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Business Gamification for Dummies - Kris Duggan; Kate Shoup
Call Number: HF5415.1265 .D84 2013
Publication Date: 2013
<b>The easy way to grasp and use gamification concepts in business</b> <p>Gamification is a modern business strategy that leverages principles from games to influence favorable customer behavior on the web in order to improve customer loyalty, engagement, and retention.

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Everyone Is African - Daniel J. Fairbanks
Call Number: GN289 .F35 2015
Publication Date: 2015
What does science say about race? In this book a distinguished research geneticist presents abundant evidence showing that traditional notions about distinct racial differences have little scientific foundation.aIn short, racism is not just morally wrong; it has no basis in fact. The author lucidly describes in detail the factors that have led to the current scientific consensus about race.

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Reversing Dyslexia - Phyllis Books
Call Number: RJ496 .A5 B67 2013
Publication Date: 2013
Most people do not realize that dyslexia is more than just a reading problem. It is often accompanied by social, psychological, and even physical issues that can make many everyday tasks seem unmanageable. Whether you suffer from dyslexia yourself or are the parent of a dyslexic child, dealing with the overall challenges of this learning disorder can be overwhelming.

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Coffee - Gavin Fridell
Call Number: HD9199 .A2 F75 2014
Publication Date: 2014
In a world of high finance, unprecedented technological change, and cyber billionaires, it is easy to forget that a major source of global wealth is, literally, right under our noses. Coffee is one of the most valuable Southern exports, generating billions of dollars in corporate profits each year, even while the majority of the world's 25 million coffee families live in relative poverty.

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Heart Beneath the Badge - Mary Sutton (Editor); Doug Wyllie (Foreword by)
Call Number: HV7914 .S65 2014
Publication Date: 2014
Proceeds of this book will go to law enforcement charities. True stories of what is happening in hearts and minds of law enforcement. A way to see them as what they are - human. Hearts Beneath the Badge is a unique compilation of interviews with officers across the country. It's not about the crimes they witness or the judgment they face; it's about them - Damien, Danny, Frances, Ken, Pamela, Brian, and more.

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System Kids - Lauren J. Silver
Call Number: HQ759.4 .S537 2015
Publication Date: 2015
System Kids considers the daily lives of adolescent mothers as they negotiate the child welfare system to meet the needs of their children and themselves. Often categorized as dependent and delinquent, these young women routinely become wards of the state as they move across the legal and social borders of a fragmented urban bureaucracy.

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Food in the Civil War Era - Helen Zoe Veit (Editor)
Call Number: TX715 .F684 2014
Publication Date: 2014
Cookbooks offer a unique and valuable way to examine American life. Their lessons, however, are not always obvious. Direct references to the American Civil War were rare in cookbooks, even in those published right in the middle of it. In part, this is a reminder that lives went on and that dinner still appeared on most tables most nights, no matter how much the world was changing outside.

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Differential Diagnosis in Small Animal Medicine - Alex Gough; Kate Murphy
Call Number: SF991 .G672 2015
Publication Date: 2015
A vital pocket-sized reference tool for busy practitioners and students, saving hours of searching through multiple sources. Differential Diagnosis in Small Animal Medicine, Second Edition brings together comprehensive differential diagnosis lists covering a wide range of presenting signs.  This new edition has been fully updated with alphabetised lists for improved navigation.

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Small Apartment Hacks - Jenna Mahoney
Call Number: NK2195 .A6 M34 2013
Publication Date: 2013
"Heed Jenna Mahoney’s advice. In her new book, Small Apartment Hacks, she dishes out genius ideas for optimizing tiny spaces." —DailyCandy.com LIVE LARGE • Hang hobby clutter like guitars or bikes on the wall as decoration • Mount side tables on wheels for easy rolling from bedside to sofa ORGANIZE SMART • Upcycle empty wine crates into stylish, stackable shoe cubbies • Line a room with high bookshelves for a ceiling-top library

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Mickey's Harvest - Howard L. Terry; Kristen C. Harmon (Introduction by)
Call Number: PS3539 .E73 M53 2015
Publication Date: 2015
Howard L. Terry wrote a novel between 1917 and 1922, which he donated to the Gallaudet University Archives in 1951. There it rested until a resurgence of interest in Deaf literature led to its recent rediscovery. Mickey's Harvest: A Novel of a Deaf Boy's Checkered Life recounts the rollicking tale of a young deaf man and how he learned to survive and thrive at the advent of the 20th century.

