Without a Net: Librarians Bridging the Digital Divide

Without a Net: Librarians Bridging the Digital Divide

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ISBN Code : 9781598844535
Book Author : Jessamyn C. West
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Total Pages : 222

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Teaching novice computer users, including seniors and individuals with disabilities such as low vision or motor skills, how to do what they want and need to do online is a formidable challenge for library staff. Part inspirational, part practical Without a Net: Librarians Bridging the Digital Divide is a summary of techniques, approaches, and skills that will help libraria

Darwin and the True Story of the Dinosaurs

Darwin and the True Story of the Dinosaurs

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ISBN Code : 9781613738733
Book Author : Luca Novelli
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Total Pages : 440

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When Charles Darwin published The Origin of Species in 1859, he forever altered the way people looked at their place in the world�humans were just another animal species that evolved from more primitive life forms. After graduating college, Charles was hired as a naturalist aboard the HMS Beagle where he would collect the specimens he would use to make the case for biologi

Big Data: Does Size Matter? (Bloomsbury Sigma)

Big Data: Does Size Matter? (Bloomsbury Sigma)

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ISBN Code : 9781472920058
Book Author : Timandra Harkness
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Total Pages : 242

Big Data: Does Size Matter? (Bloomsbury Sigma) Book Detail/ Review :

From the first tally, scratched on a wolf bone over thirty thousand years ago, to the Large Hadron Collider, which produces forty million megabytes of data per second, data is big, and getting bigger. It can help us do things faster and more efficiently than ever before, from tracking wolves through Minnesota by GPS to predicting which crimes are likely to happen where. Me

Dark Life: Martian Nanobacteria, Rock-Eating Cave Bugs, and Other Extreme Organisms of Inner Earth and Outer Space

Dark Life: Martian Nanobacteria, Rock-Eating Cave Bugs, and Other Extreme Organisms of Inner Earth and Outer Space

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ISBN Code : 9780684841915
Book Author : Michael Ray Taylor
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Total Pages : 525

Dark Life: Martian Nanobacteria, Rock-Eating Cave Bugs, and Other Extreme Organisms of Inner Earth and Outer Space Book Detail/ Review :

In a narrative that combines cutting-edge science with intense physical adventure, Dark Life tells the fascinating story of the quest to find life far underground and deep in space.Able to thrive without sunlight or oxygen, dark life is a mass of subterranean bacteria that would likely tip the scale if weighed against all other living matter combined. Journalist Michael

The Double Helix

The Double Helix

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ISBN Code : 9780684852799
Book Author : James D. Watson
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Total Pages : 202

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The classic personal account of Watson and Crick�s groundbreaking discovery of the structure of DNA, now with an introduction by Sylvia Nasar, author of A Beautiful Mind.By identifying the structure of DNA, the molecule of life, Francis Crick and James Watson revolutionized biochemistry and won themselves a Nobel Prize. At the time, Watson was only twenty-four, a young sci

Plan And Purpose In Nature (Science Masters)

Plan And Purpose In Nature (Science Masters)

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ISBN Code : 9780297816461
Book Author : George C. Williams
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Total Pages : 221

Plan And Purpose In Nature (Science Masters) Book Detail/ Review :

Plan and Purpose in Nature is a brilliant survey of Darwinian evolution in the natural world.It tells the story not only of the wonderful adaptations which the process of the natural selection produces throughout nature,but also the limitations of evolution for the 20th century human beings,which environment and diet have changed drastically while their biology and psychol

Great Feuds in Science: Ten of the Liveliest Disputes Ever

Great Feuds in Science: Ten of the Liveliest Disputes Ever

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ISBN Code : 9780471350668
Book Author : Hal Hellman
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Total Pages : 402

Great Feuds in Science: Ten of the Liveliest Disputes Ever Book Detail/ Review :

The dramatic stories of ten historic feuds: How they altered the course of discovery-and shaped the modern worldHall Hellman tells the lively stories of ten of the most outrageous and intriguing disputes from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries. Bringing the cataclysmic clash of ideas and personalities to colorful life, Hellman explores both the science and the spir

Dinosaur Odyssey: Fossil Threads in the Web of Life

Dinosaur Odyssey: Fossil Threads in the Web of Life

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ISBN Code : 9780520241633
Book Author : Scott D. Sampson
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Total Pages : 427

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This captivating book, laced with evocative anecdotes from the field, gives the first holistic, up-to-date overview of dinosaurs and their world for a wide audience of readers. Situating these fascinating animals in a broad ecological and evolutionary context, leading dinosaur expert Scott D. Sampson fills us in on the exhilarating discoveries of the past twenty-five years

The Mysterious World of the Human Genome

The Mysterious World of the Human Genome

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ISBN Code : 9781633881525
Book Author : Frank Ryan
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Total Pages : 493

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The human genome is indeed a mysterious world, but, as this fascinating book shows, its vital secrets are now being uncovered. The latest studies�are revealing exciting new discoveries, such as how the DNA and related chemical compounds in our cells work together to direct the processes of life. Scientists are not only unraveling how life evolved in the ancient past, but a

Maya Cosmogenesis 2012: The True Meaning of the Maya Calendar End-Date

Maya Cosmogenesis 2012: The True Meaning of the Maya Calendar End-Date

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ISBN Code : 9781879181489
Book Author : John Major Jenkins
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Total Pages : 582

Maya Cosmogenesis 2012: The True Meaning of the Maya Calendar End-Date Book Detail/ Review :

While researching the 2012 end-date of the Maya Calendar, John Major Jenkins decoded the Mayas galactic cosmology. The Maya discovered that the periodic alignment of the Sun with the center of the Milky Way galaxy is the formative influence on human evolution. These alignments also define a series of World Ages. The fourth age ends on December 21, 2012, when an epoch chap

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