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Seeds, Sex, and Civilization: How the Hidden Life of Plants Has Shaped Our World

Author: Thompson, Peter
Call No: SB117.T56 2010


The CAFO Reader: The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories

Call No: SF140.L58C34 2010


The Impact of Genetically Engineered Crops on Farm Sustainability in the United States

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the
Call No: SB123.57.N375 2010


Toward Sustainable Agricultural Systems in the 21st Century

Call No: S441.T68 2010


Uncertain Path: A Search For the Future of National Parks

Author: Tweed, William C.
Call No: SB482.A4T94 2010


Allied Health

American Nursing: A History of Knowledge, Authority, and the Meaning of Work

Author: D'Antonio, Patricia
Call No: RT4.D357 2010


Experimental Man: What One Man's Body Reveals About His Future, Your Health, and Our Toxic World

Author: Duncan, David Ewing
Call No: RA427.3.D86 2009


Falls Aren't Funny: America's Multibillion-Dollar Slip-and-Fall Crisis

Author: Kendzior, Russell J.
Call No: RD93.K46 2010


Magnet Environments : Supporting the Retention and Satisfaction of Nurses

Call No: RT1.N77 2011 v.46:1


Nursing the Finest Art: An Illustrated History

Author: Donahue, M. Patricia
Call No: RT31.D66 2011


Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things

Call No: RC533.F76 2010


White Coat, Black Hat: Adventures on the Dark Side of Medicine

Author: Elliott, Carl
Call No: R724.E385 2010



97 Things Every Programmer Should Know: Collective Wisdom From the Experts

Call No: QA76.6.A123 2010


American Reailroad Labor and the Genesis of the New Deal

Author: Huibregtse, Jon R.
Call No: HD6515.R1H85 2010


Consumer.ology : The Market Research Myth, the Truth About Consumers and the Psychology of Shopping

Author: Graves, Philip
Call No: HF5415.32.G73 2010


E-Learning and the Science of Instruction: Proven Guidelines For Consumers and Designers of Multimedia Learning

Author: Clark, Ruth Colvin
Call No: HF1106.C55 2008


How To Make Money With Social Media: An Insider's guide On Using New and Emerging Media To Grow Your Businesss

Author: Turner, Jamie
Call No: HF5415.1265.T867 2011


Out of Water: From Abundance To Scarcity and How To Solve the World's Water Problems

Author: Chartres, Colin John
Call No: HD1691.C493 2011


People, Planet, Profit : How To Embrace Sustainability For Innovation and Business Growth

Author: Fisk, Peter
Call No: HD60.F535 2010


Prophets of War: Locckheed Martin and the Making of the Military-Industrial Complex

Author: Hartung, William d.
Call No: HD9711.U64L635 2011


Socialnomics: How Social Media Transforms the Way We Live and Do Business

Author: Qualman, Erik
Call No: HF5415.1265.Q83 2011


The Coming Famine: The Global Food Crisis and What We Can Do To Avoid It

Author: Cribb, Julian
Call No: HD9000.5.C715 2010


The M-Factor : How the Millennial Generation is Rocking the Workplace

Author: Lancaster, Lynne C.
Call No: HF5549.L2825 2010


The Real Cost of Living: Making the Best Choices For You, Your Life, and Your MOney

Author: Ulrich, Carmen Wong
Call No: HG179.U423 2011


The Sexual Harassment Handbook: Protect Yourself and Coworkers From the Realities of Sexual Harassment, Take Action, Investigate, and Remedy Accusations of Harassment, Create Corporate Policies That Educate and Empower Employees

