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Official Guide to the Smithsonian Third Ed

Author : Smithsonian Institution
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Introduces the Smithsonian, the world's largest museum complex, poviding floor plans for the various branches, information on hours, public transportation, tours, special attractions for children, and highlights from some of its major exhibits.

Official Guide to the Smithsonian National Air Space Museum Third ed

Author : Smithsonian Institution
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A photographic tour of some of the top displays from the National Air and Space Museum, with color maps and a history of the museum.

Official Guide to the Smithsonian 4th Edition

Author : Smithsonian Institution
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The Smithsonian Institution holds more than 142 million artifacts and specimens in its trust. This colorful guide to the museums and galleries on the National Mall, in the Washington metropolitan area, and in New York City presents an enormous amount of history and pertinent museum information, ensuring a rewarding visit. Each detailed section presents the history of the museums and offers a fully illustrated, gallery-by-gallery tour. All the practical information--location, hours, phone numbers, public transportation, services, tours, dining, gift shops, special attractions for children, web site addresses--is also included. With so much to see and do, this is the definitive source of all the information in one place.

Washington on Foot Fifth Edition

Author : John J. Protopappas
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Presents twenty-four itineraries for exploring the Capital area on foot that feature maps and architectural illustrations, as well as historical and cultural information, tying the rapidly transforming neighborhoods to their histories.

Ferguson Career Resource Guide to Apprenticeship Programs Third Edition 2 Volume Set

Author : Elizabeth H. Oakes
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Each two-volume book contains four major sections: . - Introduction and Overview: Provides forewords by notables in the field and an outline of the book. - Essays: Features eight to 10 essays on topics such as workplace issues, financial aid, diversity, and more. - Directory: Contains descriptions and contact information for hundreds of organizations, schools, and associations, arranged by topic. - Further Resources/Indexes: Includes glossaries, appendixes, further reading, and indexes

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The Craft of Research Third Edition

Author : Wayne C. Booth
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With more than 400,000 copies now in print, The Craft of Research is the unrivaled resource for researchers at every level, from first-year undergraduates to research reporters at corporations and government offices. Seasoned researchers and educators Gregory G. Colomb and Joseph M. Williams present an updated third edition of their classic handbook, whose first and second editions were written in collaboration with the late Wayne C. Booth. The Craft of Research explains how to build an argument that motivates readers to accept a claim; how to anticipate the reservations of readers and to respond to them appropriately; and how to create introductions and conclusions that answer that most demanding question, “So what?” The third edition includes an expanded discussion of the essential early stages of a research task: planning and drafting a paper. The authors have revised and fully updated their section on electronic research, emphasizing the need to distinguish between trustworthy sources (such as those found in libraries) and less reliable sources found with a quick Web search. A chapter on warrants has also been thoroughly reviewed to make this difficult subject easier for researchers Throughout, the authors have preserved the amiable tone, the reliable voice, and the sense of directness that have made this book indispensable for anyone undertaking a research project.

Patent Case Management Judicial Guide Third Edition

Author : Lynn H. Pasahow
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This product was originally distributed to all federal judges through the Federal Judicial Center. LexisNexis is now the exclusive commercial print publisher to the larger legal market. The Patent Case Management Judicial Guide features: (1) Comprehensive patent law content in single volume covers early case management, preliminary injunctions, discovery, claim construction, pretrial case management, trial and post-trial procedures. Therefore, the content for practicing in highly-technical and expanding area of law is at your fingertips. (2) Glossaries include local patent rules and model patent jury instructions. These are current with model patent jury instructions prepared by National Jury Instruction Project (June 2009). (3) Margin Index to easily locate relevant content Although similar in many respects to other forms of complex civil litigation, patent cases pose distinctive case-management challenges. As the number, size, and complexity of patent cases have grown throughout the United States over the past several decades -- paralleling expansion in the role of high technology enterprises in the U.S. economy -- the need for a comprehensive, user-friendly, and practical judicial guide for managing patent cases has become increasingly apparent. Recognizing this, the authors surveyed the range of approaches and perspectives on patent case management, fostered discussion and analysis of patent case management techniques, and developed this authoritative guide for judges, law clerks, practitioners, and patent and civil procedure professors and scholars. The Patent Case Management Judicial Guide is a collaborative effort between the Federal Judicial Center and the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology of the University of California - Berkeley School of Law.

