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Applications of Graphene, ed. , v.
Applications of Graphene, ed. , v.

Applications of Graphene, ed. , v.

Graphene is presented and analyzed as a replacement for silicon. Primary focus is on solar cell and CMOS device technologies, with attention to the fabrication methods. Specialized applications for graphene within the existing silicon technology are also discussed.

Approaches and Strategies in Next Generation Science Learning, ed. , v.
Approaches and Strategies in Next Generation Science Learning, ed. , v.

Approaches and Strategies in Next Generation Science Learning, ed. , v.

This book examines the challenges involved in the development of modern curriculum models, teaching strategies, and assessments in science education in order to prepare future students in the 21st century economies.

Art That Changed the World, ed. , v.
Art That Changed the World, ed. , v.

Art That Changed the World, ed. , v.

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

Basketball, ed. , v.
Basketball, ed. , v.

Basketball, ed. , v.

This book gives readers a look at the ways that physics, biology, and other areas of science are applied in the game of basketball. This new look at STEM—science, technology, engineering, and math—explores how slam dunks, quick passes, and jump shots are possible due to science.

Beating Bullying at Home and in Your Community, ed. , v.
Beating Bullying at Home and in Your Community, ed. , v.

Beating Bullying at Home and in Your Community, ed. , v.

This book explores the issues relating to toxic family environment, harassment in the workplace, and cyberbully to let teens know they're not alone when dealing with this mistreatment. It offers guidance to both bystanders and targets, and includes suggestions for educating families and communities that members of the LGBTQ+ community deserve the same rights and protections as other people.

Books to Film: Cinematic Adaptations of Literary Works, ed. , v. 1
Books to Film: Cinematic Adaptations of Literary Works, ed. , v. 1

Books to Film: Cinematic Adaptations of Literary Works, ed. , v. 1

Covers literary adaptations in four main categories: classic literature; contemporary bestsellers and popular fiction; nonfiction, encompassing biography, true crime, history, and memoirs; and children’s and young adult literature. Sidebars will highlight people, such as authors, film directors, screenwriters, actors, producers, who are particularly identified with adaptation or a particular work.

Building Communities, ed. , v.
Building Communities, ed. , v.

Building Communities, ed. , v.

A guide to planning and implementing a successful social media campaign in an academic library and evaluating its impact.

Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 40
Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 40

Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 40

Actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses. Presents sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries which serve as examples of how to approach, structure and compose business plans.

Careers in Sports and Fitness, ed. , v.
Careers in Sports and Fitness, ed. , v.

Careers in Sports and Fitness, ed. , v.

Comments from people in the industry, current statistics and forecasts, and realistic descriptions provide a useful look at sports and fitness jobs ranging from athletic trainers to recreation therapists, to sports medicine physicians.

Cases on Research-Based Teaching Methods in Science Education, ed. , v.
Cases on Research-Based Teaching Methods in Science Education, ed. , v.

Cases on Research-Based Teaching Methods in Science Education, ed. , v.

This book addresses the problems currently facing science education in the USA and the UK, and suggests a new hands-on approach to learning.

Coaching Soccer For Dummies®, ed. , v.
Coaching Soccer For Dummies®, ed. , v.

Coaching Soccer For Dummies®, ed. , v.

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.

Coaching and Fitness, ed. , v.
Coaching and Fitness, ed. , v.

Coaching and Fitness, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in Coaching and Fitness such as Aerobics Instructors and Fitness Trainers. Athletic Directors, Exercise Physiologists, Fitness Directors, Health Club Owners and Managers, Personal Trainers, Sports Equipment Managers, Sports Physicians, and more.

Coping with Racial Inequality, ed. , v.
Coping with Racial Inequality, ed. , v.

Coping with Racial Inequality, ed. , v.

This book provides an overview of the problem as well as a starting point for young readers mitigating the effects of racial intolerance on their own lives. It will enable them to deal with the often overwhelming stress of being an ethnic minority, whatever their background.

Cycling, ed. , v.
Cycling, ed. , v.

Cycling, ed. , v.

Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers the sport of cycling.

Encyclopedia of Human Development, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Human Development, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Human Development, ed. , v.

The first comprehensive, authoritative, and informative reference work that presents state-of-the-art research and ready-to-use facts from the fields of psychology, individual and family studies, and education in a way that is not too technical. With over 600 entries organized from A-Z, this three-volume Encyclopedia covers topics as diverse as adolescence, cognitive development, education, family, gender differences, identity, longitudinal research, and much more.

Extreme Sports and Their Greatest Competitors, ed. , v.
Extreme Sports and Their Greatest Competitors, ed. , v.

Extreme Sports and Their Greatest Competitors, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to the history of extreme sports, learning all about these alternative, edgy sports and what it takes to parachute from an airplane, zip-line through the air, or brave the possibility of a flash flood by venturing into a canyon.

