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Monday, April 9, 2012

McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 11/e

McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 11/e

ISBN: 0071792732 / 9780071792738
Pre-pub price: $3200 (thru 12/31/12)
$3700 thereafter
Pub Date: September 2012

Place your orders now to take advantage of this exciting opportunity!

The 11th edition is a major revision with 2500 new and thoroughly revised entries and updates to the more than 7000 entries.

Text is complement by 13,000 two-color illustrations and 100 full-color plates.

Coverage spans the hottest fields of science and technology, including:

  • Cell, developmental, and molecular biology - with articles on stem cell technology, new insights into RNA functions
  • Climate science and meteorology, with full background on climate change research
  • Cloud computing, data warehousing, computer security among many other areas of information technology
  • Cosmology including coverage of dark matter, dark energy, and advances in the study of the age and shape of the universe
  • Environmental science with the latest on environmental conservation, and novel energy sources
  • Engineering - civil, chemical, electrical, environmental, mechanical, metallurgical, and other areas extensively updated

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Google Stops Selling EBooks Through Independent Bookstores

News today from Publishers Weekly that Google has decided to stop partnering with independent bookstores who were re-selling Google ebooks. Google ebooks have struggled since they were launched and now Google is redirecting all ebooks to their Play site in attempt to compete with Apple and Amazon. Independent bookstores will now be looking for new partners to continue their attempt to compete with the ebook giants.