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Three four year old boys writing numbersBoden, Golden and Charlie have just used a measuring tape to determine each boy’s height. Now the children are working to record their measurements on paper.

Amazing new titles from Books 24×7

Books 24×7 is an online collection of books and videos tailored for use in the subjects of business, information technology, and engineering, as well as books that address healthy living and well-being. Check out these new titles recently added to their collection.

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New on the Video Shelf

Death investigation crisis, most famous autopsies with Dr. Michael Biden, dealing with dementia, mastering EKG and more…Watch trailers below

Progression of Dementia: Seeing Gems – Not Just Loss DVD
Call number: RC 521 .P7647 2011

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In “Progression of Dementia” Teepa explains
– how to tell apart different disease stages to better adapt your caregiving techniques
– why patients in later stages can’t relax their muscles and how to safely handle them to avoid bruising
– how to reduce the risk of falls
– how to safeguard your relationship with the patient as the disease progresses
– how to reduce unwanted behaviors by controlling the environment and effectively shifting their focus
– about appropriate activities (for an in depth activity program also see “Filling the Day with Meaning”)

Frontline: Post Mortem DVD
RA 1063.4 .P67 2011
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Every day nearly 7000 people die in America and the rate of autopsies the gold standard of death investigation has plummeted. As a result not only do murderers go free and innocent people go to jail but the crisis in death investigation in America is also a threat to public health. FRONTLINE reports the results of a joint investigation with ProPublica NPR and the Investigative Reporting Program at UC Berkeley.

Autopsy: Postmortem with Dr. Michael Baden DVD
RA 1063.4 .A987 2008
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HBO Documentary Films Autopsy series lives on with Autopsy Postmortem, in which Dr. Baden, the acclaimed patriarch of forensic pathology, gives viewers exclusive insight into some of his most high-profile cases including John F. Kennedy, OJ Simpson, Sid Vicious and Nancy Spungen, the Romanovs and first responders to the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

EKG Interpretation and Response DVD
RC 683.5 .E5 E354 2015 (4 vols.)
This course provides a brief summary and overview of the heart’s components and functional properties as background for a discussion about EKG interpretation. It also provides guidance on calculating heart rate on the EKG. autonomic nervous system effects, and how to assess sinus rhythm. It includes the following categories: the heart’s electrophysiologic properties, the heart’s electrical conduction and mechanical response systems, interpreting normal EKG waveforms, how to calculate heart rate on the EKG, autonomic nervous system effects, and assessing normal sinus rhythm.
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New on the Video Shelves

Close to 4000 DVDs are available for you to view in your Library. Come and see what new titles we have recently added to our video collection.
You Don’t Know Jack DVD
PN 1992.77 .Y68 2010
Made for HBO, Barry Levinson’s sympathetic telefilm casts an affable eye on a serious subject: the mission of Jack Kevorkian (a thoroughly de-glamorized Al Pacino). In the opening sequence, Kevorkian tells his long-suffering sister, Margo (Brenda Vaccaro, excellent), how hard he found it to watch their mother die a long and agonizing death. Convinced that the terminally ill deserve the right to die with dignity, he shares his beliefs with Jack (James Urbaniak), a Detroit journalist; Janet (Susan Sarandon), a Hemlock Society leader; and Neal (John Goodman), a medical supply salesman (the scenes of Neal and Jack playing poker recall Levinson’s Diner). Before he’s assisted a single patient, Kevorkian makes the national news, prompting Neal to quip, “You’re not a local quack anymore. You’re America’s quack.” Writer Adam Mazer profiles several of the 130 patients to take advantage of his “mercy machine,” starting with Janet Adkins, who suffered from Alzheimer’s disease. For protection, Jack acquires the services of attorney Geoffrey Fieger (Danny Huston), who supports him through evictions, lawsuits, jail time, and hunger strikes–until Kevorkian engineers his own downfall by defending himself. As with HBO’s Recount, Levinson adds archival footage at key points, such that Barbara Walters and others appear to play themselves. If he handles Jack’s quirks with humor, he always treats the afflicted with respect, and if Pacino’s accent skews more New York than Michigan, his pleasure in playing this strong-willed eccentric fuels Levinson’s finest directorial effort in ages. –Kathleen C. Fennessy

Medicating Children DVD
RJ 560 .M43 2013
Every day, 1 in 5 children under 18 years of age receives medication for an acute pathology. When mediations taken for chronic conditions such as asthma, diabetes and ADHD — as well as over-the counter medications — are taken into consideration, the total number of children who are taking medications in the United States is staggering. Administering medication to children is a unique challenge requiring specialized knowledge and skills. The nurse must consider each child’s age, background and level of physical and psychosocial development, and the administration process must be tailored to meet these particular needs. In addition, children are particularly vulnerable to medication errors. The two-part “Medicating Children” series demonstrates the safest, gentlest and least intrusive methods of administering pediatric medications to children of varying ages. It includes clear guidelines for the preventions of errors, appropriate precautions and instruction on the precise administration of otic, ophthalmic, nasal, oral and rectal medications.

