British Writers: Supplement V by George Stade

By George Stade

The Scribner Writers sequence has set the traditional for literary reference for greater than 25 years. as well as addressing the lives and careers of significant writers, the articles talk about the topics and forms of significant works and position them in pertinent old, social and political contexts for modern readers. Novelists, playwrights, essayists, poets, brief tale writers, and extra lately, style writers in technological know-how fiction and secret, are all expertly mentioned within the greater than sixteen units comprising this series.

This number of essays covers 286 writers who've made contributions to British, Irish and Commonwealth literature from the 14th century to the current day. Introductory essays and chronological tables open each one quantity and supply ancient background.

Supplement V provides articles on 26 writers, between them modern authors similar to J. G. Ballard, Anita Desai, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and Edna O'Brien in addition to vintage writers passed over from past volumes, reminiscent of A. A. Milne.

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The Insula of the Menander at Pompeii: Volume III: The by Penelope M. Allison

By Penelope M. Allison

This publication includes catalogues, analyses, images and drawings of a few 2,000 archaeological artifacts excavated from the Insula of the Menander in Pompeii. The catalogues, and analyses are geared up through provenance--buildings, rooms, and site inside rooms--so that the reader can comprehend the artifacts as family assemblages. The features of artifacts and teams of artifacts are mentioned, as are the Latin names that are frequently given to those artifacts, and the relationships of those assemblages to the kingdom of occupancy of the structures within the Insula over the past years of Pompeii. This learn, for that reason, offers a wealth of knowledge, not just at the variety and use of artifacts in Pompeian homes but in addition on Roman artifacts, and Roman society, extra mostly.

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Memory - A Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, and Annotated by Icon Health Publications

By Icon Health Publications

It is a 3-in-1 reference booklet. It provides an entire scientific dictionary protecting countless numbers of phrases and expressions with regards to reminiscence. It additionally supplies huge lists of bibliographic citations. ultimately, it offers details to clients on find out how to replace their wisdom utilizing numerous net assets. The booklet is designed for physicians, clinical scholars getting ready for Board examinations, clinical researchers, and sufferers who are looking to familiarize yourself with study devoted to reminiscence. in case your time is effective, this ebook is for you. First, you won't waste time looking out the net whereas lacking loads of suitable info. moment, the ebook additionally saves you time indexing and defining entries. eventually, you won't waste time and cash printing 1000s of websites.

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Women in the United States Military: An Annotated by Judith Bellafaire

By Judith Bellafaire

Women’s participation within the U.S. military has grown through the years based on the nationwide want for his or her companies. all through every one period of yank heritage, patriotic ladies volunteered to serve their kingdom in a large choice of authentic and unofficially sanctioned capacities. whilst there has been a choice to accountability, the U.S. defense force regularly relied upon girls to join the hassle. Women within the United States Military: An Annotated Bibliography is the main whole and recent directory of assets to aid scholars and students comprehend the impact ladies have had at the wars that experience formed the USA. overlaying every little thing from the yankee Revolution to Operations in Iraq, Women in the United States Military is vital for all educational and examine libraries.

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Altmetrics for Information Professionals: Past, Present and by Kim Johan Holmberg

By Kim Johan Holmberg

The objective of any study review is to guage the price or caliber of the examine compared to different learn. As caliber is extremely subjective and tough to degree, citations are used as a proxy. Citations are an incredible a part of scholarly verbal exchange and an important element of learn evaluate, with the idea being that hugely pointed out paintings has encouraged the paintings of many different researchers and accordingly it truly is extra helpful. lately we've seen new on-line info resources being researched for this goal and disruptive rules with the ability to alter study overview, and even perhaps technology as an entire, were born. Altmetrics is the hot examine sector that investigates the opportunity of those new information resource as symptoms of the effect that examine has made at the medical group and past, and hence almost certainly additionally as signs of the societal impression of study. This e-book will current a few of these new info resources, findings from past altmetrics examine, and the disruptive rules that could transform scholarly communication.

  • Presents many of the key principles and suggestions in past study which have been riding the evolution from bibliometrics to webometrics, and with the arrival of social media to altmetrics
  • Discusses the shortcomings and pitfalls of bibliometrics in examine evaluate and the opportunity of altmetrics to beat a few of these shortcomings
    • Presents probably the most very important facts resources of altmetrics, the aggregators, and the various stakeholders
    • Reviews present study approximately altmetrics and discusses attainable destiny trends
    • Presents how to degree and mixture altmetrics in keeping with the extent of influence or kind of impression they represent

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    The Coretta Scott King Awards, 1970-2009: 40th Anniversary by Henrietta M. Smith

    By Henrietta M. Smith

    Coinciding with the 40th anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Award, this distinctive quantity gathers jointly the easiest of the simplest in African American kid's literature with: entire assurance of the award successful books; biographical profiles that introduce the inventive artists and illustrators; colour plates that provide an essential experience of the tale and paintings; and, a brand new topic index perfect for curriculum making plans. In honor of the specific anniversary, celebrated poet Arnold Adoff has written a commemorative poem, 'of course', incorporated during this booklet. very good for curriculum making plans, assortment improvement, and reference, this can be a must-have for each library.

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