Author: Howard, Linda G.
Call No: HF5549.5.S45H68 2007


Humanities and Communication

Agnosticism: A Very Short Introduction

Author: Le Poidevin, robin
Call No: BL2747.L476 2010


Alexander Calder and Contemporary Art: Form, Balance, Joy

Author: Warren, Lynne
Call No: NB237.C28W37 2010b


Can Journalism Be Saved?: Rediscovering America's Appetite For News

Author: Mersey, Rachel Davis
Call No: PN4867.2.M47 2010


Conceiving God: The Cognitive Origin and Evolution of Religion

Author: Lewis-Williams, J.David
Call No: BL53.L48 2010


Conversations With Scorsese

Author: Scorsese, Martin
Call No: PN1998.3.S39A5 2011


English Literature: A Very Short Introduction

Author: Bate, Jonathan
Call No: PR21.B38 2010


Folk Music: A Very Short Introduction

Author: Slobin, Mark
Call No: ML3545.S63 2011


From Battlefields Rissing: How the Civil War Transformed American Literature

Author: Fuller, Randall
Call No: PS217.C58F85 2011


Islamic History: A Very Short Introduction

Author: Silverstein, Adam J.
Call No: BP50.S55 2010


John Coltrane and Black America's Quest For Freedom: Spirituality and the Music

Call No: ML419.C645J63 2010


Kabbalah: A Very Short Introduction

Author: Dan, Joseph
Call No: BM525.D355 2007


Martin Luther

Author: Hendrix, Scott H.
Call No: BR333.2.H46 2010


Mysterious Mozart

Author: Sollers, Philippe
Call No: ML410.M9S6413 2010


Romanticism: A Very Short Introduction

Author: Ferber, Michael
Call No: PN751.F47 2010


The Blues: A Very Short Intorduction

Author: Wald, Elijah
Call No: ML3521.W33 2010


The Cambridge Companion to Science and Religion

Call No: BL241.C317 201


The Ingenious Hidalgo Don Quixote de le Mancha

Author: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de
Call No: PQ6329.A2 2003


The Music Instinct: How Music Works and Why We Can't Do Without It

Author: Ball, Philip
Call No: ML3800.B2085 2010


Why Beliefs Matter: Reflections on the Nature of Science

Author: Davies, E.B.
Call No: BL240.3.D38 2010


You Are What You Speak: Grammar Grouches Language Laws, and the Politics of Identity

Author: Greene, Robert Lane
Call No: P140.G74 2011


Math/Physical Science

A Question and Answer Guide to Astronomy

Author: Bely, Pierre-Yves
Call No: QB52.B45 2010


Absolutely Small: How Quantum Theory Explains Our Everyday World

Author: Fayer, Michael D.
Call No: QC174.12.F379 2010


Beyond Smoke and Mirrors: Climate Change and Energy in the 21st Century

Author: Richter, Burton
Call No: QC903.R53 2010


Bulletproof Feathers: How Science Uses Nature's Secrets to Design Cutting-Edge Technology

Call No: QP517.B56B86 2010


Cuba: The Accidental Eden

Call No: QH109.C9C833 2010


Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism create Difference

Author: Fine, Cordelia
Call No: QP360.F52 2010


Developmental Biology

Author: Gilbert, Scott F.
Call No: QL955.G48 2010


Fragile Web: What Next For Nature?

Call No: QH541.15.B56F73 2010


Gender Codes: Why Women Are Leaving Computing

Call No: QA76.9.W65G46 2010


Human Genetic Diversity: Functional Consequences for Health and Disease

Author: Knight, Julian C.
Call No: QH431.K556 2009


Profiness: The Dark Arts of Mathematical Deception

Author: Seife, Charles
Call No: QA99.S45 2010


Providence of a Sparrow: Lessons From a Life Gone to the Birds

Author: Chester, Chris
Call No: QL696.P264C48 2002


Requiem For A Species: Why We Resist the Truth About Climate Change

Author: Hamilton, Clive
Call No: QC903.H2185 2010


The Climate Fix: What Scientists and Politicians Won't Tell You About Global Warming

Author: Pielke, Roger A.
Call No: QC981.8.g56P535 2010


The Climate War: True Believers, Power Brokers, and the Fight to Save the Earth

Author: Pooley, Eric
Call No: QC903.P766 2010


The Disappearing Spoon: and Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World From the Periodic Table of the Elements

