This book offers a fast-paced, field-tested view of how branding decisions happen in the context of business strategy, not just in marketing communications.
This book looks at all of the ethical issues facing information and library professionals in one overarching, and practically-focused, text. The focus of the book is two-fold: (1) It contains a detailed discussion of the issues that impact on the day-today practice of information workers in the 21st century; and (2) contains case studies discussing potential solutions to ethical problems faced.
This book provides strategies and practical tips for leadership development in the field of librarianship. It offers suggestions for librarians facing these challenging new circumstances, showing how to create leadership opportunities when none appear to be present, how to take charge of your own professional development, and how to become an effective follower as well as an effective leader.
This handbook spells out the critical need for marketing for libraries, and provides a series of practical and accessible tools to achieve success and includes publishers marketing suggestions.
Shows teachers how to engage students through hands-on, visual, auditory, and olfactory stimuli and link the activities to relevant academic objectives. Provides classroom examples of how teachers use multisensory learning techniques to help students interact with material more intensely and retain what they learn for longer periods of time.
This guide demonstrates how a simple change in diet to restore your body's crucial pH balance can help you lose weight, combat aging, and keep you healthy. It covers the gamut of this healthy lifestyle choice, from the symptoms of a high acid diet to the food you should have on hand to implement an acid alkaline diet.
This guide contains lifestyle and diet modifications that prevent GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) symptoms, as well as explanations about the mechanism of the condition and how and why these modifications help. It contains over 70 practical recipes, plus tips on navigating grocery stores, restaurant menus, and the holiday season.
Provides definitions of a wide variety of acronyms, initialisms, abbreviations and similar contractions, translating them into their full names or meanings. Terms from subject areas such as associations, education, the Internet, medicine and others are included.
This book is a lively, hands-on guide to getting the most out of your allotment (or share) of the community garden. The step-by-step advice takes you through all the stages in the process, from securing an allotment and preparing your plot, to choosing what to grow and enjoying the benefits of abundant fresh food and a sociable and healthy hobby.
Surveys Native American history from ancient times to the twentieth century. Entries cover specific topics and incidents from a Native American perspective, including categories such as court cases and legal decisions, wars and battles, reservations and relocation, organizations, religion and missionary activities, national government and legislation, native government, treaties, and protest movements.
An annual supplement to the Gale Encyclopedia of American Law that updates and expands the content with new topics, updates, biographies of prominent figures and government appointees, and other features. Each year's edition contains the full U.S. Supreme Court docket in addition to the non-Supreme Court cases. Includes a glossary of legal terms.
Provides background information on Amsterdam; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, nightlife, neighborhoods, hotels, and local attractions.
This book provides readers with information about the most scenic canals and the best attractions, hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops in Amsterdam.
Provides background information on Andalucia and Costa Del Sol located in Spain; recommends the 10 best restaurants, nightlife, entertainment, hotels, and local attractions.
This book teaches readers how to use features found on Android tablets, including web browsing, creating a digital calendar, enjoying music and books, using the camera, accessing social networks, and watching video. Maintenance and common troubleshooting tips are also included.
This guide focuses on helping pinpoint the root of problems and find relief from symptoms in a detailed, step-by-step manner. With concise, eye-opening exercises, you'll understand how to assess your current situation, remove the roadblocks to change, face your fears, and improve your view of yourself and the world around you.
This book presents the Arabic alphabet, pronunciation, basic grammar, and the rules of transliteration. It includes the history of the language and information on classical Arabic and its dialects—focusing on Modern Standard Arabic.
Explores Asperger's syndrome in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.
Provides an easy-to-follow introduction to the night sky with the latest theories, explanations, and insights into the basic workings of the universe.
Offers a brief history of atheist philosophy and its evolution, explores it as a historical and cultural movement, covers important historical writings on the subject, and discusses the nature of ethics and morality in the absence of religion.
Provides travel information on Athens, Greece; describes the architecture, the culture and history, and recommends hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Provides background information on Australia; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Provides background information on Austria; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Provides a comprehensive introduction to Ayurveda, including coverage of the origins and history of this area of complementary medicine, as well as practical guidance on utilizing the correct balance of nutrition and exercise, herbal remedies, yoga, and Ayurvedic massage to treat ailments and maintain a healthy, happy lifestyle.
This vacation guide describes twenty-five driving tours along the back roads of Ireland, ranging from one to five days. It uses in-depth local knowledge to create driving tours full of original ideas for activities, off-the-beaten-track stops, and authentic places to eat and stay.
Explores the science of forensic ballistics, how it is used to solve crimes, and how it contributes to the conviction of criminals.
Provides vital information about Barcelona, as well as insider tips, from uncovering the city's most memorable sights to finding the best hot spots, shopping streets, folk festivals, and tapas bars.
Provides background information on Barcelona and Catalonia; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
A travel guide for visitors on a short break or travelers who want quick information. Focuses on cities, islands and resort regions. This volume covers Barcelona.
This book provides over 40 new cocktails ideas for those who want to know how to serve cocktails professionally, for themselves, or for their guests.
Covers the fundamentals of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, as well as basic algebraic expressions and equations, statistics and sets, fractions and decimals, basic geometry, and more.
Offers a variety of equations covering the fundamentals of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, as well as basic algebraic expressions and equations, statistics and sets, fractions and decimals, basic geometry, and more.
In this book the author supplies his brand of maths-made- easy coaching, plus 2,000 practice problems to help the reader master basic arithmetic, decimals, fractions and percentages, and weights and measures.
This book offers readers tips and advice on how to overcome an addiction to sugar, avoid eating sugary foods as a means of reducing stress, and create an exercise program that encourages living a healthier lifestyle.
This book introduces computer programming by teaching the basics with an open-source environment known as Python. Readers are taught how Python works and how it relates to other programming languages. Simple coding projects are also provided.
Includes numerous top 10 lists - from the top 10 sights of the Forbidden City to the top 10 Chinese dishes, hotels, restaurants, and markets. Provides insider knowledge for visitors to Beijing. Also includes a list of the top 10 things to avoid.
This guide is the perfect one-stop guide to being the ideal best man. It includes advice on organizing the stag night (or weekend), a guide to the best destinations, activities, and organizers, with contact information, and an outline of your wedding day responsibilities (in the morning, at the church, during the reception, and all points in between) plus tips on how not to screw things up.
This book provides practical, trusted advice for shedding belly fat—the fast and healthy way.
This guide features new itineraries and a "Best of Berlin" section that highlights some of the city's most notable spots. It also includes detailed listings to guide you from Berlin’s dynamic architecture and famous nightclubs to cozy corner cafes and relaxed beer gardens.
This book explores the technologies that may power future library catalogs. It introduces international bibliographic standards and models, and fundamental concepts in their representation in the context of the Semantic Web. Subsequent chapters cover bibliographic information organization, linked open data, methodologies for publishing library metadata, and discussion of the wider environment (museum, archival and publishing communities) and users.
This book teaches readers of all cycling levels how to maintain, repair, and upgrade their own bikes for years of top performance and enjoyment.
Explains biological concepts and explores related fields as well as the history of biological science. Discusses critical issues such as embryogenesis and commercial applications of research in biology and addresses ethical issues. Provides information on careers in biology. Contains sidebars, bibliographies, timelines, charts, a glossary, and individual and cumulative indexes.
This book examines the relationship between biological and mechanical worlds. Following the path of a traditional introductory course, it covers the terminology and fundamentals of biomechanics, bone, joint, and muscle composition and function, motion analysis and control, kinematics and kinetics, fluid mechanics, stress and strain, and applications of biomechanics.
Explains the genetics, biochemistry, and imaging studies relevant to bipolar disorder, as well as the latest medications, therapies, and diagnosis methods.
Provides instruction on developing and utilizing a birth plan. Covers a wide variety of strategies and techniques, including setting, method, pain management, and labor intervention.
Examines the crimes of blackmail and bribery, how they're investigated, and how criminals are prosecuted.
Provides information on blogging basics, the anatomy of a good blog, and the tools to get started, as well as exploring how to become a professional blogger.
Explores the science of forensic anthropology and describes how body farms are used to further research developments in forensic science.
This book teaches how to comprehend what people really mean, even if they say nothing at all, and how to use your body and your expressions to make a positive impact. It explores why we give the signals we do, how to read the most common expressions, and shows how to use body language to transform your personal and professional relationships
This guide covers the ups and downs of today's market, which reinforces the importance of bonds in a portfolio. It explains how a radical fall in interest rates make bond investing trickier than ever, and explores the historic downgrade of U.S. Treasuries and its possible effects on government bonds.
