Touch Typing in Ten Lessons

  • Filename: touch-typing-in-ten-lessons.
  • ISBN: 9780399515293
  • Release Date: 1989-04-01
  • Number of pages: 79
  • Author: Ruth Ben'ary
  • Publisher: Penguin



Do you need to learn how to type in a hurry? Or do you just need a refresher course to practice with and tone up your skills? This is the shortest typing course that covers all of the fundamental skills of touch typing. This classic handbook, which has literally taught more than a million people the basies of typing, can teach you to type too. Touch Typing in 10 Lessons starts by teaching you the basic combinations for fingering the keyboard, and then helps you master the entire alphabet. Once you've learned the alphabet, the book jumps right into capitals, punctuation, and numbers. Learning the keyboard is just the beginning. The book will teach you how to set up professional business letters and tricks to help you get the most out of your typewriter (or word processor). There are dozens of drills that will help you develop the accuracy and speed you need in school and at the office. Finally, there are practice tests that will help you get over fears concerning typing tests and that will build up your speed on the keyboard. Book jacket.

Word processing for beginners

  • Filename: word-processing-for-beginners.
  • ISBN: 0399516522
  • Release Date: 1991-03-21
  • Number of pages: 96
  • Author: Elza Dinwiddie-Boyd
  • Publisher: Perigee



Discusses terminology, equipment, care of disks, work at home, popular software, and other aspects, and provide advice on specific techniques such as saving, retrieving, editing, and formatting

Typing for Beginners

  • Filename: typing-for-beginners.
  • ISBN: 0399511474
  • Release Date: 1985
  • Number of pages: 80
  • Author: Betty Owen
  • Publisher: Penguin



A basic typing hand book using the self-teaching, learn-at-your-own- speed methods of one of New York's most successful business schools. Includes simplified step-by-step instructions to teach you skilled use of the entire typewriter keyboard.

Keyboarding Made Simple

  • Filename: keyboarding-made-simple.
  • ISBN: 9780307434333
  • Release Date: 2010-05-19
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Leigh E. Zeitz, Ph.D.
  • Publisher: Broadway Books



Leave hunt-and-peck to the chickens. Effective and efficient keyboarding is more than tapping the correct letter. Designed for individual and classroom use, this book teaches you to react to letters instead of finding them on the keyboard. This breakthrough guide brims with step-by-step exercises for keyboarding with ease. Develop your digital dexterity with Keyboarding Made Simple. Topics covered include: • correct body positioning and posture • basic letters, numbers, and symbols • faster keyboarding using AutoWords and AutoBlends • using text alignment and justification • envelopes and letters • using columns to create newsletters • avoiding common errors • mastering the keypad • handling electronic communication From the Trade Paperback edition.

Touch Typing Made Simple

  • Filename: touch-typing-made-simple.
  • ISBN: PSU:000056679823
  • Release Date: 1985
  • Number of pages: 173
  • Author: Lillian S. Marks
  • Publisher: Doubleday



Demonstrates how to operate an electric typewriter or word processor, and provides lessons designed to develop ones speed and accuracy

Conservation Biology for All

  • Filename: conservation-biology-for-all.
  • ISBN: 9780199554232
  • Release Date: 2010
  • Number of pages: 344
  • Author: Navjot S. Sodhi
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press



Conservation Biology for All provides cutting-edge but basic conservation science to a global readership. A series of authoritative chapters have been written by the top names in conservation biology with the principal aim of disseminating cutting-edge conservation knowledge as widely as possible. Important topics such as balancing conversion and human needs, climate change, conservation planning, designing and analyzing conservation research, ecosystem services, endangered species management, extinctions, fire, habitat loss, and invasive species are covered. Numerous textboxes describing additional relevant material or case studies are also included. The global biodiversity crisis is now unstoppable; what can be saved in the developing world will require an educated constituency in both the developing and developed world. Habitat loss is particularly acute in developing countries, which is of special concern because it tends to be these locations where the greatest species diversity and richest centres of endemism are to be found. Sadly, developing world conservation scientists have found it difficult to access an authoritative textbook, which is particularly ironic since it is these countries where the potential benefits of knowledge application are greatest. There is now an urgent need to educate the next generation of scientists in developing countries, so that they are in a better position to protect their natural resources.

