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Foundations of information ethics

Foundations of information ethics

Foreword by Robert Hauptman As discussions about the roles played by information in economic, political, and social arenas continue to evolve, the need for an intellectual primer on information ethics that also functions as a

Going for a beer : selected short fictions

Going for a beer : selected short fictions
Coover, Robert, author.
A collection of the best short fictions from the grandmaster of postmodernism.

How to speak tech : the non-techie's guide to key technology concepts

How to speak tech : the non-techie's guide to key technology concepts
Trivedi, Vinay, author.
Things you’ve done online: ordered a pizza, checked the weather, booked a hotel, and reconnected with long-lost friends. Now it’s time to find out how these things work. Vinay Trivedi peels back the mystery of the Interne

Low-cost carriers in emerging countries

Low-cost carriers in emerging countries
Bowen, John, 1966- author.
Low-Cost Airline Carriers in Emerging Countries traces the development of low-cost carriers (LCCs) in Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, examining airlines that have become significant players in their home mark

Open-ended maths activities : using 'good' questions to enhance learning in mathematics

Open-ended maths activities : using 'good' questions to enhance learning in mathematics
Sullivan, Peter, 1948- author.
Open-Ended Maths Activities discusses the features of

Son of a trickster

Son of a trickster
Robinson, Eden, author.
Shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize: With striking originality and precision, Eden Robinson, the author of the classic Monkey Beach and winner of the Writers' Trust of Canada Fellowship, blends humour with heartbreak

The steppe and the sea : pearls in the Mongol Empire

The steppe and the sea : pearls in the Mongol Empire
Allsen, Thomas T., author.
In 1221, in what we now call Turkmenistan, a captive held by Mongol soldiers confessed that she had swallowed her pearls in order to safeguard them. She was immediately executed and eviscerated. On finding several pearls, Chi

There there

There there
Orange, Tommy, 1982- author.
ONE OF THE 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR--THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW WINNER OF THE CENTER FOR FICTION FIRST NOVEL PRIZE One of the Best Books of the Year: The Washington Post, NPR, Time, O, The Oprah Magazine, San Francisco C

Tools to help your children learn math : strategies, curiosities, and stories to make math fun for parents and children

Tools to help your children learn math : strategies, curiosities, and stories to make math fun for parents and children
Posamentier, Alfred S., author.
Parents need to take an ever-increasing role in their child's learning experience. However, what to do and how to do it is often not prescribed to the parents. This book offers a wide variety of aspects related to the parent'

Trickster drift

Trickster drift
Robinson, Eden, author.
Following the Scotiabank Giller Prize-shortlisted Son of a Trickster comes Trickster Drift, the second book in Eden Robinson's captivating Trickster trilogy. In an effort to keep all forms of magic at bay, Jared, 17, has quit

Waterlogged : examples and procedures for Northwest Coast archaeologists

Waterlogged : examples and procedures for Northwest Coast archaeologists

Wet sites matter. On the Northwest Coast in antiquity, an estimated 85 percent of objects were made entirely from wood and other plant materials that normally do not survive the ravages of time. Fortunately, wetlands, silt-la

Women and GIS : mapping their paths to success

Women and GIS : mapping their paths to success

Women greatly enrich science, leading research and directing decisions across myriad applications. Women and GIS: Mapping Their Stories reveals how ordinary girls become extraordinary women, overcoming obstacles to make signi

The papers of James Madison.

The papers of James Madison.
Madison, James, 1751-1836, author.
"The Papers of James Madison project, housed at the University of Virginia, was established in 1956 to publish annotated volumes of the correspondence and writings of James Madison, the Virginia statesman most often remembere

FROM AMECHE TO ZOZZLED : A GLOSSARY OF HARD-BOILED SLANG OF THE 1920s THROUGH THE 1940s

FROM AMECHE TO ZOZZLED : A GLOSSARY OF HARD-BOILED SLANG OF THE 1920s THROUGH THE 1940s

Do you know a blind pig from a butter and egg man? Do you get a kick out of the lingo in old gangster films, or ever wish you knew a cool noir name for something? Or maybe you just have a love for colorful language. In

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