Monday, August 25, 2014

Welcom Jaguars to Fall 2014


It is the beginning of a new school year and the possibilities are endless. Wherever you want to go or whatever you want to learn this semester let the staff of the UNT Dallas Library help you. We are here to assist you with efficient access to authoritative academic knowledge. We also hope to share with you the strategies and skills needed to research the information you need. If you have any questions do not hesitate to stop by the library or give us a call. We are here to help.

Welcome Jaguars!

Friday, August 22, 2014

New Book: Accounting for Value

Accounting for Value (2011) discusses how to use accounting techniques to place value on businesses. The book will be of interest to accounting, finance students, and those interested in a sound fundamental method of investing. A deep understanding of accounting is not necessary, nor does the book read like a text book; instead the author builds his premise from fundamental investing principles to accounting techniques that allow the reader to determine the difference between value and the price of a business.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

New Book: Campus crisis management: a comprehensive guide to planning, prevention, response, and recovery

Unfortunately emergencies affecting university campuses have become all too common in the past decade, thankfully the Campus Crisis Management serves as a hands on resource intended for university administrators to design a comprehensive crisis plan customized for the needs of their unique campus community. The book details how to establish, evaluate, and revise a crisis management plan and train an effective and operational crisis team. Topics also covered are dealing with the media, collaborating with outside agencies such as relief organizations and governmental agencies.

Filled with examples and practical checklists, Campus crisis management is organized to not only plan for a wide range of emergencies but also how to prevent or recover from a crisis situation.

You can request this book today by following the link.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

New Book: The Complete CPA Reference


The Complete CPA Reference has become one of the most trusted and relied on reference book used by professional accounts.   Users will find solutions for accounting issues and coverage of accounting techniques. The book covers Risk Assessment, Auditing Standards, chapters on professional ethics, and international financial reporting standards. Organized in a question and answer format , to make finding information more convenient, the book also includes samples, checklists and worked out solutions to accounting problems.

Stop by the UNT Dallas Library to borrow the book or click here to make an online request for it!

Thursday, August 7, 2014

How to Search Congress.gov



Congress.gov is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. The site provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information. The video was created by the Library of Congress and demonstrates how to use the sites search services.

Monday, August 4, 2014

Learn how to improve your academic writing with these ebooks!


The Fall semester is just around the corner, so now is the perfect time to hone your writing skills. UNT Dallas Library provides several writing and style guides available as eBooks. From freshmen students needing that boost from high school to college writing to graduate students needing information on how to improve their thesis, you will find a book for every skill level in the list below. Let these guides help you polish your prose into effective pieces of academic writing.

 1. Guide to the successful thesis and dissertation: a handbook for students and faculty

2. Guide to writing empirical papers, theses, and dissertations

3. The nuts & bolts of college writing

4.  Writing up your university assignments and research projects: a practical handbook

5.  Your research project: how to manage it

6.  How to improve your assignment results

7. How to write essays: a step-by-step guide for all levels, with sample essays

8.  Academic writing: a practical guide for students

9.  English grammar for the utterly confused

10.  Improve your written English: master the essentials of grammar, punctuation and spelling and write with greater confidence
“Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.”
Mark Twain

Friday, August 1, 2014

NOAA View



The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has recently released an update to its NOAA View interactive webpage. NOAA View presents atmospheric, oceanic, and environmental information variables culled from NOAA's archive of satellites, climate models, and other recording devices. Users may zoom into specific regions of the planet and capture images to share in their work. Users may also view a complete dataset, animated progressions, or data for a particular date.