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Religion, Food, and Eating in North America - Benjamin E. Zeller; Marie W. Dallam; Reid L. Neilson; Nora L. Rubel; Martha L. Finch
Call Number: BL65 .F65 R45 2014
Publication Date: 2014
The way in which religious people eat reflects not only their understanding of food and religious practice but also their conception of society and their place within it. This anthology considers theological foodways, identity foodways, negotiated foodways, and activist foodways in the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean.

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Applied Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians - Boyce P. Wanamaker; Kathy Massey
Call Number: SF915 .W36 2015
Publication Date: 2014
Now in full color, Applied Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians, 5th Edition shows you how to administer prescribed drugs to animals, calculate drug dosages accurately, and instruct clients about side effects and precautions. Coverage of drug information includes pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, clinical uses, dosage forms, and adverse effects.

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Health Assessment - Mary Digiulio; Daria Napierkowski
Call Number: RT48.6 .D54 2014
Publication Date: 2014
The quick and easy way to master health assessments and use your knowledge in real-world situations If you're looking for a fun, fast review that boils health assessment down to its most essential, must-knowpoints, your search ends here! Health Assessment Demystified is a complete yet concise overview of the basics of performing quality patient assessments.

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The American Sign Language - Barbara Bernstein Fant; Lou Fant
Call Number: HV2475 .F36 2011
Publication Date: 2011
Open up a whole new world of communication through ASL You can easily learn ASL with help from The American Sign Language Phrase Book. With more than 500 phrases, this is the reference guide to everyday expressions in American Sign Language, providing a quick way for you to converse with deaf people.

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Teaming with Your Therapy Dog - Ann R. Howie
Call Number: RM931 .D63 H69 2015
Publication Date: 2015
This book reminds all handlers who work on teaming with their dogs that they must focus on their behavior, not just the animal's. It provides general principles of teamwork that they can apply in their own way to work with their therapy dog.

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Waiting for Cancer to Come - Sharlene Hesse-Biber
Call Number: RC280 .B8 H47 2014
Publication Date: 2014
Waiting for Cancer to Come tells the stories of women who are struggling with their high risk for cancer. Based on interviews and surveys of dozens of women, this book pieces together the diverse yet interlocking experiences of women who have tested positive for the BRCA 1/2 gene mutations, which indicate a higher risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer.

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Rights for Victims of Crimes - Irvin Waller
Call Number: HV6250.25 .W35 2011
Publication Date: 2011
When the victims of injustice lose faith in their justice system, the crime they've endured cuts only deeper, adding insult to injury. The time has come to face the truth that most victims of crime will not have their needs met and often won't experience our systems of justice as just. This short book makes its readers experts in advocating rights for victims of crime.

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Not What I Expected - Rita Eichenstein
Call Number: HQ759.913 .E35 2015
Publication Date: 2015
A pediatric neuropsychologist presents strategies to help parents of special-needs children navigate the emotional challenges they face. As diagnosis rates continue to rise for autism, ADHD, learning disabilities, and other developmental differences, parents face a maze of medical, psychological, and educational choices - and a great deal of emotional stress.

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Precarious Prescriptions - James W. Moore; John Mckiernan-González (Editor); Laurie B. Green (Editor); Martin Summers (Editor)
Call Number: RA448.5 .N4 P74 2014
Publication Date: 2014
In Precarious Prescriptions, Laurie B. Green, John Mckiernan-González, and Martin Summers bring together essays that place race, citizenship, and gender at the center of questions about health and disease.

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The End of American Labor Unions - Raymond L. Hogler
Call Number: KF3408 .H64 2015
Publication Date: 2015
Arguing that the decline in union membership and bargaining power is linked to rising income inequality, this important book traces the evolution of labor law in America from the first labor-law case in 1806 through the passage of right-to-work legislation in Michigan and Indiana in 2012.

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Racism in American Popular Media - Brian D. Behnken; Gregory D. Smithers
Call Number: P94.5 .M552 U625 2015
Publication Date: 2015
Were there damaging racist depictions in "Gone with the Wind" and children's cartoons such as Tom and Jerry and Mickey Mouse? How did widely known stereotypes of the Latin lover, the lazy Latino, the noble savage and the violent warrior American Indian, and the Asian as either a martial artist or immoral and tricky come about?