Demonstrates how certain foods, supplements, and practices can boost the body's natural defenses against disease when they're incorporated into a daily diet and lifestyle.
This book helps the reader determine how to boost their metabolisms by eating specific foods and performing particular exercises. It explains common misconceptions about metabolism, how to calculate and influence one's metabolic rate, and how to navigate the grocery store for metabolism boosting foods. The book also includes meal planning tips and strategies for eating out.
Provides background information on Boston; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, hotels, entertainment, and outdoor activities, along with information on trip planning, nightlife, and shopping.
Explores brain trauma in detail, covering its causes and effects, treatments, prevention, and medical advances.
A travel guide for visitors on a short break or travelers who want quick information. Focuses on cities, islands and resort regions. This volume covers Bruges and Ghent.
Includes numerous top 10 lists - from the top 10 Belgian beers to the top 10 bars, clubs, and restaurants. Provides insider knowledge for visitors. Also includes a list of the top 10 things to avoid.
Includes numerous top 10 lists - from the top 10 Hungarian dishes to the top 10 festivals, bars, cafés, and shops. Provides insider knowledge for visitors. Also includes a list of the top 10 things to avoid.
This guide offers advice for planning a budget-friendly celebration while remaining true to individual personalities, values, and tastes. It explains how to keep a wedding budget, select the most economical time to get married, scope out wedding locations, and more.
Provides background information on Buenos Aires, Argentina; recommends the 10 best restaurants, nightlife, entertainment, hotels, and local attractions.
A guide to planning and implementing a successful social media campaign in an academic library and evaluating its impact.
This book offers guidance on how to make an impact in an organization by performing business analysis.
Explains in detail how to apply the principles of the strategic concept of gamification—i.e., leveraging principles from online games to influence favorable customer behavior on the web in order to improve customer loyalty, engagement, and retention--to the reader's own business model.
This book helps the reader write a solid business model to further define their company's goals and increase attractiveness to customers. It demonstrates how to: make a value proposition; define a market segment; locate the company's position in the value chain; create a revenue generation statement; identify competitors, complementors, and other network effects; develop a competitive strategy; and much more.
Guides the reader through the practical applications of neurolinguistic programming (NLP) within the working environment, with exercises and techniques intended to refocus and streamline thought processes for the individual and the team.
This book demonstrates how to: use business networking to grow and develop your business; find the right platform or platforms to build your own network and ‘assemble your crowd’; pitch yourself and your business with confidence; get the most out of face-to-face networking events - including tips on presentation skills and sound bites; join up your ‘real life’ and online networking; measure your networking success; and follow up with new contacts successfully.
This guide provides a thorough overview of the subjects that form the foundation of a business studies degree. It includes a clear, engaging, and concise overview of the key topics you'll encounter in your studies.
This book provides information about how to butcher poultry, rabbit, beef, pork, lamb, and goats, make high-quality, preservative-free sausages, and preserve meat through curing and smoking. Tips and recipes for home cooks are also provided.
Provides background information on Cairo and the Nile; recommends the 10 best restaurants, nightlife, entertainment, hotels, and local attractions.
Provides background information on the history, geography, and people of Canada; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities of each province.
Explores cancer in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments, prevention, and medical advances.
This book focuses on foods best tolerated during, and that can ease side effects of, cancer treatment. It also offers advice for menu planning, nutritional analysis, and diabetic exchanges.
Provides background information on Cancun and the Yucatan; describes the culture and history, and recommends hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
This book teaches readers how to can and preserve food using various methods, such as freezing, water-bath canning, pressure cooking, root-cellaring, and more.
Provides background information on Cape Town and The Winelands located in Africa; recommends the 10 best restaurants, nightlife, entertainment, hotels, and local attractions.
This book examines events, transitions, struggles, and advances that encompass and define a librarian's career, answering a range of important questions library professionals face as they move through the various stages of their working lives.
This book provides readers with a detailed explanation of Catholic beliefs, doctrine, sacraments, moral teachings, and devotions to worship and liturgy. Important topics such as gay marriage, abortion, and the death penalty are also discussed.
Explores the impact of advances such as cell phones, portable music players, and online social networks. This volume focuses on cell phone innovation in detail, tracing the history and scientific breakthroughs leading to its creation.
Describes in general language the specific chemical composition of a range of consumer products while also highlighting such topics as the historical use of the product, physical functioning, and any associated environmental and/or human health related issues.
Provides vital information about Chicago, as well as insider tips, from uncovering the city's most memorable sights to finding the best restaurants and hotels in each neighborhood.
Explores the issue of childhood obesity covering its causes, health risks, prevention and treatment.
Examines the issues surrounding civil liberties and provides an overview of the topic.
This guide explores the nutritional requirements at various life stages, from pediatric through geriatric. It features information on the importance of proper nutrition during pregnancy, and shares tips for modifying dietary intake and health behavior theory, along with properly communicating health information.
Guides readers through the rules of the game, explaining all the essential skills and the best ways to teach them to various age groups.
This book teaches basketball coaches the rules and regulations of the game, how to develop a coaching philosophy, teach offensive and defensive strategies, run effective practices, address discipline problems, and encourage good sportsmanship.
Complete with tips for working with parents, keeping your players healthy, and leading your team effectively on game days, this guide teaches the reader how to to navigate their youth football team through a safe, fun, and rewarding season.
This guide explains football rules, demonstrates how to approach coaching and develop a coaching philosophy, and offers practical pointers on improving team skills and encouraging good sportsmanship.
This book teaches novice soccer coaches the rules of soccer, how to develop a coaching strategy, teach soccer fundamentals, run practices, encourage good sportsmanship, and communicate effectively with parents.
This hands-on guide to coaching youth volleyball provides the basics as well as expert advice on teaching key skills to different age groups, running safe and effective practices, helping struggling players, encouraging good sportsmanship, and leading the team with confidence during a match.
This book describes the history, symptoms, causes, and relationship dynamics of codependency. Self-assessment questionnaires, exercises, practical advice, and daily reminders designed to increase self-esteem and promote recovery are also provided.
This text helps readers learn how to recognize negative thought patterns or obsessive behaviors, and then teaches how to employ various simple, yet effective techniques such as meditation, visualization, relaxation, and mindfulness to overcome them.
Helps readers apply the principles of cognitive behavioral therapy in their everyday lives, such as spotting errors in thinking; tackling toxic thoughts; refocusing and retraining awareness; and finally, standing up to and becoming free of fear, depression, anger, and/or obsessions.
Develops the ideas and concepts presented in the Second edition of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy For Dummies and provides exercises to put those ideas into practice.
This book introduces readers to the current issues facing today’s academic reference and instruction librarians grappling with the growing problem of student plagiarism. It provides up-to-date overviews of student plagiarism, examples of ways in which librarians can educate students through proven instructional techniques, and questions librarians may encounter when incorporating current anti-plagiarism instruction into their instructional services.
This book explains this new set of standards, what it means for students, and how parents can get their children prepared for the school year.
This book gets you up to speed on how to locate, collect, and process competitive intelligence and shows you how to carefully analyze competitive intelligence and disseminate it throughout your organization. it also illustrates how competitive intelligence can help you gain market share.
Starting with the basics and assuming no prior knowledge of computers, this text clearly explains how to use the keyboard and mouse, navigate the Windows 8 operating system, access the Internet, create documents, keep safe online, and more.
This book brings out emerging and current discussion from the sub-fields of information management. This title consists of sections on key aspects of information knowledge management and addresses knowledge management, library studies, archives and records management, and information systems.
This book presents tools and techniques for overcoming insecurity and social inhibitions, and for learning how to think and behave with more confidence at work, socially, and love.
This book is a guide to providing content for dissemination electronically, examining the licensing process from a number of perspectives. It outlines a step-by-step introduction to the why, how, and frequently asked questions of digital content and how to license it. In addition, it examines the context in which licensing takes place, providing practical tips on cost-effective licensing and guidance on how to ensure the most effective use is made of electronic resources.
Offers over 140 gluten-free recipes for incorporating quinoa into breakfasts, lunches, snacks, dinners, and desserts, and explains the health benefits and disease-fighting power of this superfood.
Provides background information on Copenhagen; describes the architecture, the culture and history, and recommends hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
This guide features brand new itineraries and a "Best of Copenhagen" section that highlights some of the city's most notable spots. It also includes detailed listings to guide you from Tivoli Gardens theme park and the “free city” of Christiania to the city’s designer shops and Nordic-cuisine restaurants.
