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  • A-Z of Careers & Jobs, ed. 15
    Looks at numerous career opportunities, and describes the skills employers are looking for and the type of qualifications and training needed in order to succeed in a chosen career path.
  • American Buyers: Demographics of Shopping
    Provides the data businesses need to manage expectations (how many will walk through the door?) and set prices (how much do buyers typically spend?). It features a complete picture of the American consumer, including spending habits.
  • American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 1
    Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the era of industrial development in U.S. history.
  • American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 2
    Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Civil War and Reconstruction Era in U.S. history.
  • American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 3
    Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Westward Expansion Era in U.S. history.
  • American Eras: Primary Sources, Vol. 4
    Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Reform Era and eastern United States development in U.S. history.
  • American History Through Literature 1820-1870
    Designed for the general reader, this set presents literature not as a simple inventory of authors or titles but rather as a historical and cultural field viewed from a wide array of contemporary perspectives. The set, which is "new historicist" in its approach to literary criticism, endorses the notion that not only does history affect literature, but literature itself informs history.
  • American History Through Literature 1870-1920
    Designed for the general reader, this set presents literature not as a simple inventory of authors or titles but rather as a historical and cultural field viewed from a wide array of contemporary perspectives. The set, which is "new historicist" in its approach to literary criticism, endorses the notion that not only does history affect literature, but literature itself informs history.
  • American Revolution Reference Library
    This 4-vol. set supplies the in-depth information about the American Revolution that students and researchers need for class assignments and reports.
  • Arts and Humanities Through the Eras
    Profiling milestones and movements in the arts, literature, music and religion from a specific period, each volume in this set helps students and researchers understand the various disciplines of the humanities in relation to each other, as well as to history and culture. An overview of the period and a chronology of major world events begin each volume.
  • Beachams Guide to the Endangered Species of North America
    This guide presents extensive data on the habitats and ecosystems of more than 1,200 species identified as endangered or threatened by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service. Entries include introductory information with an image of the species; a summary section detailing information on each species; a concluding summary of recovery efforts; and a bibliography of contacts for further information.
  • Bioethics, ed. 4
    Offers hundreds of revisions or addenda to entries from previous editions as well as new or revised entries on topics such as key cases in bioethics, the human biome, genetically modified foods, emergency preparedness and response, social justice, sustainability, chemical warfare and torture, among many others. Revised articles explain the events as well as legislation changes of the past decade. Previous editions published as the E
  • Biology
    Explains biological concepts and explores related fields as well as the history of biological science. Discusses critical issues such as embryogenesis and commercial applications of research in biology and addresses ethical issues. Provides information on careers in biology and contains color illustrations, sidebars, bibliographies, timelines, charts, and a glossary.
  • Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms, ed. 2: Pop Culture of 20th- and 21st-Century America
    Covers the popular culture of the 20th Century and first decade of the 21st Century. Provides a cross-disciplinary source for junior and high school students and teachers, public librarians and general researchers who need a single, consistent reference to explore and analyze the social trends, events, and people that have impacted contemporary history.
  • Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms: Pop Culture of 20th-Century America
    The hairstyles, slang terms, advertising jingles, pop music sensations, and all else described as popular culture is covered in this five-volume reference. Arranged chronologically by decade and by broad topics within each decade, this set focuses solely on the popular culture of the twentieth century, offering more detailed information on trends and fads than any other resource. Written specifically for students in grades 5 through
  • Business Plans Handbook, Vol. 1
    Actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses. Presents sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries which serve as examples of how to approach, structure and compose business plans.
  • Career Information Center, ed. 10
    Provides the most current information available on careers in the United States and Canada to people of all ages and all stages of career development. Each volume covers a career cluster and its common career pathways. Job profiles cover the following: job facts, nature of work, work environment, education, licenses, certification, and training, job outlook, similar occupations, and sources of additional information such as books, a
  • Career Opportunities in Casinos and Casino Hotels, ed. 2
    Features more than 90 job profiles in the casino and gaming industry and includes appendixes covering professional organizations, schools, associations, unions, and casinos. Career profiles include Blackjack dealer, Casino Host, Concierge, Hotel publicist and more.
