Useful Reference Books

Peterson’s Graduate and Professional Programs: An Overview RefL901/.P442

 Are you looking for schools that offer graduate or progessional programs for your area of study?  If so, this new six volume set provides information on programs offered by accredited U.S. Colleges and Universities.  It also includes accredited schools in the U.S. territories as well as those in Mexico, Canada, Europe, and Africa.  Besides the volume that provides an overview, the following five volumes are also available: (1) Graduate Programs in the Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences; (2) Graduate Programs in the Biological Sciences; (3) Graduate Programs in the Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Agricultural Sciences, the Environment, & Natural Resources; (4) Graduate Programs in the Engineering & Applied Sciences, and (5) Graduate Programs in Business, Education, Health, Information Studies, Law & Social Work.

Encyclopedia of Middle East Wars: The United States in the Persian Gulf, Afghanistan, and Iraq Conflicts

This new, monumental five-volume set provides information on U.S. actions in this volatile region.  Although this source traces 20th and 21st century U.S. involvement in the Middle East and South-Central Asia, it emphasizes the last three decades.  Primary and contemporary documents with appropriate introductions are also provided.

The CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
Reserve Desk QD65/.He

One of the most heavily used resources in Reference is The CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics.  The newest edition has now arrived and is available at the Reserve Desk.  Older editions are still located at the Reserve Desk and in the Reference Collection.  Sometimes referred to as the “Rubber Bible” or the “Rubber Book,” this indispensable resource contains chemical and physical properties, chemical tables, aqueous solubility of organic compounds, and flash point data on common substances.

Another CRC Press publication that has been recently received is The Handbook of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.


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