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  1. 1. eBooks Collection 1995-2006 Bestsellers, renowned authors and classics in all 18 subject areas
  2. 2. Elsevier is committed to publishing quality content that is progressive and comprehensive and remains relevant in every field of research and study.
  3. 3. Renowned eBooks imprints & diverse subject coverage <ul><li>Respected and quality-driven imprints </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Press </li></ul><ul><li>Butterworth-Heinemann (business, technology) </li></ul><ul><li>Syngress & Digital Press (computing) </li></ul><ul><li>Elsevier Science </li></ul><ul><li>Gulf Professional Publishing (petroleum/petrochemical processing) </li></ul><ul><li>Morgan Kaufmann (computer science) </li></ul><ul><li>Newnes (electrical/electronic engineering) </li></ul><ul><li>North-Holland (mathematics) </li></ul><ul><li>Pergamon </li></ul>
  4. 4. 18 Subject Areas <ul><li>Agricultural and Biological Sciences ~ 186 books </li></ul><ul><li>Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology ~ 253 books </li></ul><ul><li>Chemical Engineering ~ 310 books </li></ul><ul><li>Chemistry ~ 268 books </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Science ~ 468 books </li></ul><ul><li>Earth and Planetary Sciences ~ 219 books </li></ul><ul><li>Energy ~ 31 books </li></ul><ul><li>Engineering ~ 834 books </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Science ~ 89 books </li></ul><ul><li>Immunology and Microbiology ~ 108 books </li></ul><ul><li>Material Sciences ~ 168 books </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematics ~ 180 books </li></ul><ul><li>Medicine and Dentistry ~ 65 books </li></ul><ul><li>Neuroscience ~ 101 books </li></ul><ul><li>Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Sc. ~ 63 books </li></ul><ul><li>Physics and Astronomy ~ 90 books </li></ul><ul><li>Psychology ~ 178 books </li></ul><ul><li>Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine ~ 18 books </li></ul>
  5. 5. ScienceDirect eBooks expansion summary <ul><li>4.000 Backlist titles (1995 – 2006) in September 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>500+ Frontlist added per year from September 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>What’s In eBooks: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Monographs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Academic Reference </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Reference </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stand alone Handbooks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Closed Series </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. License features <ul><li>One-time payment option </li></ul><ul><li>Perpetual access as long as you have a SDOL license </li></ul><ul><li>Post-termination rights: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Continued access and or tapes, like journals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Not available on SDOS </li></ul><ul><li>MARC –records via OCLC (MARC 21) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Highlights… <ul><li>This area covers a broad range of biological and agricultural topics. Researchers in these fields are working toward a better understanding of life on earth and how those connect and interact with human well being </li></ul><ul><li>We are strong in these areas with particularly strong reputation on the soil sciences and ecology </li></ul><ul><li>Published in the fields of: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Agronomy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plant Sciences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Soil Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evolution and Ecology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Animal Behavior </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Entomology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marine and Aquatic Biology </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Agricultural and Biological Sciences <ul><li>Marine Mammals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Annalisa Berta (San Diego State University, California, U.S.A.) , James Sumich IGrossmont College, El Cajon, California, U.S.A), Kit Kovaks (Norwegian Polar Institute, Tromso, Norway) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Annalisa Berta is an evolutionary biologist who has studied fossil and modern marine mammals for over 20 years. Her research has been supported by the National Science Foundation and she has conducted research at the Smithosonian, American Museum of Natural History, Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History and National Science Museum, Tokyo. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides a phylogenetic framework that integrates phylogeny with behavior and ecology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Features chapter summaries, further readings, an appendix, glossary and an extensive bibliography </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exciting new color photographs and additional distribution maps </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Plant Biochemistry </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hans Walter Heldt (Albrecht-von-Haller-Institute of Plant Science, University Goettingen, Germany) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Plant Biochemistry will be an invaluable resource for students, teachers and researchers looking for a clear, up to date presentation which covers the essentials without being overwhelmed by details.”- Gerald Edwards, Washington State University </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Principles of Soil and Plant Water Relations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>M.B. Kirkham (Kansas State University, USA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ The sheer magnitude of this book's subject matter could overwhelm many readers, but Dr. Kirkham spares us this fate by virtue of superb organization, foundation building, and clear, example-rich writing…for this purpose. I would gladly spend my own money for this book, which today joins other timely references on the lowest shelf of my bookcase, within arm's reach.&quot;-T.M. Yanosky, U.S. Geological Survey, in JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY, VOL. 34, AUG. 2005 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Medical and Veterinary Entomology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gary Mullen,(Auburn University USA), Lance Durden (Georgia Southern University, USA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nationally and internationally renowned contributing authors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Up to date and new information that is easy to locate, with extensive subheadings and highlighted key words throughout text </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Designed for teaching several courses including Medical Entomology, Veterinary Entomology or combined Medical-Veterinary Entomology courses </li></ul></ul>A list of bestsellers being read by your colleagues in agriculture and biological sciences
  11. 11. Highlights… <ul><li>These subjects include a large research field that overlaps with many disciplines under Life and Biomedical Sciences such as cell biology, molecular biology, genetics and biophysics </li></ul><ul><li>Biochemistry research combined with these other subject areas are today often used to enhance the health, well-being, and productivity of all people. Biomedical and life scientists can then use their findings to help advance public policy issues </li></ul><ul><li>Published in fields including: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bioinformatics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biotechnology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Endocrinology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enzymology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physiology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Life Sciences (general) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cellular Biology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cancer Research </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology <ul><li>Handbook of Stem Cells </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Robert Lanza (Editor in Chief, Wake Forest University, North Carolina, USA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;...the Handbook of Stem Cells is highly recommended primarily as a reference for scientists in the field of animal development...Academic medical libraries and other academic or special libraries serving researchers in cell and developmental biology will particularly benefit from having this handbook available.&quot; --Susan Kendall, Health Sciences Librarian, Michigan State University Library in E-Streams (February 2005) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The T Cell Receptor FactsBook </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Marie-Paule LeFranc, author of the T Cell Receptor Factsbook, has been nominated as the Senior member of the Institut Universitaire de France. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Physiology of Reproduction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jimmy Neill (University of Alabama, USA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Each successive edition has grown with the exciting new information generated in the interim. The third edition is no exception. ...These volumes are clearly designed for students of reproductive physiology and cover almost every imaginable topic. ...” . Daniel Castracane, Foundation for Blood Research, Scarborough, ME for TRENDS IN ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM (2006) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>DNA Technology – The Awesome Skill </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I. Edward Alcamo (State University of New York, Farmingdale, U.S.A.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An introductory treatment of aspects of DNA technology written to enlighten the reader about the breakthroughs made possible by the science and technologies associated with DNA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emphasizes the practical implications and applications of the new genetic technologies; readers will come away saying, &quot;So that's what DNA technology is all about!&quot; </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Highlights… <ul><li>Chemical Engineering is a distinguished branch of chemistry and engineering that deals with the application of physical science into processes that transform matter or energy into useful forms without compromising environment, safety, or finite resources </li></ul><ul><li>Elsevier’s Chemical Engineering list has been developed over the years to assist academics and professionals in the field in the development, design and maintenance of chemical processes for large-scale manufacturing and the pioneering of valuable new materials and techniques </li></ul>
