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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

Flora of North America : north of Mexico

Flora of North America : north of Mexico

Vol.1 includes a list of flowering plant families (p.299-316) and a concordance of family names accepted by Cronquist, Takhtajan, and Thorne. Vol.2+ include distribution maps for each species.

Algae : anatomy, biochemistry, and biotechnology

Algae : anatomy, biochemistry, and biotechnology
Barsanti, L., author.
A single-source reference on the biology of algae, Algae: Anatomy, Biochemistry, and Biotechnology, Second Edition examines the most important taxa and structures for freshwater, marine, and terrestrial forms of algae. Its co

Cyanobacteria : from basic science to applications

Cyanobacteria : from basic science to applications

Cyanobacteria constitute the most widely distributed group of photosynthetic prokaryotes found in almost all realms of the earth and play an important role in Earth's nitrogen and carbon cycle. The gradual transformation from

Drugs, money, and secret handshakes : the unstoppable growth of prescription drug prices

Drugs, money, and secret handshakes : the unstoppable growth of prescription drug prices
Feldman, Robin, author.
Examines the pharmaceutical industry to expose how higher-priced drugs receive favorable treatment and patients are channeled toward the most expensive medicines.

Hunter-gatherer adaptation and resilience : a bioarchaeological perspective

Hunter-gatherer adaptation and resilience : a bioarchaeological perspective

Explores the variety of ways in which hunter-gatherer societies have responded to external stressors while maintaining their core identity.

Indigenous children's survivance in public schools

Indigenous children's survivance in public schools
Sabzalian, Leilani, author.
Indigenous Children's Survivance in Public Schools examines the cultural, social, and political terrain of Indigenous education by providing accounts of Indigenous students and educators creatively navigating the colonial dyn

Jonny Appleseed : a novel

Jonny Appleseed : a novel
Whitehead, Joshua (Writer), author.
A tour-de-force debut novel about a Two-Spirit Indigiqueer young man and proud NDN glitter princess who must reckon with his past when he returns home to his reserve.

Moon of the crusted snow : a novel

Moon of the crusted snow : a novel
Rice, Waubgeshig, 1979- author.
A daring post-apocalyptic thriller from a powerful rising literary voice. With winter looming, a small northern Anishinaabe community goes dark. Cut off, people become passive and confused. Panic builds as the food supply dwi

Super mad at everything all the time : political media and our national anger

Super mad at everything all the time : political media and our national anger
Dagnes, Alison, author.
Super Mad at Everything All the Time explores the polarization of American politics through the collapse of the space between politics and culture, as bolstered by omnipresent media. It seeks to explain this perfect storm of

The environmental case : translating values into policy

The environmental case : translating values into policy
Layzer, Judith A., author.
Through its 15 carefully constructed cases, the book gives readers a first-hand look at some of the most interesting landmark and illuminating new controversies in U.S. environmental policy making. In her new section

The mindful twenty-something : life skills to handle stress ... and everything else

The mindful twenty-something : life skills to handle stress ... and everything else
Rogers, Holly, author.
Stress is a modern-day epidemic, and with the tumult of busy schedules and major life changes that young adults experience, they re particularly vulnerable to its negative effects. In

Tilly : a story of hope and resilience

Tilly : a story of hope and resilience
Gray Smith, Monique, 1968- author.
Kelly creates a cabin out of a huge cardboard box but has no one to share it with.

W.E.B. Du Bois's data portraits : visualizing Black America : the color line at the turn of the twentieth century

W.E.B. Du Bois's data portraits : visualizing Black America : the color line at the turn of the twentieth century
Du Bois, W. E. B. 1868-1963, author. (William Edward Burghardt),
The colorful charts, graphs, and maps presented at the 1900 Paris Exposition by famed sociologist and black rights activist W. E. B. Du Bois offered a view into the lives of black Americans, conveying a literal and figurative

We the corporations : how American businesses won their civil rights

We the corporations : how American businesses won their civil rights
Winkler, Adam. author.
In a revelatory work praised as

Cultivating mindfulness in the classroom

Cultivating mindfulness in the classroom
Iberlin, Jeanie M., author.
Mindfulness is an effective, low-cost way for educators to help students improve their social and emotional wellness as they learn and grow. The authors share practical tools that align to the five key categories of mindfulne

Helping kids live mindfully : a grab bag of classroom activities for middle school students

Helping kids live mindfully : a grab bag of classroom activities for middle school students
DePino, Catherine, author.
Helping Kids Live Mindfully: A Grab Bag of Classroom Activities for Middle School Students helps students enhance their lives by using Mindfulness on a daily basis in school and at home. It gives them the tools to cope with a

Mind and emotions : a universal treatment for emotional disorders

Mind and emotions : a universal treatment for emotional disorders
McKay, Matthew.
Combines cognitive-behavioral therapy, dialectical-behavior therapy and acceptance-and-commitment therapy in order to pinpoint the seven unhealthy coping styles that are at the root of all suffering and emotional disorders. O

Mindful games : sharing mindfulness and meditation with children, teens, and families

Mindful games : sharing mindfulness and meditation with children, teens, and families
Greenland, Susan Kaiser, author.
Encourages parents to use mindful play to help their children develop focusing skills while learning to regulate their emotions and respond to any situation calmly, with kindness and compassion.

Wartime sexual violence against men : masculinities and power in conflict zones

Wartime sexual violence against men : masculinities and power in conflict zones
Féron, Elise, author.
The book explores patterns of wartime sexual violence against men, and presents survivors', but also perpetrators' stories.

Women warriors : an unexpected history

Women warriors : an unexpected history
Toler, Pamela D.
"Who says women don't go to war? From Vikings and African queens to cross-dressing military doctors and WWII Russian fighter pilots, these are the stories of women for whom battle was not a metaphor. * The woman warrior is al

Tilly and the Crazy Eights

Tilly and the Crazy Eights
Gray Smith, Monique, 1968- author.
Entertaining, moving and insightful, Tilly and the Crazy Eights is both an adventure story and a healing journey.

Dismemberments : perspectives in forensic anthropology and legal medicine

Dismemberments : perspectives in forensic anthropology and legal medicine

Dismemberments: Perspectives in Forensic Anthropology and Legal Medicine is the only volume in the field to address the complexities of interpreting dismemberment trauma, the different tools used, and the sociocultural motive

Fighter in velvet gloves : Alaska civil rights hero Elizabeth Peratrovich

Fighter in velvet gloves : Alaska civil rights hero Elizabeth Peratrovich
Boochever, Annie, author.
"'No Natives or Dogs Allowed' blared the storefront sign at the young Tlingit Indian girl. The sting of those words would stay with Elizabeth Peratrovich all her life. Years later, a seasoned fighter for equality, she would d

School-based partnerships in teacher education : a research informed model for universities, schools and beyond

School-based partnerships in teacher education : a research informed model for universities, schools and beyond

This book demonstrates school-based approaches to primary science teacher education. The models used involve partnerships between universities and primary schools to engage pre-service primary teachers in classroom teaching a

Who decides who becomes a teacher? : schools of education as sites of resistance

Who decides who becomes a teacher? : schools of education as sites of resistance

"Who Decides Who Becomes a Teacher? extends the discussions and critiques of neoliberalism in education by examining the potential for schools of teacher education to contest the types of policies that are typical in K-12 sch

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