This book investigates the concepts and elements, the drivers, and challenges involved in knowledge management, and concentrates on the technical issues and challenges. It proposes a new technology framework for knowledge management to position and relate the different knowledge management technologies as well as the two key applications of knowledge management, namely knowledge portals and knowledge discovery (including text mining).
Provides background information on Costa Rica; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
This book provides an introduction to the practical basics of counseling. Starting with a thorough guide to the qualities, knowledge and skills needed to become a ‘listening helper’, the book goes on to provide a framework for a counseling session, helping to successfully manage a potentially daunting process.
The book offers practical advice for businesses, governments, and individuals to better secure the world and protect cyberspace. It also provides provides a broad survey of the United States' counterterrorism history, the use of artificial intelligence in data mining, social media and privacy, cyber attacks and prevention, and longstanding issues of war and peace.
Presents the cultural similarities within a country that set it apart from others by examining over 200 countries to document the myriad ways in which culture defines and separates the nations of the world as much as geographical borders do. Surveys each country's shared values, behaviors and cultural variations from foods and rituals to pastimes and arts, using a standard entry format for easy comparison. Provides illustrations, photographs and maps. 4 volumes.
Covering nearly 200 countries, this yearbook is filled with background notes reports from the U.S. Department of State. Entries typically cover geography, history, government and political conditions, economy, and state of relations with the United States.
Libraries recognize the importance of digitizing archival material to improve access to and preservation of their special collections. This book provides a step-by-step guide for creating digital collections, including examples and practical tips that have never been published before.
Covers the fundamentals of designing a business plan, including assessing the feasibility of the business idea and developing marketing plans, budgets, sales projections, financial forecasts, and more.
Provides readers with a real-world, practical guide for creating an information literacy instruction program step-by-step, as well as a framework for reviewing, assessing, and updating existing programs.
A practical, hands-on guide packed with techniques and examples of different ways to think creatively. It covers a range of techniques, including brainstorming, lateral thinking, mind mapping, synectics, drawing and doodling your way to great ideas, meditation and visualization, word and language games, and divergent thinking.
This guide employs the tool known as "creative visualization" to help the reader lead a more self-fulfilling life. This includes pinpointing goals, becoming more assertive and self-confident, and increasing energy levels and creativity.
Helps readers master the basics of crafting compelling fiction and nonfiction stories. Various genres, including novels, short stories, plays and screenplays, poetry, book-length and article-length narrative nonfiction, memoirs, and more are covered. Content includes the fundamental elements, such as plot, character, point-of-view, setting, dialogue, style, and theme.
Provides background information on Crete; describes the architecture, the culture and history, and recommends hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Prepares readers for the variety of crucial conversations that can arise in the workforce. Among the topics covered are assertive communication; resolving missed deadlines; maintaining morale when firing staff; managing staff relations; understanding audience needs and motivations; altering language from confrontational to cooperative; and building relationships in the face of conflict.
This book covers Crohn's disease and colitis, often debilitating gastrointestinal diseases that can have a severe impact on the overall health of those who suffer from them. It offers expert advice and guidance on controlling these diseases with diet and outlines the treatment options of medicines and surgery, including the various risks and benefits of each.
This guide walks the reader through crowdfund investing (CFI), explaining how and why it developed and what the 2012 JOBS says about CFI. Readers will discover how much funding they can realistically raise through CFI; how to plan and launch a CFI campaign; how to manage the crowd after a campaign is successful; and how to work within the SEC’s regulations at every stage.
Provides background information on Cuba; recommends the 10 best restaurants, nightlife, entertainment, hotels, and local attractions.
This book outlines the conditions and factors necessary for an organization’s positive strategic and cultural transformation. It explores the relationship between culture and leadership, and details ways to effectively combine and organize diverse approaches for strategic and cultural change within organizations.
This book covers state-of-the-art documentation on the deterrence power of cyber attacks and argues that nations are entering a new cyber arms race. It also provides a technical analysis of possible cyber attacks towards critical infrastructures in the chemical industry and chemical safety industry. The authors propose modern analyses and a holistic approach to resilience and security of Industrial Control Systems.
This book provides an up-to-date, accessible guide to the growing threats in cyberspace that affects everyone from private individuals to businesses to national governments.
Explores the world of computer forensics. Offers crime technology statistics from computer viruses and e-mail spam to identity theft, sexual harassment, and hate crimes. Includes explanations of scientific and legal processes.
Provides a summary of information about the ordinary experience of most people during the nineteenth century in Great Britain and covers the daily life of most Victorians, no matter of what class or gender.
Covers the gamut of topics for those dating after 50: the physical and emotional benefits of sex and relationships as we age; dating confidence boosters; dating site options (and signing up for the first trial); safety concerns when dating; fun and different dating ideas; how to introduce a new partner to one's children; and much more.
This book provides readers with information on how to start a new dating relationship, and offers safe tips and advice on how to use social media sites and networks like Facebook and Twitter to meet new people. Tips about dealing with money matters and dating diversity are also included.
Examines the issues surrounding the death penalty and provides an overview of the topic.
Explores dementia in detail, covering its symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, and medical advances.
This book acts as a guide to creating and sustaining an institutional repository through marketing, partnering, and understanding the academic needs of all stakeholders on campus, covering traditional scholarly communication and open access publishing; what the successful institutional repository looks like; building internal and external campus institutional repository relationships; the impact and value of institutional repositories; and open access opportunities.
This book provides a practical guide to developing and maintaining an electronic open access peer-reviewed scholarly journal. Creating such journals, particularly if it is done well, requires a great deal of specialized knowledge that spans library science, web development, intellectual property rights and publishing, as well as well issues that are unique to the activity itself.
In the second half of the 19th century, America transformed itself into an industrial power, ready to assume a dominant position on the world scene in the 20th century. The development of industrialization and the consumer society brought about opportunities for many Americans as part of an ever-growing middle class, but also resulted in environmental and social degradation that we continue to deal with at the present time.
Provides background information on Devon and Cornwall; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, hotels, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Explores diabetes in detail, covering causes, diagnosis, treatment, and current medical research.
Provides reassuring, authoritative guidance on putting together a state-of-the-art treatment program to treat diabetes successfully. Includes advances in monitoring glucose, the latest medications, and how to develop a diet and exercise plan to stay healthy.
Sir Ernest Mason Satow (1843–1929) was a legendary British diplomat, a key figure in East Asia and Anglo–Japanese/Chinese relations, particularly in Bakumatsu (1853–1867) and Meiji Era (1868–1912) Japan, and in China after the Boxer Rebellion (1900–1906). He also served in Siam (present-day Thailand), Uruguay and Morocco, and represented Britain at the Second Hague Peace Conference in 1907. This transcribed and annotated collection consists of Satow’s diaries and travel journals, which covers a period of over sixty-five years (1861 to 1926). This volume covers Satow’s experience
This book reflects on the state of digital asset management and what the emerging ‘web of things’ could mean for managing, using and publishing digital assets. It introduces the emerging ecosystems of digital assets, examines digital asset management in a networked environment, and covers media ecosystems.
This introductory guide to digital photography explains the essential technical basics of every camera and lens. Illustrated step-by-step instructions teach you how to take pictures like the professionals.
This book covers all aspects of digital photography. It helps you assess your current digital photography needs, determine the best gear and products to suit your style, and learn how to combine the newest digital innovations with tried-and-true photography techniques.
Updated with the latest techniques and newest equipment, this guide aims to provide beginning camera enthusiasts and photography students with the the latest developments in the field. Screen shots have been updated from OS9 to OS10, and new photos and information illuminate everything the reader needs to know to take stunning digital shots.
This reference provides expert advice on becoming a successful wedding photographer, whether it is a hobby or business. It includes guidance on selecting the right equipment, building a client list, and developing the skills and techniques needed to create stunning and memorable images.
Offers practical solutions that focus on relationship building, curriculum relevance, and academic success. Emphasizes the prevention of problems by helping students to understand each other, work well together, and develop responsibility for their own actions. Also includes intervention strategies for handling common and severe problems in dignified ways.
This book covers changes in collaborative divorces, common law marriages, same sex marriages, visitation, and even custody laws (from children to pets).
Provides clear and easy-to-follow basic training tips Covers housetraining and learning the foundations of good behavior: come, sit, down, stay, leave it, walking on a leash, and more.
Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.
This book provides a step-by-step, project-based approach to learning the fundamentals of drawing and uses color to show the progression of strokes and techniques for completing 50 fun drawing projects from scratch.