  15. 15. Chemical Engineering A list of bestsellers being read by your colleagues in chemical engineering <ul><li>Proceedings of the International Conference on Colloid and Surface Science </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Y. Iwasawa (Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan), N. Oyama (Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Technology, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Tokyo, Japan), H. Kunieda (Division of Artificial Environment and Systems, Graduate School of Engineering, Yokohama National University, Yokohama, Japan) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The purpose of this Conference was to discuss the results of recent developments and the future prospect in science and technology of the field. The field has been growing and flourishing, while indicating many problems to be uncovered and solved. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Nanoporous Materials II </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A. Sayari (Editor - Université Laval, Department of Chemical Engineering, Ste-Foy, Québec Canada), M. Jaroniec (Editor - Kent State University, Department of Chemistry, Kent, OH USA), T.J. Pinnavaia (Editor - Michigan State University, College of Natural Science, Department of Chemistry, Michigan USA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The first symposium on Access in Nanoporous Materials was held in Lansing, Michigan on June 7-9, 1995. The five years that have passed since that initial meeting have brought remarkable advances in all aspects of this growing family of materials. In particular, impressive progress has been achieved in the area of novel self-assembled mesoporous materials, their synthesis, characterization and applications. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Porous Materials in Environmentally Friendly Processes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I. Kiricsi (Editor -József Attila University, Department of Applied and Environmental Chemistry, Szeged, Hungary) G. Pál-Borbély (Editor- Chemical Research Center of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary), J.B. Nagy (Editor -Notre-Dame University, Laboratory of NMR,, Belgium H.G. Karge (Editor - Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society, Berlin, Germany) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Developing new technologies requires strong and innovative fundamental research. In order to provide opportunity for crossfertilization the Federation of European Zeolite Associations (FEZA) decided to organise a conference, where researchers from academia as well as industry can meet, exchange ideas, show and discuss research efforts and results concerning the development of environmentally friendly processes. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reaction Kinetics and the Development and Operation of Catalytic Processes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>G.F. Froment (Texas A & M University, Department of Chemical Engineering, College Station, TX, USA,) K.C. Waugh UMIST, Department of Chemistry, Manchester, UK) </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Chemical Engineering A list of bestsellers being read by your colleagues in chemical engineering <ul><li>Process Modelling and Model Analysis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ian Cameron (Computer Aided Process Engineering Center, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia), Katalin Hangos (Systems and Control Laboratory, Computer and Automation Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduces a structured modeling methodology emphasizing the importance of the modeling goal and including key steps such as model verification, calibration, and validation. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Focuses on novel and advanced modeling techniques such as discrete, hybrid, hierarchical, and empirical modeling </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Porous Materials in Environmentally Friendly Processes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Michael Modest (Pennsylvania State University) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jennifer X. Wen, Kingston University, UK: &quot;This book can simply be summed up as the 'bible' for thermal radiation and its calculation methods.“ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;I expect to see it on the bookshelf of every university and major research laboratory.&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sustainability Science and Engineering </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Martin A. Abraham (Editor) Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Toledo, Ohio, USA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Defines the principles of sustainable engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides specific examples of the application of sustainable engineering in industry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Represents the viewpoints of current leaders in the field and describes future needs in new technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fischer-Tropsch Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>André Steynberg (Editor, South Africa), Mark Dry (Editor, Catalysis Research Unit, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Cape Town, South Africa) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is the first publication to cover the theory and application for modern Fischer Tropsch technology </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Chemical Engineering A list of bestsellers being read by your colleagues in chemical engineering <ul><li>Natural Gas Hydrates – A Guide for Engineers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>John Carroll (Gas Liquids Engineering) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The most comprehensive study of natural gas hydrates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A manual for the engineer or textbook for the student </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contains cutting-edge solutions to natural gas hydrate problems </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Adsorption, Ion Exchange and Catalysis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vassilis Inglezakis (National Technical University of Athens, School of Chemical Engineering, Athens, Greece), Stavros Poulopoulos (National Technical University of Athens, School of Chemical Engineering, Athens Greece) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides basic knowledge of major environmental problems and connects them to chemical engineering </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. CHEMISTRY
  19. 19. Highlights… <ul><li>Chemistry covers all aspects of the behavior of atoms and molecules - from the creation of the elements in the stars to the complex molecules of life </li></ul><ul><li>Applications are far reaching and provide valuable tools for a range of disciplines including: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Biology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pharmacology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Petrology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Food science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clinical research and drug discovery </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Elsevier's Chemistry portfolio includes a wide range of products in a variety of different formats from undergraduate textbooks to multi-volume reference works covering five major sub-disciplines: Physical, Theoretical, Analytical, Organic and Inorganic Chemistry </li></ul>
