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New BioScience Books

Deserts : a very short introduction / Nick Middleton

New BioScience Books

Cougar : ecology and conservation / edited by Maurice Hornocker and Sharon Negri

Desalination: Status and Federal Issues

In the United States, desalination is increasingly investigated as an option for meeting municipal water demands, particularly for coastal communities that can desalinate seawater or estuarine water, interior communities above brackish groundwater aquifers, and communities with contaminated water supplies. Adoption of desalination, however, remains constrained by financial, environmental, regulatory, and other factors.

RefWorks Video Tutorials

My wonderful colleagues at the Health Sciences Library have created these tutorials related to RefWorks and health science databases.  They are great, focused and all under 5 minutes!

RefWorks part 1: Overview

RefWorks part 2: Creating Folders

RefWorks part 3: Fi

Local Geology and Fossil Exhibit

Come see the library’s new exhibit showcasing the geology of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.   The Pennsylvania display contains geological samples and fossils donated by Dr. Leonard Finegold of the Physics department and Phillip Getty, a local Geological Society member.  It is housed in a display case near the stairs on the first floor of W.W.

Have Your Say!

Considering our Drexel community, Hagerty Library is looking to improve the science and technology portion of the  leisure books collection.

Some really terrific science and technology books came out over the past year.  Please take a look at this list of 2009’s best and vote for the ones you’d like to see added to the shelves.


New BioScience Books

Geomicrobiology / Henry Lutz Ehrlich

Climate Debate Daily: A New Way to Understand Disputes About Global Warming

I just came across this Internet page and I am impressed.  Puzzled by all the debating about global warming?  All the conferences and spectacle and "email" controversy have you grimacing?  Well, Climate Debate Daily purports to expose both sides of the issue with links out to other sites.  There's the "Action" side and the "Dissenting" side with sidebars to other key resources.  This is well worth the effort to calmly understand both sides of the issues.

Climate 1-Stop

The Climate 1-Stop provides a single location to share and access climate change tools, resources and information, with a primary focus on adaptation in developing countries.  The Climate 1-Stop is a partnership of southern and northern organizations working at all levels, from grass roots to global.

Climate 1 Stop is a climate portal launched at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen in December 2009 which aims to provide a single location for proven climate change tools, resources and information. Registered users may add information.

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