Highlights of new eBooks, 15-21 September 2008

Each week CSU Library adds hundreds of new resources to our catalogue, including books, DVDs, CDs, and eBooks. The following selection highlights some of the new eBooks added to the collection last week. Click on ‘Check Availability’ to find the eBook in the Library Catalogue. Click here to view the complete list of new titles.

  • A good death : on the value of death and dying by Lars Sandman – Using philosophical/analytical methods and theories, this book discusses ideas about what makes for a better death within a palliative care context. It also discusses how these ideas might affect the practice of palliative care. It is aimed at undergraduates and postgraduates, and professionals interested in palliative care and end-of-life issues. Check Availability
  • At home in the land of Oz : autism, my sister, and me by Anne Clinard Barnhill – Tells the story of a family striving to keep a perilous balance while nurturing an autistic member. It is first of all just that, a story filled with suspense, humor, empathy, frustration, triumph and heartbreak. Check Availability
  • Beginning Linux programming by Neil Matthew and Richard Stones – Introduces fundamental concepts beginning with the basics of writing Unix programs in C, and including material on basic system calls, file I/O, interprocess communication, and shell programming. Check Availability
  • Checklist of library building design considerations by William W. Sannwald – With its no-nonsense checklist format, this completely revised manual literally walks readers through their buildings and facilities, spotlighting critical design and safety points along the way. Check Availability
  • Counselling skills in social work practice by Janet Seden – Argues that counselling skills are the way to learn to listen to, respond effectively to and build relationships with the people who use services, colleagues and other professionals. This book is useful to those teaching or practicing social work and those who want to know what social workers really do. Check Availability
  • Handbook of neurological rehabilitation by Richard J. Greenwood – Provides an invaluable resource for all professions that work with patients suffering from neurological disorders. Check Availability
  • Inside the spam cartel : trade secrets from the dark side by Spammer X – For a few, spam is a way of life that delivers an adrenaline rush fueled by cash, danger, retribution, porn and the avoidance of local, federal, and international law enforcement agencies. Authored by a former spammer, this book presents a methodical, technically explicit expose of the inner workings of the spam economy. Check Availability
  • Manual of sheep diseases by J.C. Hindson and Agnes C. Winter – This updated edition covers the whole field of diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases and poor production of sheep. It is aimed at the non-specialist veterinarian. Check Availability
  • Neurological rehabilitation of stroke edited by Nick Losseff – The reader is taken from bedside to the rehab’ center to the patient’s home and also given a stroke patient’s perspective. Check Availability
  • Practical VoIP security by Thomas Porter – Voice Over IP (VoIP) phone lines must be protected from malicious hackers because these devices reside on the network. This book covers a variety of the publicly available exploit tools and how they can be used specifically against VoIP (Voice over IP) Telephony systems. Check Availability