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1001 Pediatric Treatment Activities - Ayelet H. Danto; Michelle Pruzansky
Call Number: RJ506 .P68 D36 2011
Publication Date: 2011
Keep your pediatric clients actively engaged in their therapy session with 1001 Pediatric Treatment Activities: Creative Ideas for Therapy Sessions. Written for pediatric occupational therapy and physical therapy clinicians, graduate students, pediatric academic courses, and those in fieldwork and internships, this user-friendly guide will provide you with new ideas and activities designed to enhance your treatment session while maintaining your client's attention and interest.

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Black Water Rising - Attica Locke
Call Number: PS3612 .O247 B57 2010
Publication Date: 2010
Jay Porter has long since made peace with not living the American Dream. He runs his fledgling law practice out of a dingy Houston strip mall--where his most promising client is a low-rent call girl--and he's determined to leave the sins of his past buried: the guns, the FBI file, the trial that nearly destroyed him.

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The Third Plate - Dan Barber
Call Number: TX369 .B3625 2014
Publication Date: 2014
"[E]ngaging, funny and delicious... I would call this The Omnivore''s Dilemma 2.0.” --Chicago Tribune At the heart of today’s optimistic farm-to-table food culture is a dark secret: the local food movement has failed to change how we eat. It has also offered a false promise for the future of food.

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Medical Office Procedures - Nenna L. Bayes
Call Number: R728.8 .B7 2014
Publication Date: 2014
Thoroughly revised and updated, Medical Office Procedures is a text-workbook that introduces and describes the tasks of a medical office assistant's career; teaches records management, medical communications, and scheduling skills; and describes procedures for preparing patients' charts and bills. Practice management, electronic health records, and finances are also addressed.

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Winningham's Critical Thinking Cases in Nursing - Mariann M. Harding; Julie S. Snyder
Call Number: RT55 .H32 2016
Publication Date: 2015
Highly regarded for its clinically relevant and thought-provoking content, Winningham's Critical Thinking Cases in Nursing, 6th Edition features 150 case studies that cover all four clinical practice areas: medical-surgical, pediatric, OB/maternity, and psychiatric nursing. Each case covers a common patient problem, drawn from actual clinical experiences and written by nurses who are clinical experts.

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Saunders 2014-2015 Strategies for Test Success - Linda Anne Silvestri; Angela E. Silvestri
Call Number: RT55 .S4875 2014
Publication Date: 2013
Updated to reflect the most current NCLEX® test plans, Saunders 2014-2015 Strategies for Test Success: Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX Exam, 3rd Edition helps you learn the reasoning skills you need to pass any nursing test from routine quizzes to the NCLEX examination. It offers strategies for time management, critical thinking, and problem solving, and includes realistic,

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Visible Learners - Mara Krechevsky; Ben Mardell; Melissa Rivard; Daniel Wilson
Call Number: LB1032 .K68 2013
Publication Date: 2013
A progressive, research-based approach for making learning visible Based on the Reggio Emilia approach to learning, Visible Learners highlights learning through interpreting objects and artifacts, group learning, and documentation to make students' learning evident to teachers. Visible classrooms are committed to five key principles: that learning is purposeful, social, emotional, empowering, and representational.

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Emilia Encounters - Pat Wharton (Editor); Linda Kinney (Editor)
Call Number: LB1029 .R35 R44 2015
Publication Date: 2015
The documentation of young children's learning plays a vital role in the pre-schools of Reggio Emilia. This leading edge approach to bringing record-keeping and assessment into the heart of young children's learning is envied and emulated by educators around the world.

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An Introduction to the Physical Chemistry of Food - John Coupland
Call Number: TX541 .C78 2014
Publication Date: 2014
Familiar combinations of ingredients and processing make the structures that give food its properties. For example in ice cream, the emulsifiers and proteins stabilize partly crystalline milk fat as an emulsion, freezing (crystallization) of some of the water gives the product its hardness and polysaccharide stabilizers keep it smooth.

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Feminine Capital - Barbara Orser; Catherine Elliott
Call Number: HD6072.5 .O77 2015
Publication Date: 2015
Today, there are over 200,000,000 women business owners around the world. Many of these entrepreneurs are not doing business as usual, nor are they simply leaning in. Rather, they are tapping into feminine capital--the unique skills and sensibilities that they have cultivated as women--to create enviable successes.