This book provides step-by-step directions on everything you need to know to create your own incredible-looking Manga characters.
Offers insights, techniques, and tips, including an A-to-Z list of dream symbols and their meanings, to help readers make sense of their dreams and harness them to increase creativity, solve problems, find life purpose, and obtain accurate personal guidance.
A travel guide for visitors on a short break or travelers who want quick information. Focuses on cities, islands and resort regions. This volume covers Dubai.
Includes numerous top 10 lists - from where to find the bargains in souks and malls, to the best natural beauty spots, spas, and golf courses. Provides insider knowledge for visitors. Also includes a list of the top 10 things to avoid.
Provides background information on Dublin; describes the architecture, the culture and history, and recommends hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
A travel guide for visitors on a short break or travelers who want quick information. Focuses on cities, islands and resort regions. This volume covers Dublin.
Provides an easy-to-follow introduction to the techniques and applications of econometrics.
A beginner's guide to economics, this book covers both microeconomics and macroeconomics. It explores topics including market efficiency; government regulation and intervention; unemployment and inflation; fiscal and monetary policy; social safety net; and more.
A travel guide for visitors on a short break or travelers who want quick information. Focuses on cities, islands and resort regions. This volume covers Edinburgh.
This book presents projects that are innovating with technology to improve education around the world. It describes how students and institutions can reuse obsolete technology in places where it will be new, and the impacts of such efforts on communities abroad.
Introduces readers to the theories and methods behind Emotional Freedom Technique and shows them how to use it to reduce the physical and emotional impact of a wide range of issues, including depression, fears, phobias, anger, addictions, sleeplessness and pain.
Explains how and why emotions can leave a physical scar, and discusses various life factors and influences that can lead to emotional stress. Offers a toolkit of strategies for healing emotional traumas, and a practical, hands-on approach for taking care of one's health.
Provides practical exercises for developing emotional awareness in order to better manage emotions, become more empathetic, thrive at work, build and sustain meaningful relationships, and more.
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.
This three-volume encyclopedia describes and explains the variety and commonalities in Latina/o culture, providing comprehensive coverage of a variety of Latina/o cultural forms -- popular culture, folk culture, rites of passages, and many other forms of shared expression.
A two-volume survey of the pursuit of leisure in the United States, from Colonial to modern times, presented through 271 alphabetically arranged entries. Coverage includes specific types of recreational activities as well as important themes in the history of leisure. For students, researchers, and general readers.
Explains the ins and outs of energy sectors and how to incorporate them into business and investment plans.
Provides comprehensive coverage of the environmental sciences. Cross-curricular in nature, the title supports both basic and advanced curricula in earth and environmental science, physics, chemistry, and biology, as well as general science, history, government, and the social sciences.
This book provides easy-to-follow lessons on the most important concepts and issues in environmental science, encompassing ecology, physics, chemistry, biology, geology, atmospheric science, and geography.
Explores epilepsy in detail, covering symptoms, theories on a possible cause, methods of diagnosis, and treatment options.
This book guides you through the confusing process of administering an estate and/or trust, providing expert advice on unfamiliar estate and trust tax law.
This book examines the controversial facets of ethical thought, explores the problem of evil, demystifies the writings and theories of thinkers through the ages such as Aristotle, Confucius, Descartes, Kant, and Nietzsche, and shows how to apply the concepts and theories of ethical philosophy to everyday life.
This guide include tips, hints and checklists, covering all aspects of planning and running an event, from budgeting, scheduling and promotion, to finding the location, sorting security, and health and safety.
This book provides dozens of step-by-step diagrams that walk you through the process of preparing creative illustrations that you can later develop into dynamic presentations for your design portfolio. Plus, you'll not only learn how to draw clothes and fabric, but also how to show details that make up the total look: faces and hairstyles, fashion accents, and a wide variety of textures.
Provides step-by-step information for anyone wanting to develop a deeper understanding and appreciation for fermentation of foods such as fruits, vegetables, and dairy, as well as many beverages. Includes 100+ recipes and a list of necessary tools and ingredients.
This book is a guide to prosecuting and defending in small claims court. It includes information on establishing a case, settling or mediating a dispute, fees and applications, statues of limitations, securing witnesses and experts, preparing for court, filing for appeal, case studies, and more. It also includes current information and resources on specific laws, statues, dollar limits, and procedures.
Features coverage of the latest and greatest hardware, software, accessories, and trends--including high-definition technology and new outlets for films such as YouTube and MySpace. Demystifies the nuts-and-bolts of filmmaking, from developing a project and securing financing to hiring a cast and crew, editing, and getting distribution.
Offers advice on navigating the dating scene, boosting self-confidence, and engaging with people in a natural and charming way in order to reinvigorate one’s love life. Explores key topics including listening and communication skills, as well as body language and self-image.
Provides background information on Florence and Tuscany; describes the architecture, the culture and history, and recommends hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Examines the technique of forensic art, how it is used to solve crimes, and how it contributes to the conviction of criminals.
Explores the science of forensic biology. Offers crime statistics, information about careers in criminal investigation or law enforcement, descriptions of unusual cases, and explanations of scientific and legal processes.
Provides background information on the history, geography, and people of France; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Contains historical overviews, biographical entries, and primary source material on the French and Indian War. Features include illustrations, maps, graphs and charts, photographs, and a further reading list. Designed for student and general audiences.
This book analyzes ontology tools and techniques, helping the reader develop a conceptual framework from the digital library perspective. It covers the concept of knowledge abstraction, discusses the Solecistic versus the Semantic Web, and addresses knowledge organisation, the development of conceptual frameworks, untying conceptual tangles, and the concept of faceted knowledge representation.
This encyclopedia fills a much-needed gap between legal texts focusing on the theory and history behind the law and more practical guides dealing with the law and its everyday effect upon its citizens. Containing approximately 200 articles, the Encyclopedia includes: brief descriptions of each issue's historical background, covering important statutes and cases; profiles of various U.S. laws and regulations; and details of how laws and regulations vary from state to state.
Designed to answer such key questions as: How has the U.S. Constitution shaped the economy of the United States? What were the consequences of Prohibition on consumers behavior? This title presents 1,000 entries, era overviews, event/movement profiles, biographies, business/industry profiled, geographic profiles, and more.
Examines the issues surrounding garbage and recycling in America and provides an overview of the topic.
Examines the issues surrounding genetic engineering and provides an overview of the topic.
Provides background information on Germany; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
The book can provide the vital edge needed to succeed at getting into nursing school. It provides expert advice at each step along the way, including, choosing a field to specialize in — adult, children's, mental health or learning disability nursing.
Provides practical help and smart advice to get started with property investing, including where to find capital, how to finance purchases and get the best mortgage terms, how to measure the value of properties, basic landlording guidance, and more.
Examines the foundations of the worldwide mobile ecosystem through an array of case studies and perspectives on how mobile is transforming human enterprise—from business and healthcare to education, employment, entertainment, government, and the media.
Examines the issues surrounding global warming and provides an overview of the topic.
This guide shows you how to find and select the right ingredients and prepare healthy dishes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert. You'll find out what you can and can't use in gluten-free cooking, learn to spot the hidden gluten in foods, discover surprising ways to save money when you go shopping, and even manage your weight.
This book presents readers with an introduction to the sport of golf, including tips on golf rules, terminology, etiquette and equipment. Practice drills and step-by-step photos of various golf swings are also provided.
This book shows not only how to get the most physical benefit from a round of golf, but also the tools needed to truly enjoy the game.
This guide helps you learn, or relearn, the essentials, and makes learning and using proper grammar simple.
This book discusses the ways leaders can affect employee engagement, emphasizing how positive feelings about being part of the workplace strongly influence people's willingness to apply discretionary effort to their work.
Provides background information on the Greek Islands; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, nightlife, neighborhoods, hotels, and local attractions.
This book provides readers with coping and recovery strategies for dealing with the loss of a loved one. Practical suggestions for moving through the phases, stages, and tasks of grieving are also included.
This guide enables one to quickly become a master of grilling the perfect burger, steak, or chop. Not just for meat, this book includes recipes for seafood, vegetables, fruits, pizzas, breads, sauces, rubs, and more. Additional coverage includes essential grilling techniques; tools and accessories; smoking and curing processes; and other expert tips for both gas and charcoal grills.
Covers evolution in detail and explores it from a scientific viewpoint. Includes comprehensive coverage of recent ideas and discoveries in the field of evolution.