Author: Kean, Sam
Call No: QD466.K37 2010


The Elements: A Very Short Introduction

Author: Ball, Philip
Call No: QD466.B25 2004


The Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe

Author: Gray, Theodore W.
Call No: QD466.G73 2009


The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos

Author: Greene, B.
Call No: QC6.G6885 2011


The Lions of Tsavo: Exploring the Legacy of Africa's Notorious Man-Eaters

Author: Patterson, Bruce D.
Call No: QL737.C23P366 2004


The Madame Curie Complex: The Hidden History of Women in Science

Author: Des Jardins, Julie
Call No: Q141.D44 2010


The Weather of the Future: Heat Waves, Extreme Storm, and Other Scenes From a Climate Changed Planet

Author: Cullen, Heidi
Call No: QC981.8.C5C85 2010


War and Nature: Fighting Humans and Insects With Chemicals From World War I to Silent Spring

Author: Russell, Edmund
Call No: QH545.C48R87 2001


Weather On the Air: A History of Broadcast Meteorology

Author: Henson, robert
Call No: QC877.5.H47 2010


What is a P-Value Anyway?: 34 Stories to Help You Actually Understand Statistics

Author: Vickers, Andrew
Call No: QA276.12.V53 2010


What's Eating You?: People and Parasites

Author: Kaplan, Eugene H.
Call No: QL757.K365 2010


Social Science & Education

A Kierkegaard Anthology

Author: Kierkegaard, Soren
Call No: B4372.E5B7 1973


A Nation Forged In War: How World War II Taught Americans To Get Along

Author: Bruscino, Thomas A.
Call No: D769.1.B78 2010


A Short History of the Jewish People: From Legendary Times to Modern Statehood

Call No: DS117.S45 2000


America Aflame: How the Civil War Created a Nation

Author: Goldfield, David R.
Call No: E468.9.G685 2011


Ancient Rome: The Rise & Fall of an Empire, 753 B.C.-A.D. 476

Author: Southern, Pat
Call No: DG209.S68 2009


At the Edge of the Precipice: Henry Clay and the Compromise That Saved the Union

Author: Remini, Robert Vincent
Call No: E423.R46 2010


Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

Author: Isaacson, Walter
Call No: E302.6.F8I83 2003


Bring On the Books For Everybody: How Literary Culture Became Popular Culture

Author: Collins, Jim
Call No: E169.12.C573 2010


Campaigning to the New American Electorate: Advertising to Latino Voters

Author: Abrajano, Marisa
Call No: JK2281.A26 2010


Campy: The Two Lives of Roy Campanella

Author: Lanctot, Neil
Call No: GV865.C3L36 2011


Capitalism 4.0 : The Birth of a New Economy in the Aftermath of Crisis

Author: Kaletsky, Anatole
Call No: HB501.K239 2010


Charlie Chan: The Untold Story of the Honorable Detective and His Rendezvous With American History

Author: Huang, Yunte
Call No: HV7571.H3H83 2010


Communism: A Very Short Introduction

Author: Holmes, Leslie
Call No: HX21.H65 2009


Darfur's Sorrow : the Forgotten History of a Humanitarian Disaster

Author: Daly, M.W.
Call No: DT159.6.D27D35 2010


Defusing Angry People: Practical Tools for Handling Bullying, Threats, and Violence

Author: Fauteux, Kevin
Call No: BF575.A5F382 2011


Egyptian Myth: A Very Short Introduction

Author: Pinch, Geraldine
Call No: BL2441.3.P55 2004


Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History

Author: Gwynne, S. C.
Call No: E99.C85P3835 2010


Feminist Frontiers : Women Who Shaped the Midwest

Call No: HQ1236.5.U6F45 2010


Forensic Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

Call No: RA1148.C36 2010


Freud: A Very Short Introduction

Author: Storr, Anthony
Call No: BF173.S836 2001


Fubarnomics: A Lighthearted, Serious Look at America's Economic Ills

Author: Wright, Robert E.
Call No: HB3743.W75 2010


Hanoi Jane: War, Sex, and Fantasies of Betrayal

Author: Lembcke, Jerry
Call No: JZ6405.W66L46 2010


I Beat the Odds: From Homelessness, to the Blind Side, and Beyond

Author: Oher, Michael
Call No: GV939.O44A3 2011


India Calling: An Intimate Portrait of a Nation's Remaking

Author: Giridharadas, Anand
Call No: DS428.2.G46 2011


Is There a Right To Remain Silent? : Coercive Interrogation and the Fifth Amendment After 9/11