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Please Be Ad-Vised: 7th Edition - Douglas Wood
Call Number: KF1614 .W66 2014
Publication Date: 2014
Now in its 7th edition, Please Be Ad-Vised: A Legal Reference Guide for the Advertising Executive by Douglas J. Wood, continues to be the leading industry treatise on advertising law for CEOs, CMOs, CFOs, general counsel, creative directors, and account managers and an important reference tool in managing their companies' advertising and business activities.

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Racial Battle Fatigue - Jennifer L. Martin (Editor)
Call Number: LC212.2 .R325 2015
Publication Date: 2014
Many would like to believe we are living as "post-racial" America, long past the days of discrimination and marginalization of people simply due to their race and minority status. However, editor Jennifer L. Martin and a breadth of expert contributors show that prejudice and discrimination are still very much alive in the United States.

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Virtual Teams - Terri R. Kurtzberg
Call Number: HD66 .K874 2014
Publication Date: 2014
Electronic communication is now embedded in our daily experience, as is work involving off-site collaborators. Virtual communication has become an essential job skill that is critical to individual and group success, yet most people just muddle through it without giving it any thought.

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Daylighting and Integrated Lighting Design - Christopher Meek; Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg
Call Number: NA2794 .M435 2015
Publication Date: 2014
Daylighting and Integrated Lighting Design provides architects, building designers, and students clear direction for the successful inclusion of daylight and integrated electric light in buildings. It presents design teams with the performance analysis resources, energy saving estimates and user satisfaction results they need in order to make informed decisions regarding daylighting and lighting design.

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Furnitecture - Anna Yudina
Call Number: NK2399.2 .Y83 2015
Publication Date: 2015
Furnitecture is a sourcebook exploring the furnishings, interior environments, and solutions for small spaces at the meeting point between design and architecture. The book features the work of a rising generation of designers across the globe who are starting to think about furniture in an architectural way, resulting in pieces that brilliantly transform interior spaces.

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Kitchen and Bath Sustainable Design - Amanda Ferroggiaro; Robin Fisher; NKBA Staff; Amanda Davis
Call Number: NK2117 .K5 D38 2014
Publication Date: 2015
The leading industry association's handbook for going green in the kitchen and bath Kitchen & Bath Sustainable Design is the National Kitchen and Bath Association's complete guide to "greening" these important rooms. The first book to focus exclusively on kitchen and bath sustainability, this full color guide covers every consideration for both remodels and new construction, making it a handy reference for any kitchen and bath professional.

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Kitchen and Bath Products and Materials - Ellen Cheever; National Kitchen and Bath Association Staff
Call Number: TH4816.3 .K58 C5185 2015
Publication Date: 2014
Objective guidance on kitchen and bath fitting choice to suit any client and any space Kitchen and Bath Products and Materials describes the typical materials, equipment, and surfaces used in all facets of residential kitchen and bath design.

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Kitchen and Bath Business and Project Management - NKBA
Call Number: NK2116.2 .D373 2014
Publication Date: 2013
Kitchen & Bath Business Project Management, Second Edition is a comprehensive guide to professional practice for the kitchen and bath professional. This one-stop reference is based on the real-world experiences of kitchen and bath experts to ensure success in business and professional life.

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Kitchen and Bath Design Principles - Ellen Cheever; Nancy Wolford; National Kitchen and Bath Association Staff
Call Number: NK2117 .K5 W65 2014
Publication Date: 2015
The industry standard, full-color guide to practical kitchen and bath design Kitchen and Bath Design Principles is The National Kitchen and Bath Association's complete guide to uniting function and style in these important rooms. This full-color guide is heavily illustrated, with a revised layout and graphic design that presents information more clearly for visual learners.

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Five Days at Memorial - Sheri Fink
Call Number: RA975 .D57 F56 2014
Publication Date: 2014
A New York Times Bestseller Culminating six years of Pulitzer Prize?winning reporting, physician Sheri Fink reconstructs five days at Memorial Medical Center and draws the reader into the lives of those who struggled amid the chaos of Hurricane Katrina. In a voice at once involving and fair, masterful and intimate, Fink exposes the dilemmas of end-of-life care and reveals just how ill-prepared we are in America for the impact of large-scale disasters.