This new supplement explores all aspects of extinctions and extinct life, featuring approximately 80 articles outlining major extinctions and related scientific areas. Entries are written by nationally renowned subject experts specializing in zoology, paleontology, and environmental science. Written for students and general researchers.
This guide explores the malicious hacker's mindset and helps you develop an ethical hacking plan (also known as penetration testing) using the newest tools and techniques.
This guide reflects the operational and technical changes to amateur radio over the past decade and provides an updated licensing requirements and information, changes in digital communication (such as the Internet, social media, and GPS), and how to use e-mail via radio.
Includes clear explanations of indexing techniques along with many helpful examples. In addition to its easy-to-follow "how-to" coverage, you'll find updated information about indexing seminars and training programs, professional organizations, and indexing standards.
This book teaches readers how to assess their capacity for happiness, overcome common obstacles to happiness, identify strengths and virtues, and improve emotional and spiritual well-being.
This authoritative resource presents the people, places and times that defined an era and documents the launch of cultural development among African Americans in 1920s Harlem. This single volume contains almanac and biographies sections with primary source documents in sidebars throughout.
This guide helps the reader kick-start their health. Topics include: eating better and improving nutrition, finding the nearest workout class, being more active day-to-day, and dealing with stresses at work and/or anxiety at home
A pocket guidebook to Hong Kong and Macau. Covers all the key sights, hotels, restaurants, shops and bars; includes a full color pull-out map.
A travel guide for visitors on a short break or travelers who want quick information. Focuses on cities, islands and resort regions. This volume covers Hong Kong and Macau.
Includes numerous top 10 lists - from the top 10 beaches and golf courses to the top 10 restaurants, shops, and spots for water sports. Provides insider knowledge for visitors. Also includes a list of the top 10 things to avoid.
Provides vital information about Honolulu and Oahu, as well as insider tips, from uncovering the city's most memorable sights to finding the best restaurants and hotels.
Takes the reader inside the political process in Washington, discussing changes in recent decades, and explaining—among other things--how Congress and its committee structure work; what the bureaucrats do to earn your tax dollars; and how lobbyists, activists, and other players influence policy.
Intended to help teachers provide effective feedback to students. Focuses on feedback that comes from a teacher to a student and is based on student work.
Provides primary source documents focused on immigration and multiculturalism in the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context. International in scope.
Examines the many issues surrounding immigration from a wide variety of perspectives - from the earliest settlement of British North America in the 17th century through the immediate aftermath of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks of the 21st century. Places special emphasis on the many ethnic communities that have provided American immigrants.
Provides expert advice and support for building and maintaining a long-lasting, communicative relationship. Packed with key information on managing change, successful cohabitation, overcoming jealousy, and igniting passion, this guide also includes worksheets designed to get you and your partner thinking and working together.
This pioneering introduction to the emergent field of information history explores how contemporary values and concerns of our own information society have led to a reconsideration of our history, and of what constitutes our historical understanding of information in the 21st century. It also examines the historiography of information and asks how the key schools of thought have explored the concept in terms of its social, technological, economic and cultural understandings.
This book looks at the current state of information literacy research and what is needed to support the information needs of ordinary people in their work and daily lives.
This book deals with different types of intellectual property protection and how to apply for them, providing concise, practical, day-to-day advice rather than the study of legal theory or case law. It covers how to cope with the infringement of one's intellectual property or allegations of infringement. It also advises on how best to exploit one's intellectual property rights and the sort of commercial agreements that will be entered into as a result.
This reference explores diverse areas of law, including territorial jurisdiction and taxation that are relevant to or affected by advances in information technology and the rise of the Internet. Particular emphasis is placed on intellectual property law and laws regarding freedom of expression.
This book provides the targeted investment advice needed to establish a unique investment style. Covers everything from evaluating assets and managing risk to demystifying what the phrase “diversifying your portfolio” really means.
This book helps readers become acquainted with the theory, practice, and limitations of Islamic banking, understand how to develop products for the Islamic financial industry, grasp the objectives and sources of Islamic law and the basic guidelines for business contacts, and learn about Islamic fund management and insurance.
Includes numerous top 10 lists - from the top 10 tips on buying a carpet to the top 10 restaurants, stores, and hotels. Provides insider knowledge for visitors. Also includes a list of the top 10 things to avoid.
Provides travel information on very best of Italy's Lake District; describes the culture and history, and recommends hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
This guide teaches the reader how to make jewelry from scratch. This includes bracelets, necklaces, earrings, rings, pins, key chains, and more.
This book examines all aspects of joint-use libraries, from the implications of government policy to design and operational issues and evaluation. It considers all forms of joint-use library (e.g. school-public, college-public, university-public, health-university), reflecting on different models adopted around the world. Among the issues discussed are partnership working, staffing and management, stock, digital resources, learning and literacy, and community involvement.
Explores the full spectrum of Judaism, including Orthodox Jews and breakaway denominations; Judaism as a daily practice; the food and fabric of Judaism; Jewish wedding ceremonies; celebrations and holy days; great Jewish thinkers and historical celebrities; and more.
Provides juicing and smoothie tips and techniques for cleansing, dieting, healthy meal replacement, and nutrition supplementation.
Explores how K-9 teams are used in law enforcement to track and apprehend criminals, sniff out illegal materials, search buildings, and locate the bodies of victims of crimes or natural disasters.
This guide walks the reader through basic Kindle Paperwhite operations, including how to connect to WiFi, adjusting text size and fonts, and finding and downloading e-books, magazines, and more.
This book tracks an introductory course in the science and imparts the basics of human body movement. With this resource, you will learn how physical activity can alleviate chronic illnesses and disabilities, what factors contribute to musculoskeletal injury, and how to reverse those influences.
This guide provides a series of lessons designed to help you pick up the basics of knitting quickly.
Provides background information on the Lake District; describes the culture and history, and recommends hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
This book provides senior citizens with information about how to select a laptop computer, use the keyboard and mouse, access the Internet, become familiar with Windows 8, work with files and folders, download apps, play games, and avoid infecting the computer with viruses and malware.
Provides travel information on Las Vegas; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, hotels, entertainment, and outdoor activities, along with information on trip planning, nightlife, and shopping.
Identifies four types of conversation that every leader must master: building relationships, making decisions, taking action, and developing others. Also provides an action plan for boosting personal leadership potential, as well for developing leadership skills in others.
In a time when libraries have to face constant change, this book provides examples and advises on how to lead when change is needed. Engaging with how constant change affects leadership in libraries and how leaders in libraries act in times of change, this book is based on both theory and expert interviews from leaders in academic and public libraries that are in the midst, or are now coming out of a process of change.
This book examines successfully planned and implemented learning commons at several different academic institutions around the world. These case studies provide a methodology for effective planning, implementation and assessment. Practical information is provided on how to collaborate with campus stakeholders, estimate budgeting and staffing and determine the equipment, hardware and software needs.
Encompasses immediate and practical considerations that promote using the Habits of Mind in classrooms and schools every day. Also, addresses the concern for creating a learning culture that considers the Habits of Mind as central to building a thoughtful community and world.
This book aims to encourage library and information workers and other stakeholders in information and knowledge societies to participate locally, nationally and internationally in dialogue, collaboration, organization, empathy, decision-making, practice, philosophy and policy development to promote the amelioration of social problems.
This book provides library managers with the requisite skills to utilize the case study approach as an effective method for problem solving and deliberation.
A practice-driven and proven resource for library administrators of all types of libraries. This work describes how the library can identify the service environment factors impacting customers; strategic needs; identify library competitors; strategic abilities and service environment impacts; and use the combined results to develop proactive competitive responses that drive the service environment instead of reacting to the service environment.
This book provides guidance on the various steps involved in project development, planning and the preparation of bids for funding. It guides service managers and staff through the task of scoping, developing and writing viable, realistic and winning proposals, drawing on a range of techniques from strategic planning, financial management, project management and business.
Libraries must negotiate a range of legal issues, policies and ethical guidelines when developing scholarly communication initiatives. This book covers these issues for institutional repository managers, library administrators, and other staff involved in library-based repository and publishing services.
This book describes the entire process of developing and implementing a successful website. Topics include: managing a web team, developing a web culture, creating a strategic plan, conducting usability studies, evaluating technology trends, and marketing the website. Provides practical and realistic solutions to website problems, suggests different strategies, giving the pros and cons, so professionals can determine what strategy is best for their library.
This book provides a framework within which the new ER (Electronic Resource) librarian can learn the basics behind negotiating and managing their information resources effectively.
This book provides empowering techniques essential to life coaching-including putting together an action plan, getting your priorities straight, staying focused, defining true success, overcoming common obstacles, and coaching yourself to happiness.