  20. 20. Chemistry A list of bestsellers being read by your colleagues in chemistry <ul><li>Physical Chemistry </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Robert G. Mortimer (Rhodes College, Memphis Tennessee, USA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This new edition of Robert G. Mortimer's Physical Chemistry has been thoroughly revised for use in a full year course in modern physical chemistry. In this edition, Mortimer has included recent developments in the theories of chemical reaction kinetics and molecular quantum mechanics, as well as in the experimental study of extremely rapid chemical reactions. While Mortimer has made substantial improvements in the selection and updating of topics, he has retained the clarity of presentation, the integration of description and theory </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Advanced Organic Chemistry </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reinhard Bruckner (Institut für Organische Chemie und Biochemie der Albert-Ludwigs-Universitat, Freiburg, Germany) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A best-selling mechanistic organic chemistry text in Germany, this text's translation into English fills a long-existing need for a modern, thorough and accessible treatment of reaction mechanisms for students of organic chemistry at the advanced undergraduate and graduate level. Knowledge of reaction mechanisms is essential to all applied areas of organic chemistry; this text fulfills that need by presenting the right material at the right level. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Chemistry Connections </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Kerry K. Karukstis and Gerald R. Van Hecke (Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, California, USA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;...a very effective way to increase students' interest in chemistry...The selected examples provide a welcome dose of reality...&quot; -Jeffrey B. Arterburn, New Mexico State University </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Carbohydrates </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Robert Stick (The University of Western Australia, Nedlands) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;when it comes to choosing a book that could be used to teach a course to advanced undergraduate or graduate students, there are very few options. This book fills that gap. The book is clearly and entertainingly written. The coverage is excellent and many emerging areas are included. The reference list is similarly excellent and up-to-date. JOURNAL OF AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Highlights… <ul><li>Computer Science titles on ScienceDirect focus on 6 core areas of expertise: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer Architecture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Database Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer Human Interaction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Software and Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer Graphics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer Networking </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Content in this subject area is published for researchers and users with the highest quality technical standards </li></ul>
  23. 23. Computer Science A list of bestsellers being read by your colleagues in computer science <ul><li>Physically Based Rendering </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Matt Pharr (Neoptica, San Francisco, California, USA), Grey Humphreys (University of Virginia, Charlottesville) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Winner of an Honorable Mention in the Computer and Information Science category from The Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division (PSP) of the Association of American Publishers (AAP) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finalist for the 15 th Annual Jolt Awards </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Microsoft SharePoint Technologies: Planning, Design and Implementation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Kevin Laahs, Emer McKenna, Veli-Matti Vanamo (Advanced Technology Group, HP Services) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete guide to getting the most out of your SharePoint deployments Critical techniques for system architects to design and deploy SharePoint Technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Features most important issues for day to day efficient management and usage </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Parallel Computational Fluid Dynamics '98 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>C.A. Lin (National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan), A. Ecer (Indiana University Purdue, USA), J. Periaux (Dassault-Aviation, Saintt-Cloud, France), N.Satofuka (Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The book is focused on new developments and applications of parallel technology. Key topics are introduced through contributed papers and invited lectures. These include typical algorithmic developments, such as: distributed computing, domain decomposition and parallel algorithm. Some of the papers address the evaluations of software and machine performance and software tool environments. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Time-Frequency/Time-Scale Analysis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Patrick Flandrin (Laboratoire de Physique, Lyon France) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nowadays one can say that signal processing offers a forum to numerous disciplines and requires manifold knowledge which can rarely be combined by a single scientist. P. Flandrin takes up this challenge with so much competence and a truly multi-disciplinary vision.&quot; --Preface, TIME-FREQUENCY/Time-Scale Analysis, YVES MEYER, French Academy of Sciences. </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. Highlights… <ul><li>Published for the following fields: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Atmospheric Sciences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Earth Systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hydrology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ocean Sciences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Space and Planetary Science </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Key growth areas: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Geology/Geophysics/Geochemistry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ocean/Atmospheric Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meterology/Climate Change </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Where we are headed: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Understanding global and planetary change </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Studying and recording the past in order to model and predict change </li></ul></ul>
  26. 26. Earth and Planetary Sciences A list of bestsellers being read by your colleagues in earth and planetary sciences <ul><li>Biological Oceanography: An Introduction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Carol M. Lalli (University of British Columbia), Timothy Parsons (University of British Columbia) “ A very good introduction to biological oceanography for both biologically trained and non-biologically trained students” – Professor Michael Orren, Head of Oceanography, University College Galway </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ocean Circulation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Open University Team (Open University, Milton Keynes, UK) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ ...remains an excellent choice for a course that introduces ocean circulation and physical oceanography in an intuitive nonmathematical way. Without much advanced mathematics, the book continues to present the basic dynamics of ocean circulation without getting bogged down in derivations. For those who want a nonmathematical introduction to ocean circulation and physical oceanography, Ocean Circulation continues to be the text of choice” - The Bulletin of the American Meteorlogical Society . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>An Introduction to Dynamic Meteorology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>James Holten (University of Washington, Seattle, USA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;The book is very clearly and well written...the author succeeds in presenting the fundamentals while providing a motivating discussion on the full scope of dynamic meteorology and its applications.&quot; -Jorg Matschullat, Interdisciplinary Environmental Research Center, in ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY, VOL. 49, MARCH 2006 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides clear physical explanations of key dynamical principles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contains a wealth of illustrations to elucidate text and equations, plus end-of-chapter problems </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Paleoclimatology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Simon Bradley (University of Massachusetts, USA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;This thorough, well referenced text will prove to be indispensable to anyone involved in the study of past and current climate change and modeling.“ Southeastern Naturalist, 2005 </li></ul></ul>
  27. 27. ENERGY
  28. 28. Highlights… <ul><li>Published for the following fields: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Electric Powers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Energy (general) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Energy Conservation & Environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Energy Policy, Business & Economics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fossil Fuels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nuclear Energy & Engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Renewable Energy and Alternative Technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Establishing clean fuel initiatives to make the most of traditional fossil fuels while investing in cutting edge research to develop sustainable sources is where energy is heading in the future </li></ul>
