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  1. 1. Centro de Recursos de Información (IRC) Embajada de los Estados Unidos en El Salvador Julio 2011 Centro de Recursos de Información Embajada de los Estados Unidos en El Salvador El Centro de Recursos de Información (IRC) brinda servicios de referencia en forma rápida y oportuna acerca de una amplia variedad de temáticas de los Estados Unidos y El Salvador, a funcionarios de gobierno, periodistas, organismos no gubernamentales, universidades y negocios. Contáctenos: Tel: 2501- 3012 :: Fax: 2501- 2931 :: email: julio.2011 Ciencias de la Información Introduction to Information Systems/ James O’Brien & George M. Marakas This edition of Introduction to Information systems is on the pulse technologytoday, emphasizing the movement toward enterprise-wide business applications for many leading international companies. Concepts are supported by visually enhanced real-world cases demonstrating how IT impacts competitive advantage, business reengineering, problem solving, and decision making processes, while engaging students in critical thinking and application ■ Colección Salvadoreña Ciudad Vieja: Excavaciones, Arquitectura y Paisaje Cultural de la Primera villa de San Salvador/ William R. Fowler Este libro presenta un resumen de las investigaciones y los resultados más importantes del Proyecto Arqueológico Ciudad Vieja, el cual, dirigido por el autor, se llevó a cabo entre 1996 hasta el 2005. Inicia con un resumen de los datos relativos a la fundación de la primera villa de San Salvador, se comenta sobre la relación y las diferencias entre la historia y la arqueología y se ofreceuna breve explicación sobre el concepto de paisaje cultural. También introduceuna discusión sobre la importancia de las ciudades en la Conquista española… ■ 1 Abierto al público: Lunes - Miércoles – Viernes Horario: 8:30am –12:00m y 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  2. 2. Centro de Recursos de Información (IRC) Embajada de los Estados Unidos en El Salvador Julio 2011 Diccionario Enciclopédico de Ciencias de la Educación / Juan Carlos Escobar, Rolando Balmore Pacheco, Oscar Picardo Este Diccionario ha sido pensado y diseñado como una herramienta de trabajoeducativo para docentes, formadores de maestros, estudiantes de profesorado, investigadores educativos, pedagogos y en general, para todos aquellos interesados en los fenómenos asociados al quehacer educativo■ Deportes Baseball and the Color Line/ Tom Gilbert Using vivid historical texts and obscure newspaper accounts, author TomGilbert skillfully demonstrates how changing policies toward African Americans in baseball mirrored the attitudes of the times■ Sports and Recreational Activities/ Dale Mood, Judith Rink, Frank Musker Designed for teachers, future teachers and participants, this comprehensive text provides fundamental information on 43 different sports and recreational activities. The text prepares you for the playing field and gym by covering teaching considerations, techniques, lead-up games, drill activities, and information on teaching special populations■ Género Women’s Voices, Feminist Visions: Classic and Contemporary Readings/ Susan M. Shaw This introductory women’s studies reader offers a wide range of classic,conceptual, and experiential writings- 108 readings in all. Chapter introductionprovide background information on each chapter’s topic, including explanations of key concepts and ideas and references to the subsequent reading selections ■ 2 Abierto al público: Lunes - Miércoles – Viernes Horario: 8:30am –12:00m y 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  3. 3. Centro de Recursos de Información (IRC) Embajada de los Estados Unidos en El Salvador Julio 2011 Geografía Introduction to Geography/ Arthur & Judith GetisThe purpose of the authors is to convey concisely and clearly the nature of the field of geography, its intelectual challenges, and the logical interconnections of its parts. Even if students take no further work in geography they will have come into contact with the richness and breadth of this discipline ■ Literatura Twentieth- Century American Poetry/ Dana Gioia, David Mason, and Meg Schoerke This anthology – compiled by three poets and poetry scholars, including 2002 American Book Award winner Dana Gioia- does just that. It presents American poetry from across the 20th century and includes the work of familiar greats, from Robert Frost and Langston Hugues to W.S. Merwin and Adrienne Rich, as well as neglected figures, such as Amy Lowell and Sterling A. Brown ■ Fiesta/ Ernest HemingwayOcho años después de ser herido en el frente, Hemingway concibió la imposible historia de amor entre Jake Barnes y Brett Ashley. La novela Fiesta marcó el comienzo de una era. Como la grandes improvisaciones de jazz, el idioma de Hemingway parecía depender del azar objetivo. En 1926, Hemingway se convirtió en vocero de una generación que solo podía estar orgullosa de sus heridas. Medio AmbienteProtegiendo la Biodiversidad: Leyes nacionales que regulan el acceso a los recursos genéticos en el continente americano/ Susan Perkoff Bass & Manuel Ruiz, editores. Esta obra enfoca uno de los aspectos fundamentales de esta temática tanimportante: la falta de leyes nacionales que regulan el acceso y compensan por el uso de los recursos genéticos locales. 