Provides travel information on Lisbon, Portugal; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, hotels, entertainment, and outdoor activities, along with information on trip planning, nightlife, and shopping.
A travel guide for visitors on a short break or travelers who want quick information. Focuses on cities, islands and resort regions. This volume covers Lisbon.
This book introduces the experience of bringing a local community to the wider world using social media technologies. Using Santa Cruz County, California, as a model, the first section covers the early efforts of recording the local Santa Cruz area, before moving on to deal with Library 1.0. The next section looks at the present situation with Library 2.0 and its benefits. It ends with a discussion of future directions and the implications of Library 3.0 and beyond.
Provides background information on London; describes the architecture, the culture and history, and recommends hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Provides travel information needed for parents to ensure a fun and stress-free family holiday. This guide covers London, featuring all the major cultural attractions and historical sights, along with family-friendly hotels and restaurants, and activities for both adults and children.
Provides background information on Los Angeles; describes the architecture, the culture and history, and recommends hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Explores methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in detail, covering symptoms, theories on a possible cause, methods of diagnosis, and treatment options.
This guide to implementing and using the proven MSP (Managing Successful Programmes) method provides a structured framework that helps you coordinate your projects and achieve your goals. The book takes you through every step of program management.
Includes numerous top 10 lists - from the top 10 sights to the top 10 restaurants, museums, and hotels. Provides insider knowledge for visitors.
Provides background information on Madrid; describes the architecture, the culture and history, and recommends hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
This guide features itineraries and a "Best of Madrid" section that highlights some of the city's most notable spots, from the Prado’s art collection and Retiro Park to the city’s designer shops and tapas bars.
Each volume offers an in-depth retrospective of significant domestic and foreign films released in the United States during the preceding year. Distinguishing features include its extensive credits, awards and nominations, MPAA ratings, thorough indexes, and its exhaustive critical reviews with author bylines.
This guide provides step-by-step instructions and over 250 recipes to show how making your own beauty products can be fun.
This book investigates the innovative and creative ways designers employ Virtual Worlds (VWs) for research, performance-making, and audience engagement. It examines the potential of VWs as new methods of communication, and the ways they are changing our perception of reality.
Examines library collection management, connecting collection management activities and departments, and provides instructions on how to gather and analyze data from each point in a collection’s lifecycle.
Provides background information on Mallorca; describes the culture and history, and recommends hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Provides background information on this beautiful archipelago of Malta and Gozo; describes the temples and ancient sites, the culture and history, and recommends hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
This book offers a simple, step-by-step guide in which to learn key management skills, right down to the minor details. It turns topics that are often overwhelming and hard to grasp into something easy, goal focused, skill building and ultimately rewarding.
This book provides the reader with a better understanding of the major concepts of managerial economics: supply and demand, elasticity, decision-making, quantitative analysis of business situations, risk analysis, production analysis, pricing analysis, capital budgeting, critical thinking skills, and more.
This book is a practical guide to using CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) to face your fears and overcome anxiety and persistent, irrational worries and to put extreme thinking into perspective and challenge negative, anxiety-inducing thoughts with a range of effective CBT techniques to help enjoy a calmer, happier life.
This book focuses on the problem of burnout, what it is and how it differs from chronic stress, low morale, and depression in the workplace, especially relating to information professionals in libraries. It addresses burnout from psychological, legal, and human resources perspectives. Chapters also cover how burnout is defined, symptom recognition, managing and overcoming burnout, and how to avoid career derailment while coping with burnout.
This book provides readers with a practical guide to using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to overcome depression by identifying and correcting negative thought patterns, recognizing the destructive power of ruminative thinking, confronting problems, and finding positive solutions.
This guide provides a wealth of strategies and techniques to take investments to the next level. Lean to track and predict volatility, hedge your exposure by going long and short, use strategies like arbitrage, relative value and pairs trading, and dip into distressed assets, options, derivatives, and spread betting.
This book emphasizes how students from diverse backgrounds succeed in higher education, offering personal insights into issues facing learners from diverse backgrounds.
Provides vital information about Marrakech, as well as insider tips, from uncovering the city's most memorable sights to finding the best restaurants and hotels in each neighborhood.
This guide features planned itineraries as well as reviews of over 80 places to stay and over 70 restaurants, for all budgets. Coverage also includes the seaside artists’ colony of Essaouira and the scenic High Atlas mountains, all within easy reach of Marrakesh.
A travel guide for visitors on a short break or travelers who want quick information. Focuses on cities, islands and resort regions. This volume covers Marrakesh.
This guide shows, move by move, how to harness the healing power of touch. In no time you'll master the basics and learn how to give and receive a therapeutic massage.
This book presents the key marketing ratios and metrics, which enable marketers to make better decisions and increase their accountability for their strategies and activities. It discusses the key marketing metrics needed for successfully measuring the performance of an organization's marketing investments.
This book features guided meditations that are keyed to topics in the book. It also discusses the latest research on the health benefits of meditation, along with advice on how to get the most out of meditation in today's fast-paced world.
This book provides readers with information about the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet and encourages meals that consist largely of healthy foods such as whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables, olive oil and other healthy fats, fish, and foods high in Omega-3 fat content, such as seafood, nuts, beans, and dairy products. Recipes and nutrition tips are also included.
This book teaches readers how to write a memoir. It provides advice on how to explore personal memories, map out the story, perfect the plot, setting, character, and dialogue, and more.
This book assists information professionals in improving the usability of digital objects by adequately documenting them and using tools for metadata management. It provides practical advice for libraries, archives, and museums dealing with digital collections in a wide variety of formats and from a wider variety of sources.
Covers the period from the U.S. annexation of Texas to the Treaty of Guadeloupe Hidalgo (1848), including the battles of the conflict and also the mixed feelings of Americans regarding the war.
Provides background information on Mexico City, Mexico; describes the architecture, the culture and history, and recommends hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Provides background information on Miami and the Keys; describes the architecture, the culture and history, and recommends hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
This guide aids in making the best use of micro-entrepreneurial platforms, with helpful advice that includes information on signing up for and selling products on websites such as Airbnb, Craigslist, Taskrabbit, Uber, and Etsy.
Provides an overview of SharePoint, PerformancePoint, the SQL Server suite, Microsoft Office, and the BI development technologies, and explains how the various technologies work together to solve functional problems.
This guide will teach any novice how to perform all of the essential functions, including how to create a spreadsheet from scratch; build and edit basic formulas and functions; manage, sort, and edit data cleanly and efficiently; create and insert graphics; work with tables; and generate readable reports.
Provides background information on Milan and the Lakes area; describes the culture and history, and recommends hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Provides practice exams for service-specific flight tests (AFOQT, SIFT, and ASTB) for candidates seeking entry into a military flight-training program. Includes in-depth instruction and test-taking strategies for various parts of each test, as well as an overview of career options and paths to becoming an aviation officer.
Guides the reader through a wide range of approaches to mind mapping, available software options, and investigates advanced mind mapping techniques for a range of purposes, including studying for exams, improving memory, project management, and maximizing creativity.
Provides essential guidance for employees seeking more focus and clarity in their work. Explains how mindfulness can help employers wishing to implement mindful practices, and provides leaders and mentors with the tools they need to become more effective leaders and coaches.
This book teaches readers that using Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) can complement established Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) techniques, lower the risk of lapsing into depression, and reduce the risk of other mental health disorders including anxiety, stress, and low self-esteem.
Provides vital information about Montreal and Quebec City, as well as insider tips, from uncovering the city's most memorable sights to finding the best restaurants and hotels in each neighborhood.
Provides background information on Moscow; describes the culture and history, and recommends hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
This guide explains the psychology of motivation and offers practical strategies to help you master your mind and body to unlock your motivation and get more of what you want in all aspects of your life.
This book discusses Multimedia Information Retrieval (MIR) and related theories, and puts forward new methodologies. It also reviews various experimental and operating MIR systems, and presents technical and practical conclusions.
This guide gives accessible, easy-to-understand information about what happens with MS—what kinds of symptoms it can cause, how it can affect life at home and at work, what you can do to feel and function better, and how you can protect yourself and your family against the long-term unpredictability of the disease.
Provides background information on Munich; recommends the 10 best restaurants, churches and chapels, cabarets, festivals, and Bavarian traditions.
Provides background information on Munich and the Bavarian Alps region; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Provides travel information on Naples and the Amalfi Coast; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, nightlife, neighborhoods, hotels, and local attractions.
