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Smile Your On Camera Sign, 9" x 12"
Durable plastic "Say NO" to Shoplifting signs will help stop shoplifters in their tracks. Signs offer serious warnings in lighthearted language, help deter would-be shoplifters from stealing valuable merchandise. Sign Smile says Smile You're on Camera and Sign Ride says Free Ride in a Police Car.
Contracts: The Essential Business Desk Reference
Richard StimUnderstand virtually any contract and sign on the dotted line with confidence.Contracts are a part of everyday life now -- you can't download a piece of software or accept an employment offer without having to click "I agree" or sign at least one piece of paper. But very few of us are able to decipher the legalese in these documents, leading most people to hesitate before committing to a contract's terms.Contracts is the first book to explain contract terms in language for the layperson. This indispensable A to Z guide covers:definitions of common terms found in contracts;how to decipher the language of contracts;which clauses;are important and which aren't;how to change contracts.Contracts will help you save money by coaching you on which clauses are important so that you can avoid a pricey professional review by a lawyer. Written in plain English, this book is especially useful for law students and business owners, but still contains enough detail to have a place on nearly any lawyer's bookshelf.
Pediatric Audiology: Diagnosis, Technology, and Management (Book and DVD)
Pediatric Audiology is a practical how-to reference for the diagnosis and technological and educational management of infants and children with hearing disorders. Master clinicians distill decades of expertise, providing step-by-step descriptions of testing and treatment protocols, with a special emphasis on specific pediatric behavioral assessment techniques, such as behavioral observation audiometry. A DVD-ROM accompanying the text features videos of the various pediatric behavioral assessments with audio commentary that provides straightforward explanations of key concepts. Also included on the DVD-ROM is a video on cochlear implant surgery.Features:Videos of both normal and unusual pediatric testing situations prepare the reader for the full range of scenarios in everyday clinical practiceIn-depth discussion of educational management issues helps practitioners develop collaborative approaches to pediatric hearing lossBullet-point lists of key points at the start of each chapter and discussion questions at the end of each chapter set a framework to guide the reader through each topic--ideal for the university classroom settingFlow charts and graphs provide a practical breakdown of complex conceptsPearls, pitfalls, and special considerations emphasize important points This authoritative multimedia reference is ideal for students in professional and graduate-level pediatric and educational audiology programs. Audiologists will find it to be essential as a field guide to new techniques or to procedures that they do not perform regularly. The book is also valuable for speech-language pathologists, otolaryngologists, pediatricians, and teachers of children who are deaf or hard of hearing.
AUDIOLOGY Treatment
Michael Valente, Holly Hosford-Dunn and Ross J. RoeserFrom the principles of hearing aid instrumentation, selection, and fitting, to the medical and surgical management of ear diseases and hearing disorders, to the rehabilitation of the patient with hearing loss, the new edition of Audiology: Treatment is an invaluable, up-to-date resource for the latest approaches to treating hearing disorders. Organized into two main sections, the book begins by guiding the reader through the principles of treatment and then presents important applications for the clinical setting. Features: Insights from respected experts in the field New chapters on the numerous advances in hearing aid technology and electroacoustic analysis of hearing aids; the importance of outcome measures in validating the performance of amplification; treatment options for patients with processing disorders; new signals for real ear measures; and the use of fully implantable devices Chapter outlines to rapidly acquaint reader with topics to be discussed Pearls, pitfalls, controversial points, and special considerations providing recommendations and comments on key aspects of patient care Audiology: Treatment is one part of a three-volume series, which is completed by Audiology: Diagnosis and Audiology: Practice Management. Together these books provide audiologists and students in graduate programs with a complete compendium of information on optimizing patient care.
