Monday, March 14, 2011

New Books@ the library

The Career Guide: The Employment Opportunities Directory 2011. Dun and Bradstreet. (Call#HF 5382.5 .U5 D86 2011 c.2) 3/8/11

Directory of professional employment and career opportunities. This is a updated version of the reference guide for employment potential includes the areas of Sales, Marketing, Management, Engineering, Life/Physical Sciences, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Planning, Accounting and Finance, Liberal Arts, and other technical and professional institutions.

Stryker, Roy Emerson and Nancy Wood. In this proud land: American 1935-1943 as seen in the FSA Photographs. Boston : New York Graphic Society, 1975. (TR 820.5 .S87 1975) 3/14/11

“During 1935-43, Roy Emerson Stryker headed the Historical Section of the Farm Security Administration. He compiled history: some 270,000 photographs of American life. He also made history: assembling one of the greatest teams of photographers ever known, and laying the foundation for modern photo-documentation. From his personal collection of FSA pictures, he has chosen his favorites for In This Proud Land.” From back cover.

Alland, Sr. , Alexander. Jacob A. Riis: Photographer & Citizen. New York, N.Y. : Aperture, c1993. ( HV4045 .R5 1993) 3/14/11

Jacob Riis was a journalist turned crusader in the late 1800s. He took pictures of the extreme conditions in the New York tenements for his exposes and using them to promote social justice. His photographs in this book capture the abject poverty and day to day life of the lowest level of society in New York during that time period.

Cronin, Blaise, ed. Annual Review of Information Science and Technology. Vol. 45. (Call # Z 699 .A1 A65 v. 45 2011 c.2) 3/14/11

This volume includes articles published on the subjects of information management, information retrieval, data sharing in the sciences, economic aspects of the scholarly journal system, human-computer interaction, history of information technology, online social movements, and functional understanding of fair use in U.S. Copyright law.

Hoover’s Handbook of World Business 2011. Austin, TX: Hoover’s Business Press, 2011. (Call #HG 4009 .H66 2011) 3/14/2011

Contains information on 300 of the world’s most influential companies based outside of the United States. The 18th edition is one of the most complete sources of in-depth information on large, non-US-based business enterprises. Includes profiles and indexes.

Hoover’s Handbook of American Business, 2011. Austin, TX: Sycamore Productions, Inc., 2011. (Call # HG 4057 .A28617 2011 v.1, c.2) 3/14/2011

Profiles of major U.S. companies. One of the most complete sources of in-depth information on large US-based business enterprises. Includes profiles and indexes.

Simkin, J. Ed. Manufacturing and Distribution USA. 6th ed. Vol. 1-3. San Francisco, CA: Thompson Gale, 2011. (HD 9721 .M3495 6th ed. 2011). 3/14/2011.

This resource gives statistics of the manufacturing and distribution sectors of the American economy. The volumes are arranged alphabetically and by NACIS code. Volume one gives an overview of some current trade issues in the preface.

Dallas Business Journal 2011 Book of Lists. December 13, 2010. Vol 34, No 17. Dallas: Dallas Business Journal, 2010. (HF 5065 .T4 B512 2011). 3/14/11

This is quick reference guide to companies grouped by their similarities and rankings. Bills itself as “The definitive who’s who in business throughout the North Texas region.”

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