This guide to the field of neurobiology provides the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the nervous system as well as a complete overview of the molecular and cellular mechanisms of the nervous system.
Explores the new types of content being stored in institutional repositories with a focus on research data, creative works, and the interesting challenges they pose.
Provides vital information about New York City, as well as insider tips, from uncovering the city's most memorable sights to finding the best restaurants and hotels in each neighborhood.
Provides travel information needed for parents to ensure a fun and stress-free family holiday. This guide covers New York City, featuring all the major cultural attractions and historical sights, along with family-friendly hotels and restaurants, and activities for both adults and children.
Provides critical overviews on the most frequently studied nonfiction essays, books, biographies, and memoirs. Includes discussions of literary format, themes, and structure.
Provides background information on Normandy; describes the culture and history, and recommends hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.
This guide helps readers explore the science, technology, politics, and culture that surround nuclear energy.
With this guide, you’ll learn how to calculate your last name’s number, and interpret its meaning.
This book introduces readers to the features and capabilities of Microsoft OneNote 2013 and demonstrates how to use the application effectively on tablets, online, and on desktop computers.
Examines the issues surrounding online social networking and provides an overview of the topic.
This guide to operations management deals with the design and management of products, processes, services, and supply chains. It covers topics such as evaluating and measuring existing systems' performance and efficiency, materials management and product development, using tools like Six Sigma and Lean production, designing new, improved processes, and defining, planning, and controlling costs of projects.
This book identifies best practices and strategies for using digital devices (such as tablets, e-readers, and smartphones) and copyrighted materials in academic libraries.
This guide explains the basic principles of organic chemistry in simple terms, providing insight into the language of organic chemists, the major classes of compounds, and top trouble spots.
This book shows how taxonomies play an integral role in helping organizations coordinate and communicate effectively. Through a series of case studies, the author demonstrates the range of ways in which taxonomies can help organizations to leverage and articulate their knowledge. A step-by-step guide in the book to running a taxonomy project is full of practical advice for knowledge managers and business owners alike.
This guide provides steps and ideas to follow in every aspect of your life and even in every room of your house. It will help you organize your work life and your home life, as well as realizing short-term and long-term goals.
Explores all of the most common triggers for anxiety, recent developments in medications, newly emerging biologically oriented approaches for treating anxiety, and the most up-to-date advancements in psychotherapies.
This guide helps readers pinpoint which type of panic disorder is affecting them and how to alleviate the symptoms and get to the cause of it.
This book provides information and insight on identifying the symptoms of binge eating disorder, overcoming eating as an addiction, ways to overcome the urge to binge, how to institute a healthy eating pattern, ways to deal with anxiety and emotional eating, and more.
This book helps readers prepare for the PSAT/NMSQT exam by teaching them how to identify root words and correctly use commas, solve math word problems and use the quadratic formula. Full-length practice tests and reviews of foundational concepts are also provided.
This guide gives you access to the principles that enable you to make your own informed matches on the fly, whatever wine or food is on the table.
Offers more than 100 simple and tasty Paleo recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, desserts, and even beverages.
This guide showcases the trusty, time-saving slow cooker and over 85 fantastic recipes to make eating Paleo less work, and more delicious. From hearty breakfasts to filling stews and soups; from satisfying main courses to delectable (and healthy) desserts; readers will learn how to eat Paleo the right way without spending all of their spare time in the kitchen.
Provides background information on Paris; describes the architecture, the culture and history, and recommends hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Provides travel information needed for parents to ensure a fun and stress-free family holiday. This guide covers the city of Paris, featuring all the major cultural attractions and historical sights, along with family-friendly hotels and restaurants, and activities for both adults and children.
This book is a guide to preparing for the PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner exams. It includes syllabi, advice on revision techniques, and example exam questions.
This book explores the emerging field of personal archiving. It covers a range of topics such as: archiving individual and family histories; services and software products; social media and email applications; legal issues; evolving formats and media considerations; academic research projects; Library of Congress initiatives; the role of the Internet Archive; research at Microsoft; and case studies of digital archiving in practice.
Explains how personal branding can help advance your career and provides guidance on creating a clear and concise image. Includes a variety of practical tips, such as how best to utilize social media to showcase your personal brand.
Explores personality disorders in detail, covering causes and effects, treatments, and medical advances.
This book guides the reader through easy-to-implement techniques that can turn a timid person into someone bursting with self-confidence and the ability to influence.
This book offers a crash-course in philosophical thought, covering key philosophers, philosophical history, and theory. The material ties in with standard UK curricula and includes core topics such as logic, ethics, and political philosophy.
Takes you on a journey through all the major philosophers and schools from pre-Socratics to Post-Modernism, showing the relevance of philosophical ideas to everyday life. Learn about Renaissance Humanism, Idealism, Existentialism and much more, with religious philosophies included.
Provides an overview of phonetics, the science of how people produce and perceive speech, as well as some of its real-world applications in the fields of speech pathology, linguistics, telecommunications, and forensics.
This guide helps you build upon what you already know to learn how to solve the most common physics problems with confidence and ease.
Explains Pinterest's unique appeal and fundamentals, then shows how to develop a strategic marketing plan, set up an account, curate winning content, find followers, and track and monitor Pinterest traffic.
This book provides readers with information about how to set up and organize a Pinterest account and boards, how to pin and re-pin images, use hashtags and like pins, and share pins with other social networks. Power Pinners, search techniques, and tips for locating people to follow are also discussed.
This guide has been created to help even the most stubborn carnivores adapt to and even learn to find joy in a plant-based diet. Besides providing useful tips, delicious recipes, and meal ideas, this resource discusses all you have to gain from adopting healthier eating habits, including a decreased risk for cancer, a lower risk of heart disease and stroke, a lower cholesterol count and blood pressure, and a lower risk, and prevention, of diabetes.
This guide provides clear and simple instructions, hundreds of helpful photos, and dozens of practice songs and exercises to quickly and easily learn the fundamentals of playing guitar.
This book provides readers with an overview of the playwriting process, from crystallizing story ideas, formatting a script, and understanding the roles of the director stagecraft people, to marketing and financing a project, and incorporating professional insights on writing.
Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.
Provides all of the details necessary for planning a successful pop-up venture, including how to find the right space, fix it up and fit it out; negotiate with a landlord and sort out legalities; advertising and marketing; and day-to-day management. Also explains the appeal behind pop-ups and why they can be a great way to try new business ideas and experiment with new products.
Provides background information on Portugal; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
This book helps readers to identify and understand post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and its symptoms, develop a PTSD treatment plan, weigh the pros and cons of PTSD medications, choose the proper therapist, and manage recovery from post-traumatic stress disorder.
This book covers all aspects of postpartum depression, from its history and its origins to its effects on women and their families to the wide variety of treatments available—including conventional Western medicine, psychological therapy, alternative medical treatments, and self-care measures.
Provides background information on Prague, Czech Republic; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, nightlife, neighborhoods, hotels, and local attractions.
This guide offers soon-to-be moms and dads detailed, friendly information on preparing and planning for pregnancy. You'll find guidance on the basics, as well as special considerations like age, multiple births, complications, illness, labor and delivery, postpartum care, and everything in between.
This guide can help any father-to-be get through the uncertainty and life-changing experiences. Dads-to-be will understand what their partners are going through and what they should (and should not) do to help.
Presents in-depth profiles of each American president and his administration. Includes black-and-white portraits of the presidents and extensive bibliographies. Also features a new history of the White House and a general introduction to the presidency. For students in grades 10 and higher, as well as general readers.
The work provides starting points for library development and fundraising efforts, covers the basics of fundraising, and presents the historical funding trends of private philanthropic foundations giving to academic libraries.
This guide covers the latest changes and newest enhancements to Project 2013 and shows you how to make Project 2013 work for you. Other topics covered include working with calendars, using and sharing resources, budgeting, formatting taskbars, gathering and tracking data, working with reports, and creating templates.
This guide explains in easy-to-understand language how the power of time-proven project management methods can help your projects come in on time, on budget, and on target.
Provides background information on Provence and the Côte D'Azur region; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, nightlife, neighborhoods, hotels, and local attractions.
Provides background information on the history, geography, and people of Provence and the Côte d'Azur; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Perfect for research assignments in psychology, science and history, this one-stop source for in-depth coverage of major psychological theories and the people who developed them provides a unique approach to the study of psychological history as it pertains to analysis. 2 volumes.
Provides a source of information about important theories and issues in the field of psychology.
This guide introduces the reader to the basics of human behavior and mental processes. This author explains what psychology is all about and what it tells us about why we do the things we do.