  29. 29. Energy A list of bestsellers being read by your colleagues in energy <ul><li>Biomass for Renewable Energy, Fuels, and Chemicals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Donald Klass (Entech International, Inc., Barrington, Illinois, USA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It is extremely thorough, detailed, and well documented. Topics are explained in great detail. The book stands as one of the best published on the subject in recent times. It can be used by the professional or student alike, since the in-depth treatment of principles and practices allow information retrieval at different levels of complexity. It is a good technical reference and will serve as an important textbook for many years.&quot; --JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY, March-April 2000 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Green Trading Markets </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Peter C. Fusaro (Chairman and Founder, Global Change Associates), Marion Yuen (President, The MYA Group) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New ways of leveraging existing assets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New revenue streams and new opportunities for commodity trading. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Energy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Frank Niele (Shell Global Solutions International, Amsterdam, The Netherlands) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Energy: Engine of Evolution is a compelling book that provides a compact history of energy over the last four billion years, with the aim of creating a sound basis to understanding the possible futures of the energy industry. It describes the role that energy has played in the evolution of nature and culture, the impact it has had on the world. </li></ul></ul>
  31. 31. Highlights… <ul><li>Within Engineering, highly respected titles are published for the following industries: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Aeronautical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biomedical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Embedded </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Electrical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Energy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Industrial </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mechanical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Petroleum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chemical </li></ul></ul>
  32. 32. Bioengineering <ul><li>Handbook of Medical Imaging </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Isaac Bankman (Johns Hopkins) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internationally renowned authors from (Johns Hopkins, Harvard, UCLA, Yale, Columbia, UCSF) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes imaging and visualization </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Magnetic Resonance Imaging </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vadim Kuperman (University of Chicago) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clear progression from fundamental physical principles of NMR to MRI and its applications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;This book particularly stresses fast MR imaging and flow imaging. It does cover state-of-the-art topics such as echo-planar imaging, spiral imaging, and partial k-space acquisitions. The last chapter is dedicated to time-of-flight techniques and contrast-enhanced MRI of flow. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Circuits, Signals and Systems for Bioengineers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>John Semmlow (Rutgers University) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Translates important electrical engineering tools such as Fourier Transform, Laplace Transform, analog modeling, systems modeling, and other linear systems analysis techniques for bioengineering students. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Clinical Engineering Handbook </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Joseph Dyro (MIT and University of Pennsylvania) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>13 sections, 142 chapters, 694 pages, 116 contributors! This is a comprehensive overview of the history and state of the art of clinical engineering written by an international group of generally well-known contributors to the field. </li></ul></ul>A list of bestsellers being read by your colleagues in the field of bioengineering
  33. 33. Environmental Engineering <ul><li>Wind Power in View </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Martin Pasqualetti (Arizona State University) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>'...the volume presents fascinating comparisons, parallels, and intersections among different wind-energy theories and practices, all of which are rewarding discoveries for the curious reader.' --Book News, Inc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Environmental Forensics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Robert Morrison (Arizona State University) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Up to-date compendium for referencing forensic techniques unique to particular contaminants. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International scientific unit system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contributors from around the world providing international examples and case studies. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Environmental Solutions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Franklin Agardy (San Mateo, CA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ If I were to teach a general environmental course dealing with world-wide environmental problems and solutions, I would seriously consider this book as a text.&quot; Gary F. Bennett, University of Toledo, Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Toledo, Ohio in the Journal of Hazardous Materials </li></ul></ul>A list of bestsellers being read by your colleagues in environmental engineering
  34. 34. Industrial Engineering <ul><li>Competitive Engineering </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tom Gilb (UK) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides detailed, practical and innovative coverage of key subjects including requirements specification, design evaluation, specification quality control and evolutionary project management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tom Gilb's clients include HP, Intel, CitiGroup, IBM, Nokia and the US Department of Defense </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Industrial Machinery Repair </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ricky Smith ( Ivara Corporation) and R. Keith Mobley (Integrated Systems, Inc., Knoxville, TN) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The new standard reference book for industrial and mechanical trades </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accessible pocketbook format facilitates on-the-job use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Suitable for all types of plant facilities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Plant Engineer’s Handbook </li></ul><ul><ul><li>R. Keith Mobley (Integrated Systems, Inc. Knoxville, TN) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>As chief editor of the handbook, Keith Mobley has done a masterful job of assembling the contributions of 40 contributors into 64 chapters that cover the entire plant engineering function from definition to technology to management. In fact, this handbook stands out from most other engineering handbooks by including information on such issues as insurance, finances, and maintenance management in addition to the engineering knowledge plant engineers require.&quot;- Plant Engineering Magazine </li></ul></ul><ul><li>System Requirement Analysis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jeffrey Grady ( President: JOG Systems Engineering Inc., Adjuct Professor, University of California, San Diego, CA USA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Author is the recognized authority on the subject of Systems Engineering, and was a founding member of the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) </li></ul></ul>A list of bestsellers being read by your colleagues in industrial engineering
  35. 35. Materials <ul><li>Reference Data for Engineeres </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mac E. Van Valkenburg (Stanford University) and Wendy Middleton, (Independent Editor) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This book provides both concise and in-depth coverage. It will benefit telecommunciation engineers, designers and business managers who need to know more about modern telecommunication technology. -Quality Progress, July 2002 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Foseco Ferrous Foundryman’s Handbook </li></ul><ul><ul><li>John Brown (Foseco International, LTD) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ A comprehensive reference book covering all aspects of the subject'. Machinery Marekt, May 2001 . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Light Alloys </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Polmear (Emeritus Professor in Materials Science, Monash University, Australia) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Like no other single volume, Light Alloys should satisfy students and professionals in learning the fundamentals of aluminum, magnesium, and titanium alloys from various perspectives.” — Light Metal Age, February-March 2006 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Plastics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nigel Mills (Department of Metallurgy and Materials, University of Birmingham , UK) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meets latest undergraduate needs for studying polymer properties </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expended coverage of materials selection and shape selection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New teaching case studies plus new material on plastics for use in sport applications and biomaterials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Examination questions to accompany each chapter, with online Instructor Solutions Manual </li></ul></ul>A list of bestsellers being read by your colleagues in materials
