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News from the Mardigian Library

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Mardigian Library Resource Updates

E-Book Updates

Handbook of Jealousy: Theory, Research, and Multidisciplinary Approaches
Available through the Wiley Online Library
Edited by Sybil L. Hart and Maria Legerstee

This book presents the latest research and theories on the nature of human jealousy across a wide range of relationships and ages. It includes 23 original articles in the fields of psychology, family studies, social work, sociology, and anthropology.

The New Science of Intimate Relationships
Available through the Wiley Online Library
By Garth J.O. Fletcher

The author examines scientific findings on intimate relationships ranging from friendship to love and marriage.  Theories relating to the development of relationships and to the roles of sex and violence in intimate relationships are examined.

A Companion to Art Theory
Available through the Wiley Online Library
Edited by Paul Smith and Carolyn Wilde

This volume provides a survey of Western visual art theory from sources ranging from the Classical, Medieval and Renaissance periods to the present day.


Database Updates

Confidential Print: Middle East
This collection of materials covers countries of the Arabian Peninsula, Iraq, Turkey, and many of the former Ottoman lands in Europe, Iran, Afghanistan, Egypt, and Sudan. Time periods covered range from about 1839 to 1969. Documents include reports, dispatches, correspondence, descriptions of leading personalities, political summaries, and economic analyses issued by the British Foreign and Colonial Offices.

Dustbooks e-Directories
Dustbooks e-Directories contains online searchable indexes to and directories of authors, editors, publishers, and titles in poetry and small press publishing. It includes The International Directory of Little Magazines & Small Presses, The Directory of Poetry Publishers, The Directory of Small Press/Magazine Editors & Publishers, and
The Small Press Record of Books in Print.

Factiva
Factiva
includes company and industry financial data and news stories, as well as full-text articles from 6,000 trade publications, newspapers, newswires, and magazines.

Job & Career Accelerator
Job & Career Accelerator
is a new part of the LearningExpress Library database.  It is an easy-to-use online application for job seekers who can match their interests and skills with potential career options. Users can explore over 1,000 occupations and search over five million recent local and national job postings. Resources are also included for creating professional resumes and cover letters and learning computer skills.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service
The National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) is a federally-funded database of justice and drug-related information. Topics covered include crime, victim assistance, and public safety that may be of use to policymakers, practitioners, researchers, educators, community leaders, and the general public.

 

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