Author: Dershowitz, Alan M.
Call No: KF9668.D47 2008


It Still Takes a Candidate: Why Women Don't Run For Office

Author: Lawless, Jennifer L.
Call No: HQ1236.5.U6L38 2010b


Journey Into America: The Challenge of Islam

Author: Ahmed, Akbar S.
Call No: E184.M88A39 2010


Keeping Faith With the Constitution

Author: Liu, Goodwin
Call No: KF4550.Z9L578 2010


Latin American Politics: An Introduction

Call No: JL960.C56 2009


Law: A Very Short Introduction

Author: Wacks, Raymond
Call No: K231.W333 2008


Manhunt: The Twelve-Day Chase For Lincoln's Killer

Author: Swanson, James L.
Call No: E457.5.S993 2007


Mass Deception: Moral Panic and the U.S. War on Iraq

Author: Bonn, Scott A.
Call No: DS79.76.B657 2010


Morality's Muddy Waters: Ethical Quandaries in Midern America

Author: Cotkin, George
Call No: E739.C68 2010


My Father at 100

Author: Reagan, Ron
Call No: E877.R325 2011


North American Indians: A Very Short Intorduction

Author: Perdue, Theda
Call No: E77.P425 2010


Not Quite Adults: Why 20-Somethings Are Choosing A Slower Path To Adulthood, and Why It's Good For Everyone

Author: Settersten, Richard A.
Call No: HQ799.5.S48 2010


Osama bin Laden

Author: Scheuer, Michael
Call No: HV6430.B55S33 2011



Author: Mason, Andrew S.
Call No: B395.M3875 2010


Playing For Keeps: Life and Learning On a public School Playground

Author: Meier, Deborah
Call No: LD7501.B6M45 2010


Raceball: How the Major Leagues Colonized the Black and Latin Game

Author: Ruck, Rob
Call No: GV867.64.R83 2011


Ronald Reagan

Author: Schaller, Michael
Call No: E877.S2558 2011


Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert: The Wild Saga of Interracial Baseball Before Jackie Robinson

Author: Gay, Timothy M.
Call No: GV863.A1G398 2010


Scotland: A Very Short Intorduction

Author: Houston, R. A
Call No: DA760.H686 2008


Social Networking

Call No: HM742.S629 2011


South Korea Since 1980

Author: Heo, Uk
Call No: DS922.462.H46 2010


Supporting Boys' Learning: Strategies for Teacher Practice, Pre-K-Grade 3

Author: Sprung, Barbara
Call No: LC1390.S67 2010


Sustainable communities Design Handbook: Green Engineering, Architecture, and Technology

Call No: GE170.S875 2010


Taking Measure of Charter Schools: Better Assessments, Better Policymaking, Better Schools

Call No: LB2806.36.T37 2010


The Battle of Marathon

Author: Krentz, Peter
Call No: DF225.4.k74 2010


The Betrayal of American Prosperity: Free Market Delusions, America's Declin, and How We must Compete in the Post-Dollar Era

Author: Prestowitz, Clyde V.
Call No: HC106.84.P74 2010


The Black Book of Communism: Crimes, Terror, Repression

Call No: HX44.L5913 1999


The Environment in World History

Author: Mosley, Stephen
Call No: GF13.M67 2010


The Haves and the Have-Nots: A Brief and Idiosyncratic History of Global Inequality

Author: Milanovic, Branko
Call No: HC79.I5M547 2011


The Insider's Guide to the Psychology Major: Everything You Need to Know About the Degree and Profession

Author: Wegenek, Amira Rezec
Call No: BF80.7.U6W44 2010


The Net Delusion: The Dark Side of Internet Freedom

Author: Morozov, Evgeny
Call No: HM851.M665 2011


The Offensive Internet: Privacy, Speech, and Reputation

Call No: KF390.5.C6O344 2010


The Road to Monticello: The Life and Mind of Thomas Jefferson

Author: Hayes, Kevin J.
Call No: E332.2.H395 2008


The Seven Daughters of Eve

Author: Sykes, Bryan
Call No: GN289.S94 2001


The Tudors: A Very Short Introduction

Call No: DA315.G888 2000


Twilight of Impunity: The War Crimes Trial of Slobodan Milosevic

Author: Armatta, Judith
Call No: KZ1203.M55A76 2010


Vital Statistics of the United States, 2010: Births, Life Expectancy, Deaths, and Selected Health Data

Call No: HA203.A222 2011 4th ed.


