Tuesday, May 24, 2005

New Reference Titles

These are the new reference titles recently added to the collection:

Directory of Illinois museums: including historical, cultural, and scientific agencies. 2004 edition. (REF 069.0977 DIR)

Geographically arranged directory of museums in Illinois. Includes aquariums, arboretums, art, children’s museums, historic homes, history museums, nature centers, planetariums, and zoos throughout Illinois.

Encyclopedia of Associations. 42nd ed. (REF 061.4 ENC)

A guide to more than 22,000 national and international organizations. Includes all sorts of clubs and organizations from academic organizations to zoology clubs. Entries include all contact information including websites and email contact information along with a description of the organization.

Ethics. Revised Edition. 3 volumes (REF 170.3 ETH)

“Ethics, revised edition is the first revision of Salem Press’s well-received Ethics, which was published in 1994. This new edition adds more than 200 completely new articles to the set, raising the total to 1,007 essays and 6 appendices. This edition also updates and expands many of the original essays and adds other new features. The main thrust of this edition is on applied ethics., with particular emphasis on current issues.” (From the introduction).

The Middle Ages 477-1453 (Great Lives from History series) 2 volumes. (REF 920 GRE)

The latest update to the previously published Great Lives from History Series originally published 1987-1995. Brief and concise biographical articles covering the Middle Ages. Articles include Early Life, Life’s Work, Significance, and a list of additional readings.

The Middle Ages 477-1453 (Great Events from History series) 2 volumes. (REF 909.07 GRE)

The update to the previous edition. Now illustrated with drawings, charts and maps.

World Monarchies and Dynasties. 2 volumes. (REF 903 WOR)

Covers monarchies and rulers from 3100 B.C. through the present British Monarchy.

American Indian Biographies. Revised Edition. (REF 970.1 AME)

Biographies ranging in length from 200 to 3,000 words, profile religious, social, and political leaders, warriors, and reformers from the past, as well as modern activists, writers, artists, entertainers, scientists, and athletes.

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