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The Social Life of Information

By: Brown, John Seely ; Paul Duguid

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harvard Business School Press, 2000:

Seller ID: BB0245387

ISBN: 0875847625

Condition: vg/vg


To see the future we can build with information technology, we must look beyond mere information to the social context that creates and gives meaning to it. For years, pundits have predicted that information technology will obliterate the need for almost everything--from travel to supermarkets to business organizations to social life itself. Individual users, however, tend to be more sceptical. Beaten down by info-glut and exasperated by computer systems fraught with software crashes, viruses, and unintelligible error messages, they find it hard to get a fix on the true potential of the digita... View more info

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Start With a Laugh: An Insider's Guide to Roasts, Toasts, Eulogies, and Other Speeches

By: Carpenter, Liz

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Eakin Press, 2000:

Seller ID: BB0243856

ISBN: 1571684115

Condition: vg/vg


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An illustrated encyclopaedia of traditional symbols

By: Cooper, J. California

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London : Thames and Hudson, c1978.:

Seller ID: BB0242521

ISBN: 0500271259

Condition: vg


With over 200 illustrations and lively, informative and often ironic texts, she discusses and explains an enormous variety of symbols extending from the Arctic to Dahomey, from the Iroquois to Oceana, and coming from systems as diverse as Tao, Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Islam, Tantra, the cult of Cybele and the Great Goddess, the Pre-Columbian religions of the Western Hemisphere and the Voodoo cults of Brazil and West Africa. View more info

Ultimate Random Trivia

By: Editors Of Publications International Ltd.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Publications International, Ltd., 2016:

Seller ID: BB0254125

ISBN: 1680225847

Condition: vg


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Quotable Quotes: Wit and Wisdom for All Occasions from America's Most Popular Magazine

By: Editors of Reader's Digest

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Reader's Digest, March 1997:

Seller ID: BB0248299

ISBN: 0895779250

Condition: Vg


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There Is No Zoo in Zoology

By: Elster, Charles Harrington

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Collier Books:

Seller ID: BB0242993

ISBN: 0020318308

Condition: g


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Imponderables: Answers to the Most Perplexing and Amusing Mysteries of Everyday Life

By: Feldman, David

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Reader's Digest Association, Incorporated, The, 6-106:

Seller ID: BB0250561

ISBN: 0762107499

Condition: vg


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The Deluxe Transitive Vampire; The Ultimate Handbook of Grammar for the Innocent, the Eager, and the Doomed

By: Gordon, Karen Elizabeth

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, August 1993:

Seller ID: BB0252460

ISBN: 0679418601

Condition: good


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Classification Made Simple

By: Hunter, Eric J.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited, September 2009:

Edition: 3

Seller ID: BB0245386

ISBN: 0754675580

Condition: vg


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Fundamentals Of Collection Development And Management, 2/E

By: Johnson, Peggy

Price: $6.00

Publisher: ALA Editions, January 2009:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: BB0245391

ISBN: 0838909728

Condition: vg


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Book Smart: Your Essential Reading List for Becoming a Literary Genius in 365 Days

By: Mallison, Jane

Price: $7.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The, 2007:

Seller ID: BB0258696

ISBN: 0071482717

Condition: vg


Unleash your literary side--one great book at a time Like taking a private class with an engaging literature professor, "Book Smart" is your ticket for literary enlightenment all year long and for the rest of your life. Whether you're a passionate turner of pages or you aspire to be better-read, "Book Smart" expands your knowledge and enjoyment with a month-by-month plan that tackles 120 of the most compelling books of all time. Throughout the year, each book comes alive with historical notes, highlights on key themes and characters, and advice on how to approach reading. Here is a s... View more info

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The Other Book... Of The Most Perfectly Useless Information

By: Mitchell Symons

Price: $7.00

Publisher: It Books, 2006:

Seller ID: BB0254128

ISBN: 0061134058

Condition: vg/vg


The latest entry in Mitchell Symons's trivia trifecta is chock-full of more obscure scientific facts, sporting stats, celebrity gossip, and pure trivia than ever Did you know that: Polar bears cover their black noses with their paws for better camouflage? John Steinbeck had to rewrite Of Mice and Men because his dog ate the first draft? Wayne Newton is a descendant of Pocahontas? Oscars given out during World War II were made of wood because metal was in short supply? Brooke Shields and Glenn Close are cousins? Diet Coke was invented in 1982. However, in 1379, a Mr. an... View more info

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Hemingway Didn't Say That: The Truth Behind Familiar Quotations

By: O'Toole, Garson

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Little A, 2017:

Seller ID: BB0249143

ISBN: 1503933407

Condition: vg


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Managing the Small College Library

By: Rachel Applegate ; Applegate ; Rachel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Libraries Unltd Inc, 2010:

Seller ID: BB0245392

ISBN: 1591589177

Condition: good


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Mindblowers: A Look Back at History That Will Change the Way You Look at the World Today

By: Rhine, Jim

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Triumph Books, May 2007:

Seller ID: BB0254129

ISBN: 1572439602

Condition: vg/vg


Noting some of the more bizarre aspects of history, author Jim Rhine peers behind the veil of assumed knowledge with insight and humor to reveal the shocking truths, stunning ironies, and the often humorous all-too-human element behind many of our most recognized and cherished collective memories. With its episodic nature, "Mindblowers" is perfect for picking up browsing, and each of the essays can be read in five minutes or less, making this book the perfect choice for those who want their brain stimulated without having to sift through hours of boring, concentrated reading. View more info

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From Clueless to Class Act

By: Smith, Jodi R. R.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Sterling:

Seller ID: BB0206304

ISBN: 1402739753

Condition: vg/vg-


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Instant Genius: Fast Food for Thought: Fast Food for Thought

By: The Knowledge Commons

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Portable Press, December 01, 2008:

Seller ID: BB0254029

ISBN: 1592239153

Condition: vg


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Eats, shoots & leaves

By: Truss, Lynne

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York : Gotham Books, 2004.:

Seller ID: BB0241505

ISBN: 1592400876

Condition: vg/vg


We all know the basics of punctuation. Or do we? A look at most neighborhood signage tells a different story. Through sloppy usage and low standards on the internet, in email, and now text messages, we have made proper punctuation an endangered species. In Eats, Shoots & Leaves, former editor Lynne Truss dares to say, in her delightfully urbane, witty, and very English way, that it is time to look at our commas and semicolons and see them as the wonderful and necessary things they are. This is a book for people who love punctuation and get upset when it is mishandled. From the invention of the... View more info

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Ancestors

By: Willard, Jim ; Terry Willard ; Jane Wilson

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1997., 2001:

Seller ID: BB0248647

ISBN: 0395854105

Condition: vg


Genealogy is the second-fastest growing hobby in America, but many would-be family historians are daunted by the sheer volume of information they must sift through and techniques they need to master in order to find their own past. Jim and Terry Willard have compiled an invaluable volume that makes researching one's own family lineage both accessible and fun. Based on the 10-part PBS series by the same name, Ancestors covers all the bases including creating a pedigree chart or family tree, finding and interpreting documents, and searching for your roots online. Jim and Terry Willard explain ea... View more info