Anatomy for Beginners: A Live Autopsy DVD
QM 33.5 .A533 2009

Dr. Gunther von Hagens and Prof. John A Lee take a journey through the human body in front of a live audience. To show the mechanics of the human body, Dr. Gunther von Hagens performs the autopsy While Prof. John A. Lee analyzes the complex design. Each program focuses on a different function. Starting with movement, followed by circulation, digestion and reproduction. The 200 minute long, four-part series of anatomy classes aims to reveal exactly how the human body functions. It presents an informative and fascinating anatomy lesson from the brain to the toes and takes viewers on a tour of the inner body.

New Books 24×7 titles (eBooks and videos)

Read and watch from home, available 24×7 for your ultimate convenience. Books 24×7 has just added 99 IT and Desktop Videos, 5 BusinessPro titles, 9 EngineeringPro titles and 12 ITPro titles. Below are just a few examples. Enjoy!

BABOK: A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge, v3
BABOK: A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge, v3 by International Institute of Business Analysis
IIBA © 2015 (514 pages)
ISBN: 9781927584026
Whether you are considering starting a career in business analysis, or you are an experienced professional in the field, this book is your key resource to help you and your stakeholders discover opportunities for business success, deliver successful organizational change, and create business value.
Corporate Social Responsibility in a Globalizing World
Corporate Social Responsibility in a Globalizing World by Kiyoteru Tsutsui and Alwyn Lim (eds)
Cambridge University Press © 2015 (514 pages)
ISBN: 9781107098596
Demonstrating the impact of global CSR frameworks on corporate behavior, this book proposes a global approach to understanding the rise and spread of corporate social responsibility, explaining the origin of CSR and the reasons for its growing popularity across the globe.
Freedom to Change: Four Strategies to Put Your Inner Drive into Overdrive
Freedom to Change: Four Strategies to Put Your Inner Drive into Overdrive by Michael Fullan
Jossey-Bass © 2015 (192 pages)
ISBN: 9781119024361
Illustrated and enriched with examples from education, business, and nonprofit sectors, this engaging book offers recommendations for both individuals and organizations seeking to enhance connectedness and independence.
Great Lessons in Project Management
Great Lessons in Project Management by David Pratt
Management Concepts © 2015 (158 pages)
ISBN: 9781567264722
Presenting a collection of stories describing the events surrounding particular challenges a project manager may face, this book will help managers validate their own good practices and help them avoid the pitfalls so many have encountered on their projects.

New Facinating Non-Fiction Titles

Check out our new non-fiction titles, beautifully displayed as you enter the Library through our South side entrance. Dozens of new nursing titles, a collection of rain gardening and foodscaping topics,manufacturing, welding and the list goes on…

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Google : how Google works / Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg

Call number: HD9696.8.U64 G66647 2014

Jack Welch’s Straight from the Gut was once the essential primer for managers, but today’s leaders need a new playbook. In HOW GOOGLE WORKS, Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg distill their decades of working in the high-tech industry into a practical and fun-to-read guide for those who want to succeed in an ever-changing business landscape. The book offers how-to advice on strategy, corporate culture, talent, decision-making, innovation, communication and dealing with disruption. The authors explain how the confluence of three seismic changes–the internet, mobile, and cloud computing–has shifted the balance of power between consumer and corporation. The companies that thrive will be the ones that create superior products and attract a new breed of multi-faceted employees whom the authors dub “smart creatives.” The management maxims are illustrated with previously unreported anecdotes from Google’s corporate history. “Back in 2010, Eric and I created an internal class for Google managers focusing on the lessons the management team learned the hard way,” says Rosenberg. “The class slides all said ‘Google confidential’ until an employee suggested we uphold the spirit of openness and share them with the world. This book codifies the recipe for our secret sauce: how Google innovates and how Google empowers employees to succeed. (From Google Books)