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Whoa, part 2! #smclibraryWhoa, part 2! #smclibrary
Whoa! Changes are happening! #smclibraryWhoa! Changes are happening! #smclibrary
Brief : make a bigger impact by saying less / Joseph...Brief : make a bigger impact by saying less / Joseph McCormack The only way to survive in business today is to be a lean communicator. Busy executives expect you to respect and manage their time more effectively than ever. You need to do the groundwork to make your message tight and to the point.
Pardon the dust and the noise and the movement of stuff. The...Pardon the dust and the noise and the movement of stuff. The major shifting, as well as electrical and data work is in full swing.
Near-Death Experiences : Heavenly Insight or Human...Near-Death Experiences : Heavenly Insight or Human Illusion? / by Birk Engmann This work examines the diverse views, and many myths, about near-death experiences and describes them from a scientific standpoint. It explores the topic with interesting historical reports and recent well documented cases
The few. The proud. The summer weekend studiers. #omgsmcThe few. The proud. The summer weekend studiers. #omgsmc
Does the cover model on this national publication look familiar?...Does the cover model on this national publication look familiar? Why yes, that is your campus library gracing the cover of Choice magazine this month! #omgsmc
What’s better than an impromptu story time in the library...What’s better than an impromptu story time in the library on alumni weekend? Not much! Grooming the next generation of great book loving Gaels early! #omgsmc (at Saint Mary’s College Library)
The star factor / William Seidman and Richard Grbavac In every...The star factor / William Seidman and Richard Grbavac In every company, a select few produce more, sell more, and deliver better results. These stellar performers consistently outshine their peers—and achieve more than most would believe possible. If only these people could be cloned!
National healing : race, state, and the teaching of...National healing : race, state, and the teaching of composition / Claude Hurlbert In National Healing, author Claude Hurlbert persuasively relates nationalism to institutional racism and contends that these are both symptoms of a national ill health afflicting American higher education and found even in the field of writing studies.
The wrong kind of different : challenging the meaning of...The wrong kind of different : challenging the meaning of diversity in American classrooms / Antonia Randolph Explores how teachers perceive students from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds and the unintended consequences of a kind of ‘colorblind multiculturalism.’ She unearths a hierarchy of acceptance and legitimacy that excludes most poor Black students and favors certain immigrant minorities.
Power to the poor : Black-Brown coalition and the fight for...Power to the poor : Black-Brown coalition and the fight for economic justice, 1960-1974 / Gordon K. Mantler Demonstrates how Martin Luther King Jr.’s unfinished Poor People’s Campaign became the era’s most high-profile attempt at multiracial collaboration and sheds light on the interdependent relationship between racial identity and political coalition among African Americans and Mexican Americans.
The adventures of Henry Thoreau : a young man’s...The adventures of Henry Thoreau : a young man’s unlikely path to Walden Pond / by Michael Sims A chronicle of the American writer’s formative years evaluates the decade between his graduation from Harvard and his departure for his Walden Pond cabin to describe the influences that rendered him an advocate for non-violent activism and environmentalism.
Mathematics in popular culture : essays on appearances in...Mathematics in popular culture : essays on appearances in film, fiction, games, television and other media / edited by Jessica K. Sklar and Elizabeth S. Sklar In this compendium, contributors consider the role of math in blockbuster films, baseball, crossword puzzles, fantasy role-playing games, and television shows to science fiction tales, award-winning plays and classic works of literature. Revealing the broad range of intersections between mathematics and mainstream culture, this collection demonstrates that even “mass entertainment” can have a hidden depth.
A sneetch is a sneetch and other philosophical...A sneetch is a sneetch and other philosophical discoveries : finding wisdom in children’s literature / Thomas E. Wartenberg This warm and charming volume casts a spell on adult readers as it unveils the surprisingly profound philosophical wisdom contained in children’s picture books, from Dr Seuss’s Sneetches to William Steig’s Shrek!. With a light touch and good humor, Wartenberg discusses the philosophical ideas in these classic stories, and provides parents with a practical starting point for discussing philosophical issues with their children.
Alcohol and its role in the evolution of human society / Ian S....Alcohol and its role in the evolution of human society / Ian S. Hornsey Archaeologists and anthropologists (especially ethnologists) have for many years realized that man’s ingestion of alcoholic beverages may well have played a significant part in his transition from hunter-gatherer to agriculturalist. This unqiue book provides a scientific text on the subject of ‘ethanol’ that also aims to include material designed to show ‘non-scientists’ what fermentation is all about.
Confucian perfectionism : a political philosophy for modern...Confucian perfectionism : a political philosophy for modern times / Joseph Chan Since the very beginning, Confucianism has been troubled by a serious gap between its political ideals and the reality of societal circumstances. Contemporary Confucians must develop a viable method of governance that can retain the spirit of the Confucian ideal while tackling problems arising from nonideal modern situations.
The mind within the brain : how we make decisions and how...The mind within the brain : how we make decisions and how those decisions go wrong / A. David Redish In The Mind within the Brain, David Redish brings together cutting edge research in psychology, robotics, economics, neuroscience, and the new fields of neuroeconomics and computational psychiatry, to offer a unified theory of human decision-making. Most importantly, Redish shows how vulnerabilities, or “failure-modes,” in the decision-making system can lead to serious dysfunctions, such as irrational behavior, addictions, problem gambling, and PTSD.
The funny parts : a history of film comedy routines and...The funny parts : a history of film comedy routines and gags / Anthony Balducci Classic comedy routines and individual gags have been around for hundreds of years; the best of these making their way through theater, circus, film and television, surviving to present day. As these timeless comedy gems are traced to their beginnings and followed through the years, readers are taken on a mirthful journey from Keystone to Zombieland.
Very important sticker. We are, in fact, on board all through...Very important sticker. We are, in fact, on board all through the summer. Come see us! #omgsmc