  36. 36. Mechanical Engineering <ul><li>Finite Element Analysis with Error Estimators </li></ul><ul><ul><li>J. Akin (Rice University, Houston TX) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The only introductory FEA text with error estimation for students of engineering, scientific computing and applied mathematics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes source code for creating and proving FEA error estimators </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fatigue Testing and Analysis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Yung-Li Lee (Daimler Chrysler Corporation), Jwo Pan (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI), Richard Hathaway (Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI), Mark Barkey (University of Alabama USA) ( Ivara Corporation) and R. Keith Mobley (Integrated Systems, Inc., Knoxville, TN) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;If you have only one book on fatigue, this should be the one. This book is an excellent blend of the underlying science of fatigue and the application of this knowledge to the art of fatigue design and analysis. It will be useful to both testing and design engineers....&quot; - International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Introduction to Optimum Design </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jasbir Arora (University of Iowa USA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows engineers involved in the design process to adapt optimum design concepts in their work using the material in the text. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic concepts of optimality conditions and numerical methods are described with simple examples, making the material high teachable and learnable. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Classroom-tested for many years to attain optimum pedagogical effectiveness. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Control System Design Guide </li></ul><ul><ul><li>George Ellis (Danaher Motion Systems, Radford, VA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;No matter how much you think you may know about the subject, there is something everyone can learn from this book. This book is control systems A-Z, and is the best book I have seen on the subject.&quot; - Dave Trapasso, Senior Project Engineer, Delphi Automotive Systems </li></ul></ul>A list of bestsellers being read by your colleagues in mechanical engineering
  37. 37. Petroleum and Biochemical Processing <ul><li>Lees' Loss Prevention in the Process Industries </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sam Mannan (Texas A&M University, College Station, TX) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A must-have standard reference for chemical and process engineering safety professionals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The most complete collection of information on the theory, practice, design elements, equipment and laws that pertain to process safety </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Only single work to provide everything; principles, practice, codes, standards, data and references needed by those practicing in the field </li></ul></ul>A list of bestsellers being read by your colleagues in petroleum and biochemicals
  39. 39. <ul><li>Includes the study of complex interactions that occur among the terrestrial, atmospheric, and aquatic environments </li></ul><ul><li>This interdisciplinary field includes studies in: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chemistry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ecology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sociology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Governmental regulations that affect or describe these interactions </li></ul></ul>Highlights…
  40. 40. Environmental Science A list of bestsellers being read by your colleagues in environmental science <ul><li>Rivers of North America </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Arthur Benke (University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa USA), Colbert Cushing (Estes Park, CO) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The 2005 Award for Excellence in Professional and Scholarly Publishing by the Association of American Publishers (AAP), and Best Reference 2005, by the Library Journal was given to Arthur Benke for Rivers of North America. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Environmental Soil Physics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Daniel Hillel (Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Massachusetts, USA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Top author, Daniel Hillel, author of Introduction to Environmental Soil Physics, awarded a patent for his invention of a novel method to conserve soil moisture, and elected Fellow of American Association for Advancement of Science, American Geophysical Union, American Agronomy Society, and American Soil Science Society, which granted him a Distinguished Service </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ecology of Desert Systems </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Walter Whitford (New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, USA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Ecology of Desert Systems is well written and would be engaging for students with some knowledge of biology. It should also appeal to most professional ecologists who want a succinct and authoritative summary of the important aspects of desert biology. It is written by someone who has paid his dues spending as much time in the field studying deserts as almost anyone I know.&quot; -James A. MacMahon, for ECOLOGY, April 2003 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Environmental Monitoring and Characterization </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Janick Artiola, Ian Pepper, Mark Brusseau (University of Arizona at Tucson, USA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Examines the integration of physical, chemical, and biological processes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emphasizes field methods and real-time data acquisition, made more accessible with case studies, problems, calculations, and questions. </li></ul></ul>
  42. 42. <ul><li>This interdisciplinary field includes studies in: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Applied Microbiology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic Immunology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cytokines and Lymphokines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>General Microbiology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HIV and AIDS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Infection and Immunity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Infectious diseases </li></ul></ul>Highlights…
  43. 43. Immunology and Microbiology A list of bestsellers being read by your colleagues in immunology and microbiology <ul><li>Systemic Lupus Erythematosus </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Robert Lahita ( Chairman of Medicine and Vice President of Jersey City Medical Center, Jersey City USA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Highly Commended in the Orthopaedics category of the British Medical Association Book awards for 2005 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comprehensive current coverage of basic models of etiology and pathogenesis </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Quinolones </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vincent Andriole (Yale University School of Medicine, Connecticut, USA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Edited by one of the foremost experts in the field of quinolone research and infectious disease </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>History of quinolones, chemistry & mechanisms of action, pharmacology, safety aspects </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The War Within Us </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cedric Mims (Guy’s Hospital Medical School, London, UK) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Infectious diseases are the leading cause of death worldwide. In The War Within Us , well-known author and infectious disease specialist Cedric Mims makes the intricacies of the immune system and infectious diseases less baffling for the general reader and answers the questions of how things work and why. The story is told in terms of the ancient conflict between the invader (the infectious disease) and the defender (the body's immune system) and the strategies and counter-strategies used by both sides, making it a book that is informative. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mast Cells and Basophils </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gianni Marone (Universita di Napoli Federico II, Italy), Lawrence Lichtenstein (Johns Hopkins) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;But for the fact that this field, like so many others, is changing so rapidly, this volume will be the standard against which others will be compared for several years to come. It is a 'must have' for any life science or medical library.&quot; --ALVIN TESLER in DOODY'S HEALTH SCIENCES BOOK REVIEW JOURNAL </li></ul></ul>
  45. 45. <ul><li>Materials science is an interdisciplinary field involving the properties of matter and its applications to various areas of science and engineering </li></ul><ul><li>This science investigates the relationship between the structure of materials and their properties. It includes elements of applied physics and chemistry, as well as chemical, mechanical, civil and electrical engineering </li></ul><ul><li>With significant media attention to nanoscience and nanotechnology in the recent years, materials science has been propelled to the forefront at many universities </li></ul>Highlights…
