacies of this vital system as well as the effects of disease and damage.

  • The Business Book

    The Business Book

    The Business Book is a primer to key theories of business and management, covering inspirational business ideas, business strategy and alternative business models. One hundred quotations introduce you to the work of great commercial thinkers, leaders, and gurus from Henry Ford to Steve Jobs, and to topics spanning from start-ups to ethics.

  • The Cardiovascular System

    The Cardiovascular System

    Covers the anatomy of the heart and the effects of the diseases to which it is sometimes prone. Provides annotated diagrams and illustrations to bolster the narrative and highlight significant aspects of cardiology and the cardiovascular system.

  • The Digestive System

    The Digestive System

    Examines all the vital components involved in consuming and digesting food as well as the diseases and disorders that can plague this frequently overlooked area of the human body.

  • The Endocrine System

    The Endocrine System

    Examines the endocrine system, which consists of hormone-secreting glands, that are of great importance to the functioning of the human body, including reproductive activity.

  • The Eye: The Physiology of Human Perception

    The Eye: The Physiology of Human Perception

    The structures and functions of the eye are examined in this volume that describes how we are able to process what we observe and react accordingly.

  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, ed. 3

    The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, ed. 3

    Covers all aspects of the subject including therapies, conditions/diseases, herbs/plants, and people. Identifies numerous types of alternative medicine being practiced today, including reflexology, acupressure, acupuncture, chelation therapy, kinesiology, yoga, chiropractic, Feldenkrais, polarity therapy, detoxification, naturopathy, Chinese medicine, biofeedback, Ayurveda and osteopathy.

  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer, ed. 3

    The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer, ed. 3

    Comprehensive survey of 120 cancers, cancer drugs, traditional and alternative treatments, side effects and diagnostic procedures.

  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 3

    The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 3

    Provides clear, complete information on genetic disorders, including conditions, tests, procedures, treatments and therapies, in articles that are both comprehensive and easy to understand in language accessible to laypersons.

  • The Inner Planets: Mercury, Venus, and Mars

    The Inner Planets: Mercury, Venus, and Mars

    Examines the characteristics and facts about Mercury, Venus and Mars - the three smallest planets closest to the Sun, and neighbors to Earth.

  • The Inner Solar System: The Sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars

    The Inner Solar System: The Sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars

    Covers what is currently known about the sun and the inner planets of the solar system.

  • The Kidneys and the Renal System

    The Kidneys and the Renal System

    Examines the renal, or urinary, system, along with the kidneys, which serve as a plumbing and waste management network within the human body, and are of vital importance.

  • The Literature of Spain and Latin America

    The Literature of Spain and Latin America

    Examines the vibrant prose and dynamic range of both Spanish and Latin American authors, whose narratives are informed as much by their imaginations as the turbulent histories of these native lands.

  • The Milky Way and Beyond: Stars, Nebulae, and Other Galaxies

    The Milky Way and Beyond: Stars, Nebulae, and Other Galaxies

    Provides a study of the Milky Way Galaxy, as well as information on the Andromeda Galaxy and other galaxies scattered across the cosmos.

  • The Nature of Planets, Dwarf Planets, and Space Objects

    The Nature of Planets, Dwarf Planets, and Space Objects

    Covers the diverse array of objects that are found within the solar system, including dwarf planets, asteroids and meteors.

  • The Outer Planets: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune

    The Outer Planets: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune

    Examines the diverse features of our galaxy's planets farthest from the sun and our attempts at discovering more knowledge of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.

  • The Outer Solar System: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and the Dwarf Planets

    The Outer Solar System: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and the Dwarf Planets

    Features the outer solar system and discusses asteroids, meteors and meteorites, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto and the Kuiper Belt, and comets.

  • The Reproductive System

    The Reproductive System

    This comprehensive narrative details both the biological process of procreation and the often divisive debates on how best to approach matters related to the human body.

  • The Respiratory System

    The Respiratory System

    Although vulnerable to various infections and other disorders, the respiratory system by and large continues to function in order to sustain us. This book explores each element involved in this subconscious process and the factors that perpetuate human life.

  • The Science of War: Strategies, Tactics, and Logistics

    The Science of War: Strategies, Tactics, and Logistics

    Examines how the tactics and strategies of war have evolved from ancient battles to the sophisticated weapons of today's warfare.

  • The Sun, Stars, and Galaxies

    The Sun, Stars, and Galaxies

    Examines the nature of the Sun and details the properties and types of various stars, as well as the greater galaxies of which they are a part.

  • The Universe: A Historical Survey of Beliefs, Theories, and Laws

    The Universe: A Historical Survey of Beliefs, Theories, and Laws

    Provides a study of The Universe, covering everything from the birth of a single star to the discovery of objects such as the Galaxy Triplet ARP 274.

  • Twins: The Practical and Reassuring Guide to Pregnancy, Birth, and the First Year

    Twins: The Practical and Reassuring Guide to Pregnancy, Birth, and the First Year

    Includes practical advice for parents of twins from pregnancy through to their first birthday.

  • UXL American Decades

    UXL American Decades

    This series covers 20th-century events and social history beginning in 1900 and ending in 1999, written expressly for middle school students. Each decade is covered in one volume. Topics for each decade include: Headline Makers, Topics in the News, Arts and Entertainment, Business and the Economy, Education, Government, Politics, and Law, Lifestyles and Social Trends, Medicine and Health, Science and Technology, and Sports.

  • UXL American Decades: 2000-2009

    UXL American Decades: 2000-2009

    A cross-disciplinary source for a single, consistent reference to document and analyze periods of contemporary American social history. Covers the first decade of the 21st Century and includes key events and social history.

  • UXL Encyclopedia of Diseases and Disorders

    UXL Encyclopedia of Diseases and Disorders

    Contains numerous entries on medical conditions, from avian flu to warts. Entries cover infectious diseases, injuries, genetic disorders, and others.

  • UXL Encyclopedia of U.S. History

    UXL Encyclopedia of U.S. History

    Introduces the history of the United States from pre-Colonial America to the present day. Explores the timeline of America: its founders, key historical figures, wars, events, political environment, economy, and culture.

  • Unmanned Space Missions

    Unmanned Space Missions

    Covers unmanned spacecraft such as NASA's Mars rover with its ability to collect samples and take photographs in inhospitable environments.

  • War at Sea and in the Air

    War at Sea and in the Air

    Examines how taking conflicts from land to the water and in the air has changed the strategies and tactics employed during warfare.

  • War on Land

    War on Land

    Covers the weaponry, tactics and strategies--such as fortifications, artillery and arms--that have evolved in land-based warfare from ancient times to today.

  • Weapons of Mass Destruction

    Weapons of Mass Destruction

    Examines the science behind nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons of mass destruction, and what treaties and precaution have been enacted to restrict the loss of lives due to these devices.

  • World War I: The Definitive Visual Guide: From Sarajevo to Versailles

    World War I: The Definitive Visual Guide: From Sarajevo to Versailles

    This illustrated book provides an in-depth account of World War I on the occasion of the centennial of the start of the Great War. It charts the developments of the war from a global perspective using illustrated timelines, detailed maps, and personal accounts, and includes in-depth profiles of the key generals and political leaders and full-color photo galleries showcasing the weapons, inventions, and new technologies that altered