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Meddling - John Lachs
Call Number: BJ1533 .R42 L33 2014
Publication Date: 2014
John Lachs claims that we are surrounded by people who seem to know what is good for us better than we do ourselves. Lachs discusses the joy of choice and the rare virtue of leaving others alone to lead their lives as they see fit. He does not mean that we abandon them in their genuine hour of need, but that we aid them on their own terms and not make help conditional upon adopting approved beliefs and behaviors.

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Cult and Ritual Abuse - Ph.D., James Randall Noblitt; Pamela Perskin Noblitt
Call Number: HV6626.52 .N63 2014
Publication Date: 2014
Revised, updated, and expanded, this third edition of a classic study is one of the most authoritative and evenhanded volumes to tackle its hotly debated subject matter. Incorporating the authors' firsthand observations, the book provides historical, anthropological, and psychological context for contemporary reports of both ritual abuse and ritual crime.

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Hate Crime in the Media - Victoria T. Munro
Call Number: HV6773.52 .M86 2014
Publication Date: 2014
How is hate engendered, and what causes hatred to manifest as criminal behavior? " Hate Crime in the Media: A History" considers how in America, perceived threats on national, physical, and/or personal space have been created by mediated understandings of different peoples, and describes how these understandings have then played out in hate crimes based on ethnicity, religious identity, or sexual identity.

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Mosaic Garden Projects - Mark Brody; Sheila Ashdown (As told to)
Call Number: SB473 .B7226 2015
Publication Date: 2015
No plant can truly offer year-round color in the garden, but a beautiful mosaic can. This hands-on guide includes a primer on the fundamentals of mosaic, with information on materials and three mosaic methods. Mosaic artist Mark Brody then walks you step-by-step through the creation of 25 decorative yet functional projects.

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The Zombie Book - Nick Redfern; Brad Steiger
Call Number: GR581 .R43 2014
Publication Date: 2014
Rampaging, driven, killing machines. Soulless and dead. Infected and infectious. Zombies. The epidemic of the living dead is stronger than ever in today’s pop-culture, but long before exotic viruses, biological warfare, and sinister military experiments brought the dead back to life in our cinemas and on our television screens, there were the dark spells and incantations of the ancient Egyptians, the Sumerians, and the Babylonians.

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Cybercrime and Digital Forensics - Thomas J. Holt; Adam M. Bossler; Kathryn C. Seigfried-Spellar
Call Number: HV6773 .H648 2015
Publication Date: 2015
The emergence of the World Wide Web, smartphones, and Computer-Mediated Communications (CMCs) profoundly affect the way in which people interact online and offline. Individuals who engage in socially unacceptable or outright criminal acts increasingly utilize technology to connect with one another in ways that are not otherwise possible in the real world due to shame, social stigma, or risk of detection.

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Cassey Ho's Hot Body Year-Round - Cassey Ho
Call Number: RA781.4 .H6 2015
Publication Date: 2015
The 27-year-old exercise dynamo Cassey Ho is known for her popular, exhilarating, and targeted "POP Pilates" workouts, which utilize Pilates moves into more upbeat sequences to keep practitioners engaged and active. Cassey's empire, Blogilates.com, features her trademark 5- 10-minute routines like Bikini Body and Post-Holiday Fat Burn, which target specific body parts for visible results.

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A City Called Heaven - Robert Marovich
Call Number: ML3187 .M36 2015
Publication Date: 2015
In A City Called Heaven, gospel announcer and music historian Robert Marovich shines a light on the humble origins of a majestic genre and its indispensable bond to the city where it found its voice: Chicago.   Marovich follows gospel music from early hymns and camp meetings through the Great Migration that brought it to Chicago.

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Conflicted Health Care - Ester Carolina Apesoa-Varano; Charles S. Varano
Call Number: RA972 .A69 2014
Publication Date: 2014
Anyone who has spent time in a hospital as a patient or family member of a patient hopes that those who attend to us or our loved ones are at their professional best and that they care for us in ways that console us and preserve our dignity. This book takes an intimate look at how health care practitioners struggle to live up to their professional and caring ideals through (or during?) twelve-hour shifts on the hospital floor.

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Critical Thinking Tactics for Nurses - M. Gaie Rubenfeld; Barbara Scheffer
Call Number: RT42 .R78 2015
Publication Date: 2014
Critical Thinking TACTICS for Nurses: Achieving IOM Competencies, Third Edition is a user-friendly and practical manual focusing on the day-to-day realities of doing, learning, and evaluating critical thinking in nursing. With clear examples of both the parts and the whole of this complex process, each chapter includes action learning activities to promote critical thinking: Tracking, Assessing, and Cultivating Thinking to Improve Competency-based Strategies or TACTICS.

