Download E-books The Reference Information Skills Game PDF

By Myram Forney Tunnicliff

This easy new method of educating details talents takes scholars past mere fact-finding to designing and recording seek concepts. dependent as a game-with seek maps, award badges, and seek technique suggestions-the actions aid scholars collect and sharpen reference, info retrieval, and problem-solving abilities each day. As they discover print fabrics and audiovisual, laptop, and human resources, in addition they construct their heritage wisdom in a number of matters. credits is given for procedure (search process) in addition to for product (fact-finding). With those actions, tuition librarians and lecturers collaborate as a educating crew to satisfy targets for stronger reference abilities. Adaptable to any dimension and structure of library, media heart, or school room, the sport has been effectively used at center and highschool degrees in either libraries and study rooms. A categorized topic index, bibliography of resources, and alphabetical index ease the method of curriculum integration.

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Download E-books The Cambridge History of Libraries in Britain and Ireland (Volume 2) PDF

A historical past of Libraries in Britain and eire describes the improvement of libraries in nice Britain and eire over a few 1500 years, and their position as part of the social, highbrow and cultural historical past. as well as visible hyperlinks with the historical past of books and literature, the volumes contain attention of schooling, expertise, social philosophy, structure and the humanities, as they've got affected libraries. the numerous foreign size, which has affected British and Irish libraries from the center a long time to the current, gets due consciousness. different topics thought of in each one quantity contain the housing, garage and upkeep of books and different fabric; the contributors answerable for their care and those that used them; advancements in provision, association and cataloguing; and the foundations and attitudes - of librarians and clients - which such advancements mirror. Cambridge Histories Online

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Download E-books Fifty Key Literary Theorists (Routledge Key Guides) PDF

By Richard J. Lane

Covering over a century's worthy of discussion, pondering and writing approximately literature, this can be a detailed consultant to the lives and works of 50 theorists who've left an indelible mark on literary studies.

Featuring theorists reminiscent of Judith Butler, Jacques Derrida, Sigmund Freud and Edward acknowledged, this obtainable advisor includes:

  • a word list of phrases
  • full cross-referencing for max ease of use
  • authoritative publications to extra analyzing on and by means of each one theorist.

An crucial source for all scholars of literature, Fifty Key Literary Theorists explores the gamut of serious debate, from the recent Critics to the Deconstructionists, and from post-colonialism to post-Marxism and extra.

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Download E-books Culinary Landmarks: A Bibliography of Canadian Cookbooks, 1825-1949 (Studies in Book and Print Culture) PDF

By Elizabeth Driver

Culinary Landmarks is a definitive historical past and bibliography of Canadian cookbooks from the start, whilst l. a. cuisinière bourgeoise used to be released in Quebec urban in 1825, to the mid-twentieth century. Over the process greater than ten years Elizabeth motive force researched each cookbook released in the borders of present-day Canada, even if a in the neighborhood authored textual content or a Canadian variation of a overseas paintings. all sorts of recipe assortment is incorporated, from alternate publishers' bestsellers and ads cookbooks, to domestic economics textbooks and fund-raisers from church women's groups.

The entries for over 2,200 person titles are prepared chronologically via their province or territory of e-book, revealing cooking and eating customs in every one a part of the rustic over a hundred twenty five years. complete bibliographical descriptions of first and next versions are augmented by means of writer biographies and company histories of the nutrients manufacturers and kitchen-equipment brands, who usually released the books. Driver's very good normal advent units out the evolution of the cookbook style in Canada, whereas short introductions for every province determine local alterations in advancements and tendencies. 4 indexes and a 'Chronology of Canadian Cookbook heritage' offer different issues of entry to the wealth of fabric during this awesome reference book.

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Download E-books The Russian Revolution and Civil War 1917-1921: An Annotated Bibliography (Continuum Collection) PDF

The Russian Revolution and Civil struggle within the years 1917 to 1921 is likely one of the most generally studied sessions in historical past. it's also just a little unavoidably one who has generated a big movement of literature within the many years that experience handed because the occasions themselves. notwithstanding, formerly, historians of the revolution have had no committed bibliography of the interval and little declare to bibliographical keep an eye on over the literature. The Russian Revolution and Civil struggle, 1917-1921offers for the 1st time a finished bibliographical consultant to this significant and interesting interval of heritage. The Bibliography specializes in the foremost years of 1917 to 1921, beginning with the February Revolution of 1917 and concluding with the tenth get together Congress of March 1921, and covers all of the key occasions of the intervening years. As such it identifies those an important years as whatever greater than easily the production of a communist country.

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Download E-books Moanin' Low: A Discography of Female Popular Vocal Recordings, 1920-1933 (Discographies: Association for Recorded Sound Collections Discographic Reference) PDF

By Ross Laird

The first accomplished consultant to pre-1934 woman well known vocal recordings sung in English―from all over the world and together with all styles―this discographical examine comprises solos, duets, trios, and quartets composed by way of the nice songwriters of the early 1900s (from Irving Berlin to Victor Young). the vast majority of the listings comprises fabric that has now not been formerly released, and lots of entries profile such prolific artists as Helen Clark and Gladys Rice, who're now not in earlier discographies. a distinct function contains info on sound-on-disc recording made for early talking-picture musical shorts (especially by means of Vitaphone) that isn't documented in different places. A entire identify index comprises composer credit for almost all of the titles listed.

