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The Perfect Wave - Heinrich Päs
Call Number: QC 793.16 .P37 2014
ISBN: 0674725018
Publication Date: 2014-02-10
"In The Perfect Wave, Päs serves as our fluent, deeply knowledgeable guide to a particle world that tests the boundaries of space, time, and human knowledge."

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What You're Really Meant to Do - Robert Steven Kaplan
Call Number: HF 5381 .K363 2013
ISBN: 1422189902
Publication Date: 2013-05-07
"What to Ask the Person in the Mirror, regularly advises executives and students on how to tackle these questions. In this indispensable new book, Kaplan shares a specific and actionable approach to defining your own success and reaching your potential. "

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Making Change Happen in Student Affairs - Margaret J. Barr; George S. McClellan; Arthur Sandeen
Call Number: LB 2342.9 .B38 2014
ISBN: 1118647521
Publication Date: 2014-09-09
" Making Change Happen in Student Affairs: Challenges and Strategies for Professionals is a thought-provoking and pragmatic guide to the increasingly complex challenges and expectations that administrators face from both students and the public."

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What Is Relativity? - Jeffrey Bennett
Call Number: QC 173.57 .B46 2014
ISBN: 0231167261
Publication Date: 2014-03-04
" Bennett's book proves anyone can grasp the basics of Einstein's ideas. His intuitive, nonmathematical approach gives a wide audience its first real taste of how relativity works and why it is so important to science and the way we view ourselves as human beings."

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The Art of Play - Anna Beresin
Call Number: LB 3033 .B48 2014
ISBN: 1439910936
Publication Date: 2013-12-01
"folklorist Anna Beresin’s innovative book, The Art of Play, presents images and stories that illustrate what children do at recess, and how it makes them feel."

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One, Two, Three Pi - Joseph Mazur
Call Number: QA 41 .M39 2014
ISBN: 0691154635
Publication Date: 2014-03-23
"In Enlightening Symbols, popular math writer Joseph Mazur explains the fascinating history behind the development of our mathematical notation system. He shows how symbols were used initially, how one symbol replaced another over time, and how written math was conveyed before and after symbols became widely adopted."

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English for Ethiopia : teacher's guide : grade 2. - Spor, Mary W.
Call Number: PE1128 .E8 .S6 2010
ISBN: 0982548656
Publication Date: c2010

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Entrepreneurial Women - Louise Kelly (Editor)
Call Number: HD 6072.5 .E58 2014
ISBN: 1440800774
Publication Date: 2014-08-01
" Entrepreneurial Women: New Management and Leadership Models explores how women everywhere are empowering themselves socially and economically through entrepreneurship and business ownership."

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Muslim American Women on Campus - Shabana Mir
Call Number: HQ 1170 .M567 2014
ISBN: 1469610787
Publication Date: 2014-01-02
" Muslim American Women on Campus illuminates the processes by which a group of ethnically diverse American college women, all identifying as Muslim and all raised in the United States, construct their identities during one of the most formative times in their lives. "

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Increasing Persistence - Wesley R. Habley; Jennifer L. Bloom; Paul A. Gore; Steve Robbins
Call Number: LC 148.15 .H33 2012
ISBN: 0470888431
Publication Date: 2012-09-04
" Increasing Persistence offers a compendium on college student persistence that bridges the gaps between theory, research, and successful practice. ....[This] book provides decision-makers and practitioners with evidence-based interventions and best practices for improving student success in college."

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The Lost Art of Dress - Linda Przybyszewski
Call Number: TT 507 .P79 2014
ISBN: 0465036716
Publication Date: 2014-04-29
"A captivating and beautifully-illustrated look at the world of the Dress Doctors, The Lost Art of Dress introduces a new audience to their timeless rules of fashion and beauty—rules which, with a little help, we can certainly learn again."

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Randomness in Evolution - John Tyler Bonner
Call Number: QH 401 .B66 2013
ISBN: 0691157014
Publication Date: 2013-03-24
"With his customary wit and accessible style, Bonner makes an argument for the underappreciated role that randomness--or chance--plays in evolution. Certain to provoke lively discussion, Randomness in Evolution is a book that may fundamentally change our understanding of evolution and the history of life."


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The International Dictionary of Accounting Acronyms - Kevin O'Connor; Jae K. Shim
Call Number: HF 5621 .S497 2014
ISBN: 190640335X
Publication Date: 2013-11-30
"The International Dictionary of Accounting Acronyms is a must for busy executives and professionals involved in a wide range of accounting and financial issues."

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A Dictionary of Zoology - Michael Allaby
Call Number: QL 9 .C66 2014
ISBN: 0199684278
Publication Date: 2014-04-06
"This best-selling dictionary is the most comprehensive and up to date of its kind, containing over 6,000 entries on all aspects of zoology. "

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Routledge Dictionary of Economics - Donald Rutherford
Call Number: HB 61 .R92 2013
ISBN: 9780415600385
Publication Date: 2012-10-10
"The book is perfect for students and professionals interested in a broad range of disciplines including Business, Economics, Finance, and Accountancy and all additional subjects where a knowledge of these fields of essential."

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PDR for Nonprescription Drugs, Dietary Supplements, and Herbs - PDR (Created by)
Call Number: RM 671 .A1 .P48 2008
ISBN: 156363662X
Publication Date: 2007-09-01
"The new 2008 PDR for Nonprescription Drugs, Dietary Supplements, and Herbs helps you do that by providing information on OTC drugs, supplements, and herbs that is organized by therapeutic categories and is current and comprehensive."


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