An encyclopedic work with articles on the main ideas and movements of global cultural history from antiquity to the present day. The NDHI focuses not only on the ideas themselves, but also on the cultural environments in which they arose, and their transformations and influence.[To access freely online, scroll down past the entries for "Science Encyclopedia" in the link provided.] One can profitably also consult the entries in the earlier (1973-74) Dictionary of the History of Ideas( online and Ref CB5 .D52), which approaches much of the same subject matter but more from the perspective of examining the history of influential texts.
This edition by the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Environment Programme, the World Bank, and the World Resources Institute was undertaken to develop recommendations that would safeguard the world's ecosystems.
A comprehensive guide explains the origins and development of U.S. elections at the federal and state levels, covering: Elections in America, Political Parties, Presidential Elections, Congressional Elections, and Gubernatorial Elections. Includes six candidate indexes and a general index.
These rankings address reputation, faculty publications, tuition rates, library facilities, test scores, alumni achievement, faculty salaries, admissions selectivity, and other topics about the quality of education at all levels.
A reference book for students and scholars who want to know about anarchism (a social movement that believes in a society based upon consensus rather than hierarchical structures and the rule of force).
Contains a wide variety of articles written by academics and experts in the fields of knowledge relevant to the study of environmental issues such as biology, geology, anthropology, demographics, genetics, and engineering.
A resource with terms integral to the profession, practice, and science of audiology. Concise, current, and accessible, it contains useful illustrations and tables to enrich the definitions. Written by Brad A. Stach.
Since its creation in 2001, Wikipedia has rapidly grown into the largest reference website on the Internet. The content of Wikipedia is free, written collaboratively by people from all around the world. This website is a, which means that anyone with access to an Internet-connected computer can edit, correct, or improve information throughout the encyclopedia, simply by clicking the edit this page link (with a few minor exceptions, such as protected articles and the main page). [from website]
A 4-volume encyclopedia with 189 interpretive essays organized thematically. One can readily find specific topics through the cross-referencing and indexing, and find further resources through the bibliographies in each article.
An updated English edition of a standard work covering classical studies. Currently eight volumes of a projected 20 volume set are available. The complete German language Paulys Real-Encyclopaedie der Classischen Altertumswissenschaft (1893-1978) and the updated Der Neue Pauly Enzyclopaedie der Antike are both shelved nearby.
The standard reference for Classical Latin from its beginnings to the end of the 2d century AD. Includes words for literary and non-literary sources with brief etymological notes and quotations illustrating usage.
Contains information on associations, research centers, environmental health, publications, educational programs, environmental law, trade shows, environmental statistics, green city rankings, grants, government agencies, consultants, green product catalogs, and web sites.