Monday, August 1, 2011

New Books @ the library

Simone, Rudy. Asperger’s on the Job. Arlington, TX:Future Horizons, 2010.  (8/1/2011)

“Rudy Simone, an adult with Asperger’s Syndrome and an accomplished author, consultant, and musician, created this insightful resource to help employers, educators, and therapists accommodate this growing population, and to help people with Asperger’s find and keep gainful employment.”  From the back cover.   Simone covers many of the basic concepts that most people know intuitively but that people with Asperger’s Syndrome need to be taught in order for them to be comfortable in the work environment. 

SourceBook 2011: Directory of Services. Community Council of Greater Dallas.  Dallas: Community Council of Greater Dallas, 2011.  (HV 99 .D2 S68 2011). 8/1/2011

    The SourceBook contains several hundered nonprofit and governmental agencies and programs located providing services to people in Dallas, Collin, Denton, Ellis and Rockwall counties.  Listing are alphabetical by name and by type of services. Agency listings typically list the name, address, hours, website address, and types of services
Austin, Jan, ed. CQ 2010 Almanac: 111th Congress 2nd Session. Vol. LXVI. Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Inc., 2010. 

This volume for the 107th Congress, 2nd Session provides article overviews of key congressional legislation and issues.  Also provides explanation of individual bills and how each House and Senate member voted on each bill.
(Call # KF 49 .C672 v.66 2010) 8/1/2011

Blancero, Donna Maria, ed. The Business Journal of Hispanic Research. Irving, TX: National Society of Hispanic MBAs, 2009.  (HF 5386 .B887 2009).

    Elizabeth J. Muniz, PhD, a faulty member of UNT Dallas, published an article titled, “An Executive Summary: Hispanic Law Students’ Perceptions of Discrimination, Justice, and Career Prospects” in this journal.

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