  • Career Opportunities in Conservation and the Environment
    Profiles 69 career opportunities in the field of conservation and the environment such as agriculture, education, engineering, law, and science. Jobs can be found in such diverse settings as nonprofits, government agencies, educational institutions, hospitals, utilities, and other public and private businesses.
  • Career Opportunities in Journalism
    Covers careers in a variety of contexts, from newspapers and broadcasting to education and new media; includes listings of related educational programs, professional associations and publications, companies, and internship and scholarship resources.
  • Career Opportunities in Radio
    Offers career information in radio. Profiles include news, sports, sales, management, publicrelations, traffic, engineering, and programming.
  • Career Opportunities in Real Estate
    Offers career information in real estate. Profiles include real estate sales and leasing, real estate lending, property management, property development, and real estate acquisitions and analysis.
  • Career Opportunities in Science, ed. 2
    Provides updated key information, including salary ranges, employment trends, and technical requirements. Career profiles include Actuary, Biochemist, Bioinformatics scientist, Ecologist, and more.
  • Career Opportunities in the Retail and Wholesale Industry, ed. 2
    Provides updated key information, including salary ranges, employment trends, and technical requirements. Career profiles include Brand manager, Buyer, Graphic artist, retail, Greeter, Sales associate, TV shopping channel show host, and more.
  • Checks and Balances: The Three Branches of the American Government
    Presents easy to understand information about the inner workings of the federal government. Includes historical overviews and examinations of the day-to-day operations of each branch, as well as Constitutional duties and obligations of each branch, specifics related to eligibility, elections and appointments of key positions, changes since 1776, the future of each branch, and other topics. For student and general audiences.
  • Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook 2016
    A compilation of U.S. Department of State reports on contemporary political and economic conditions, government personnel and policies, political parties, religions, history, education, press, radio and TV, climate, and other characteristics of selected countries of the world; together with travel alerts, passport and visa information, world health information for travelers, and customs and duty tips for returning residents.
  • Crime and Punishment in America Reference Library
    Covering the evolution of the American criminal justice system throughout history, Crime and Punishment in America Reference Library explores everything from juvenile justice to organized crime.
  • Drama for Students, Vol. 17
    Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.
  • Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History, ed. 2
    A five-volume set and supplement covering all aspects of the African-American experience from 1619 to the present day. Using biographies, historical essays, and thematic pieces, many written by foremost scholars, it addresses a wide array of subjects in over 2,300 articles to define in one source the cultural roots, participation in American life, and current condition of the African-American community..
  • Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, ed. 3
    Designed for the nonspecialist, the Encyclopedia of Business and Finance is a 2-vol. complete reference covering five general areas: finance and banking; accounting; marketing; management; and information systems. Drawing on practical professional expertise as well as that of noted scholars, the contributors include executives, government administrators and scholars from leading business programs from around the United States.
  • Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood: In History and Society
    This 3-vol. set presents the social and cultural history of childhood from antiquity to the present. Children and Childhood examines this history through articles on education, parenting, child labor, economics, images of childhood, children's literature, play, toys and games, health, physiology, law, the criminal justice system and social welfare.
  • Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion
    A survey of clothing, costume and fashion. Coverage includes the origins of clothing and body adornment, the development of fabrics and technologies, and the social meanings of dress, as well as representative costumes from a wide range of historical eras. For students and researchers at the high-school level or higher.
  • Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity
    This encyclopedia spans the globe to explain the issues behind crimes against humanity and human rights issues as they relate to individual countries and the world at large. It traces the history of events that qualify as genocide and crimes against humanity, profiles perpetrators and heroes, and explains international laws and law proceedings aimed at ending genocide and crimes against humanity.
  • Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics
    This Encyclopedia considers both the professional ethics of science and technology, and the ethical and political issues raised by science and technology in an increasingly complex and global society. This broad coverage supports the numerous courses in applied and professional ethics and policy related to the practice of science and technology in education.
  • Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, ed. 2
    Contains new and updated original articles covering recent concepts (i.e. adoption, race, the Constitution, birthright citizenship) and court cases since 1992 offering comprehensive coverage of all aspects of constitutional law, as well as biographies of people who have had an impact on our government's legal framework (Supreme Court Justices, Presidents, Cabinet Members, Lawyers, and more). Also covers judicial decisions handed dow
  • Encyclopedia of the American Revolution: Library of Military History
    A three-volume survey of the military aspects of the American Revolutionary War, covering the period 1763-1783. The alphabetically arranged entries include biographies as well as discussions of campaigns and strategy; battles, skirmishes, and naval actions; weaponry; political issues and events; and how the European powers participated in the conflict. For students, historians, and general readers.
  • Encyclopedia of the Great Depression
    This 2-vol. set encompasses nearly two decades of American history, beginning with the farm crisis of the mid-1920s, through the 1929 stock market crash, the gradual recovery during the 1930s with Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal and World War II. This wide-ranging, multidisciplinary encyclopedia features entries on depression-era politics, government, business, economics, literature, the arts, society and culture.
  • Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 4
    Provides in-depth, worldwide coverage of environmental issues. Each article is written in a nontechnical style and provides current status, analysis, and suggested solutions whenever possible.
  • Fashion, Costume, and Culture, ed. 2: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear Through the Ages
    Provides facts and information about the cultural, religious, and social implications of human decoration and adornment throughout history, with a particular emphasis on the decades of the 20th century. In 500 entries, detailed information about clothing, hairstyles, tattoos, jewelry, body piercing, feet binding, and other types of fashion or style is examined. Entries explain the fashion or style within the context of the tradition
  • Gale Business Insights Handbook of Social Media Marketing
    This series centers on the specific projects, tasks, and activities in which businesspeople currently engage. This volume focuses on the social aspects of internet marketing.
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 3
    This encyclopedia fills a much-needed gap between legal texts focusing on the theory and history behind the law and more practical guides dealing with the law and its everyday effect upon its citizens. Containing approximately 200 articles, the Encyclopedia includes: brief descriptions of each issue's historical background, covering important statutes and cases; profiles of various U.S. laws and regulations; and details of how laws
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 3
    This work includes 23 new ethnic groups and contains 152 revised ethnic entries on specific minority groups in the U.S., with an emphasis on culture (religions, holidays, customs, language) in addition to information on historical background and settlement patterns. The encyclopedia also covers ethnoreligious groups such as Jews, Chaldeans and Amish.
  • Green Property, ed. 2: Buying, Developing and Investing in Eco-Friendly Property, and Becoming More Energy Efficient
    A guide to buying, developing and investing in environmentally-friendly property, and making one's home more energy-efficient.
  • Grzimeks Animal Life Encyclopedia: Extinction
    This new supplement explores all aspects of extinctions and extinct life, featuring approximately 80 articles outlining major extinctions and related scientific areas. Entries are written by nationally renowned subject experts specializing in zoology, paleontology, and environmental science. Written for students and general researchers.
  • Grzimeks Animal Life Encyclopedia: Evolution
    Covers evolution in detail and explores it from a scientific viewpoint. Includes comprehensive coverage of recent ideas and discoveries in the field of evolution.
  • Help! I Cant Swim!: A Story about Safety in Water
    Illustrates prevention of a swimming accident through the story of a group of friends that help rescue a boy who cannot swim.
  • History Behind the Headlines: The Origins of Conflicts Worldwide
    Presents in-depth information on conflicts appearing in today's headlines. Users are provided with historical background and analysis to events to give a greater understanding of the politics, players, and layers of current affairs.
  • History in Dispute, Vol. 1
    This volume covers the Cold War that lasted nearly half a century following World War II, offering different critical perspectives on its impact on world politics, domestic politics, the threat of nuclear war, foreign policy, military policy, economic development, and social change. It provides an enhanced understanding of events only summarized in history texts, stimulating critical thinking and providing ideas for discussion.
  • How to Understand Business Finance, ed. 2
    Provides a quick and effective course from the perspective of the pursuit of business growth, and describes a business proceeding from initial set-up through its first year of trading.
  • IQ and Aptitude Tests
    Contains numerous practice questions together with answers, explanations and a guide to assessing performance. Provides several IQ tests together with verbal, spatial and numerical aptitude tests. Includes tests of word meanings, grammar and comprehension, advanced verbal aptitude, logical analysis, mental arithmetic, numerical sequences, and number problems.
  • Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Foods and Recipes of the World, ed. 2
    Provides comprehensive coverage of the foods and recipes from 70 representative countries and culture groups worldwide -- from Algeria to Zimbabwe. Entries provide 10-15 recipes for each group and include data on the agriculture and dietary habits of each group as well as an overview of each group's nutrition and health.
  • Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures, ed. 2
    A guide to the history and current status of numerous cultural groups outside the United States. Offer students background and current status on cultures of the countries they are most likely to study.
  • Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Holidays
    Written for students in middle and high school, offering in-depth information on such holidays as Children's/Youth Day, Christmas (and related celebrations), Halloween and Festivals of the Dead, Hanukkah, Independence Day (Cinco de Mayo, Bastille Day, etc.), Kwanza, Yom Kippur, New Year celebrations and many others. 4 volume set.
  • Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 6
    Presents profiles of 193 countries of the world. Topics include climate, plants and animals, population and ethnic groups, religions, transportation, history, government, political parties, judicial system, economy, education, arts, media, tourism, and famous people.
  • Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States, ed. 6
    Presents profiles of the 50 states of the nation, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the US dependencies. Topics include climate, plants and animals, population and ethnic groups, religions, transportation, history, state and local governments, political parties, judicial system, economy, education, arts, media, tourism, sports, famous people.
  • Landmarks of the American Revolution: Library of Military History, ed. 2
    Zooming in on key locations connected to the American Revolution, this expanded and completely revised edition of Col. Mark M. Boatner III's original book goes beyond U.S. borders when profiling historical sites and landmarks significant to the war. The original state-by-state guide now also includes coverage of the war in the West Indies and an expanded treatment of Canada.
  • Mathematics
    Explains mathematical concepts with an historical overview of the field. Explores the uses and effects of math in daily life, and provides information on different career choices in this field. For academic readers.
  • Novels for Students, Vol. 1
    Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.
  • Petersons Master the GED� Test 2014, ed. 28
    This guide offers test-prep strategies and review material for the high school equivalency diploma test, including essential information on the new computer-based GED Test questions. Included are 5 full-length practice tests with answer explanations and a Word List to help improve GED Test vocabulary. Readers will learn valuable details on the 2014 GED Test structure, scoring, and passing requirements, as well as how to prepare for
  • Poetry for Students, Vol. 19
    Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.
  • Psychologists and Their Theories for Students
    Perfect for research assignments in psychology, science and history, this one-stop source for in-depth coverage of major psychological theories and the people who developed them provides a unique approach to the study of psychological history as it pertains to analysis. 2 volumes.
  • Readymade Job Search Letters, ed. 4: Winning Letters and E-mails to Help You Get Your Dream Job
    Provides essential tips and guidelines as well as a wide selection of letters and emails that can be adapted for individual use. Includes advice on style, presentation, the best words to use, common mistakes to avoid and writing effective email job applications.
  • Real-Life Math
    Provides an understanding of commonly studied math concepts by illustrating their use in everyday life in everyday tasks, such as buying insurance, constructing a budget, reading graphs, adjusting cooking recipes or planning for retirement. Topics are designed to support the modern mathematics curriculum and contain examples related to the global economy. 2 volumes.
  • Space Sciences, ed. 2
    From the history of space exploration to the future of "space business", this set offers a broad survey of the space sciences. Includes biographies of scientists and the space-related job market.
  • St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, ed. 2
    Includes more than 3,036 signed essays (300 of them new), alphabetically arranged, and written or reviewed by subject experts and edited to form a consistent, readable, and straightforward reference. Entries cover topics and persons in major areas of popular culture: film; music; print culture; social life; sports; television and radio; and art and performance (which include theater, dance, stand-up comedy, and other live performanc
  • Successful Interviewing and Recruitment
    Examines successful interviewing skills. Explains how to structure the interview, spot exceptional candidates and hire only the best who will add value to your business. Explores which questions to ask as well as which questions not to ask.
  • Supreme Court Drama, ed. 2: Cases That Changed America
    Profiles major U.S. Supreme Court decisions that have made a significant impact on American society. Each volume is organized by broad legal principles such as individual liberties, criminal justice and family law, equal protection and civil rights, and business and government law. Within this framework, case entries are arranged under the more specific legal issue to which they relate, such as affirmative action, capital punishment
  • The Aptitude Test Workbook: Discover Your Potential and Improve Your Career Options with Practice Psychometric Tests, Rev. ed.