Sourcebook for Research in Music Third Edition

Author : Allen Scott
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Since it was first published in 1993, the Sourcebook for Research in Music has become an invaluable resource in musical scholarship. The balance between depth of content and brevity of format makes it ideal for use as a textbook for students, a reference work for faculty and professional musicians, and as an aid for librarians. The introductory chapter includes a comprehensive list of bibliographical terms with definitions; bibliographic terms in German, French, and Italian; and the plan of the Library of Congress and the Dewey Decimal music classification systems. Integrating helpful commentary to instruct the reader on the scope and usefulness of specific items, this updated and expanded edition accounts for the rapid growth in new editions of standard works, in fields such as ethnomusicology, performance practice, women in music, popular music, education, business, and music technology. These enhancements to its already extensive bibliographies ensures that the Sourcebook will continue to be an indispensable reference for years to come.

SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION BUREAU OF ETHNOLOGY J W POWELL DIRECTOR BULLETIN 13 BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE ALGONQUIAN LANGUAGES

Author : JAMES CONSTANTINE PILLING
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A Legal Primer on Managing Museum Collections Third Edition

Author : Marie C. Malaro
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Hailed when it was first published in 1985 as the bible of U.S. collections management, A Legal Primer on Managing Museum Collections offers the only comprehensive discussion of the legal questions faced by museums regarding collections. This revised and expanded third edition addresses the many legal developments—including a comprehensive discussion of stolen art and the international movement of cultural property, recent developments in copyright, and the effects of burgeoning electronic uses—that have occurred during the past twenty-five years. An authorative, go-to book for any museum professional, Legal Primer offers detailed explanations of the law, suggestions for preventing legal problems, and numerous case studies of lawsuits involving museum collections.

Explorer s Guide Austin San Antonio the Hill Country Third Edition Explorer s Complete

Author : Amy K. Brown
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See just how much the Lone Star State has to offer There is much natural and cultural diversity to be found in the heart of one of the country’s most notable and beloved states. This guide focuses on beautiful, vibrant, and distinct Austin, San Antonio, and the Hill Country. Texas is known for its strong sports teams and lively music scene, but take a closer look at cities like San Antonio and Austin and you’ll find that there’s more than meets the eye. Austin boasts acres of parks, bike trails, and beautiful natural wonders. San Antonio offers a pedestrian-friendly, fun-filled downtown area that celebrates its Native American and Mexican influences with delicious food and unique architecture. Once you’ve had enough of urban living, the Hill Country is the perfect place to unwind. Spend a day at one of this region’s vineyards, fields of lavender, or state parks. With this comprehensive guide in hand, you’ll experience a whole other side of Texas—and maybe more!

The Explorer s Guide to Death Valley National Park Third Edition

Author : T. Scott Bryan
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Originally published in 1995, soon after Death Valley National Park became the fifty-third park in the US park system, The Explorer's Guide to Death Valley National Park was the first complete guidebook available for this spectacular area. Now in its third edition, this is still the only book that includes all aspects of the park. Much more than just a guidebook, it covers the park's cultural history, botany and zoology, hiking and biking opportunities, and more. Information is provided for all of Death Valley's visitors, from first-time travelers just learning about the area to those who are returning for in-depth explorations. The book includes updated point-to-point logs for every road within and around the park, as well as more accurate maps than those in any other publication. With extensive input from National Park Service resource management, law enforcement, and interpretive personnel, as well as a thorough bibliography for suggested reading, The Explorer's Guide to Death Valley National Park, Third Edition is the most up-to-date, accurate, and comprehensive guide available for this national treasure.

Explorer s Guide New Mexico Third Edition Explorer s Complete

Author : Sharon Niederman
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An illuminating, in- depth guide to the real, living New Mexico New Mexico-based author Sharon Niederman has been traveling, writing about, and photographing her home state for over two decades. In this third revised and updated edition of Explorer’s Guide New Mexico, she brings readers the very best of New Mexico’s cuisine, lodging, and natural environment. With this comprehensive guide, you can explore spectacularly breathtaking hikes and drives, discover treasures created by local artists, find festivals that celebrate native traditions, get indispensable advice on local attractions, and meet the people who will make your visit to the Land of Enchantment the experience of a lifetime. Sites include: • Manhattan Project National Historic Park • Taos and the Enchanted Circle • Santa Fe Trail Region • Route 66 Country