Conducting the Reference Interview: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians, Second Edition (How to Do It Manuals for Librarians)
Catherine Sheldrick Ross, Kirsti Nilsen and Marie L. RadfordFind your bearings in this rapidly evolving hybrid reference environment through proven strategies, advice, exercises and research from three experts in the field. The revised second edition of this practical how-to for all types of librarians will teach you to understand the needs of public, academic and special library users across any virtual setting - email, text messaging, social networking websites - as well as in traditional and face-to-face models of communication. Based on the latest research in communication theory, the book includes new exercises and examples to help you practice effective reference transactions and avoid common pitfalls. Guidance for helping users with special language-related needs (such as speech and hearing disabilities and English Language Learners) and social difficulties is also included, as are updated chapters on readers' advisory interviewing and policy and training procedures. An extensively revised chapter on virtual reference features new sections on live chat and instant messaging services, as well as a discussion of Web 2.0 initiatives and updated information on e-mail reference. Pooling their wealth of experience, the authors share real-life interview examples alongside constructive critiques and practical suggestions to improve interviewing methods. "Booklist"'s praise of the previous edition holds true with this new edition: 'The work is laudable for its practicality, clarity, cogency, and supportive data...In short, an essential read for all current and future reference librarians'.
Cochlear Implants: Principles and Practices
Thoroughly updated for its Second Edition, this book provides an in-depth discussion on prosthetic restoration of hearing via implantation. The text succinctly discusses the scientific principles behind cochlear implants, examines the latest technology, and offers practical advice on how to assess candidates, how to implant the devices, and what rehabilitation is most effective. The authors thoroughly examine the outcomes of cochlear implantation, the impact on the patient's quality of life, the benefits in relation to the costs, and the implications of cochlear implants for language and speech acquisition and childhood education.
Vintage Commercial Art and Design (Dover Pictorial Archive)
Frank H. Atkinson, Charles J. Strong and L. S. StrongThis versatile volume contains the essential typographic elements for creating ads with an authentic 1890s-1920s period flair. Highlights from a pair of century-old sign-painting manuals include borders, frames, typography, and a host of other images. Plates from the sourcebooks depict the material in its original usage, and a CD-ROM includes JPEGs of all images.
Capitalism and Freedom: Fortieth Anniversary Edition
Milton FriedmanSelected by the Times Literary Supplement as one of the "hundred most influential books since the war"How can we benefit from the promise of government while avoiding the threat it poses to individual freedom? In this classic book, Milton Friedman provides the definitive statement of his immensely influential economic philosophy—one in which competitive capitalism serves as both a device for achieving economic freedom and a necessary condition for political freedom. The result is an accessible text that has sold well over half a million copies in English, has been translated into eighteen languages, and shows every sign of becoming more and more influential as time goes on.
Visual Basic 2008 How to Program
Paul Deitel Created by world-renowned programming instructors Paul and Harvey Deitel, Visual Basic 2008 How to Program, Fourth Edition introduces all facets of the Visual Basic 2008 language hands-on, through hundreds of working programs. This book has been thoroughly updated to reflect the major innovations Microsoft has incorporated in Visual Basic 2008 and .NET 3.5; all discussions and sample code have been carefully audited against the newest Visual Basic language specification. The many new platform features covered in depth in this edition include: LINQ data queries, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), ASP.NET Ajax and the Microsoft Ajax Library, Silverlight-based rich Internet application development, and creating Web services with Windows Communication Foundation (WCF). New language features introduced in this edition: object anonymous types, object initializers, implicitly typed local variables and arrays, delegates, lambda expressions, and extension methods. A series of appendices provide essential programming reference material on topics ranging from number systems to the Visual Studio Debugger, UML 2 to Unicode and ASCII. AUDIENCE: Appropriate for anyone interested in learning programming with Visual Basic 2008.
The Future of Us
Jay Asher and Carolyn MacklerJosh and Emma are about to discover themselves--fifteen years in the futureIt's 1996, and Josh and Emma have been neighbors their whole lives. They've been best friends almost as long--at least, up until last November, when everything changed. Things have been awkward ever since, but when Josh's family gets a free AOL CD-ROM in the mail, his mom makes him bring it over so that Emma can install it on her new computer. When they sign on, they're automatically logged onto Facebook . . . but Facebook hasn't been invented yet. Josh and Emma are looking at themselves fifteen years in the future.Their spouses, careers, homes, and status updates--it's all there. And every time they refresh their pages, their futures change. As they grapple with the ups and downs of what their lives hold, they're forced to confront what they're doing right--and wrong--in the present.

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