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What's New In Reference?

The Dewey Library regularly acquires new reference materials. These new and interesting titles can be found on the first level of the library:

American gangsters, then and now: an encyclopedia
. Nate Hendley. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, c2010.
Dewey Library Reference HV 6446 H39 2010
This encyclopedia includes stories of famous American gangsters and gangs such as Jesse James, Al Capone, Crips and Bloods, and Hell’s Angels. This comprehensive resource looks at the history of gangsters and gangs in America and has information on famous robberies, killings, and much more.

The librarian's book of quotes
. Tatyana Eckstrand. Chicago: American Library Association, 2009.
Dewey Library Reference PN 6084 L52 E25 2009
This is a collection of quotes about libraries and the library profession. Quotes that emphasize the importance and value of libraries are compiled by authors such as Shakespeare and Ray Bradbury. Citations to the original source are provided as well as biographical information on quoted individuals.

Shocked and awed: a dictionary of the War on Terror. Fred Halliday. Berkeley: University of California Press, c2010.
Dewey Library Reference JZ 1253.5 H355 2010
This unconventional dictionary defines words and phrases used about 9/11 and issues that have followed it. Religious, political, and military words are defined. Quotes, Middle Eastern vocabulary, and stereotypes are also explored.

An encyclopedia of human rights in the United States. H. Victor CondeĢ. Amenia, NY: Grey House Pub., c2011.
Dewey Library Reference KF 4747.5 C37 2011
With important legal cases and information on UN involvement, this encyclopedia examines all aspects of human rights. International and non-governmental organizations’ roles regarding human rights are also explored.

Getting and finding social workers jobs: the ultimate guide for job seekers and recruiters. Brad Andrews. [Qld., Australia : Emereo Pty Ltd., 2009?].
Dewey Library Reference HV 10.5 A547X 2009
This guide provides information on opportunities in the social work field and how to get hired. Get advice on resumes and cover letters as well as tips on the interview process.

If you have any questions about our new reference titles at the Dewey Library, stop by the reference desk or call us at 442-3691!