Farm Animals, ed. , v.
Farm Animals, ed. , v.

Farm Animals, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on animals in agriculture and the development and impacts of industrial farming on the welfare of livestock, including living conditions; methods of production and slaughter; differences among factory, family, organic, and free-range farms; the use of antibiotics and hormones; and the effects of consumer preferences.

Golf, ed. , v.
Golf, ed. , v.

Golf, ed. , v.

Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers golf.

Gymnastics, ed. , v.
Gymnastics, ed. , v.

Gymnastics, ed. , v.

This book introduces the areas of STEM—science, technology, engineering, and math—that help gymnasts perform at their best, including the ways engineers have created safer equipment and the ways technology is being used to reduce injury. It helps the reader to understand the science behind what they’re doing on the mat and in the air, how they execute tumbling passes and stick the perfect landing.

How Do We Know They’re Getting Better?, ed. , v.
How Do We Know They’re Getting Better?, ed. , v.

How Do We Know They’re Getting Better?, ed. , v.

This book explains how inquiry leads to problem-solving and provides specific steps for pre, formative and summative assessment that informs instruction of 21st century skills. Included are examples that show how to use today’s technology in the classroom and how to use inquiry to develop and assess students’ ability.

Infectious Diseases, ed. 2, v.
Infectious Diseases, ed. 2, v.

Infectious Diseases, ed. 2, v.

Covers the history, politics, and ethical debate related to infectious diseases. Includes articles on how such diseases impact trade and commerce, travel, and the future of industrialized and impoverished nations.

Informed Transitions, ed. , v.
Informed Transitions, ed. , v.

Informed Transitions, ed. , v.

Identifies the ways in which libraries and librarians can work together and create valuable resources that help students transition successfully to college, despite the challenges of increasing demand and diminishing resources.

Innovation Age Learning, ed. , v.
Innovation Age Learning, ed. , v.

Innovation Age Learning, ed. , v.

Contains strategies for teaching innovation-age skills as well as implementing Common Core standards. Using these takeaways, teachers can design learning environments that foster collaboration; promote self-expression, interactive communication, and three-dimensional communication; encourage creativity, associational thinking and empathetic thinking skills; and boost critical thinking skills.

Integrated Pest Management, ed. , v.
Integrated Pest Management, ed. , v.

Integrated Pest Management, ed. , v.

This book presents an overview of alternative measures to traditional pest management practices using biological control and biotechnology, and explores the current ecological approaches in alternative solutions.

Kids and Asthma, ed. , v.
Kids and Asthma, ed. , v.

Kids and Asthma, ed. , v.

Asthma is a respiratory disease characterized by recurrent attacks of breathlessness, wheezing, and sometimes coughing. It is the most common chronic disease among children worldwide. This book presents a realistic picture of this condition, what is known about its causes, what it’s like to live with it, and the latest on treatments and cures.

Kids and Autism, ed. , v.
Kids and Autism, ed. , v.

Kids and Autism, ed. , v.

This book presents a realistic picture of autism, what is known about its causes, what it’s like to live with it, and the latest on treatments and cures.

Kids and Cancer, ed. , v.
Kids and Cancer, ed. , v.

Kids and Cancer, ed. , v.

This book presents a realistic picture of cancer, what is known about its causes, what it’s like to live with it, and the latest on treatments and cures.

Kids and Diabetes, ed. , v.
Kids and Diabetes, ed. , v.

Kids and Diabetes, ed. , v.

This book presents a realistic picture of diabetes, what is known about its causes, what it’s like to live with it, and the latest on treatments and cures.

Kids and Obesity, ed. , v.
Kids and Obesity, ed. , v.

Kids and Obesity, ed. , v.

In 2013 the American Medical Association declared obesity a disease requiring treatment. Increasingly, it is a disease that affects children and adolescents, representing a problem that if not adequately addressed, may lead them to live shorter lives. This book presents a realistic picture of this disease, what is known about its causes, what it’s like to live with it, and the latest on treatments and cures.

Laboratory Animals, ed. , v.
Laboratory Animals, ed. , v.

Laboratory Animals, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on the use of animals for testing and research, animal research as big business, how legislation protects some animals and how it fails, provides a clear summary of positions, and offers data and evidence supporting these positions.

Major Depressive Disorder, ed. , v.
Major Depressive Disorder, ed. , v.

Major Depressive Disorder, ed. , v.

This book discusses depressive disorders, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options, how depression occurs, and advancements researchers have made toward a cure.

Nursing Education, Administration, and Informatics, ed. , v.
Nursing Education, Administration, and Informatics, ed. , v.

Nursing Education, Administration, and Informatics, ed. , v.

