New Items Added for the Week of Feb. 14, 2011

Recently Miller Library subscribed to Credo Reference, an online database containing 530 titles of Reference ebooks. The list below is a small sampling of the ebooks available in this collection. To view the entire list of titles in Credo Reference, click here.

Black’s Medical Dictionary. (A & C Black, 2010)

Contains definitions and descriptions of medical terms and concepts, diagrams, drawings, and color illustrations and helpful appendices on common medical tests and procedures, travel and health, measurements in medicine, health economics, complementary and alternative medicine.

Marquis Who’s Who. (2010)

Provides instant access to over 60,000 personal profiles, reviewed, revised, and proofread by the listees themselves, providing guaranteed accuracy and immediacy.

Marquis Who’s who in America. (2010)

A directory of biographical information on America’s most notable men and women from every field of endeavor.

Encyclopedia of Insects. (Elsevier/Academic Press, 2009)

Covering all aspects of insect anatomy, physiology, evolution, behavior, reproduction, ecology, and disease, as well as issues of exploitation, conservation, and management, this book sets the standard in entomology.

Key Ideas in Linguistics and the Philosophy of Language. (Edinburgh University Press, c2009)

Introductory entries on 80 ideas that have shaped the study of language up to the present day. Entries are written by experts in the fields of linguistics and the philosophy of language to reflect the full range of approaches and modes of thought.

CIA World Factbook. (Central Intelligence Agency, c2009.)

The World Factbook provides up-to-date information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.

Mosby’s Handbook of Herbs & Natural Supplements. (Mosby/Elsevier, c2010.)

Provides the most reliable information on herbs and alternative medicines with herb and supplement profiles in a convenient, A-Z format for fast reference.

Routledge Encyclopedia of Social and Cultural Anthropology. (Routledge, 2010)

This new edition of the highly acclaimed Encyclopedia of Social and Cultural Anthropology provides a unique guide to the ideas, arguments and history of the discipline.

Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations of the World Dictionary. (Omnigraphics, c2010)

Detailing more than 3,000 observances from all 50 states and more than 100 nation; a compendious reference guide to popular, ethnic, religious, national, and ancient holidays.


About Eric

Eric Bradley is a academic librarian. He does not moonlight as a Mixed Martial Arts fighter or Los Angeles studio singer, although may be seen playing French Horn in a community band or adding another tune book to his hymnal collection.
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