Adult Reading Round Table of Illinois. The ARRT genre fiction list: a self-evaluative bibliography for fiction librarians. Illinois: Adult Reading Round Table of Illinois, 2003.
Adult Reading Round Table of Illinois. The ARRT young adult genre list: a self-evaluative bibliography for fiction librarians. Illinois: Adult Reading Round Table of Illinois, 2003.
Aggarwal, Charu C. & Philip S. Yu. Privacy-preserving data mining: models and algorithms. New York: Springer, 2008.
Balleste, Roy; Sonia Luna-Lamas; & Lisa Smith-Butler. Law librarianship in the twenty-first century. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2007.
Battles, David M. The history of public library access for African Americans in the South, or, Leaving behind the plow. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2009.
African Americans' long struggle to attain civil rights, particularly in the South, is well documented, as is the story of the public library movement in the America. This book tells the story of the African American struggle to access public libraries in the South, from the 1820s to the 1960s and beyond, bringing together three distinct fields: Southern studies, African American studies, and library studies.
Bird, Elizabeth. Children's literature gems: choosing and using them in your library career. Chicago: American Library Association, 2009.
Debons, Anthony. Information science 101. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2008.
Diacritics and special characters. Dublin, Ohio: OCLC Online Computer Library Center, 1991.
Distad, Merrill. The University of Alberta Library: the first hundred years, 1908-2008. Edmonton, Alberta: University of Alberta Libraries, 2009.
Forcier, Jeff; Paul Bissex; & Wesley Chun. Python Web development with Django. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Addison-Wesley, 2009.
Forcier, Bissex, and Chun--all experienced Django and Python developers--offer a practical guide for Web developers on the use of the Python-based Django framework to build powerful Web solutions. Coverage includes an introductory overview of Python, Django, and Web development concepts, followed by the basic components of the framework--models, views, templates--and how they work together; discussion of four distinct Django applications; and advanced Django techniques and features. A companion website contains a large amount of auxiliary material and is referenced throughout the text.
Gebali, Fayez. Analysis of computer and communication networks. New York; London: Springer Science+Business Media, 2008.
Harris, Lesley Ellen. Licensing digital content: a practical guide for librarians. Chicago: American Library Association, 2009.
Hill, Chrystie. Inside, outside, and online: building your library community. Chicago: American Library Association, 2009.
Holley, Pam Spencer. Quick and popular reads for teens. Chicago: American Library Association, 2009.
Hope, Brian & Ben Walther. Web security testing cookbook: systematic techniques to find problems fast. Farnham: O'Reilly, 2009.
In this book for Web application developers and quality assurance testers rather than security specialists like the authors, 'recipes' are given for using free and customizable tools for building and testing secure software. Progressively more difficult problems with the tools and techniques needed for a solution and discussion are presented on setting up these tools and basic concepts such as data encoding, ways to bypass client-side input validation, and advanced techniques (for detecting both unintentional design flaws and attacks using AJAX technology).
Jansen, Bernard J.; Amanda Spink; & Isak Taksa. Handbook of research on web log analysis. Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference, 2009.
Kanjilal, Joydip & Sriram Putrevu. Sams teach yourself ASP.NET Ajax in 24 hours. Indianapolis, Ind.: Sams, 2009.
Karimi, Hassan A. Handbook of research on geoinformatics. Hershey: Information Science Reference, 2009.
Geoinformatics is the science and technology of gathering, analyzing, interpreting, distributing, and using geospatial information. It encompasses a broad range of disciplines brought together to create a detailed but understandable picture of the physical world and our place in it.
Kornegay, Rebecca S.; Heidi E. Buchanan; & Hildegard B. Morgan. Magic search: getting the best results from your catalog and beyond. Chicago: American Library Association, 2009.
LaPerriere, Jenny & Trish Christiansen. Merchandising made simple: using standards and dynamite displays to boost circulation. Westport, Conn.: Libraries Unlimited, 2008.
In this brief, well-organized volume, librarian LaPerriere and merchandising professional Christiansen (both with the Denver Public Library) introduce principles and practices for branding and creating appealing displays to attract readers and boost circulation in libraries. In chapters supported by examples illustrated in b&w photos, the authors discuss the use of collection presentation standards as well as ideal locations for displays, the use of fixtures and furniture, props, detailed steps for aesthetic and practical display-building, and upkeep. They also discuss techniques for enlisting and educating staff and for assessing success. The final chapter suggests about 50 themes for library displays and the collections (not specific titles) and props that should accompany each.
Luenberger, David G. & Yinyu Ye. Linear and nonlinear programming. New York: Springer, 2008.