    Provides preparation for psychometric testing used by organizations and educational institutions to determine candidates' abilities. Contains sample tests with numerous questions - verbal, numerical, perceptual, spatial and practical.
  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer, ed. 3
    Comprehensive survey of 120 cancers, cancer drugs, traditional and alternative treatments, side effects and diagnostic procedures.
  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Childrens Health, ed. 2: Infancy through Adolescence
    Provides in-depth coverage of pediatric diseases and disorders, with issues related to physical and cognitive and behavioral development. Covers every major body system. There is a distinct emphasis on health issues affecting children under the age of four.
  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 3
    Provides clear, complete information on genetic disorders, including conditions, tests, procedures, treatments and therapies, in articles that are both comprehensive and easy to understand in language accessible to laypersons.
  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 5
    Includes information on almost 2,000 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.
  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders
    Provides understandable yet detailed information on mental disorders and conditions, written in language understandable to the adult layperson. Includes entries for all 150 disorders classified in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, text revision (DSM-IV-TR). It also features entries for prescription, alternative and over-the-counter drugs, as well as the various therapies used to treat mental disorders.
  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, ed. 3
    Provides detailed information on mental disorders and conditions. Also features entries for prescription, alternative and over-the-counter drugs, as well as the various therapies used to treat mental disorders.
  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders, ed. 2
    Provides in-depth coverage of neurological diseases and disorders, including stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson disease, Tourette Syndrome, Alzheimer's disease, cerebral palsy, vertigo, amnesia, and epilepsy, targeted to patients, their families and allied health students. Related topics include communication aids, electric personal assistive mobility devices, medications, and the needs of Alzheimer patient caregivers among other
  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health, ed. 3
    This set provides more than 1,000 entries covering topics in nursing and allied health written for students and professionals in the field. Alphabetically arranged entries cover topics in body systems and functions, conditions and common diseases, contemporary health care issues and theories, techniques and practices, and devices and equipment. Covers all major health professions, including nursing, physical therapy, occupational th
  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Public Health
    Alphabetically arranged encyclopedia provides coverage of important public health concerns. Topics include diseases and conditions, health and wellness efforts, nutrition, ethics and law related topics and statistics, sanitation issues, and everyday environmental effects.
  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests, ed. 3
    Provides coverage of numerous surgical procedures, medical tests and related topics, such as anesthetics, common lab test and procedures, medications and postoperative care. Entries for medical test and surgical include definition; purpose; demographic information; diagnosis/preparation; aftercare; risks; morbidity and mortality rates; alternatives; and more.
  • The Growing Business Handbook, ed. 11: Inspiration & Advice from Successful Entrepreneurs & Fast Growing UK Companies
    Focuses on key issues such as funding, innovation, customer service, business technology and international expansion. Includes case studies from top companies.
  • UXL American Decades: 2000-2009
    A cross-disciplinary source for a single, consistent reference to document and analyze periods of contemporary American social history. Covers the first decade of the 21st Century and includes key events and social history.
  • UXL Encyclopedia of Science, ed. 2
    This alphabetically organized set opens up the entire world of science in clear, nontechnical language. Topics profiled are related to the physical, life, and earth sciences, as well as to math, psychology, engineering, technology, and the environment.
  • UXL Newsmakers, vol. 1-4
    Covers prominent personalities active on the current scene, including people making headlines in all fields. Entries biographical profiles, career summaries and other facts.
  • Ultimate Interview, ed. 2: Make a Great Impression and Get That Job
    Offers advice on what interviewers are looking for, how to prepare yourself, researching the background to a vacancy and giving the right answers to the hardest questions.
  • Ultimate Job Search, ed. 2: Invaluable Advice on Networking, CVs, Cover Letters, Interviews, Psychometric Tests and Follow-up Strategies
    Contains skills and techniques for job hunting. Includes advice on networking, CVs, cover letters, interviews, aptitude and personality tests, offers, rejections and follow-up letters.
  • Winning New Business: Essential Selling Skills for Non-Sales People
    Offers techniques and tactics needed to help maximize sales performance.