A comprehensive reference source for the latest scholarly material on nursing administration with a focus on patient care, the strategic management of nursing staff, and other areas. Highlights a range of topics, such as online nursing education, social media for professional development, and practical nurse training.

Personalized Reading, ed. , v.
Personalized Reading, ed. , v.

Personalized Reading, ed. , v.

Provides teachers and librarians with methods for collaboratively teaching elementary students to select books they will enjoy and further their personal growth and information literacy.

Principles of Polymer Design and Synthesis, ed. , v.
Principles of Polymer Design and Synthesis, ed. , v.

Principles of Polymer Design and Synthesis, ed. , v.

This text, aimed at the advanced undergraduate or graduate student, provides future scientists and engineers with the fundamental knowledge of polymer design and synthesis to achieve specific properties required in everyday applications.

Researching Children and Youth, ed. , v.
Researching Children and Youth, ed. , v.

Researching Children and Youth, ed. , v.

This volume addresses such topics as participatory and feminist ethnographic approaches, digital mining, children’s agency, and navigating IRBs. The importance of contextualizing sociological research with children with special consideration of space, location, and identity thematically runs throughout all of the contributions to this volume.

Sex Segregation in Sports, ed. , v.
Sex Segregation in Sports, ed. , v.

Sex Segregation in Sports, ed. , v.

Why isn't segregation based on sex illegal in sports just as race segregation is? This book examines the controversial issue, arguing that "separate but equal" is neither achievable nor constitutional.

Soccer, ed. , v.
Soccer, ed. , v.

Soccer, ed. , v.

This book provides an overview of soccer's origins and evolution, the scientific principles and concepts relevant to the sport, the biomechanics and physiology involved, and the elements of sports medicine uniquely associated with soccer players.

Social Networking, ed. , v.
Social Networking, ed. , v.

Social Networking, ed. , v.

This book examines issues related to social networking. More than one-third of the world’s population now uses social networking, which is having a huge impact on the way people think, communicate, and interact.

Social Reading, ed. , v.
Social Reading, ed. , v.

Social Reading, ed. , v.

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.

Student Engagement and the Academic Library, ed. , v.
Student Engagement and the Academic Library, ed. , v.

Student Engagement and the Academic Library, ed. , v.

This book explores programs and initiatives that can both engage undergraduate students with academic libraries and assist academic librarians in creating a vibrant library atmosphere.

Taekwondo, ed. , v.
Taekwondo, ed. , v.

Taekwondo, ed. , v.

Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers taekwondo.

Talent Intelligence, ed. , v.
Talent Intelligence, ed. , v.

Talent Intelligence, ed. , v.

This book draws on the latest research to show how businesses can transform the value and impact of their talent intelligence to make sure they get the right people in the right roles.

Targeted Delivery of Pesticides Using Biodegradable Polymeric Nanoparticles, ed. , v.
Targeted Delivery of Pesticides Using Biodegradable Polymeric Nanoparticles, ed. , v.

Targeted Delivery of Pesticides Using Biodegradable Polymeric Nanoparticles, ed. , v.

Focuses exclusively on environmentally friendly delivery of pesticides (controlled-release nanoparticulate formulation of pesticides using biodegradable polymers as carriers) and introduces pesticides like Chlorpyrifos and biodegradable polymers like guar-gum.

Tennis, ed. , v.
Tennis, ed. , v.

Tennis, ed. , v.

Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers tennis.

The Complete Running and Marathon Book, ed. , v.
The Complete Running and Marathon Book, ed. , v.

The Complete Running and Marathon Book, ed. , v.

Ideal for runners, personal trainers, coaches, and students, this guide features anatomical diagrams, step-by-step sequences, advice on optimum techniques and injury prevention, as well as guidance on running psychology.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases, ed. , v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases, ed. , v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases, ed. , v.

This book is a guide to information on infectious diseases that have either lately appeared for the first time in a population or have recently rapidly increased in incidence such as Ebola, Lassa Fever, MERS, Rift Valley Fever, and Zika virus. The articles avoid medical jargon and use language that laypersons can understand while still providing authoritative, balanced information that addresses the pathogens that are causing and threaten to cause significant health crises.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Food Labels, ed. , v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Food Labels, ed. , v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Food Labels, ed. , v.

This guide provides a unique source of information on food, nutrition, food labels, and associated legislation, organizations, and diseases and conditions. Coverage includes various topics related to nutrition and food labels.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirth, ed. , v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirth, ed. , v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirth, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia is a source for medical information that covers common and rare disease and medical conditions, immunizations and drugs, procedures, and developmental issues related to pregnancy and childbirth. It particularly addresses women’s concerns about their health and their children’s health from before birth through age 18.

The Metadata Manual, ed. , v.
The Metadata Manual, ed. , v.

The Metadata Manual, ed. , v.