An Actor s Guide Making It in New York City Third Edition

Author : Glenn Alterman
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A Step-by-Step Guide for the Actor Pursuing a Career in New York A great deal has changed in the industry in the last decade. In this new, third edition of An Actor’s Guide—Making It in New York City, Glenn Alterman provides everything actors need to know. You’ll discover the ten things that it takes to make it as a successful actor in the city, how to support yourself, where and how to start your life as a New York actor, understanding and marketing “your brand,” the best acting schools and conservatories, effective ways to contact agents and casting directors, and more. The author, a successful working actor, also shares many insider tips on topics such as: how to network effectively headshots, photographers, and how to have a successful photo session creating your actor websites the best Internet resources and casting sites how to give winning auditions and interviews finding and developing great monologues off and off-off Broadway opportunities TV and film opportunities voice-overs commercial print modeling commercials survival jobs appropriate behavior in the business scams and rip-offs to avoid information for actors with disabilities information on diversity and LGBTQ concerns a listing of agents, casting directors and theaters Among the book’s many interviews are legendary show business figures, such as actors Henry Winkler, Alison Fraser, Dylan Baker, Lisa Emery, and Charles Busch, as well as casting directors Juliet Taylor, Ellen Lewis, Jay Binder, Donna DeSeta, and Liz Lewis, among many others. With Alterman’s essential guide, you’ll be prepared to launch and maintain your dream career in the city that never sleeps.

Explorer s Guide North Florida the Panhandle Third Edition Explorer s Complete

Author : Sandra Friend
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The most comprehensive guide to the Sunshine State's northwest region Welcome to the quieter side of Florida. The northwest has it all—prime Gulf Coast vacation spots, powdery quartz beaches, unexpected waterfalls, and historic downtown areas across the Panhandle. Florida's history runs deepest here, from prehistoric settlements at Cedar Key and along the Aucilla River to the Spanish colonies at Pensacola and St. Augustine. Sandra Friend and John Keatley show readers the best of their state's natural wonders and historic sights, the seafood restaurants most worth your time, the most unique lodgings, and a beach for everyone, whether you're seeking serenity or a busy social scene. As with every Explorer's Guide, you'll get the latest, most thoroughly researched recommendations for everything from eating, sleeping, exploring, local festivals, transportation options, and much more. Full color photographs bring the destination alive, while color maps and clear, concise directions guide you in your travels. Now in its third edition, this guide is indispensable for any vacationer hoping to enjoy the region to its fullest.

Reconsidering Interpretation of Heritage Sites

Author : Anne Lindsay
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Reconsidering Interpretation of Heritage Sites chronicles and problematizes the representation of the eighteenth century in museums and heritage sites while also challenging public historians to alter their perceptions of what might be possible when interpreting such sites. Much of the history consumed at eighteenth-century historic sites is one-dimensional, white, male, heteronormative, and very focused on power and wealth. Anne Lindsay argues that this narrative may be challenged through an engagement with the everyday life of the past, creating thought-provoking and challenging experiences that will connect with the modern visitor on a deeper level. Unlike other work that has been done in the field, the book provides a constructive study that engages in a horizontal analysis of a century over a geographic region. As a result, Lindsay provides a unique opportunity for scholars and practitioners to reflect on the types and tone of messages usually conveyed about the eighteenth century. Reconsidering Interpretation of Heritage Sites will be invaluable to scholars and practitioners working in the fields of museum and heritage studies and history. It will be particularly interesting to those who want to know more about how the lived experience of the past may be interpreted at historic sites, and how this could be used to engage with contentious histories.

Guide to the Pianist s Repertoire third edition

Author : Maurice Hinson
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"The Hinson" has been indispensable for performers, teachers, and students. Now updated and expanded, it's better than ever, with 120 more composers, expertly guiding pianists to solo literature and answering the vital questions: What's available? How difficult is it? What are its special features? How does one reach the publisher? The "new Hinson" includes solo compositions of nearly 2,000 composers, with biographical sketches of major composers. Every entry offers description, publisher, number of pages, performance time, style and characteristics, and level of difficulty. Extensively revised, this new edition is destined to become a trusted guide for years to come.

Cite Right Third Edition

Author : Charles Lipson
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Cite Right is the perfect guide for anyone who needs to learn a new citation style or who needs an easy reference to Chicago, MLA, APA, AMA, and other styles. Each chapter serves as a quick guide that introduces the basics of a style, explains who might use it, and then presents an abundance of examples. This edition includes updates reflecting the most recent editions of The Chicago Manual of Style and the MLA Handbook. With this book, students and researchers can move smoothly among styles with the confidence they are getting it right.

The First Nations of British Columbia Third Edition

Author : Robert J. Muckle
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The First Nations of British Columbia, now in its third edition, is a concise and accessible overview of BC’s First Nations peoples, cultures, and issues. Robert J. Muckle familiarizes readers with the history, diversity, and complexity of First Nations to provide a context for contemporary concerns and initiatives. This latest edition of the classic work has been fully revised, with new chapters added and previous ones rewritten, arguments reframed in light of current developments, and resources brought right up to date. The First Nations of British Columbia is an indispensable resource for teachers and students and an excellent introduction for anyone interested in BC First Nations.