  46. 46. Material Sciences A list of bestsellers being read by your colleagues in material sciences <ul><li>The Coming of Materials Science </li></ul><ul><ul><li>R.W. Cahn (Editor - University of Cambridge, UK) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This remarkable book should be read by all who use material science, whether to design better alloys and ceramics or to understand the working of the Earth and the planets” – Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Nondestructive Characterization of Materials X </li></ul><ul><ul><li>R.E. Green (John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD USA), T. Kishi (National Institute for Advanced Interdisciplinary Research, Japan). T. Saito (National Research Institute for Metals, Tsukuba, Ibraki Japan), N. Takeda (Department of Advanced Energy, School of Engineering, University of Tokyo, Japan) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;The papers published in these peer-reviewed proceedings represent the latest developments in nondestructive characterization of materials and were presented at the Tenth International Symposium on Nondestructive Characterization of Materials held on June 26 - 30, 2000 in Karuizawa, Japan. The symposium was held concurrently with three other symposia and one workshop. This symposium is the tenth in the series that began in 1983 and became an international meeting in 1986. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Functionalization of Polyolefins </li></ul><ul><ul><li>T.C. Chung (Pennsylvania State University, USA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shows the available functionalisation approaches with a discussion of their scope and limitations of the most experienced people in this field. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Handbook of Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hari Nalwa (Editor – Formerly of Hitachi Research Laboratory, Japan) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nanotechnology, with its multidisciplinary nature and numerous potential applications, may be one of the most difficult fields in which to stay informed. Such a new area would typically have to wait several years for a disciplined, well-organized survey to appear, but Hari Singh Nalwa has already compiled a five-volume overview, Handbook of Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology.... --Phillip D. Szuromi, SCIENCE, June 2, 2000 issue </li></ul></ul>
  48. 48. <ul><li>Mathematics includes key areas of growth in the application of mathematics to such fields as: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Natural science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Medicine, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social sciences </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Elsevier’s titles in mathematics inspires new mathematical discoveries and sometimes leads to the development of entirely new disciplines </li></ul><ul><li>Top Authors in this field include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dov M. Gabbay </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>John H. Woods </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sheldon Ross </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>George Arfken </li></ul></ul>Highlights…
  49. 49. Mathematics A list of bestsellers being read by your colleagues in mathematics <ul><li>Table of Integrals, Series, and Products </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Alan Jeffrey (Editor -University at Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom), Daniel Zwillinger (Editor - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Dept of Mathematical Sciences) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Table of Integrals, Series, and Products is the major reference source for integrals in the English language. It is essential for mathematicians, scientists, and engineers, who rely on it when identifying and subsequently solving extremely complex problems. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Invitation to the Mathematics of Fermat-Wiles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Yves Hellegouarch (Université de Caen, Basse-Normandie, France) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This text provides a sweeping introduction to all those mathematical topics, concepts, methods, techniques, and classical results that are necessary to understand Andrew Wiles's theory culminating in the first complete proof of Fermat's last theorem. The text is accessible, without compromising the rigor of its mathematical exposition, to reasoned undergraduate students, at least so for the most part it can serve as the basis for various teaching courses. – Werner Kleinert (Berlin) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Handbook of Mathematical Formulas and Integrals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Alan Jeffrey (University at Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The title…says it all: a compendium, of tables and formulas from various numerically and computationally orientated areas of mathematics, as well as extremely telegraphic summaries of some of the ideas involved. Recommended [for] upper-division undergraduates through professionals. – Choice, 2005 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sobolev Spaces </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Robert A. Adams (University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada), John J. F. Fournier (University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Self-contained and accessible for readers in other disciplines. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Written at elementary level making it accessible to graduate students. </li></ul></ul>
  51. 51. <ul><li>This interdisciplinary field includes studies in the field of: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cancer Research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Forensic Medicine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hepatology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geriatrics and Gerontology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Respiratory Medicine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physiology/Pulmonary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Surgery </li></ul></ul>Highlights…
  52. 52. Medicine and Dentistry A list of bestsellers being read by your colleagues in medicine and dentistry <ul><li>Prostate Cancer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jack Mydlo (Editor - Department of Urology, Temple University Hospital), Ciril Godec (Editor- Department of Urology ,Long Island College Hospital) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An important translational book bridging the gap between science and clinical medicine, Prostate Cancer reviews the biological processes that can be implicated in the disease, reviews current treatments, highlighting the pitfalls where relevant and examines the scientific developments that might result in novel treatments in the future. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Handbook of Transfusion Medicine </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This is a useful book to have handy as a reference. It would also be quite useful as a text to accompany classroom instruction on transfusion medicine for students at any level...the editors and authors are to be applauded for having achieved their goal of a comprehensive, concise and easy to read textbook on transfusion medicine!&quot;-VALARIE L. NG, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO (2003) &quot;...it will provide an easy-to-read reference of the contemporary clinical practice of Transfusion Medicine. As such it is worth looking at with a view to getting a copy for the shelf of your department library.&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Principles of Tissue Engineering </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Robert Lanza (Editor- Wake Forest University, North Carolina, USA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides vast, detailed analysis of research on all of the major systems of the human body, e.g., skin, muscle, cardiovascular, hematopoietic, and nerves </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Essential to anyone working in the field </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Educates and directs both the novice and advanced researcher </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It is comprehensive and up to date...the whole project represents a remarkable effort, coping as it does with an explosion of knowledge in this area. ...there are quite a number of reviews of this field, or parts of it, but relatively few text books, and certainly none as comprehensive as this. ...This is a timely book and truly reflects the enormous effort that is being put into tissue engineering at the present time. Highly recommended.&quot; --E.J. Wood in RETINOIDS - 2001 </li></ul></ul>
  53. 53. Medicine and Dentistry <ul><li>Handbook of Pediatric Transfusion Medicine </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Christopher Hillyer (Editor-in-Chief - Emory University, School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia USA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Highly Commended in the Paediatrics category of the British Medical Association Book Awards for 2005 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Neonatal and fetal immune response and in utero development issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blood compatability and pre-transfusion testing issues specific to pediatric and neonatal transfusion </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Women and Health </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Marlene Goldman (Editor - Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA), Maureen Hatch (Editor - Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Winner of the 1999 Award of Excellence in Medical Science by the Association of American Publishers, Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;This book is an unparalleled and valuable compendium of data for anyone interested in women's health. The editors have done a superb job... the book is one of the most useful I have yet seen in the emerging field of women's health.&quot; —Marianne J. Legato, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, in THE NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE (August 2000) </li></ul></ul>