This workbook addresses basic metadata questions, exploring metadata from a beginner’s perspective. It covers metadata basics such as XML, Dublin Core, VRA Core, and CDWA schemes, and provides exercises in the creation of metadata.

The Powers of the Presidency, ed. 4, v.
The Powers of the Presidency, ed. 4, v.

The Powers of the Presidency, ed. 4, v.

This work provides a historical and contemporary perspective on presidential powers. It covers how it was shaped by design at the Constitutional Convention in 1787 and by later constitutional amendments, Supreme Court decisions, and custom and precedent. It discusses the various roles of the chief executive, including chief of state, chief administrator, legislative leader, chief diplomat, commander in chief, and chief economist.

The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Data Collection, ed. , v.
The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Data Collection, ed. , v.

The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Data Collection, ed. , v.

This handbook systematically explores the approaches, techniques, debates and new frontiers for creating, collecting and producing qualitative data. Organized into six thematic parts: Charting the Routes; Concepts, Contexts, Basics; Types of Data and How to Collect Them; Digital and Internet Data; Triangulation and Mixed Methods; and Collecting Data in Specific Populations.

The Science of Basketball, ed. , v.
The Science of Basketball, ed. , v.

The Science of Basketball, ed. , v.

In this book, readers make connections between the worlds of science, technology, engineering, and math as they relate to basketball.

The Science of Football, ed. , v.
The Science of Football, ed. , v.

The Science of Football, ed. , v.

In this book, readers make connections between the worlds of science, technology, engineering, and math as they relate to football.

The Sports Book, ed. 3, v.
The Sports Book, ed. 3, v.

The Sports Book, ed. 3, v.

Covers more than 200 different sports, from baseball to hockey, jujitsu to cross-country skiing, and water polo to gymnastics, and everything in between. Also includes an extensive Olympics section.

Track and Field, ed. , v.
Track and Field, ed. , v.

Track and Field, ed. , v.

Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers track and field.

Trends in Martial Arts, ed. , v.
Trends in Martial Arts, ed. , v.

Trends in Martial Arts, ed. , v.

This title explores trends in martial arts in today's health-oriented world. The young reader is exposed to the health and fitness perspective of martial arts, while being encouraged to draw conclusions as to the appropriateness of the activity in his or her life.

Understanding Family and Personal Relationships, ed. , v.
Understanding Family and Personal Relationships, ed. , v.

Understanding Family and Personal Relationships, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn that people need relationships—not only to be happy, but also to be physically and psychologically healthy. In order to thrive, human beings must have a foundation of secure, loving relationships.

Using Quality Feedback to Guide Professional Learning, ed. , v.
Using Quality Feedback to Guide Professional Learning, ed. , v.

Using Quality Feedback to Guide Professional Learning, ed. , v.

This book provides educators with a valuable guide for giving and utilizing feedback in order to promote professional growth. Research-based ideas aligned with the Learning Forward Standards for Professional Learning, and structures for offering feedback on teacher-created assessments, in observations, and through videos are also provided.

Volleyball, ed. , v.
Volleyball, ed. , v.

Volleyball, ed. , v.

Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers volleyball.

Workplace Culture in Academic Libraries, ed. , v.
Workplace Culture in Academic Libraries, ed. , v.

Workplace Culture in Academic Libraries, ed. , v.

This book focuses on various aspects of workplace culture in academic libraries from the practitioner€™ viewpoint, as opposed to that of the theoretician, including assessment, recruitment, acclimation for new librarians, workforce diversity, physical environment, staff morale, interaction between departments, tenure track/academic culture, mentoring/coaching, generational differences, motivation/incentives, complaints/conflict management, and organizational transparency.

Science

Applications of Graphene, ed. , v.
Applications of Graphene, ed. , v.

Applications of Graphene, ed. , v.

Graphene is presented and analyzed as a replacement for silicon. Primary focus is on solar cell and CMOS device technologies, with attention to the fabrication methods. Specialized applications for graphene within the existing silicon technology are also discussed.

Integrated Pest Management, ed. , v.
Integrated Pest Management, ed. , v.

Integrated Pest Management, ed. , v.

This book presents an overview of alternative measures to traditional pest management practices using biological control and biotechnology, and explores the current ecological approaches in alternative solutions.

Principles of Polymer Design and Synthesis, ed. , v.
Principles of Polymer Design and Synthesis, ed. , v.

Principles of Polymer Design and Synthesis, ed. , v.

This text, aimed at the advanced undergraduate or graduate student, provides future scientists and engineers with the fundamental knowledge of polymer design and synthesis to achieve specific properties required in everyday applications.

Targeted Delivery of Pesticides Using Biodegradable Polymeric Nanoparticles, ed. , v.
Targeted Delivery of Pesticides Using Biodegradable Polymeric Nanoparticles, ed. , v.

