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Honolulu Community College Library
Banned Books Week 2015
Sept. 27 - Oct. 3, 2015
Celebrate your freedom to read!
Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and the importance of the First Amendment. Held during the last week of September, Banned Books Week highlights the benefits of free and open access to information while drawing attention to the harms of censorship by spotlighting actual or attempted bannings of books across the United States.
The Innovators by
Call Number: QA76.2.A2 I87 2014
"The Innovators is Walter Isaacson's revealing story of the people who created the computer and the Internet. It is also a history of the digital revolution and a guide to how innovation really happens.
What were the talents that allowed certain inventors and entrepreneurs to turn their visionary ideas into disruptive realities? What led to their creative leaps? Why did some succeed and others fail?
Isaacson begins with Ada Lovelace, Lord Byron's daughter, who pioneered computer programming in the 1840s. He explores the fascinating personalities that created our current digital revolution, such as Vannevar Bush, Alan Turing, John von Neumann, J.C.R. Licklider, Doug Engelbart, Robert Noyce, Bill Gates, Steve Wozniak, Steve Jobs, Tim Berners-Lee, and Larry Page. This is the story of how their minds worked and what made them so inventive. It's also a narrative of how their ability to collaborate and master the art of teamwork made them even more creative."
Books are in call number order
The Secrets to Writing a Successful Business Plan
Call Number: HD30.28 .S54 2014
Author Hal Shelton will open your eyes to insider tips, hints, and techniques for creating a winning business plan. Nearly 50 percent of new businesses fail within five years. A well thought-out business plan can dramatically turn the odds in your favor.
The Business Book
Call Number: HF5351 .B8512 2014
An innovative and accessible guide to business, management and commerce. Learning about business can be daunting, but The Business Book makes it easier than ever by giving you all the big ideas simply explained. Simple explanations and stylish infographics open up the business world to even the complete novice.
Show and Tell: How Everybody Can Make Extraordinary Presentations
Call Number: HF5718.22 .R6297 2014
A visual guide to making extraordinary presentations by the acclaimed author of The Back of the Napkin We are all natural born presenters. We have ideas to share, voices to share them, and people to share them with. So why do most of us find public speaking so hard? In this pithy but powerful guide, communication expert Dan Roam provides a simple five-step path to take us from jitters and complexity to confidence and clarity.
The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women and and How All Men Can Help
Call Number: HV6250.4.W65 K39 2006
The author argues that all men have a role to play in preventing male violence against women. His basic assertion is that violence must be viewed as a social problem rooted in culture, not as the problem of troubled individuals. He urges men to directly confront the misogynistic attitudes and behavior of their peers.
Youtube War: Fighting in a World of Cameras in Every Cell Phone and Photoshop On
Call Number: P96.W35 D38 2009
This book methodically lays out the nature of this new environment in terms of its implications for a war against media-savvy insurgents, and then considers possible courses of action for the Army and the U.S. military as they seek to respond to an enemy that has proven enormously adaptive to this new environment and the new type of warfare it enables.
Southern Exposure: Modern Japanese Literature from Okinawa
Call Number: PL886.O542 S68 2000 (also available as an EBOOK)
This is the first anthology of Okinawan literature to appear in English translation. It includes a wide range of fiction as well as a sampling of poetry from the 1920s to the present day.
Call Number: PQ9698.13.O3546 A4513 2014
A special 25th anniversary edition of the extraordinary international bestseller, including a new Foreword by Paulo Coelho. This is the mystical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure. His quest will lead him to riches far different—and far more satisfying—than he ever imagined.
Bless the Beasts and Children
Call Number: PS3537.W3743 B64 2014
This is the classic coming-of-age novel, by Glendon Swarthout, that explores the fabric of the American ideal--as seen through the eyes of rebellious youth.
Exposure: From Snapshots to Great Shots
Call Number: TR591 .R48 2014
You'll learn about the essential relationship between exposure and light, and you'll learn how aperture, shutter speed, and ISO (the 'exposure triangle') are fundamentally linked in the effort to achieve a great image: you use them to control both the light and the creative decisions you make about your shoot
Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook, 2016
Call Number: G122 .C67
A compilation of U.S. Department of State, Central Intelligence Agency, and other official reports on contemporary political and economic conditions, governmental personnel and policies, political parties, religions, history, education, press, radio and TV, climate, and other characteristics of each nation.
The Ultimate Scholarship Book 2016
Call Number: LB2338 .T36 2015
Information on thousands of scholarships, grants, and prizes is accessible in this revised directory. It features awards that are based on career and academic goals, public service, extracurricular activity, talent, athletics, religion, ethnicity, and more. Awards are organized into categories such as humanities, social science, science and general.
Uniform Plumbing Code 2012
Call Number: KF5709 .I65
Complemented by: International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials. Cumulative analysis of uniform plumbing code changes.
Last Night a DJ Saved My Life: The History of the Disc Jockey
Call Number: ML3470 .B75 2014
Drawing on in-depth interviews, two music journalists have written the first comprehensive history of the mysterious and charismatic figure behind the turntables--part obsessive record collector, part mad scientist, part intuitive psychologist of the party groove. DJs around the world are represented.
Radio Production & Journalism
Sound Reporting: The NPR Guide to Audio Journalism and Production
Call Number: PN4784.R2 K47 2008
As public radio’s audience of millions can attest, NPR’s unique guiding principles and technical expertise combine to connect with listeners like no other medium can. With today’s technologies allowing more people to turn their home computers into broadcast studios, Sound Reporting couldn’t have arrived at a better moment to reveal the secrets behind the story of NPR’s success.
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