More books at The Sullivan Library for the end of the school year

By  Deb Stgo (Own work) [CC-BY-2.0], via Flickr Creative Commons

By Deb Stgo (Own work) [CC-BY-2.0], via Flickr Creative Commons

If you are still looking for a book to finish end of semester papers or you need advice on interviewing for a job, the following are new titles. Please access The Sullivan Library’s online catalog by clicking on the following link:

VIEWPOINTS Eighth Edition, by W. Royce Adams.  Teaches skills that are vital to success in college and at a work place. This book can be used to strengthen writing, critical thinking and communication skills that can be used for interviewing for a job or social skills at work. You will learn effective communication methods and how to present your ideas visually. A valuable source of information to navigate socially and academically on college campuses and in your career. (Call number 808Ad19v. 2013)

Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States, by Institute of Medicine and National Research Council.  This report seeks to educate the public, health/mental care fields, law enforcement, educators and legislators to identify and prevent sexual exploitation and sex trafficking of minors, while examining the reasons minors are preyed upon and victimized. (Call number 345.7302C76. 2013)

Saunders 2014-2015 Strategies for Test Success, Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX® Exam, by Linda Anne Silvestri and Angela Silvestri.  A great tool to help students build overall test-taking skills, includes alternate item format examples and provides content review that can be used throughout nursing school. (Call number 610.7307si39sa.)

Saunders Comprehensive Review 6th Edition for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, by Linda Anne Silvestri. This book is provides the latest NCLEX-RN exam test plan with content review that you can use throughout nursing school. Examples of thousands of the highest-quality review questions, including alternate item formats are included. (Call number 610.7307Si39s. 2014)

Selecting the Right Analyses for Your Data, Quantitative, Qualitative and Mixed Methods, by W. Paul Vogt, Elaine R. Vogt, Dianne C. Gardner, Lynne M. Haeffele.  Details the most effective methods to code and analyze data for a particular study. Reviews the selection criteria for coding and analyzing data, whether qualitative, quantitative, mixed or visual and how choosing the right analysis methods leads to more justifiable conclusions and more persuasive presentations of research results. (Call number 001.42V868s. 2014)

Criminal Investigation 3, by Steven G. Brandl. This Third Edition book focuses on the vital role that evidence plays in the criminal investigation process. Modern research and case examples are used to illustrate key points. The collection of evidence, legal procedures, psychological profiling, crime pattern analysis, as well as the limitations of scientific evidence, provide an in-depth study of the field of criminal investigation. (Call number 363.25B733c. 2014)

The Press In American Politics, 1787-2012, by Patrick Novotny.  A thorough recounting of the history of press in American politics through stories of campaigns, elections and political parties in American life. The importance of the influence of the press in American politics is highlighted, from the Constitutional Convention of 1787, to the impact of reporting on the World Wide Web. (Call number 071.3N859p. 2014)


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