Wednesday, January 5, 2011

New Books @ the library

The Grants Register: The Complete Guide to Postgraduate Funding Worldwide 29th Ed. 2011.  New York: Palgrave Macmillan 2011.  (Call # LB 2338 .G7 2011 c.2)  12/16/10

The most authoritative and comprehensive guide available to postgraduate grants and professional funding worldwide. For over twenty years The Grants Register has been the leading source for up to date information on the availability of, and eligibility for, postgraduate and professional awards. With details of over 3,500 awards, The Grants Register 2011 is more extensive than any comparable publication. Each entry has been verified by the awarding bodies concerned ensuring that every piece of information is accurate. As all information is updated annually, each edition also provides the most current details available today.

Wrigley, Richard. Ansel Adams: Images of the American West. Greenwich, CT: Brompton Books Corp, 1992. (TR 654 .A32 1992). 12/20/10

            A collection of photographs by Ansel Adams of the American West.

De Blij, Harm. The Power of Place: Geography, Destiny, and Globalization’s Rough Landscape. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. Signed Copy. (GF 41 .D42 2009) 12/20/10

            This book explains how geography influences culture and how it hinders or helps toward integrating the local community in the globalization process.

Bittle, Scott & Jean Johnson. Who Turned out the Lights? Your guided tour to the energy crisis. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2009. Signed Copy (TJ 163.2 B578 2009). 12/20/10.

            An entertaining look at the energy crisis with specific examples of how we can make a difference in how we use energy.

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