New Books

Please visit the Southwestern Library and view our shelves of new books!

Here's a sampling, by subject:

Accounting

  • QuickBooks 2014, the Missing Manual

Art

  • Painting Abstracts: Ideas, Projects and Techniques by Rolina van Vliet
  • Composition: A Painter's Guide to Basic Problems and Solutions by David Friend

Biography

  • The Strongman: Vladimir Putin and the Struggle for Russia by Angus Roxburgh


Biology

  • The Story of the Human Body: Evolution, Health and Disease by Daniel E. Lieberman (chair of the Harvard University Department of Human Evolutionary Biology)


Business

  • The Innovator’s DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators by Jeff Dyer, Hal Gregersen and Clayton M. Christensen
  • Made in the USA: The Rise and Retreat of American Manufacturing by Vaclav Smil

Culinary

  • The Deerholme Foraging Book: Wild Foods and Recipes from the Pacific Northwest by Bill Jones
  • Brassicas by Laura B. Russell
  • The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food by Dan Barber
  • Microgreen Garden: Indoor Grower's Guide to Gourmet Greens by Mark Mathew Braunstein
     

Computer Science

  • The NSA Report: Liberty and Security in a Changing World by The President's Review Group on Intelligence and Communication Technologies
  • Wireless Network: Absolute Beginner's Guide by Michael Miller
  • Android Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide by Bill Phillips and Brian Hardy
  • Digital Modeling by William Vaughan
  • Designing Multi-Device Experiences by Michal Levin
  • Don't Make Me Think Revisited: A Common Sense Approach to Web and Mobile Usability by Steve Krug

Education

  • The Fifth Discipline: The Art & Practice of the Learning Organization by Peter M. Senge
  • The Dance of Change: A Fifth Discipline Fieldbook for Mastering the Challenges of Learning Organizations by Peter Senge
  • Schools That Learn: A Fifth Discipline Fieldbook for Educators, Parents and Everyone Who Cares about Education by Peter Senge
  • Talking and Doing Science in the Early Years: A practical guide for ages 2-7 by Sue Dale Tunnicliffe
  • How to Create and Use Rubrics for Formative Assessment and Grading by Susan M. Brookhart
  • A Guide to Online Course Design: Strategies for Student Success by Tina Stavredes and Tiffany Herder
  • Assessment and Documentation in Early Childhood Education by Maarit Alasuutari, Ann-Marie Markstrom and Ann-Christine Vallberg-Roth
  • Making Thinking Visible: How to Promote Engagement, Understanding, and Independence for All Learners by Ron Ritchart, Mark Church and Karin Morrison

Environmental Science

  • The Fish in the Forest: Salmon and the Web of Life by Dale Stokes
  • Seeds of Hope: Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants by Jane Goodall
  • Oil Spills & Gas Leaks: Environmental Response, Prevention and Cost Recovery by Stephen M. Testa and James A. Jacobs
  • The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World by Russell Gold
  • Bridging a Great Divide: The Battle for the Columbia River Gorge by Kathie Durbin

Employment

  • Jump-Starting a Career in Pharmaceuticals

Ethics

  • Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason and the Gap between Them and Us by Joshua Greene

Forestry

  • Aerial Photography and Image Interpretation by David P. Paine and James D. Kister
  • A to Z GIS: An Illustrated Dictionary of Geographic Information Systems
  • Geographic Information System by Jatin Pandey and Darshana Pathak
  • Ecology and Management of Forest Soils by Dan Binkley and Richard F. Fisher
  • Public Lands, Public Debates: A Century of Controversy by Char Miller

Graphic Design

  • Cool Infographics: Effective Communication with Data Visualization and Design by Randy Krum
  • The Wall Street Journal Guide to Information Graphics: The Dos & Don’ts of Presenting Data, Facts, and Figures by Dona M. Wong

Health

  • Quick Medical Terminology by Shirley Soltesz Steiner and Natalie Pate Capps
  • Treating Women with Substance Use Disorders During Pregnancy by Hendree E. Jones and Karol Kaltenbach
  • Hospital Pharmacy Practice for Technicians by Mark G. Brunton
  • A Short Guide to a Long Life by David B. Agus, MD
  • The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living by Amit Sood
  • Community Nutrition in Action: An Entrepreneurial Approach by Marie A. Boyle and David H. Holben
  • Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics is Fueling our Modern Plagues by Martin J. Blaser

History

  • Lewis and Clark Among the Nez Perce: Strangers in the Land of the Nimiipuu by Allen V. Pinkham and Steven R. Evans
  • Breaking Chains: Slavery on Trial in the Oregon Territory by R. Gregory Nokes
  • Astoria: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire by Peter Stark
  • The Story of the Jews by Simon Schama

Nursing

  • Facilitating Aging in Place: Safe, Sound and Secure by Nursing Clinics of North America

Nutrition

  • Eating Right in America: The Cultural Politics of Food & Health by Charlotte Biltekoff
  • Pandora’s Lunchbox: How Processed Food took over the American Meal by Melanie Warner
  • Super Foods: The Healthiest Foods on the Planet by Tonia Reinhard

Oceanography

  • The Next Tsunami: Living on a Restless Coast by Bonnie Henderson

Photography

  • The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 Book for Digital Photographers by Scott Kelby

Psychology

  • The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance -- What Women Should Know by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman
  • Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence by Daniel Goleman
  • David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell
  • Impulse: Why We do What We Do without Knowing Why We Do It by David Lewis
  • Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain, an Inside-Out Guide to the Emerging Adolescent Mind, Ages 12-24 by Daniel J. Siegel


Science, General

  • The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance , and Empower the Mind by Michio Kaku
  • Brilliant Blunders, from Darwin to Einstein:  Colossal Mistakes by Great Scientists that Changed our Understanding of Life and the Universe by Mario Livio


Sociology

  • A Year Up: Helping Young Adults Move from Poverty to Professional Careers in a Single Year by Gerald Chertavian
  • Inequality in America: Facts, Trends and International Perspectives by Uri Dadush, et al
  • Forty Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World by Howard G. Buffett
  • Hatching Twitter, A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship and Betrayal by Nick Bilton

Speech

  • Talk Like TED: The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds by Carmine Gallo

Sports

  • Swimming Anatomy: Your Illustrated Guide for Swimming Strength, Speed, and Endurance by Ian McLeod


Study Guides

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate by Todd Lammle
  • ACCUPLACER Secrets Study Guide, Mometrix Test Preparation

Writing

  • Bad English: A History of Linguistic Aggravation by Ammon Shea


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