August ’11 Library News - Summer Reading

Aug 30, 2011 by University Communications

While summer may be waning, doing a little additional reading to keep up to speed in the topic areas about which you’re most passionate is always in season. And, thanks to our continually updated ebook databases, you’ll never experience a shortage in relevant reading material.

PsycBOOKS is a robust collection of more than 1,600 full-text ebooks published by the American Psychological Association. You’ll also find classic books from other publishers, along with more than 1,500 titles from the APA/Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Psychology. There are even out-of-print books dating back to 1707.

PsycBOOKS adds books to the database monthly; you can check out the new titles here.

Books24x7 BusinessPro’s database houses more than 6,000 business and law-oriented ebooks from publishers such as Harvard Business School Press, John Wiley & Sons, McGraw-Hill, and Oxford University. You’ll also find titles relating to professional development and career advancement, as well as a wide variety of current corporate case studies.

Like PsycBOOKS, Books24x7 BusinessPro is regularly updated. In fact, new entries to the database can be accessed weekly by clicking here.

To give you a jump-start in compiling your reading list, and to give you a feel for the breadth of resources these databases add each month, please find a list of just a few of the recently added titles of interest to CalSouthern Learners. (Please remember, access to the databases is limited to CalSouthern Learners, faculty mentors, and staff.)

PSYCHOLOGY:

Advanced Methods for Conducting Online Behavioral Research, by Samuel D. Gosling, EdD, and John A. Johnson, EdD

Becoming an Effective Psychotherapist: Adopting a Theory of Psychotherapy That's Right for You and Your Client, by Derek Truscott

Clinical Hypnosis for Pain Control, by David R. Patterson

Earning a Living Outside of Managed Mental Health Care: 50 Ways to Expand Your Practice, by Steven Walfish, EdD

 

BUSINESS:

(In order to access the following links, please open the Books24x7 database first.)

Business Intelligence: Making Decisions Through Data Analytics, by Jerzy Surma

Effective People Management, by Pat Wellington

The Google Way: How One Company is Revolutionizing Management as We Know It, by Bernard Girard

Sticky Marketing: Why Everything in Marketing Has Changed and What to do About It, by Grant Leboff

 

LAW:

(In order to access the following links, please open the Books24x7 database first.)

Business Law in Africa: OHADA and the Harmonization Process, Second Edition, by Boris Martor

China Business Laws and Regulations: The Complete Reference, Second Edition, by Jielin Dong

Mergers and Acquisitions: A Step-by-Step Legal and Practical Guide, by Edwin L. Miller

Social Intelligence Skills for Law Enforcement Officers, by Stephen J. Sampson

 

Happy reading and, as always, if you have any questions regarding these resources or any other aspect of the CalSouthern Library, please call contact Jennifer Hill, MSI, Director of Library Services, at (714) 882-7833 or at [email protected].

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