This guide breaks down all of the complexity of the human mind. Key concepts are explained in plain and simple language, and are supplemented with insightful infographics that help explain each concept in a visual format. Readers will learn everything from the physiology of the brain to the most popular theories of modern psychology to the most famous pioneers in the field (such as Freud and Jung).
This guide gives you solid marketing tips for selling your e-book, including using blogging and social media and how to build an online platform. It also discusses key technologies you'll encounter, including Smashwords, iBooks Author, Amazon, Microsoft Word, Open Office, Calibre, WordPress, E-junkie, and others.
Provides background information on Puerto Rico; recommends the 10 best restaurants, nightlife, entertainment, hotels, and local attractions.
This guide helps you get up to speed on everything you need to know NOW in order to keep up with your children’s online and gadget activity. It offers invaluable guidance for managing mobile devices, social media, and the Internet.
This brook prepares readers for the real estate license exams. It provides up-to-date information on contracts, deeds, appraisals, leasing, and mortgage types, as well as new real estate law for all 50 states.
Provides background information on Rio de Janeiro; recommends the 10 best restaurants, nightlife, entertainment, hotels, and local attractions.
Provides vital information about Rome, as well as insider tips, from uncovering the city's most memorable sights to finding the best restaurants and hotels in each neighborhood.
A travel guide for visitors on a short break or travelers who want quick information. Focuses on cities, islands and resort regions. This volume covers Rome.
This book provides clear group leadership instructions with immediate applications to employees in any department. Regardless of the type of meeting, training session or workshop you're running, this book provides the information you need.
This book is a guide to the legal information and guidance lesbian and gay couples need—from making practical decisions about living together and obtaining domestic partner benefits, to making medical decisions, taking care of each other's finances when one partner is incapacitated, leaving property to each other, having and raising children, and more.
Provides background information on San Antonio and Austin, Texas; recommends the 10 best restaurants, nightlife, entertainment, hotels, and local attractions.
Provides background information on San Francisco; describes the architecture, the culture and history, and recommends hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
A pocket guidebook to San Francisco. Covers all the key sights, hotels, restaurants, shops and bars; includes a full color map.
Provides background information on the city of Santa Fe, Taos, and Albuquerque; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, nightlife, neighborhoods, hotels, and local attractions.
Provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid sponsored and administered by private organizations and companies. Covers a variety of programs in all educational areas, including area and ethnic studies, business, computer science, education, liberal arts, medicine, physical sciences, theology and religion, and more. Intended for students and others interested in education funding.
A timely investigation of the history, legislation, and perpetrators of school violence, this guide debunks the myths and misconceptions about this problem of national concern, incorporating personal reflections, primary source data, and profiles of key figures to address the painful reality of school shootings and other violent acts.
This book takes a question/answer-based approach to teach readers a wide variety of topics in Earth Science, Life Science, Chemistry, Physics, and Cosmology.
Includes numerous top 10 lists - from the finest cuisine or cheapest places to eat, the most luxurious hotels or best deals on places to stay, the coolest family destination or hottest nightspot. Provides insider knowledge for visitors to Scotland. Also includes a list of the top 10 things to avoid.
Provides expert advice in everything from creating a story and developing memorable characters to formatting a script and selling it to the studios.
This visual guide to SEO provides techniques for moving a website up in the search engine rankings. It covers keyword generation, internal linking, URL structure, content creation, using social media, and more.
Provides information to help readers understand seasonal affective disorder, as well as tools for effectively dealing with it.
Helps the reader understand the risks posed by relevant Web 2.0 applications--particularly social media, the dominant Web 2.0 technology associated with security in the public sector--and gives clear guidance on how to mitigate those risks.
Provides background information on the city of Seville, Spain, and the region in which it resides, Andalusia; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Provides critical overviews of short stories from all cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the story's cultural and historical significance.
Provides travel information on Sicily; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Provides background information on Singapore; recommends the 10 best restaurants, nightlife, entertainment, hotels, and local attractions.
This guide walks you through the vast array of capabilities that Siri boasts, from creating texts and e-mails from dictation to getting directions to finding a restaurant in the area. You'll discover how to check the weather, get sports scores and schedules, look up a movie review, get Facebook and Twitter updates, make dinner reservations, and much more.
This cookbook emphasizes the ease-of-use of the slow cooker while focusing on fresh ingredients and robust flavor. Readers will benefit from over 120 recipes that include everything from breakfasts and breads to main course and desserts.
This guide helps businesses large and small use social media to develop and maintain productive customer relationships.
This book gives people dealing with social business in their working life a guide to social media marketing, measurement, and how to evaluate and improve the use of social media in an organizational context.
Introduces social media commerce and explains how to use social media to provide better customer service, collect payments online, and build a customer base.
Guide to online marketing strategies using social media for businesses. Explores various aspects of social media, including reviewing sites, monitoring competitors, and fitting social media into current marketing plans.
A collection of primary source documents that focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. International in scope, each title is devoted to one topic.
This book maps socially networked reading within the larger framework of a changing conception of books and reading. It discusses social reading as an emerging tendency involving authors, readers, librarians, publishers, and other industry professionals, and presents ways in which the major players in the digital content industry are developing specific applications to foster socially networked reading.
The book provides a practical approach to solving management problems in information and library services. The aim is to demonstrate that some simple mathematical techniques can be used to make the life of the harassed manager easier and more interesting.
From the history of space exploration to the future of "space business", this set offers a broad survey of the space sciences. Includes biographies of scientists and the space-related job market.
Provides background information on Spain; describes the architecture, culture and history; explores the highlights of each region of the country and recommends hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Provides a variety of ideas for home businesses alongside straightforward advice to get up and running, including money and tax advice, attracting and keeping customers, and tips for making technology and the web work for you.
Offers advice for artists and entrepreneurs looking to build an online craft business from scratch. Includes information on how to set up an Etsy shop, write compelling item descriptions, photograph the work, engage the Etsy community, and understand fees. In addition provides tips for increasing local sales by connecting with other local vendors through seller communities.
Covers a variety of topics on starting an online business, including how to identify a market need, choosing a web hosting service, implementing security and privacy measures, and the latest trends and techniques for online discoverability. Highlights the best practices of successful online businesses, including customer service, marketing, analytics, and website optimization tools.
This book provides you with the information you need to protect and grow your stock investments in today's changing market.
Provides background information on the history, geography, and people of Stockholm; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Offers a straightforward, practical plan for smoking cessation, and walks the reader through every stage of the quitting process–from stubbing out the last cigarette, to finding a support group and avoiding relapse. Features information on hypnotherapy, cognitive behavioural therapy and neuro–linguistic programming.
This guide helps people of all ages and ranges of health perform safe and healthy stretching exercises.
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.
This book shows the reader how to cook gluten-free classic college meals such as pizza and pasta. It features more than 160 gluten-free recipes for each meal of the day, and includes on-the-go snacks, food that can be assembled in about five minutes, and meals to impress. The recipes allow for a limited variety of appliances and space available to students.
This guide helps you started with setting up a profile, using the site and mobile app, and installing the browser. It offers guidance for Stumbling and sharing content on other social networks.
Explores sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in detail, covering causes, diagnosis, and current medical research.
This guide explains how Windows 8.1 Pro and Windows RT differ, and helps you decide which Surface model is best for you. Include step by step instructions for both the hardware and software features of the device.
This guide provides information on strategic planning for divorce; reliable ways to protect yourself financially; step-by-step advice on working out a settlement agreement; pitfalls to watch out for throughout separation and divorce; and advice for defusing hostile situations.
This book provides background information on Sweden and describes the architecture, culture and history, and recommends hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Provides background information on Sydney; recommends the 10 best restaurants, nightlife, entertainment, hotels, and local attractions.
This guide details the new apps that are available for download to the calculator via the USB cable. It walks you through menus and basic arithmetic, addresses graphing and analyzing functions as well as probability and statistics functions, and explains how to use the calculator for geometry.
This book provides comprehensive coverage of Taoism's origins in China's Chou Dynasty, its underlying quietist principles, its emergence as a major religion, various interpretation of its core texts, including both Eastern and Western interpretations, key Taoist concepts, and the status of Taoism in contemporary China.
Provides educators with an understanding of how the brain processes language, emotion, and other stimuli. Includes brain research compatible techniques that help to increase students' motivation to read.
A travel guide for visitors on a short break or travelers who want quick information. Focuses on cities, islands and resort regions. This volume covers Tenerife and La Gomera.