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Basic human anatomy : an essential visual guide for artists / Roberto Osti ; foreword by Peter Drake.

May 19, 2017 - 1:40pm
Title: Basic human anatomy : an essential visual guide for artists / Roberto Osti ; foreword by Peter Drake.
Author: Osti, Roberto,
Call Number: NC760 .O88 2016
Description: Basic Human Anatomy teaches artists the simple yet powerful formula artists have used for centuries to draw the human figure from the inside out. Osti, using the basic system of line, shape, and form used by da Vinci, Raphael, and Michelangelo, takes readers step-by-step through all the lessons needed in order to master this essential foundation skill. Organized progressively, the book shows readers how to replicate the underlying structure of the body using easy-to-understand scales and ratios; conceptualize the front and side views of the skeleton with basic shapes; add detail with simplified depictions of complex bones and joints; draw a muscle map of the body with volumetric form and realistic dimension; master the feet, hands, and skull to create realistic renderings of the human form; and apply a deeper knowledge of anatomy to finished drawings for more impact.

Rigor mortis : how sloppy science creates worthless cures, crushes hope, and wastes billions / Richard Harris.

May 19, 2017 - 1:40pm
Title: Rigor mortis : how sloppy science creates worthless cures, crushes hope, and wastes billions / Richard Harris.
Author: Harris, Richard F.,
Call Number: R852 .H37 2017
Description: American taxpayers spend $30 billion annually funding biomedical research. By some estimates, half of the results from these studies can't be replicated elsewhere -- the science is simply wrong. Often, research institutes and academia emphasize publishing results over getting the right answers, incentivizing poor experimental design, improper methods, and sloppy statistics. Bad science doesn't just hold back medical progress, it can sign the equivalent of a death sentence. How are those with breast cancer helped when the cell on which 900 papers are based turns out not to be a breast cancer cell at all? How effective could a new treatment for ALS be when it failed to cure even the mice it was initially tested on? Science journalist Richard F. Harris reveals these urgent issues with anecdotes, personal stories, and interviews with the nation's top biomedical researchers.

Behaving badly : the new morality in politics, sex, and business / Eden Collinsworth.

May 19, 2017 - 1:40pm
Title: Behaving badly : the new morality in politics, sex, and business / Eden Collinsworth.
Author: Collinsworth, Eden,
Call Number: BJ320 .C65 2017

The perils of "privilege" : why injustice can't be solved by accusing others of advantage / Phoebe Maltz Bovy.

May 19, 2017 - 1:40pm
Title: The perils of "privilege" : why injustice can't be solved by accusing others of advantage / Phoebe Maltz Bovy.
Author: Bovy, Phoebe Maltz,
Call Number: HT635 .B68 2017
Description: "Privilege--the word, the idea, the j'accuse that cannot be answered with equanimity--is the new rhetorical power play. From social media to academia, public speech to casual conversation, "Check your privilege" or "Your privilege is showing" are utilized to brand people of all kinds with a term once reserved for wealthy, old-money denizens of exclusive communities. Today, "privileged" applies to anyone who enjoys an unearned advantage in life, about which they are likely oblivious. White privilege, male privilege, straight privilege--those conditions make everyday life easier, less stressful, more lucrative, and generally better for those who hold one, two, or all three designations. But what about white female privilege in the context of feminism? Or fixed gender privilege in the context of transgender? Or weight and height privilege in the context of hiring practices and salary levels? Or food privilege in the context of public health? Or two parent, working class privilege in the context of widening inequality for single parent families? In The Perils of Privilege, Phoebe Maltz Bovy examines the rise of this word into extraordinary potency. Does calling out privilege help to change or soften it? Or simply reinforce it by dividing people against themselves? And is privilege a concept that, in fact, only privileged people are debating?"--

Let's rock! : how 1950s America created Elvis and the rock & roll craze / Richard Aquila.

May 19, 2017 - 1:40pm
Title: Let's rock! : how 1950s America created Elvis and the rock & roll craze / Richard Aquila.
Author: Aquila, Richard, 1946-
Call Number: ML3534.3 .A75 2017
Description: Let's Rock! reclaims the lost history of rock & roll, one of the most important cultural developments in post-WW II America. Based on years of research and interviews, the book offers new information and fresh perspectives about the rise of rock & roll and 1950s America, arguing that rather than rebellion and liberalism, the musical craze supported centrist politics, traditional values, and mainstream attitudes toward race, gender, class, and ethnicity.

CLEP Spanish language / Viviana Gyori, April Schneider.