The first finished consultant to pre-1934 woman well known vocal recordings sung in English―from world wide and together with all styles―this discographical research contains solos, duets, trios, and quartets composed via the nice songwriters of the early 1900s (from Irving Berlin to Victor Young). the vast majority of the listings comprises fabric that has no longer been formerly released, and a lot of entries profile such prolific artists as Helen Clark and Gladys Rice, who're no longer in past discographies. a distinct function contains information on sound-on-disc recording made for early talking-picture musical shorts (especially through Vitaphone) that isn't documented in different places. A complete name index comprises composer credit for almost all of the titles listed.

Many of the files documented during this quantity are through the artists who brought those songs at present or who played them within the unique productions of the exhibits or video clips for which they have been written. The making a song kinds comprise these of cabaret performers, music-hall and vaudeville acts. Songs for the degree, reveal, and radio also are included.

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Download E-books 500 Great Books for Teens PDF

By Anita Silvey

If you're looking for a ebook to provide to a teenage reader, this is the reference you have been looking forward to. before, there is been no permitted consultant to what is solid, undesirable, or detached within the flood of books coming off the presses within the sizzling new classification of young-adult publishing. If it truly is actual that you just cannot pass judgement on a e-book by way of its disguise, it's very true for youngster books, as publishers take objective at a brand new classification of readers. The books land on cabinets with no heritage, and so there isn't any regular through which to pass judgement on them.

Anita Silvey, one of many country's prime experts on books for teenagers, has interviewed teenage readers everywhere in the kingdom and immersed herself in young-adult books, with an emphasis on books released within the final 5 years. the result's this beneficial and extremely readable consultant for fogeys, academics, librarians, booksellers, interpreting teams, and naturally youngsters themselves.

With its prolonged essays describing 500 decisions, mom and dad will speedy see what their little ones are literally interpreting -- and may manage to locate sturdy books to introduce them to. academics can spot very good additions to summer time examining lists. Booksellers can circulate consumers from one favourite to a bunch of others within the related style. Librarians can around out collections. publication teams -- for adults, youngsters, or either -- can have countless numbers of latest titles to consider.

500 nice Books for teenagers is split into twenty-one sections, together with experience and survival, politics and social background, horror, romance, warfare and clash, fable, performs, image novels, poetry, memoir, and spirituality. each part bargains up classics, however the majority of titles are new. In "Beyond the 500," Silvey compiles a few necessary lists, together with books geared up via geographic position and historic interval, in addition to steered audio books.

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Download E-books Facts on File Companion to the American Novel (Companion to Literature) 3-Volume Set PDF

This source examines the nice American novel in all of its variety. Spanning the earliest novels that imitated the literary models of britain to the emergence of types and topics that have been really American, this reference lines the historical past of the unconventional within the united states. With greater than 1200 A-Z entries, this paintings might be useful readers deepen their realizing of the yank novel and its position in literary historical past.

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Download E-books Popper and His Popular Critics: Thomas Kuhn, Paul Feyerabend and Imre Lakatos (SpringerBriefs in Philosophy) PDF

This quantity examines Popper’s philosophy by analyzing the criticism of his preferred critics: Thomas Kuhn, Paul Feyerabend and Imre Lakatos. all of them followed his rejection of the normal view of technology as inductive. ranging from the belief that Hume’s feedback of induction is legitimate, the ebook explores the relevant feedback and objections that those 3 critics have raised. Their objections have met with nice good fortune, are major and deserve paraphrase. One also may think about them average protests opposed to Popper’s excessive criteria relatively than fundamental criticisms of his philosophy. The publication starts off out with a initial dialogue of a few critical history fabric and necessities of Popper’s philosophy. It ends with nutshell representations of the philosophies of Popper. Kuhn, Feyerabend and Lakatos. the center component of the publication provides the relationship among those philosophers and explains what their critical rules includes, what the severe arguments are, how they awarded them, and the way legitimate they're. within the method, the writer claims that Popper's renowned critics used opposed to him arguments that he had invented (and replied) with no announcing so. They range from him in most cases in that they demanded of all feedback that it's going to be optimistic: don't cease believing a refuted thought except there's a larger replacement to it. Popper hardly mentioned trust, delegating its examine to psychology right; he frequently mentioned in simple terms target wisdom, wisdom that's public and hence open to public scrutiny.

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Download E-books British Writers: Supplement V(British Writers Supplements) PDF

By George Stade

The Scribner Writers sequence has set the traditional for literary reference for greater than 25 years. as well as addressing the lives and careers of vital writers, the articles speak about the topics and varieties of significant works and position them in pertinent historic, social and political contexts for modern readers. Novelists, playwrights, essayists, poets, brief tale writers, and extra lately, style writers in technology fiction and secret, are all expertly mentioned within the greater than sixteen units comprising this series.

This number of essays covers 286 writers who've made contributions to British, Irish and Commonwealth literature from the 14th century to the current day. Introductory essays and chronological tables open every one quantity and supply ancient background.

Supplement V provides articles on 26 writers, between them modern authors comparable to J. G. Ballard, Anita Desai, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and Edna O'Brien in addition to vintage writers passed over from previous volumes, corresponding to A. A. Milne.

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