Senior High Core Collection 2018

Author: H. W. Wilson
Publisher: H. W. Wilson
ISBN: 9781682176658
Format: PDF, ePub
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H.W. Wilson's Senior High Core Collection (21st Edition) identifies the best, most current material available to your library. It includes a main, library-bound guide to over 10,000 books plus review sources and other professional aids for librarians and school media specialists.

Senior High Core Collection

Author: Raymond W. Barber
Publisher: H. W. Wilson
ISBN: 9780824211141
Format: PDF, Mobi
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H.W. Wilson's Senior High Core Collection (18th Edition) identifies the best, most current material available to your library. It includes a main, library-bound guide to over 10,000 books plus review sources and other professional aids for librarians and

Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management Fourth Edition

Author: Peggy Johnson
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub
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Technical Services Quarterly declared that the third edition “must now be considered the essential textbook for collection development and management … the first place to go for reliable and informative advice." For the fourth edition expert instructor and librarian Johnson has revised and freshened this resource to ensure its timeliness and continued excellence. Each chapter offers complete coverage of one aspect of collection development and management, including numerous suggestions for further reading and narrative case studies exploring the issues. Thorough consideration is given to traditional management topics such as organization of the collection, weeding, staffing, and policymaking;cooperative collection development and management;licenses, negotiation, contracts, maintaining productive relationships with vendors and publishers, and other important purchasing and budgeting topics;important issues such as the ways that changes in information delivery and access technologies continue to reshape the discipline, the evolving needs and expectations of library users, and new roles for subject specialists, all illustrated using updated examples and data; andmarketing, liaison activities, and outreach. As a comprehensive introduction for LIS students, a primer for experienced librarians with new collection development and management responsibilities, and a handy reference resource for practitioners as they go about their day-to-day work, the value and usefulness of this book remain unequaled.

Character Education for 21st Century Global Citizens

Author: Endah Retnowati
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351597345
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Character Education for 21st Century Global Citizens contains the papers presented at the 2nd International Conference on Teacher Education and Professional Development (InCoTEPD 2017), Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 20—21 October 2017. The book covers 7 topics: 1) Values for 21st century global citizens 2) Preparing teachers for integrative values education 3) Teacher professional development for enhanced character education 4) Curriculum/syllabus/lesson plan/learning materials development for integrated values education 5) Developing learning activities/tasks/strategies for character education 6) Assessing student’s character development (values acquisition assessment) 7) Creating/managing conducive school culture to character education.

Harry S Truman

Author: Kevin Geller
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 1680486330
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After Franklin D. Roosevelt�s sudden death in April 1945, Harry S. Truman took the oath of office as the thirty-third US president. While perhaps best known for his controversial decision to drop atomic bombs to end combat with Japan in World War II, Truman was instrumental in postwar recovery and international relations. As readers will discover, he instituted the Truman Doctrine to fight the spread of Communism, approved the Marshall Plan to help rebuild Europe, and ordered armed forces in 1950 to assist South Korea in the Korean War. He also ended racial segregation in the US military and removed discriminatory practices in federal employment.

Theodore Roosevelt

Author: Randy Shattuck
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 1680486314
Format: PDF
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When he was sworn in as U.S. president in 1901 after the assassination of William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt was the youngest man ever to hold the office. He was a statesman, cowboy, soldier, hunter, naturalist, and explorer. In 1904, he was elected president by a triumphant majority. This biography delves into his time in office, during which he passed legislation to regulate big business, got broad control of railroads, conserved natural resources, and worked to break up industrial monopolies. In foreign policy, he brought about a peace conference between Russia and Japan and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

Bad Blood

Author: John Carreyrou
Publisher: DVA
ISBN: 3641228360
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Der New-York-Times-Bestseller jetzt auf Deutsch Financial Times and McKinsey & Company Business Book of the Year Award 2018 Time Magazine Platz 1 der »Best Non-fiction Books of 2018« Elizabeth Holmes, die Gründerin von Theranos, galt lange als der weibliche Steve Jobs. Das 19-jährige Start-up-Wunderkind versprach, mit ihrer Firma die Medizinindustrie zu revolutionieren. Ein einziger Tropfen Blut sollte reichen, um Blutbilder zu erstellen und Therapien zu steuern – eine Riesenhoffnung für Millionen Menschen und ein extrem lukratives Geschäft. Namhafte Investoren steckten Unsummen in das junge Unternehmen, bis es mit neun Milliarden Dollar am Markt kapitalisiert war. Es gab nur ein einziges Problem: Die Technologie hinter den schicken Apparaturen hat nie funktioniert. Pulitzer-Preisträger John Carreyrou kam diesem gigantischen Betrug auf die Spur und erzählt in seinem preisgekrönten Buch die packende Geschichte seiner Enthüllung.

Aufkl rung jetzt

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 3104030685
Format: PDF
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Eine leidenschaftliche Antithese zum üblichen Kulturpessimismus und ein engagierter Widerspruch zu dem weitverbreiteten Gefühl, dass die Moderne dem Untergang geweiht ist. Hass, Populismus und Unvernunft regieren die Welt, Wissenschaftsfeindlichkeit macht sich breit, Wahrheit gibt es nicht mehr: Wer die Schlagzeilen von heute liest, könnte so denken. Doch Bestseller-Autor Steven Pinker zeigt, dass das grundfalsch ist. Er hat die Entwicklung der vergangenen Jahrhunderte gründlich untersucht und beweist in seiner fulminanten Studie, dass unser Leben stetig viel besser geworden ist. Heute leben wir länger, gesünder, sicherer, glücklicher, friedlicher und wohlhabender denn je, und nicht nur in der westlichen Welt. Der Grund: die Aufklärung und ihr Wertesystem. Denn Aufklärung und Wissenschaft bieten nach wie vor die Basis, um mit Vernunft und im Konsens alle Probleme anzugehen. Anstelle von Gerüchten zählen Fakten, anstatt überlieferten Mythen zu glauben baut man auf Diskussion und Argumente. Anschaulich und brillant macht Pinker eines klar: Vernunft, Wissenschaft, Humanismus und Fortschritt sind weiterhin unverzichtbar für unser Wohlergehen. Ohne sie wird die Welt auf keinen Fall zu einem besseren Ort für uns alle. »Mein absolutes Lieblingsbuch aller Zeiten.« Bill Gates