  55. 55. <ul><li>Neuroscience is perhaps the most dynamic and fastest moving field in life science today. A significant portion of the funding in Life- and Biomedical Sciences goes into Neuroscience research, increasingly supporting the translation of basic results to neurological applications in pharmaceutical industry and clinical praxis </li></ul><ul><li>Neuroscience research is rapidly moving, driven by advances in imaging technologies and bioinformatics </li></ul><ul><li>This interdisciplinary field includes studies in the field of: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Behavioral Neuroscience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clinical Neurophysiology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cognitive and Developmental Neuroscience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Regeneration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Epilepsy/Molecular Neuroscience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sensory Systems </li></ul></ul>Highlights…
  56. 56. Neuroscience A list of bestsellers being read by your colleagues in neuroscience <ul><li>Human Brain Function </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Richard Frackowiak (Editor-in-Chief, Functional Imaging Laboratory, Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, University College London, UK) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;... Human Brain Function provides a framework for students and investigators on which to build future studies of human brain function at every level of the systems.&quot; --Argye E. Hillis in ANNALS OF NEUROLOGY (August 2005, Vol. 58, No. 2) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Myelin Biology and Disorders </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Robert Lazzarini (Editor-in-ChiefThe Brookdale Department of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY USA ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Critically reviews and evaluates all the important genetic and molecular and cellular biological data on the individual myelin genes/proteins </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Details the structural and functional biology of myelin, including a look at the relationship between neuronal damage and myelin damage as seen in multiple sclerosis </li></ul></ul><ul><li>From Molecules to Networks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>John H. Byrne (Editor - Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, W.M. Keck Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, University of Texas-Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA), James Roberts (Editor - University of Texas, San Antonio, Texas, USA ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;From Molecules to Networks: An Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience, represents a wonderfully new and highly valuable addition to the books currently available for students and practicing scientists. The book, in its unique and creative treatment of quantitative aspects of neurobiology, fills a much-needed gap.“ --Eric R. Kandel, University Professor of Physiology and Psychiatry at the Center for Neurobiology and Behavior of the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons </li></ul></ul>
  57. 57. Neuroscience <ul><li>Multiple Sclerosis as a Neuronal Disease </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Stephen Waxman (Yale University; School of Medicine; Department of Neurology) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brings together the latest information from clinical, pathological, imaging, molecular, and pharmacological realms to explore the neurobiology of Multiple Sclerosis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Places MS in a new and important perspective that promises to open up new therapeutic avenues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Superbly illustrated and referenced </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Models of Seizures and Epilepsy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Asla Pitkanen (Editor - A.I.Virtanen Institute, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland), Philip Schwartzkroin (Editor - University of California, Davis USA), Solomon Moshé (Editor- Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;This book is an invaluable resource for those interested in the details of epilepsy. It will be an excellent resource for all neurologists and neurosurgeons involved in research or clinical treatment for the disease.&quot; --NEUROSURGERY QUATERLY (Mar-May 2006) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Emission Tomography </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Miles Wernick (Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, U.S.A., John Aarsvold (Emory University and the Atlanta VA Hospital, Decatur, Georgia USA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Highly Commended in the Radiology category of the British Medical Association Book awards for 2005 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;This is an outstanding book that covers emission tomography with great clarity and detail with contributions by many of the most prominent scientists in the field. It belongs (opened) on the desk of all graduate students and scientists working in medical radionuclide imaging.&quot; --Mark T. Madsen, PhD(University of Iowa) in Doody Reviews 2005 </li></ul></ul>
  59. 59. <ul><li>This interdisciplinary field includes studies in the following fields: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Analytic/Forensic Toxicology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drug Pharmaceutical Analysis and Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Toxicology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adverse Reactions and Interactions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Medicinal Chemistry </li></ul></ul>Highlights…
  60. 60. A list of bestsellers being read by your colleagues in pharmacology Pharmacology <ul><li>Practice of Medicinal Chemistry </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Camille G. Wermuth (Editor - Prestwick Chemical, Illkirch, France) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Written by experts in the field </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The first edition of The Practice of Medicinal Chemistry, published in 1996, was nicknamed 'The Bible' by medicinal chemists. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The only available book dealing with the practical aspects of medicinal chemistry, from conception of the molecules through to the production of drugs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An essential practical handbook for the medicinal chemist, working in the pharmaceutical industry, with little or no background in medicinal chemistry-a complete guide to the drug discovery process </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Drug Discovery </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tamas Bartfai (Harold L. Dorris Neurological Research Center and Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, USA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Doody's 3 Star Review: It was refreshing reading about these matters from a different perspective. The critical nature of the book, I would imagine, was intentional to play the proverbial &quot;devil's advocate&quot;. This book truly caused me to rethink some attitudes and opinions I have had about pharmaceutical company behavior in the marketplace. It's nice that once in a while such a refreshing publication comes along.&quot; - Albert Wertheimer, B.S., MBA, PhD, Temple University School of Pharmacy for DOODY'S </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;[This book] is very readable and insightful. I am hopeful that many people will pick it up, and develop a better appreciation for what goes into making the treatments that everyone wants!&quot;- Dennis W. Choi, M.D., Sr. VP Merck, 2006 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Handbook of Toxicologic Pathology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wanda Haschek (Editor-in-Chief -University of Illinois, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Urbana USA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The 2 volumes are excellent companions that complement each other as a &quot;1,2&quot; punch! This publication should be on the bookshelf of clinical toxicologists, environmental professionals and laboratory investigators...&quot; —VETERINARY AND HUMAN TOXICOLOGY (October 2002) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;...gives an excellent overview of the numerous processes associated with toxicologic pathology as used in risk assessment. It stands alone as a classic textbook in toxicology, or would be an excellent supplement to other such books. ... —Paul Baldrick for THE BRITISH TOXICOLOGY SOCIETY NEWSLETTER (Spring 2002) </li></ul></ul>
  62. 62. <ul><li>Continues to expand with a growing body of research leading to discoveries such as the Standard Model of fundamental particles and a detailed history of the universe, along with revolutionary new technologies like nuclear weapons and semiconductors </li></ul><ul><li>Research today progresses topics that include; high-temperature superconductivity, quantum computing, the search for the Higgs boson, and the attempt to develop a theory of quantum gravity </li></ul><ul><li>This interdisciplinary field includes the subjects: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Astrophysics & cosmology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Atomic & molecular physics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mathematical and theoretical physics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nuclear physics & engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Optical engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physics and astronomy (general </li></ul></ul>Highlights…
