New Arrivals

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 Title: The Truth About Air Electricity & Health

 Author: Rosalind Tan

 Call number: QP 82.2.15 TAN 2014

The Truth About Air Electricity & Health is an informative how-to book that uncovers the truth about the curative power of nature’s fresh electrified air and how it can be harnessed for the healing of the body and mind. It is an illuminating discussion of how tiny charges of electricity in the air can make or break one’s health.

(Excerpt taken from back of the book)

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Title: Tourism and Change in Polar Regions

 Author: C. Michael Hall & Jarkko Saarinen

 Call number: G 155.P713 TOU 2010

This timely volume provides a contemporary account of tourism and its impacts in polar regions. It draws on cutting edge research from both the Arctic and Antarctic to provide a comparative review and illustrate the real life issues arising from tourism’s role in these regions. Integrating theory and practice the book fully evaluates varying perspectives on polar tourism and proposes actions that could be taken by local and global management to achieve a sustainable future for polar regions and development of tourism.

(Excerpt taken from back of the book)

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Title: Designing Games for Children

 Author: Carla Fisher Ed.D

 Call number: QA 76.76.C672 FIS 2014

Whether you’re a seasoned game designer, a children’s media professional, or an instructor teaching the next generation of game designers, Designing Games for Children is the first book dedicated to service the specific needs of children’s game designers. This is a hands-on manual of child psychology as it relates to game design and the common challenges designers face.

(Excerpt taken from back of the book)

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Title: Hacker’s Delight (2nd Edition)

Author: Henry S. Warren, Jr.

Call number: QA 76.6 WAR 2013

In Hacker’s Delight, Second Edition, Hank Warren once again compiles an irresistible collection of programming hacks: timesaving techniques, algorithms, and tricks that help programmers build more elegant and efficient software, while also gaining deeper insights into their craft. Warren’s hacks are eminently practical, but they’re also intrinsically interesting, and sometimes unexpected, much like the solution to a great puzzle. They are, in a word, a delight to any programmer who is excited by the opportunity to improve.

 (Excerpt taken from back of the book)


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Title: Essential Criminiology (Fourth Edition)

 Author: J.M. Anastasia

 Call number: HV 6025 LAN 2015

Essential Criminology guides students through the various definitions of crime and the different ways crime is measured. It then covers the major theories of crime, from individual-level, classical, and rational choice to biological, psychological, social learning, social control, and interactionist perspectives. In this latest edition, the authors explore the kind of criminology that is needed for the globally interdependent twenty-first century.

(Excerpt taken from back of the book)

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Title: Netter’s Infectious Diseases

Author: Elaine C. Jong & Dennis L. Stevens

Call number: RC 111 NET 2014

Netter’s Infectious Diseases provides a comprehensive yet concise overview of current global infectious disease concerns. Elaine Jong and Dennis Stevens cover the basics of the field using beautiful Netter illustrations and accessible “need to know” information on major conditions and problems- including multi-drug-resistance, Staph infections, Chagas disease, and the flu. In print and online, it’s a great tool for quick review or for sharing with patients and staff.

(Excerpt taken from back of the book)

*Last updated 14 Oct 2015.

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