May 19, 2017 - 1:40pm
Title: CLEP Spanish language / Viviana Gyori, April Schneider.
Author: Gyori, Viviana.
Call Number: PC4119 .G96 2016
Description: Earn College Credit with REA's Test Prep for CLEP* Spanish Language Everything you need to pass the exam and get the college credit you deserve. Our test prep for CLEP* Spanish Language and the free online tools that come with it, will allow you to create a personalized CLEP* study plan that can be customized to fit you: your schedule, your learning style, and your current level of knowledge. Here's how it works: Most complete subject review for CLEP* Spanish Language Our targeted review covers all the material you'll be expected to know for the exam and includes a glossary of must-know terms. Two full-length practice exams The online REA Study Center gives you two full-length practice tests and the most powerful scoring analysis and diagnostic tools available today. Instant score reports help you zero in on the CLEP* Spanish Language topics that give you trouble now and show you how to arrive at the correct answer-so you'll be prepared on test day. Online Audio Component An online integrated listening test covering the two listening sections helps you practice what you've learned. REA is the acknowledged leader in CLEP* preparation, with the most extensive library of CLEP* titles available. Our test preps for CLEP* exams help you earn valuable college credit, save on tuition, and get a head start on your college degree. Read less.

Deviate : the science of seeing differently / Beau Lotto ; illustrations by Luna Margherita Cardilli and Ljudmilla Socci.

May 19, 2017 - 1:40pm
Title: Deviate : the science of seeing differently / Beau Lotto ; illustrations by Luna Margherita Cardilli and Ljudmilla Socci.
Author: Lotto, R. Beau,
Call Number: BF241 .L68 2017
Description: "Perception is the foundation of human experience, but few of us understand why we see what we do, much less how. By revealing the startling truths about the brain and its perceptions, [neuroscientist] Beau Lotto shows that the next big innovation is not a new technology: it is a new way of seeing. In his first major book, Lotto draws on over two decades of pioneering research to explain that our brain didn't evolve to see the world accurately. It can't! Visually stunning, with entertaining illustrations and optical illusions throughout, and with clear and comprehensive explanations of the science behind how our perceptions operate, Deviate will revolutionize the way you see yourself, others, and the world. With this new understanding of how the brain functions, we can apply these insights to every aspect of life and work. Deviate is not just an illuminating account of the neuroscience of thought, behavior, and creativity: it is a call to action, enlisting readers in their own journey of self-discovery."--Jacket.

The religion of chiropractic : populist healing from the American heartland / Holly Folk.

May 19, 2017 - 1:40pm
Title: The religion of chiropractic : populist healing from the American heartland / Holly Folk.
Author: Folk, Holly,
Call Number: RZ225.U6 F65 2017

You're more powerful than you think : a citizen guide to making change happen / Eric Liu.

May 19, 2017 - 1:40pm
Title: You're more powerful than you think : a citizen guide to making change happen / Eric Liu.
Author: Liu, Eric,
Call Number: JF799 .L58 2017
Description: "This is an age of epic political turbulence in America. Old hierarchies and institutions are collapsing. From the fracturing of the major political parties, to the spread of bottom-up movements like Black Lives Matter and $15 Now, citizens across the country and across the political spectrum are reclaiming power. It is no longer the exclusive domain of CEOs, political elites, and insiders from either political party. And the question that today's rising citizens have to face is: Are you ready? Do you understand power? And if you want to make change in the world, do you know how? The answers to all these questions are provided in Eric Liu's incisive book. In its pages, Liu lays out the elements and the strategies of citizen power, showing when to create a hashtag, when to call your Congressman, and when to take to the streets. (When you go, don't forget your camera.) Above all, Liu reminds us that *someone* always has power, which means if you're not participating, you're surrendering. Published in the early days of a new presidency, this book is not just a manual for power but an inspiring call to action. As Liu shows, voting is just one way of inciting change. So is protesting. What happens after the election, and after the march through the streets, is the real test of whether we the people can truly be we the powerful"--

ACLS review made incredibly easy! / clinical editor, Kate Stout.

May 19, 2017 - 1:40pm
Title: ACLS review made incredibly easy! / clinical editor, Kate Stout.
Call Number: RC685.C173 A25 2017

Minor surgery at a glance / edited by Helen Mohan, Des Winter.

May 18, 2017 - 1:40am
Title: Minor surgery at a glance / edited by Helen Mohan, Des Winter.
Call Number: RD111 .M56 2017

Let's rock! : how 1950s America created Elvis and the rock and roll craze / Richard Aquila.