  63. 63. Physics and Astronomy A list of bestsellers being read by your colleagues in physics and astronomy <ul><li>Statistical Mechanics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>R K Pathria (University of Windsor, Ontario Canada) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>'This is an excellent book from which to learn the methods and results of statistical mechanics.' Nature 'A well written graduate-level text for scientists and engineers... Highly recommended for graduate-level libraries.‘ Choice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;An excellent graduate-level text. The selection of topics is very complete and gives to the student a wide view of the applications of statistical mechanics. The set problems reinforce the theory exposed in the text, helping the student to master the material“ Francisco Cevantes University of Texas at El Paso USA </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Handbook of Superconductivity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Charles Poole (Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA), Horacio Farach (University of South Carolina, Department of Physics and Astronomy, USA), Richard Creswick (University of South Carolina, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Columbia, USA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>First handbook on Superconductivity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The present volume is the first handbook to address this field. It covers both &quot;classic&quot; superconductivity-related topics and high Tc. Numerous properties, including thermal, electrical, magnetic, mechanical, phase diagrams, and spectroscopic crystallographic structures are presented for many types of superconductors. Critical fields, critical currents, coherence lengths, penetration depths, and transition temperatures are tabulated. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Modern Cosmology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scott Dodelson (NASA Fermilab Astrophysics Center, Illinois, U.S.A., University of Chicago Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides foundations, calculations, and interpretations which illuminate current thinking in cosmology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Covers the major advances in cosmology over the past decade </li></ul></ul>
  64. 64. PSYCHOLOGY
  65. 65. <ul><li>Elsevier publishes the well-received series entitled “Practical Resources for the Mental Health Professional” intended for clinicians in practice. These books focus on: specific therapies, assessment tools, disorders, and patient populations with practical, evidence-based information on best practices for assessment and treatment </li></ul><ul><li>A large program in forensic psychology includes textbooks like Introduction to Forensic Psychology, comprehensive overviews of research like Handbook of Forensic Psychology, and classics like The Psychology of Stalking </li></ul><ul><li>This interdisciplinary field includes the subjects: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cognitive Psychology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computers and Psychology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Experimental </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physiological Psychology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Applied Psychology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Addictions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy </li></ul></ul>Highlights…
  66. 66. Psychology A list of bestsellers being read by your colleagues in psychology <ul><li>Handbook of Attachment Interventions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Terry Levy (Editor - Evergreen Psychotherapy Center, PLLC, Evergreen, Colorado, USA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Practitioners in clinical, private practice, managed care, and hospital settings, social workers, developmental psychologists, and interested parents find this a valuable reference. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Psychology of Stalking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>J. Meloy (Editor - Private Practice, San Diego, California USA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>First scholarly book on stalking ever published </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contributions from virtually all major researchers in field </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;The Psychology of Stalking is an outstanding collection of writings on a subject for which there is a very sparse literature... the information here is vital to clinicians who treat offenders and victims as well as potentially extremely helpful to law enforcement professionals. The Psychology of Stalking is a must for all clinicians and law enforcement personnel who are likely to come into contact with this very troublesome phenomenon: the person who is relentless in seeking a relationship with another individual who wants nothing more than to be left alone.“ --THE JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY AND LAW </li></ul></ul><ul><li>WISC-IV Clinical Use and Interpretation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Aurelio Prifitera (Editor - Harcourt Assessment Inc., San Antonio, Texas, USA), Donald Saklofske (Editor - University of Calgary, Canada) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leading experts discuss the clinical use of the WISC-III </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thorough coverage of the literature with many new findings </li></ul></ul>
  67. 67. Psychology A list of bestsellers being read by your colleagues in psychology <ul><li>Handbook of Personality Psychology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Robert Hogan (Editor - University of Tulsa, Oklahoma USA), John Johnson (Editor- Pennsylvania State University, Dubois, USA), Stephen Briggs (Editor - University of Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Handbook of Personality Psychology is highly interesting and readable, comprehensive and authoritative but with depth that takes it well beyond the encyclopedia format...this volume certainly belongs on the shelf of every psychologist who teaches personality, but also on the shelf of every other scholar interested in what is known about what makes people tick.“ --Lee Sechrest, University of Arizona in AMERICAN SCIENTIST </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Handbook of Forensic Psychology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>William O'Donohue (Editor - University of Nevada, Reno, USA), Eric R. Levensky (Editor - Univeristy of Nevada, Reno, USA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>O'Donohue and Levensky have put together a readable and truly comprehensive work that covers forensic topics (legal and ethical) intersecting with psychology. Chapters treat such key issues as forensic reports, eyewitness testimony, juries, and polygraphs. Included among the many other important topics are nonverbal detection of deception, and elder and child abuse. The list of contributors is impressive, and all information is current. This book will be a vital tool for forensic scientists and forensic psychologists as well as an invaluable resource for anyone who must write reports or give courtroom testimony. Summing Up: Essential. All collections supporting the study of forensics at the upper-division undergraduate level and above.&quot; -CHOICE </li></ul></ul>
  69. 69. Highlights… <ul><li>Elsevier’s S&T Animal Science portfolio includes ground-breaking references on the application of animal models used in scientific research to advance the understanding of human diseases. Areas of coverage include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Laboratory Animal Science and Medicine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Animal Behavior </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Animal Physiology </li></ul></ul><ul><li>This research can be applied to many life sciences areas: Pharmacology, Biomedical, Neuroscience, and Genetics </li></ul>
  70. 70. Veterinary Science and Medicine A list of bestsellers being read by your colleagues in veterinary science & medicine <ul><li>The Laboratory Mouse </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hans Hedrich (Series Volume Editor - Institute for Laboratory Animal Science, Hannover Medical School Germany) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;...a good reference on a broad range of mouse-related topics. ...the book is recommended for pathologists working in genomics research and for departmental-level libraries.&quot; - Dr. C. B. Clifford, Charles River Laboratories for JOURNAL OF VETERINARY PATHOLOGY (2005) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Laboratory Animal Anaesthesia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Paul Flecknell Comparative Biology Centre, The Medical School, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, U.K. First scholarly book on stalking ever published </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Second Edition of this now standard guide adds the results of the latest research, most effective anesthetics and useful illustrations of procedures and equipment and broadens the original book's coverage to include notes on fish, amphibia, reptiles and birds. . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Clinical Biochemistry of Domestic Animals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>J. Jerry Kaneko (Editor) School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, U.S.A. John Harvey (Editor) College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, U.S.A. Michael Bruss (Editor) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brings together in a single comprehensive volume all the pertinent information regarding the biochemistry of disease and non-disease states in animals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes newly updated chapters with current references </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contains new chapters on clinical toxicology and avian clinical biochemistry </li></ul></ul>
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