Targeted Delivery of Pesticides Using Biodegradable Polymeric Nanoparticles, ed. , v.

Focuses exclusively on environmentally friendly delivery of pesticides (controlled-release nanoparticulate formulation of pesticides using biodegradable polymers as carriers) and introduces pesticides like Chlorpyrifos and biodegradable polymers like guar-gum.

The Science of Basketball, ed. , v.
The Science of Basketball, ed. , v.

The Science of Basketball, ed. , v.

In this book, readers make connections between the worlds of science, technology, engineering, and math as they relate to basketball.

The Science of Football, ed. , v.
The Science of Football, ed. , v.

The Science of Football, ed. , v.

In this book, readers make connections between the worlds of science, technology, engineering, and math as they relate to football.

Technology

Approaches and Strategies in Next Generation Science Learning, ed. , v.
Approaches and Strategies in Next Generation Science Learning, ed. , v.

Approaches and Strategies in Next Generation Science Learning, ed. , v.

This book examines the challenges involved in the development of modern curriculum models, teaching strategies, and assessments in science education in order to prepare future students in the 21st century economies.

Building Communities, ed. , v.
Building Communities, ed. , v.

Building Communities, ed. , v.

A guide to planning and implementing a successful social media campaign in an academic library and evaluating its impact.

Cases on Research-Based Teaching Methods in Science Education, ed. , v.
Cases on Research-Based Teaching Methods in Science Education, ed. , v.

Cases on Research-Based Teaching Methods in Science Education, ed. , v.

This book addresses the problems currently facing science education in the USA and the UK, and suggests a new hands-on approach to learning.

Education

Approaches and Strategies in Next Generation Science Learning, ed. , v.
Approaches and Strategies in Next Generation Science Learning, ed. , v.

Approaches and Strategies in Next Generation Science Learning, ed. , v.

This book examines the challenges involved in the development of modern curriculum models, teaching strategies, and assessments in science education in order to prepare future students in the 21st century economies.

Careers in Sports and Fitness, ed. , v.
Careers in Sports and Fitness, ed. , v.

Careers in Sports and Fitness, ed. , v.

Comments from people in the industry, current statistics and forecasts, and realistic descriptions provide a useful look at sports and fitness jobs ranging from athletic trainers to recreation therapists, to sports medicine physicians.

Cases on Research-Based Teaching Methods in Science Education, ed. , v.
Cases on Research-Based Teaching Methods in Science Education, ed. , v.

Cases on Research-Based Teaching Methods in Science Education, ed. , v.

This book addresses the problems currently facing science education in the USA and the UK, and suggests a new hands-on approach to learning.

Coaching and Fitness, ed. , v.
Coaching and Fitness, ed. , v.

Coaching and Fitness, ed. , v.

Profiles jobs in Coaching and Fitness such as Aerobics Instructors and Fitness Trainers. Athletic Directors, Exercise Physiologists, Fitness Directors, Health Club Owners and Managers, Personal Trainers, Sports Equipment Managers, Sports Physicians, and more.

How Do We Know They’re Getting Better?, ed. , v.
How Do We Know They’re Getting Better?, ed. , v.

How Do We Know They’re Getting Better?, ed. , v.

This book explains how inquiry leads to problem-solving and provides specific steps for pre, formative and summative assessment that informs instruction of 21st century skills. Included are examples that show how to use today’s technology in the classroom and how to use inquiry to develop and assess students’ ability.

Innovation Age Learning, ed. , v.
Innovation Age Learning, ed. , v.

Innovation Age Learning, ed. , v.

Contains strategies for teaching innovation-age skills as well as implementing Common Core standards. Using these takeaways, teachers can design learning environments that foster collaboration; promote self-expression, interactive communication, and three-dimensional communication; encourage creativity, associational thinking and empathetic thinking skills; and boost critical thinking skills.

Using Quality Feedback to Guide Professional Learning, ed. , v.
Using Quality Feedback to Guide Professional Learning, ed. , v.

Using Quality Feedback to Guide Professional Learning, ed. , v.

This book provides educators with a valuable guide for giving and utilizing feedback in order to promote professional growth. Research-based ideas aligned with the Learning Forward Standards for Professional Learning, and structures for offering feedback on teacher-created assessments, in observations, and through videos are also provided.

Arts

Art That Changed the World, ed. , v.
Art That Changed the World, ed. , v.

Art That Changed the World, ed. , v.

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

Books to Film: Cinematic Adaptations of Literary Works, ed. , v. 1
Books to Film: Cinematic Adaptations of Literary Works, ed. , v. 1

Books to Film: Cinematic Adaptations of Literary Works, ed. , v. 1

Covers literary adaptations in four main categories: classic literature; contemporary bestsellers and popular fiction; nonfiction, encompassing biography, true crime, history, and memoirs; and children’s and young adult literature. Sidebars will highlight people, such as authors, film directors, screenwriters, actors, producers, who are particularly identified with adaptation or a particular work.