Whistling Vivaldi: And Other Clues to How Stereotypes Affect Us

Author: Steele, Claude
Call No: HM1096.S736 2010


Why America Is Not A New Rome

Author: Smil, Vaclav
Call No: E169.1.S5948 2010


Why Everyone (Else) Is A Hypocrite: Evolution and the Modular Mind

Author: Kurzban, Robert
Call No: BF311.K867 2010


Witchcraft: A Very Short Introduction

Author: Gaskill, Malcolm
Call No: BF1566.G37 2010



A Few Good Women: America's Military Women From World War I to the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

Author: Monahan, Evelyn
Call No: UB418.W65M66 2010


Electricity From Sunlight: An Introduction to Photovoltaics

Author: Lynn, Paul A.
Call No: TK1087.L96 2010


Gasoline, Diesel, and Ethanol Biofuels From Grasses and Plants

Author: Gupta, Ram B.
Call No: TP248.27.P55G87 2010


Introduction To Wind Principles

Author: Kissell, Thomas E.
Call No: TJ828.K57 2011


The Flight of the Century: Charles Lindbergh & the Rise of American Aviation

Author: Kessner, Thomas
Call No: TL540.L5K385 2010


The Limits of U.S. Military Capability: Lessons from Vietnam and Iraq

Author: Lebovic, James H.
Call No: UA23.L447 2010


The Safe Food Handbook: How to Make Smart Choices About Risky Food

Author: Perrett, Heli
Call No: TX531.P47 2011


The Technology Trap: Where Human Error and Malevolence Meet Powerful Technologies

Author: Dumas, Lloyd J.
Call No: T14.5.D86 2010


New Media

Humanities and Communication

Shattered Glass

Call No: PN1997.2.W5388 2004


The Color Purple

Call No: PS3573.A425C6 2003


Leisure Materials

All the President's Men

Call No: PN1995.9.P6A45 2006


Company: A Musical Comedy

Call No: M1500.S66C6 2007


Into the Woods

Call No: M1500.S66I5 1999


The Ghost and the Darkness

Call No: PN1997.G447 1998


Math/Physical Science

Absolute Zero

Call No: QC278.A27 2008


Mystery of the Megavolcano

Call No: QE523.T6M978479 2006


Social Science & Education

Asking For It: The Ethics and Erotics of Sexual Consent

Call No: HQ21.A85 2010


Daughters of the Dust

Call No: PN1997.D38 1999


Exceptional Customer Service

Call No: HF5415.5.P79 1993 c.2


Food for the Ancestors

Call No: GT4995.A4F66 2006


Generation M: Misogyny in Media and Culture

Call No: HQ1233.G46 2008


Mars, Venus or Planet Earth?: Women & Men in a New Miillennium

Call No: HQ1075.M37 2008


Not Just A Game

Call No: GV706.35.N899 2010



Call No: PN1997.S533 2002


Teenaage Suicide: The Silent Threat

Call No: HV6546.T445 2008


The Appalachians

Call No: F217.A65A67 2005


The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

Call No: E457.5.A87 2009


Ulysses S. Grant

Call No: E176.1.U497 2005



Allied Health

A Dictionary of Biomedicine

Author: Lackie, J.M.
Call No: R856.A3L335 2010


Intravenous Medications: A Handbook Ror Nurses and Health Professionals

Author: Gahart, Betty L.
Call No: RM170.G33 2011



Hoover's Handbook of Private Companies 2011

Call No: HG4009.H668 2011


Math/Physical Science

A Dictionary of Ecology

Call No: QH540.4.C66 2010



Social Science & Education

Ethical Leadership in the Community College: Bridging Theory and Daily Practice

Call No: LB1779.E738 2007 c.2


Ethical Leadership in the Community College: Bridging Theory and Daily Practice

Call No: LB1779.E738 2007


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