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New Books, November 2012

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New Database…Ovid Nursing Full Text Plus

Ovid is a new nursing database that includes 43 premier nursing journals. It is a great resource for any nursing major.


From ebooks on EbscoHost…

10 Best College Majors for Your Personality

By Laurence Shatkin, 2008

A great book that helps you explore different aspects of yourself to match you with a rewarding career.  A great read for anyone struggling with the college major decision.

Grammar Girl Presents the Ultimate Writing Guide for Students
By Mignon Fogarty
PE 1112 .F6127 2011

This book is a great resource for anyone who needs some writing tips. Written by a New York Times bestselling author, it covers everything from punctuation to parts of speech. It’s laid out in an easy to follow format and includes “Quick and Dirty tips” to help you remember the tricky rules.


Why We Get Fat
By Gary Taubes
RM 237.73 .T39 2011d

In this book, the author argues against the “calories-in, calories-out” philosophy of weight gain and loss. Presenting scientific evidence, he addresses the true reasons behind weight gain and obesity and the solutions to this great problem. This book is a great choice for anyone interested in nutrition or weight management.


It’s All About People Skills
By Jerry Boyle
LB 1025.3 .B696 2012

In this book, the author presents the idea that effective teachers have strong interpersonal or people skills. From instructional strategies to classroom management, this book highlights the important relational techniques necessary for a successful classroom. This is a great resource for anyone going into the field of education.


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