General Reference

Basketball, ed. , v.
Basketball, ed. , v.

Basketball, ed. , v.

This book gives readers a look at the ways that physics, biology, and other areas of science are applied in the game of basketball. This new look at STEM—science, technology, engineering, and math—explores how slam dunks, quick passes, and jump shots are possible due to science.

Careers in Sports and Fitness, ed. , v.
Careers in Sports and Fitness, ed. , v.

Careers in Sports and Fitness, ed. , v.

Comments from people in the industry, current statistics and forecasts, and realistic descriptions provide a useful look at sports and fitness jobs ranging from athletic trainers to recreation therapists, to sports medicine physicians.

Coaching Soccer For Dummies®, ed. , v.
Coaching Soccer For Dummies®, ed. , v.

Coaching Soccer For Dummies®, ed. , v.

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.

Cycling, ed. , v.
Cycling, ed. , v.

Cycling, ed. , v.

Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers the sport of cycling.

Extreme Sports and Their Greatest Competitors, ed. , v.
Extreme Sports and Their Greatest Competitors, ed. , v.

Extreme Sports and Their Greatest Competitors, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to the history of extreme sports, learning all about these alternative, edgy sports and what it takes to parachute from an airplane, zip-line through the air, or brave the possibility of a flash flood by venturing into a canyon.

Golf, ed. , v.
Golf, ed. , v.

Golf, ed. , v.

Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers golf.

Gymnastics, ed. , v.
Gymnastics, ed. , v.

Gymnastics, ed. , v.

This book introduces the areas of STEM—science, technology, engineering, and math—that help gymnasts perform at their best, including the ways engineers have created safer equipment and the ways technology is being used to reduce injury. It helps the reader to understand the science behind what they’re doing on the mat and in the air, how they execute tumbling passes and stick the perfect landing.

Soccer, ed. , v.
Soccer, ed. , v.

Soccer, ed. , v.

This book provides an overview of soccer's origins and evolution, the scientific principles and concepts relevant to the sport, the biomechanics and physiology involved, and the elements of sports medicine uniquely associated with soccer players.

Taekwondo, ed. , v.
Taekwondo, ed. , v.

Taekwondo, ed. , v.

Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers taekwondo.

Tennis, ed. , v.
Tennis, ed. , v.

Tennis, ed. , v.

Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers tennis.

The Complete Running and Marathon Book, ed. , v.
The Complete Running and Marathon Book, ed. , v.

The Complete Running and Marathon Book, ed. , v.

Ideal for runners, personal trainers, coaches, and students, this guide features anatomical diagrams, step-by-step sequences, advice on optimum techniques and injury prevention, as well as guidance on running psychology.

The Sports Book, ed. 3, v.
The Sports Book, ed. 3, v.

The Sports Book, ed. 3, v.

Covers more than 200 different sports, from baseball to hockey, jujitsu to cross-country skiing, and water polo to gymnastics, and everything in between. Also includes an extensive Olympics section.

Track and Field, ed. , v.
Track and Field, ed. , v.

Track and Field, ed. , v.

Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers track and field.

Trends in Martial Arts, ed. , v.
Trends in Martial Arts, ed. , v.

Trends in Martial Arts, ed. , v.

This title explores trends in martial arts in today's health-oriented world. The young reader is exposed to the health and fitness perspective of martial arts, while being encouraged to draw conclusions as to the appropriateness of the activity in his or her life.

Volleyball, ed. , v.
Volleyball, ed. , v.

Volleyball, ed. , v.

Explores the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports. Covers origins, history and changes, the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries. This volume covers volleyball.

Social Science

Beating Bullying at Home and in Your Community, ed. , v.
Beating Bullying at Home and in Your Community, ed. , v.

Beating Bullying at Home and in Your Community, ed. , v.

This book explores the issues relating to toxic family environment, harassment in the workplace, and cyberbully to let teens know they're not alone when dealing with this mistreatment. It offers guidance to both bystanders and targets, and includes suggestions for educating families and communities that members of the LGBTQ+ community deserve the same rights and protections as other people.

Coping with Racial Inequality, ed. , v.
Coping with Racial Inequality, ed. , v.

Coping with Racial Inequality, ed. , v.

This book provides an overview of the problem as well as a starting point for young readers mitigating the effects of racial intolerance on their own lives. It will enable them to deal with the often overwhelming stress of being an ethnic minority, whatever their background.

Encyclopedia of Human Development, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of Human Development, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of Human Development, ed. , v.

