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Wednesday, January 03, 2007

New Reference Books at Chesnutt Library

The following new reference books are located on the first floor of Chesnutt Library:

The Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Psychology [BF31 .E495 2005]

From the publisher –

The Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Psychology is a core reference for any student of psychology. It is authoritative and accessible, and covers the basic curriculum content of a degree course along with more specialized material in areas of widespread interest. The Encyclopaedic Dictionary presents more than 1500 different entries grouped into 8 thematic topic areas, and on a range of levels from brief definitions to more substantial discussions which allow the reader to obtain a fuller grasp of important terms and concepts. For key issues, the explanation is supported with illustrations, tables and photographs, and relevant contemporary references are provided throughout to allow the reader to pursue more widely their particular interests. The book is comprehensively cross-referenced for ease of use.

Critical Companion to Tennessee Williams [PS3545 .I5365 Z675 2005]

From the publisher –

Critical Companion to Tennessee Williams includes entries on all of Tennessee Williams's major and most minor works, including A Streetcar Named Desire, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Glass Menagerie, a novel, a collection of short stories, two poetry collections, and personal essays; places and events related to his works; major figures in his life; literary influences; and issues in Williams scholarship and criticism. Appendixes include a complete list of Williams's works, a list of research libraries with significant Williams holdings, and a bibliography of primary and secondary sources.

APA Dictionary of Psychology [BF31 .A63 2007]

From the publisher-

With over 25,000 terms and definitions, the Dictionary encompasses all areas of research and application, and includes coverage of concepts, processes, and therapies across all the major subdisciplines of psychology. Ten years in the making and edited by a distinguished editorial board of nearly 100 psychological scholars, researchers and practitioners, the APA Dictionary of Psychology is destined to become the most authoritative reference of its kind.

The Life and Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt Vol. 1-3 [Z8757.29 .H46 2005]

From the publisher-

This three-volume set has been designed to provide researchers with easy access to all the books, chapters, articles, and doctoral dissertations written on Roosevelt, his career, his family, his associates, the America in which he lived, and all the major events of his presidency. Save for battle literature on World War II, every important topic related to FDR and his presidency can be found. The author and subject indexes, coupled with the Table of Contents, provide accessible data on any relevant topic. The researcher is advised to begin with the Table of Contents and then cross-reference both topics and authors with the index. This technique will produce a considerable list of annotated references on any desired topic.


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