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Field Exercises - Stephanie Westlund
Call Number: RC451.4 .V48 W38 2014
Publication Date: 2014
There are nearly twenty-five million veterans and active-duty soldiers in North America. Some experts estimate that more than one quarter of these men and women suffer from post-traumatic distress, and many other military persons experience difficulty reintegrating into civilian life.

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Pax Technica - Philip N. Howard
Call Number: HM851 .H69 2015
Publication Date: 2015
Should we fear or welcome the internet's evolution? The "internet of things" is the rapidly growing network of everyday objects--eyeglasses, cars, thermostats--made smart with sensors and internet addresses. Soon we will live in a pervasive yet invisible network of everyday objects that communicate with one another.

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Do Over - Jon Acuff
Call Number: HF5381 .A42 2015
Publication Date: 2015
The get ready, get going guide to navigating career change and doing work you love. New York Times bestselling author Jon Acuff has drawn millions of online fans who love his refreshing mix of humor, honesty, and wisdom about the world of work. Now he offers his most important book yet, a guide to making big career changes - by choice or necessity - and escaping the horrible feeling of being trapped in the wrong job.

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Cancer Virus - Dorothy H. Crawford; Ingólfur Johannessen; Alan B. Rickinson
Call Number: QR400.2 .E68 C36 2014
Publication Date: 2014
The Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) was discovered in 1964. At the time, the very idea of a virus underlying a cancer was revolutionary. Cancer is, after all, not catching. Even now, the idea of a virus causing cancer surprises many people. But Epstein-Barr, named after its discoverers, Sir AnthonyEpstein and Dr Yvonne Barr, is fascinating for other reasons too.

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The Mindful Diet - Ruth Q. Wolever; Beth Reardon; Tania Hannan
Call Number: RM222.2 .W584 2015
Publication Date: 2015
From the renowned Duke Integrative Medicine center, The Mindful Diet is the first book to combine health psychology with cutting-edge nutrition research to deliver an up-to-the-minute method for eating mindfully and breaking the yo-yo diet cycle. It's easy on occasion to eat too much, eat too quickly, eat for comfort, or choose junk food. But for increasing numbers of people, this behavior is the norm, not the exception.

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The Blue Zones Solution - Dan Buettner
Call Number: RA784 .B75 2015
Publication Date: 2015
Dan Buettner, the New York Times bestselling author of The Blue Zones, lays out a proven plan to maximize your health based on the practices of the world's healthiest people. For the first time, Buettner reveals how to transform your health using smart eating and lifestyle habits gleaned from new research on the diets, eating habits, and lifestyle practices of the communities he's identified as "Blue Zones".

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Why a Gay Person Can't Be Made Un-Gay - MD, Martin Kantor
Call Number: RC558 .K36 2014
Publication Date: 2014
Although homosexuality is becoming less stigmatized in American culture, gays and lesbians still face strong social, familial, financial, or career pressures to "convert" to being heterosexuals. In this groundbreaking book, longtime psychiatrist Martin Kantor, MD--himself homosexual and once immersed in therapy to become "straight"--explains why so-called "reparative therapy" is not only ineffective, but should not be practiced due its faulty theoretical bases and the deeper, lasting damage it can cause.

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How We Learn - Benedict Carey
Call Number: BF318 .C366 2014
Publication Date: 2014
In the tradition of The Power of Habit and Thinking, Fast and Slow comes a practical, playful, and endlessly fascinating guide to what we really know about learning and memory today--and how we can apply it to our own lives.   From an early age, it is drilled into our heads: Restlessness, distraction, and ignorance are the enemies of success.

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Mastering the Art of Recruiting - Michael J. Travis; Robert G. Diforio
Call Number: HF5549.5 .R44 T73 2015
Publication Date: 2015
Executives are highly motivated to get better at hiring because they know the ability to consistently identify and recruit the right people is critical to the success of their businesses--and their personal advancement. But hiring people isn't taught in business schools or executive development programs.