The first comprehensive, authoritative, and informative reference work that presents state-of-the-art research and ready-to-use facts from the fields of psychology, individual and family studies, and education in a way that is not too technical. With over 600 entries organized from A-Z, this three-volume Encyclopedia covers topics as diverse as adolescence, cognitive development, education, family, gender differences, identity, longitudinal research, and much more.

Researching Children and Youth, ed. , v.
Researching Children and Youth, ed. , v.

Researching Children and Youth, ed. , v.

This volume addresses such topics as participatory and feminist ethnographic approaches, digital mining, children’s agency, and navigating IRBs. The importance of contextualizing sociological research with children with special consideration of space, location, and identity thematically runs throughout all of the contributions to this volume.

Sex Segregation in Sports, ed. , v.
Sex Segregation in Sports, ed. , v.

Sex Segregation in Sports, ed. , v.

Why isn't segregation based on sex illegal in sports just as race segregation is? This book examines the controversial issue, arguing that "separate but equal" is neither achievable nor constitutional.

Social Networking, ed. , v.
Social Networking, ed. , v.

Social Networking, ed. , v.

This book examines issues related to social networking. More than one-third of the world’s population now uses social networking, which is having a huge impact on the way people think, communicate, and interact.

The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Data Collection, ed. , v.
The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Data Collection, ed. , v.

The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Data Collection, ed. , v.

This handbook systematically explores the approaches, techniques, debates and new frontiers for creating, collecting and producing qualitative data. Organized into six thematic parts: Charting the Routes; Concepts, Contexts, Basics; Types of Data and How to Collect Them; Digital and Internet Data; Triangulation and Mixed Methods; and Collecting Data in Specific Populations.

Understanding Family and Personal Relationships, ed. , v.
Understanding Family and Personal Relationships, ed. , v.

Understanding Family and Personal Relationships, ed. , v.

In this book, readers learn that people need relationships—not only to be happy, but also to be physically and psychologically healthy. In order to thrive, human beings must have a foundation of secure, loving relationships.

Literature

Books to Film: Cinematic Adaptations of Literary Works, ed. , v. 1
Books to Film: Cinematic Adaptations of Literary Works, ed. , v. 1

Books to Film: Cinematic Adaptations of Literary Works, ed. , v. 1

Covers literary adaptations in four main categories: classic literature; contemporary bestsellers and popular fiction; nonfiction, encompassing biography, true crime, history, and memoirs; and children’s and young adult literature. Sidebars will highlight people, such as authors, film directors, screenwriters, actors, producers, who are particularly identified with adaptation or a particular work.

Library Science

Building Communities, ed. , v.
Building Communities, ed. , v.

Building Communities, ed. , v.

A guide to planning and implementing a successful social media campaign in an academic library and evaluating its impact.

Informed Transitions, ed. , v.
Informed Transitions, ed. , v.

Informed Transitions, ed. , v.

Identifies the ways in which libraries and librarians can work together and create valuable resources that help students transition successfully to college, despite the challenges of increasing demand and diminishing resources.

Personalized Reading, ed. , v.
Personalized Reading, ed. , v.

Personalized Reading, ed. , v.

Provides teachers and librarians with methods for collaboratively teaching elementary students to select books they will enjoy and further their personal growth and information literacy.

Social Reading, ed. , v.
Social Reading, ed. , v.

Social Reading, ed. , v.

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.

Student Engagement and the Academic Library, ed. , v.
Student Engagement and the Academic Library, ed. , v.

Student Engagement and the Academic Library, ed. , v.

This book explores programs and initiatives that can both engage undergraduate students with academic libraries and assist academic librarians in creating a vibrant library atmosphere.

The Metadata Manual, ed. , v.
The Metadata Manual, ed. , v.

The Metadata Manual, ed. , v.

This workbook addresses basic metadata questions, exploring metadata from a beginner’s perspective. It covers metadata basics such as XML, Dublin Core, VRA Core, and CDWA schemes, and provides exercises in the creation of metadata.

Workplace Culture in Academic Libraries, ed. , v.
Workplace Culture in Academic Libraries, ed. , v.

Workplace Culture in Academic Libraries, ed. , v.

This book focuses on various aspects of workplace culture in academic libraries from the practitioner€™ viewpoint, as opposed to that of the theoretician, including assessment, recruitment, acclimation for new librarians, workforce diversity, physical environment, staff morale, interaction between departments, tenure track/academic culture, mentoring/coaching, generational differences, motivation/incentives, complaints/conflict management, and organizational transparency.

Business

Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 40
Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 40

Business Plans Handbook, ed. , v. 40

Actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses. Presents sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries which serve as examples of how to approach, structure and compose business plans.

Talent Intelligence, ed. , v.
Talent Intelligence, ed. , v.

Talent Intelligence, ed. , v.

This book draws on the latest research to show how businesses can transform the value and impact of their talent intelligence to make sure they get the right people in the right roles.

