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National Geographic Learning s Visual Geography of Travel and Tourism

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Produced in partnership with the National Geographic Society, this remarkable book helps you master the basic tenets of world geography while exploring established and emerging tourist destinations worldwide. The book begins with an overview of geographic concepts and an introduction to the global tourism industry, including the perspective of both hosts and guests. World destinations are covered in twelve sections divided into short, easy-to-digest chapters, each presenting regional geographic information and physical, cultural, and touristic details specific to individual countries and locations. Each destination features a flag, National Geographic map, descriptive introduction from the National Geographic Atlas of the World, key facts and data, travel and cultural tips, and information on significant tourist destinations and attractions. Each section contains National Geographic articles in the features “Insider Info,” “Through the Visitor’s Eyes,” “City Highlights,” and “Preserving the Future.” In addition to extensive updates to reflect the latest trends and developments in world tourism, the Fifth Edition now features a vibrant, full-color design. Ideal for avid travelers and aspiring hospitality, travel, and tourism professionals, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC LEARNING’s VISUAL GEOGRAPHY OF TRAVEL AND TOURISM, Fifth Edition, is an engaging and informative guide to the world’s varied and appealing destinations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Reference and Information Services

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Search skills of today bear little resemblance to searches through print publications. Reference service has become much more complex than in the past, and is in a constant state of flux. Learning the skill sets of a worthy reference librarian can be challenging, unending, rewarding, and-- yes, fun.

Reference Sources for Small and Medium sized Libraries Eighth Edition

Author : Jack O'Gorman
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Focusing on new reference sources published since 2008 and reference titles that have retained their relevance, this new edition brings O’Gorman’s complete and authoritative guide to the best reference sources for small and medium-sized academic and public libraries fully up to date. About 40 percent of the content is new to this edition. Containing sources selected and annotated by a team of public and academic librarians, the works included have been chosen for value and expertise in specific subject areas. Equally useful for both library patrons and staff, this resource Covers more than a dozen key subject areas, including General Reference; Philosophy, Religion, and Ethics; Psychology and Psychiatry; Social Sciences and Sociology; Business and Careers; Political Science and Law; Education; Words and Languages; Science and Technology; History; and Performing Arts Encompasses database products, CD-ROMs, websites, and other electronic resources in addition to print materials Includes thorough annotations for each source, with information on author/editor, publisher, cost, format, Dewey and LC classification numbers, and more Library patrons will find this an invaluable resource for current everyday topics. Librarians will appreciate it as both a reference and collection development tool, knowing it’s backed by ALA’s long tradition of excellence in reference selection.

American Reference Books Annual

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1970- issued in 2 vols.: v. 1, General reference, social sciences, history, economics, business; v. 2, Fine arts, humanities, science and engineering.

Index to American Reference Books Annual

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Student Atlas of World Geography

Author : John L. Allen
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The Student Atlas series combines full-color maps and data sets to introduce students to the importance of the connections between geography and other areas of study such as world politics, environmental issues, and economic development. These thematic atlases will give students a clear picture of the recent agricultural, industrial, demographic, environmental, economic, and political changes in every world region.

The British Library Companion to Maps and Mapmaking

Author : Rebecca Stefoff
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This guide to maps and map-making combines dictionary and encyclopaedia formats to provide a comprehensive, accessible reference to geography and mapping. Over 350 entries are arranged alphabetically for ease of use, and illustrations include maps from all periods, portraits, and drawings or diagrams illustrating technical topics. Biographical entries include colourful details and anecdotes as well as the important facts about each individual's contribution to cartography. Most entries include suggestions for further reading and are cross-referenced to other articles.

National Geographic

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The Social Sciences

Author : Nancy L. Herron
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With 1,030 annotated citations arranged by discipline, this carefully structured guide offers researchers fast and easy access to some of the best and most commonly used resources. This book has 1,030 annotated citations arranged by discipline into 12 chapters-general social sciences, political science, economics, business, history, law and legal issues, anthropology, sociology, education, psychology, geography, and communication. The sections on electronic resources in each chapter have been greatly expanded, and there are more area studies sources, providing users with an introduction to new technologies and formats related to the research of social sciences. Prepared by practicing librarians, this carefully structured guide offers researchers fast and easy access to some of the best and most commonly used resources in the social science literature. It also serves as well as a teaching text for students wanting a clear, straightforward approach to learning about the most popular and important reference sources in the social sciences.

McGraw Hill s Atlas of World Events

Author : John Logan Allen
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From biodiversity to the politics of oil--a compelling bird's-eye view of the trends shaping today's world McGraw-Hill's Atlas of World Events goes beyond the "where" of today's world to offer a vivid, in-depth picture of the current state of the planet and human civilization. Readers get a multitude of stunning, four-color reference and thematic maps organized according to the categories of politics and conflict, economic development, environmental issues, and human demographics and development. Thematic maps cover a range of sociopolitical topics, from military expenditure as a percentage of gross national product, to literacy rates, to oil production. An indispensable reference for everyone with a keen interest in current affairs, the atlas features: More than 120 maps highlighting the complex forces shaping our world A Flashpoints section devoted to global hot spots such as Iraq, Chechnya, Kashmir, and the Congo Four country data tables containing information on population density, forms of government, economic growth, and other key indicators

Bulletin Association of Canadian Map Libraries

Author : Association of Canadian Map Libraries
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Forthcoming Books

Author : Rose Arny
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Student Atlas of Anthropology

Author : John Logan Allen
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The Student Atlas of Anthropology contains 118 full-color maps. Prepared jointly by professors of geography and anthropology, the collection is both unique and comprehensive in its scope. It displays the human past and its evolution to the present day in relationship to the physical world. In the maps on these pages, students can go beyond their textbooks and actually see the interplay of physical geographical features/environmental patterns and human biological, archaeological, linguistic, and cultural development.

Reference Books Bulletin 2001 2002

Author : Mary Ellen Quinn
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National Union Catalog

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Pure and Applied Science Books 1876 1982

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Over 220,000 entries representing some 56,000 Library of Congress subject headings. Covers all disciplines of science and technology, e.g., engineering, agriculture, and domestic arts. Also contains at least 5000 titles published before 1876. Has many applications in libraries, information centers, and other organizations concerned with scientific and technological literature. Subject index contains main listing of entries. Each entry gives cataloging as prepared by the Library of Congress. Author/title indexes.

Reference Sources for Small and Medium sized Libraries

Author : Jovian Lang
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This classified annotated bibliography updates the standard sources needed by most small and medium-sized libraries for answering reference questions and improving collections. The brief, succinct annotations provide complete ordering information, which may make this a valuable tool for busy librarians.

Book Review Index

Author : Charles B. Montney
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Book Review Index provides quick access to reviews of books, periodicals, books on tape and electronic media representing a wide range of popular, academic and professional interests. Book Review Index is available in a three-issue subscription covering the current year or as an annual cumulation covering the past year.

Adult Author title Catalog

Author : Orange County Public Library (Calif.)
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The Real World

Author : Bruce Marshall
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Exhibits how the knowledge of geography can enlighten and embellish the study of humankind's relationship with the environment