Browsing posts tagged: Encyclopedias
Running the Digital Branch

Maintaining a library website is as important as its initial development. In this issue of Library Technology Reports King draws from his team’s four-year experience running the acclaimed digital branch of the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library (TSCPL). From website tweaks to staffing issues, King outlines recommended strategies and workflow plans for continually meeting […]

Your Name in Print

Make Your MarkLooking for a way to express yourself? Need some extra spending money? Do you want to beef up that college application package? Look no further than this book. With advice on how to write newspaper and magazine features, Web blogs, music and movie reviews, novels, graphic novels, short stories, and more, the father-daughter […]

Große Lexika und Wörterbücher Europas

This historical survey of European encyclopedias and dictionaries brings together both encyclopaedias, such as the ‘Britannica’ or the German ‘Brockhaus,’ i.e. factual reference works, and dictionaries, such as ‘Webster’s’ or the German ‘Duden,’ i.e. linguistic reference works, as outside specialist circles little distinction is made between information about ‘things’ and information about words and their […]

Handbook of the Syllable

The Handbook of the Syllable presents a broad range of empirical studies, offering a comprehensive survey of the syllable in phonology, phonetics, and psycholinguistics. It is a seminal reference book for researchers exploring any empirical area where the notion of “the syllable” is invoked.

Classic Home Video Games, 1985-1988

A follow up to 2007's Classic Home Video Games, 1972-1984, this reference work provides detailed descriptions and reviews of every U.S.-released game for the Nintendo NES, the Atari 7800, and the Sega Master System, all of which are considered among the most popular video game systems ever produced. Organized alphabetically by console brand, each chapter […]

1,339 QI Facts To Make Your Jaw Drop

Following the sensational success of 1,227 QI Facts to Blow Your Socks Off, the QI team returns with a fresh stack of facts to astonish and enlighten. In this fixed-format ebook edition you can get the facts laid out as they intended, four to a page and curiously linked.Pigs suffer from anorexia.Wagner always wore pink […]

1,227 QI Facts To Blow Your Socks Off

QI is the smartest comedy show on British television, but few people know that we’re also a major legal hit in Australia, New Zealand, Israel and Africa and an illegal one on BitTorrent. We also write books and newspaper columns; run a thriving website, a Facebook page, a Twitter feed; and produce an iPhone App […]

Classic Home Video Games, 1989–1990

The third in a series about home video games, this detailed reference work features descriptions and reviews of every official U.S.-released game for the Neo Geo, Sega Genesis and TurboGrafx-16, which, in 1989, ushered in the 16-bit era of gaming. Organized alphabetically by console brand, each chapter includes a description of the game system followed […]

That Book

Did you know that . . . John Wayne once won the dog Lassie from its owner in a poker game?Hijinks is the only word in the English language with three dotted letters in a row?The shortest war in history, between England and Zanzibar in 1896, lasted only thirty-eight minutes? Want to learn which U.S. […]