Meghabghab, George & Abraham Kandel. Search engines, link analysis, and user's Web behavior: a unifying Web mining approach. Berlin: Springer, 2008.
Moore, Chris. Sunday opening: an investigation into accessible opening hours and Sunday opening in UK public libraries. Leicestershire: Department of Information Science, Loughborough University, 2008.
Rainey, David. Faith reads: a selective guide to Christian nonfiction. Westport, Conn.: Libraries Unlimited, 2008.
Reynolds, Nancy Thalia. Mixed heritage in young adult literature. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2009.
Saricks, Joyce G. The readers' advisory guide to genre fiction. Chicago: American Library Association, 2009.
Traynor, Patrick; Patrick McDaniel; & Thomas La Porta. Security for telecommunications networks. New York: Springer, 2008.
Union list user guide. Dublin, Ohio: OCLC Online Library Computer Center, 1994.
Warner, Dorothy Anne. A disciplinary blueprint for the assessment of information literacy. Westport, Conn.: Libraries Unlimited, 2008.
Zhang, Yan-Qing & Jagath C. Rajapakse. Machine learning in bioinformatics. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley, 2009.
Zhang, Zhongfei & Ruofei Zhang. Multimedia data mining: a systematic introduction to concepts and theory. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2009.
Brannen, Sarah S. Uncle Bobby's wedding. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2008.
Bobby and Jamie are getting married, but Bobby's niece Chloe is worried that she won't be his favorite person anymore. Will Uncle Bobby still think she is special? Sarah Brannen's warm story is set in an alternative family as Uncle Bobby marries his boyfriend. "Uncle Bobby's Wedding" embraces Bobby?s relationship with Jamie, but keeps its focus where it truly belongs: on an uncle and niece's love for each other. Beautifully told and charmingly illustrated, this simple yet moving story begs to be read time and again.
Cowan, Jennifer. Earthgirl. Toronto; Berkeley: Groundwood Books; House of Anansi Press, 2009.
Ellis, Deborah. Children of war: voices of Iraqi refugees. Toronto; Berkeley: Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press, 2009.
Gower, Catherine & He Zhihong. Long-Long's New Year: a story about the Chinese spring festival. Boston: Tuttle Pub., 2005.
Ka, Olivier & Luc Melanson. My great big mamma. Toronto; Berkeley: Groundwood Books: House of Anansi Press, 2009.
Size matters, according to this groundbreaking picture book - and in a good way. Here, a young boy describes his large mother in caring terms - her softness, her warmth, how comfortable and reassuring it is to sit on her lap on the bus. But when she goes on a diet "because of what people say," he becomes a picky eater himself to show her how foolish she's being. This remarkable book offers a charming and timely picture of a special relationship between a loving mother and the little boy who understands that people should be appreciated for who they are. Luc Melanson's vibrant illustrations add resonance to this sweet story.
Katz, Karen. My first Chinese New Year. New York: Henry Holt, 2004.
Khan, Rukhsana. Wanting Mor. Toronto; Berkeley: Groundwood Books; House of Anansi Press, 2009.
Jameela and her family live in a poor, war-torn village in Afghanistan. Even with her cleft lip and lack of educational opportunities, Jameela feels relatively secure, sustained by her Muslim faith and the love of her mother, Mor. But when Mor dies, Jameela's father impulsively decides to start a new life in Kabul. Jameela is appalled as he succumbs to alcohol and drugs, then suddenly remarries, a situation that soon has her a virtual slave to a demanding stepmother. After she's discovered trying to learn to read, Jameela is abandoned in a busy market, eventually landing in an orphanage run by the same army that killed so many members of her family. Throughout it all, the memory of her mother sustains her, giving Jameela the strength to face her father and stepmother when fate brings them together again. Inspired by a true story, and set in a world far removed from that of Western readers, this powerful novel reveals that the desire for identity and self-understanding is universal.
Levert, Mireille. Tulip and Lupin forever. Toronto: Groundwood Books; Berkeley: House of Anansi Press, 2009.
Tulip the watering fairy and her best friend Lupin, a honey-making dog-bee, cultivate their fields and make delicious honey. When Lupin grows old and dies, Tulip is bereft. After a long journey, and the help of a river, the sea, and a friendly tortoise, Tulip is finally ready to start living again. When she returns home, a puppy-bee is waiting for her; eager for his turn in the field. This sensitive, beautifully illustrated story never minimizes the loss of a loved one, but shows that with time, a person can continue not only to live, but can find a new way to enjoy life.
Pottle, Jean L. & Lois Leonard Stock. Herons, frogs, and cranberry bogs: a wetlands unit for science and language arts. Portland, Maine: J. Weston Walch, Pub., 1994.