The reference section holds many treasures for those with the will to look, and the Dewey Library is bringing you some of the latest additions to the collection. This entry includes one new reference book for each of the subjects included at Dewey; library science, criminal justice, public policy, and social welfare. Come explore our reference collection and learn!
Khosrow-Pour, M. (2015).Encyclopedia of information science and technology.Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference.Dewey Library / Reference: Z1006 .E566 2015
TheEncyclopedia of Information Science and Technologyis a wonderful collection of research and information that any up and coming student of information science could want. It covers a wide range of topics, from artificial intelligence to e-commerce, web design, social media, knowledge management, and even IT security and ethics. Whether your interest is in information, technology, or how they both interact, there will be something worth reading in this series. Best of all, it is available online!
Del Carmen, R. V., Walker, J. T. (2012).Briefs of leading cases in law enforcement.Boston, MA: Anderson Pub.Dewey Library / Reference: KF9610.3 .D45 2012
Law enforcement has been a hot topic lately due to recent events.Briefs of Leading Cases in Law Enforcementbrings forth an extensive collection of summaries of legal cases related to law enforcement. Topics such as search and seizure, use of force, electronic surveillance, and many others are covered.If you need a quick look at the salient facts of cases related to law enforcement, this is the reference book for you!
Congressional Quarterly, inc. (2013).Congressional quarterly almanac.Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly news Features.Dewey Library / Reference: JK 1 C66
TheCongressional Quarterly Almanacis ayearly look at the actions of Congress. It includes commentary and analysis of the major pieces of legislation considered, as well as lists of how each senator voted. The library has several volumes, each covering a different year, with 2013 being the latest. Back editions are also available online, making this great resource even better with improved usability!
Cousins, L. H. (2014).Encyclopedia of human services and diversity.Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.Dewey Library / Reference: HV 95 E58 2014
TheEncyclopedia of Human Services and Diversitycovers just what it sounds like; a wide range of topics and issues of diversity in the human services.Diversity is an important aspect of the human services and this set of encyclopedias can be used to get a better grasp on some of the important concepts. Though by no means comprehensive (by the series’ own admission), it covers aspects of racism, cultural competence, sexuality, socio-economic background, and much more, arranged alphabetically with detailed essays.
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