3 Abierto al público: Lunes - Miércoles – Viernes Horario: 8:30am –12:00m y 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  4. 4. Centro de Recursos de Información (IRC) Embajada de los Estados Unidos en El Salvador Julio 2011 Referencia EEUU The Electoral College/ Suzanne LeVert While U.S citizens cast their votes for who will be president of the United States, it is the electors in the Electoral College who officially select the winning candidate. This book explores the key role the Electoral college plays in the U.S. political system, discusses how the electors are elected, and describes how this institution was created and has changed over time ■ The Supreme Court/ Patricia Ryon Quiri The Supreme Court is more than just a courtroom. Its many rooms haveeverything needed to study, discuss, and rule on cases that come before it. This book explains what the Supreme Court does. It includes a brief history since its creation until present day ■ AMERICAN HISTORY AMERICAS (August 2011) (August 2011) Official Publication of the Organization of American States Sitting Bull’s Magic CELEBRATING THE Too powerful for the White man INTER-AMERICAN Woodrow Wilson/ How did the DEMOCRATIC only president with a Ph.D. come to be blamed for just CHARTER/ Reflections by General Colin L. Powell, about everything that’s wrong ambassador Mauricio E. with America? Cortes, and Hillary Anderson History Happened Here/ The National Park Service’s chief Reclaiming the Past/ historian recommends five little- Inhabitants of the Beni region of known heritage sites you should go out of your way to Bolivia are reviving ancient visit. techniques of water resource management. Education Beyond the Classroom/ Highlights of educational programs throughout the hemisphere. 4 Abierto al público: Lunes - Miércoles – Viernes Horario: 8:30am –12:00m y 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  5. 5. Centro de Recursos de Información (IRC) Embajada de los Estados Unidos en El Salvador Julio 2011DISCOVER FOREIGN AFFAIRS- (July/ August 2011) Latinoamérica (vol.11, No.2, 2011) INVISIBLE PLANET: ¿NARCOINSURGENCIA? The Science we Don’t See.. Washington y las Drogas/ Juan Gabriel Tokatlian The End of Morality?/ Cognitive scientists are De los Zetas al Cártel de la learning that moral choices Habana/ Joaquín Villalobos are not just philosophical problems but neurological ¿Los Delincuentes de México ones, too. Their resultas could se han convertido en lead to a new kind of ethics. Insurgentes?/ Eric L. OlsonHidden Landscape/ By mapping subtle earthquake “Estados Fallidos” ewaves, geologists are peeling back Earth’s outer layers insurgencias criminales/ Raulto get a truly stunning view of what lies beneath Benitez ManautHow Information Became Everything/ The “bit” was MUNDO:born just 63 years ago. Now we have a data cloud sobig it defies imagination. Where will the information age La importancia de la Cultura/ Oscar Ariastake us next? El concenso después de Washington/ Nancy Birdsall yThe Healing Power Within/ An extraordinary material Francis Fukuyamaderived from pig bladders is revolutionizing regenerativemedicine. Scientists call it extracellular matrix. Patients El Futuro Demográfico/ Nicholas Eberstadtmay be tempted to call it a miracle.OTROS TITULOS DISPONIBLES: American Artist ● American Libraries ● Arquitectural Record ● Artin America ● Comercio e Industria ● Computers in Libraries ● Current History ● Cricket ● Discover ● Downbeat ● ECA ● Environmental ● Foreign Affairs Latinoamérica ● Fortune ● Harper’s ● Investigacion y Ciencia ● La Universidad ● Library Journal ● National Geographic ● Newsweek ● People ● Rolling Stone ● Sports Illustrated ● The Economist ● Wired ***** Preparado por: centro de recursos de información Embajada de los Estados Unidos en El Salvador Boulevard y Urbanización Santa Elena, Antiguo Cuscatlán, El Salvador Teléfono: 2501- 3012 :: Fax: 2501- 2931 :: email: Abierto al público: Lunes- Miércoles- Viernes Horario: 8:30am- 12:00m y 1:00 – 4:00pm 5 Abierto al público: Lunes - Miércoles – Viernes Horario: 8:30am –12:00m y 1:00pm – 4:00pm