Monday, April 14, 2008

New Library Materials

New Materials have arrived at the UNT DC Library!!

Current Biography Yearbook. 2007 with 2001-2007 index.
(Call # CT100.C8 2007 c.2) (index)

Million Dollar Directory: America's Leading Public and Private Companies 2008 Ed. Parsippany, New Jersey: Dun and Bradstreet Publisher.
Provides extensive coverage of public and private companies, easy cross-referencing, primary and secondary lines of business, and the names and titles of key decision makers compiled from the Dun and Bradstreet database, telephone interviews, and annual reports. The publication includes Series Alphabetical sections, Cross-Reference Industrial Classification, and Cross-Reference Geographical titles.
(Call#HF 5035 .M531 2008 v.1-5 c.2)

Nickel and Dimed: On (not) Getting By in America. Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company, New York, 2001.
Journalist Barbara Ehrenreich presents undercover journalism at its best as she enters the workforce as a minimum wage worker to see if she can really get by in America on a full-time, minimum wage income. She takes several different jobs, from house-cleaner, to waitress, to Wal-Mart Associate, in several different states with results that may surprise you.
(Call#HD4918 .E375 2001 c.2)

Pigs at the Trough: How Corporate Greed and Political Corruption are Undermining America. Arianna Huffington. Crown Publishers, New York, 2003.
Nationally syndicated columnist Arianna Huffington's writes this "scathing" account of corporations and their affect on America. Using rapier wit and "sulfurous satire," as Publisher's Weekly describes her, she levels her authorial aim at everything from CEO's, to US Drug Companies, to the Bush administration as she demonstrates how their greed, corruption and political hypocrisy have all contributed in undermining democracy.
(Call#HV6769 H84 2003 c.3)

Scholarship Assessed: Evaluation of the Professoriate. Glassick, Huber, and Maeroff. Jossey-Bass, San Francisco California, 1997.
Continuing the research of Scholarship Reconsidered, this book takes a closer look at scholarship by opening up, again, the relationship of teaching and research for faculty at colleges and universities and focusing on the issue of quality for the two disciplines as they are dually necessary and required of most professors. Special consideration in Scholarship Assessed is given for documentation and assessment of the research begun from Scholarship Reconsidered.
(Call# LB2331 .G63 1997 c.3)

Book of Lists. Dallas Business Journal, Dallas, TX, 2008.
This is a quick reference guide to companies grouped by their similarities and rankings.
(Call# HF5065.T4 B612 2008 c.2)

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