Environment

Farm Animals, ed. , v.
Farm Animals, ed. , v.

Farm Animals, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on animals in agriculture and the development and impacts of industrial farming on the welfare of livestock, including living conditions; methods of production and slaughter; differences among factory, family, organic, and free-range farms; the use of antibiotics and hormones; and the effects of consumer preferences.

Integrated Pest Management, ed. , v.
Integrated Pest Management, ed. , v.

Integrated Pest Management, ed. , v.

This book presents an overview of alternative measures to traditional pest management practices using biological control and biotechnology, and explores the current ecological approaches in alternative solutions.

Laboratory Animals, ed. , v.
Laboratory Animals, ed. , v.

Laboratory Animals, ed. , v.

This book presents various points-of-view and key players in the public discourse on the use of animals for testing and research, animal research as big business, how legislation protects some animals and how it fails, provides a clear summary of positions, and offers data and evidence supporting these positions.

Medicine

Infectious Diseases, ed. 2, v.
Infectious Diseases, ed. 2, v.

Infectious Diseases, ed. 2, v.

Covers the history, politics, and ethical debate related to infectious diseases. Includes articles on how such diseases impact trade and commerce, travel, and the future of industrialized and impoverished nations.

Kids and Asthma, ed. , v.
Kids and Asthma, ed. , v.

Kids and Asthma, ed. , v.

Asthma is a respiratory disease characterized by recurrent attacks of breathlessness, wheezing, and sometimes coughing. It is the most common chronic disease among children worldwide. This book presents a realistic picture of this condition, what is known about its causes, what it’s like to live with it, and the latest on treatments and cures.

Kids and Autism, ed. , v.
Kids and Autism, ed. , v.

Kids and Autism, ed. , v.

This book presents a realistic picture of autism, what is known about its causes, what it’s like to live with it, and the latest on treatments and cures.

Kids and Cancer, ed. , v.
Kids and Cancer, ed. , v.

Kids and Cancer, ed. , v.

This book presents a realistic picture of cancer, what is known about its causes, what it’s like to live with it, and the latest on treatments and cures.

Kids and Diabetes, ed. , v.
Kids and Diabetes, ed. , v.

Kids and Diabetes, ed. , v.

This book presents a realistic picture of diabetes, what is known about its causes, what it’s like to live with it, and the latest on treatments and cures.

Kids and Obesity, ed. , v.
Kids and Obesity, ed. , v.

Kids and Obesity, ed. , v.

In 2013 the American Medical Association declared obesity a disease requiring treatment. Increasingly, it is a disease that affects children and adolescents, representing a problem that if not adequately addressed, may lead them to live shorter lives. This book presents a realistic picture of this disease, what is known about its causes, what it’s like to live with it, and the latest on treatments and cures.

Major Depressive Disorder, ed. , v.
Major Depressive Disorder, ed. , v.

Major Depressive Disorder, ed. , v.

This book discusses depressive disorders, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options, how depression occurs, and advancements researchers have made toward a cure.

Nursing Education, Administration, and Informatics, ed. , v.
Nursing Education, Administration, and Informatics, ed. , v.

Nursing Education, Administration, and Informatics, ed. , v.

A comprehensive reference source for the latest scholarly material on nursing administration with a focus on patient care, the strategic management of nursing staff, and other areas. Highlights a range of topics, such as online nursing education, social media for professional development, and practical nurse training.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases, ed. , v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases, ed. , v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases, ed. , v.

This book is a guide to information on infectious diseases that have either lately appeared for the first time in a population or have recently rapidly increased in incidence such as Ebola, Lassa Fever, MERS, Rift Valley Fever, and Zika virus. The articles avoid medical jargon and use language that laypersons can understand while still providing authoritative, balanced information that addresses the pathogens that are causing and threaten to cause significant health crises.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Food Labels, ed. , v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Food Labels, ed. , v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Food Labels, ed. , v.

This guide provides a unique source of information on food, nutrition, food labels, and associated legislation, organizations, and diseases and conditions. Coverage includes various topics related to nutrition and food labels.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirth, ed. , v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirth, ed. , v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirth, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia is a source for medical information that covers common and rare disease and medical conditions, immunizations and drugs, procedures, and developmental issues related to pregnancy and childbirth. It particularly addresses women’s concerns about their health and their children’s health from before birth through age 18.

Law

The Powers of the Presidency, ed. 4, v.
The Powers of the Presidency, ed. 4, v.

The Powers of the Presidency, ed. 4, v.

This work provides a historical and contemporary perspective on presidential powers. It covers how it was shaped by design at the Constitutional Convention in 1787 and by later constitutional amendments, Supreme Court decisions, and custom and precedent. It discusses the various roles of the chief executive, including chief of state, chief administrator, legislative leader, chief diplomat, commander in chief, and chief economist.