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The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan - Ben Foss
Call Number: RJ496 .A5 F67 2013
Publication Date: 2013
Finally, a groundbreaking book that reveals what your dyslexic child is experiencing--and what you can do so that he or she will thrive   More than thirty million people in the United States are dyslexic--a brain-based genetic trait, often labeled as a "learning disability" or "learning difference,

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When Women Sexually Abuse Men - Philip W. Cook; Tammy L. Hodo
Call Number: HV6561 .C663 2013
Publication Date: 2013
Crimes of a sexual nature perpetrated by adult females against males constitute a serious problem in our society. A woman "can" rape a man, and this crime occurs far more often than most imagine. This book addresses an entire range of crimes beyond rape, however; stalking, sexual harassment, and sexual assault are all covered in detail. "When Women Sexually Abuse Men: The Hidden Side of Rape, Stalking, Harassment, and Sexual Assault"

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The Manager's Guide to HR - Max Muller
Call Number: HF5549 .M786 2013
Managing people is a tricky business--and managers and small business owners need a clear understanding of the essentials of human resources to survive. The original edition of The Manager's Guide to HR provided readers with a plain-English introduction to the regulations, rights, and responsibilities related to hiring and firing, benefits, compensation, documentation, performance evaluations, training, and more.

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The Price of Thirst - Karen Piper
Call Number: HD1691 .P486 2014
Publication Date: 2014
"There's Money in Thirst," reads a headline in the New York Times. The CEO of Nestlé, purveyor of bottled water, heartily agrees. It is important to give water a market value, he says in a promotional video, so "we're all aware that it has a price." But for those who have no access to clean water, a fifth of the world's population, the price is thirst.

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Work Rules! - Laszlo Bock
Call Number: HD57.7 .B633 2015
Publication Date: 2015
From the visionary head of Google's innovative People Operations--a groundbreaking inquiry into the philosophy of work and a blueprint for attracting the most spectacular talent to your business and ensuring the best and brightest succeed. "We spend more time working than doing anything else in life. It's not right that the experience of work should be so demotivating and dehumanizing."

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Joe, the Slave Who Became an Alamo Legend - Ron J. Jackson; Lee Spencer White; Phil Collins (Foreword by)
Call Number: F390 .J64 J33 2015
Publication Date: 2015
If we do in fact "remember the Alamo," it is largely thanks to one person who witnessed the final assault and survived: the commanding officer's slave, a young man known simply as Joe. What Joe saw as the Alamo fell, recounted days later to the Texas Cabinet, has come down to us in records and newspaper reports. But who Joe was, where he came from, and what happened to him have all remained mysterious until now.

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Robots Are People Too - John Frank Weaver
Call Number: K564 .C6 W43 2014
Publication Date: 2014
For years, robots were solely a matter of science fiction. Today, artificial intelligence technologies serve to accelerate our already fast-paced lives even further. From Apple's Siri to the Google Car to GPS, machines and technologies that make decisions and take action without direct human supervision have become commonplace in our daily lives.

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Three Squares - Abigail Carroll
Call Number: GT2853 .U5 C38 2013
Publication Date: 2013
We are what we eat, as the saying goes, but we are also how we eat, and when, and where. Our eating habits reveal as much about our society as the food on our plates, and our national identity is written in the eating schedules we follow and the customs we observe at the table and on the go.In 'Three Squares'.

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The Opposite of Spoiled - Ron Lieber
Call Number: HG179 .L483 2015
Publication Date: 2015
In the spirit of Wendy Mogel's The Blessing of a Skinned Knee and Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman's Nurture Shock, New York Times "Your Money" columnist Ron Lieber delivers a taboo-shattering manifesto that explains how talking openly to children about money can help parents raise modest, patient, grounded young adults who are financially wise beyond their years.

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Alcohol - Rod Phillips
Call Number: GT2884 .P45 2014
Publication Date: 2014
Whether as wine, beer, or spirits, alcohol has had a constant and often controversial role in social life. In his innovative book on the attitudes toward and consumption of alcohol, Rod Phillips surveys a 9,000-year cultural and economic history, uncovering the tensions between alcoholic drinks as healthy staples of daily diets and as objects of social, political, and religious anxiety.

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Putting Your Values to Work - Matthew R. Fairholm
Call Number: HD57.7 .F35267 2013
Publication Date: 2013
The direct result of the authors experience in teaching leadership and conducting management training sessions for professional organizations, this book describes four fundamental ideas that explain how and why people are compelled to follow: Values, Vision, Vector, and Voice. Together, these concepts form the essence of leadership and inform the steps necessary to inspire others to follow.

 

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