May 10, 2017 - 1:40pm
Title: Let's rock! : how 1950s America created Elvis and the rock and roll craze / Richard Aquila.
Author: Aquila, Richard, 1946-
Call Number: ML3534.3 .A75 2016

Urology at a glance / edited by Hashim Hashim, Prokar Dasgupta.

May 9, 2017 - 3:40pm
Title: Urology at a glance / edited by Hashim Hashim, Prokar Dasgupta.
Call Number: RC871 .U77 2017

Interpreting our world : 100 discoveries that revolutionized geography / Joseph J. Kerski.

May 8, 2017 - 3:40pm
Title: Interpreting our world : 100 discoveries that revolutionized geography / Joseph J. Kerski.
Author: Kerski, Joseph J.,
Call Number: G80 .K47 2016
Description: This book demonstrates why geography matters in the modern-day world through its examination of 100 moments throughout history that had a significant impact on the study of geography.

Holistic health for adolescents : how yoga, aromatherapy, teas, and more can help you get and stay well / Nada Milosavljevic, MD, JD.

May 8, 2017 - 3:40pm
Title: Holistic health for adolescents : how yoga, aromatherapy, teas, and more can help you get and stay well / Nada Milosavljevic, MD, JD.
Author: Milosavljevic, Nada (Medical doctor),
Call Number: RJ503 .M554 2016
Description: This book presents complementary and alternative therapies based around the five senses--including acupressure, aromatherapy, yoga, sound/music therapy--to help teens with their mental health. Each chapter reviews the signs and symptoms of a problem and presents detailed treatment protocols and therapies.

Pharmacy : an introduction to the profession / L. Michael Posey, Abir A. Kahaleh.

May 5, 2017 - 4:40pm
Title: Pharmacy : an introduction to the profession / L. Michael Posey, Abir A. Kahaleh.
Author: Posey, L. Michael,
Call Number: RS122.5 .P67 2016
Description: In this updated third edition, the author give readers an insider's perspective on the workings of the pharmacy profession. They discuss key topics such as government regulation, career pathways, membership organizations, communication skills, and ethics. In addition, they address how patient care services are changing the practice of pharmacy.

The city of tomorrow : sensors, networks, hackers, and the future of urban life / Carlo Ratti and Matthew Claudel.

May 5, 2017 - 4:40pm
Title: The city of tomorrow : sensors, networks, hackers, and the future of urban life / Carlo Ratti and Matthew Claudel.
Author: Ratti, Carlo,
Call Number: HT153 .R37 2016
Description: "Since cities emerged ten thousand years ago, they have become one of the most impressive artifacts of humanity. But their evolution has been anything but linear— cities have gone through moments of radical change, turning points that redefine their very essence. In this book, a renowned architect and urban planner who studies the intersection of cities and technology argues that we are in such a moment. The authors explain some of the forces behind urban change and offer new visions of the many possibilities for tomorrow’ s city. Pervasive digital systems that layer our cities are transforming urban life. The authors provide a front-row seat to this change. Their work at the MIT Senseable City Laboratory allows experimentation and implementation of a variety of urban initiatives and concepts, from assistive condition-monitoring bicycles to trash with embedded tracking sensors, from mobility to energy, from participation to production. They call for a new approach to envisioning cities: futurecraft, a symbiotic development of urban ideas by designers and the public. With such participation, we can collectively imagine, examine, choose, and shape the most desirable future of our cities." -- Provided by publisher.

Women officeholders and the role models who pioneered the way / Karen L. Owen.

May 2, 2017 - 4:40am
Title: Women officeholders and the role models who pioneered the way / Karen L. Owen.
Author: Owen, Karen, 1979-
Call Number: HQ1391.U5 O95 2017

The second line of defense : American women and World War I / Lynn Dumenil.

May 2, 2017 - 4:40am
Title: The second line of defense : American women and World War I / Lynn Dumenil.
Author: Dumenil, Lynn, 1950-
Call Number: D639.W7 D86 2017

Drone nation : the political economy of America's new way of war / Geoff Martin, Erin Steuter.

May 2, 2017 - 4:40am
Title: Drone nation : the political economy of America's new way of war / Geoff Martin, Erin Steuter.
Author: Martin, Geoff, 1963-
Call Number: UG1242.D7 M37 2017
Description: Drone Nation provides historical context for the rise and acceptance of drone warfare by the United States and examines likely impacts of drone use. This gradual and important change signals a major departure from the traditional embrace of international law, military ethics, and domestic privacy.