Running Lean

  • Filename: running-lean.
  • ISBN: 9781449305178
  • Release Date: 2012-02-28
  • Number of pages: 207
  • Author: Ash Maurya
  • Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."



Offers a systematic approach to product/market fit, discussing customer involvment, optimal time to obtain funding, and when to change the plan.

The Only Astrology Book You ll Ever Need

  • Filename: the-only-astrology-book-you-ll-ever-need.
  • ISBN: 9781589796911
  • Release Date: 2012-02-16
  • Number of pages: 504
  • Author: Joanna Martine Woolfolk
  • Publisher: Taylor Trade Publications



This new edition of The Only Astrology Book You’ll Ever Need is packed with updated information on Sun signs, Moon signs, Ascending signs, the placement of Planets in your Houses, and the latest astronomical discoveries. This book provides the compatibility between every sign (144 combinations) and dispenses advice about health, money, lifestyle, and romance, while also offering advice on dealing with the negative aspects of each sign. This edition also takes an even closer look at the inner life of the individual and the emotional needs that motivate a person. Chapters include a look back on the history and mythology of astrology as well as the newest developments in astronomy. This is an indispensable source book for unlocking the mysteries of the cosmos through the twenty-first century and beyond.

Knowledge Unbound

  • Filename: knowledge-unbound.
  • ISBN: 9780262029902
  • Release Date: 2016-03-25
  • Number of pages: 456
  • Author: Peter Suber
  • Publisher: MIT Press



Influential writings make the case for open access to research, explore its implications, and document the early struggles and successes of the open access movement.

Digital Analog Communication Systems

  • Filename: digital-analog-communication-systems.
  • ISBN: 9780133072716
  • Release Date: 2012-02-28
  • Number of pages: 784
  • Author: Leon W. Couch
  • Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed



This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For junior- to senior-level introductory communication systems courses for undergraduates, or an introductory graduate course. A useful resource for electrical engineers. This revision of Couch’s authoritative text provides the latest treatment of digital communication systems. The author balances coverage of both digital and analog communication systems, with an emphasis on design. Readers will gain a working knowledge of both classical mathematical and personal computer methods to analyze, design, and simulate modern communication systems. MATLAB is integrated throughout.

Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis in C

  • Filename: data-structures-and-algorithm-analysis-in-c.
  • ISBN: 032144146X
  • Release Date: 2006
  • Number of pages: 586
  • Author: Mark Allen Weiss
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman



Mark Allen Weiss' innovative approach to algorithms and data structures teaches the simultaneous development of sound analytical and programming skills for the advanced data structures course. Readers learn how to reduce time constraints and develop programs efficiently by analyzing the feasibility of an algorithm before it is coded. The C++ language is brought up-to-date and simplified, and the Standard Template Library is now fully incorporated throughout the text. This Third Edition also features significantly revised coverage of lists, stacks, queues, and trees and an entire chapter dedicated to amortized analysis and advanced data structures such as the Fibonacci heap. Known for its clear and friendly writing style, Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis in C++ is logically organized to cover advanced data structures topics from binary heaps to sorting to NP-completeness. Figures and examples illustrating successive stages of algorithms contribute to Weiss' careful, rigorous and in-depth analysis of each type of algorithm.

The Future of Nursing

  • Filename: the-future-of-nursing.
  • ISBN: 9780309158237
  • Release Date: 2011-02-08
  • Number of pages: 620
  • Author: Committee on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, at the Institute of Medicine
  • Publisher: National Academies Press



The Future of Nursing explores how nurses' roles, responsibilities, and education should change significantly to meet the increased demand for care that will be created by health care reform and to advance improvements in America's increasingly complex health system. At more than 3 million in number, nurses make up the single largest segment of the health care work force. They also spend the greatest amount of time in delivering patient care as a profession. Nurses therefore have valuable insights and unique abilities to contribute as partners with other health care professionals in improving the quality and safety of care as envisioned in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) enacted this year. Nurses should be fully engaged with other health professionals and assume leadership roles in redesigning care in the United States. To ensure its members are well-prepared, the profession should institute residency training for nurses, increase the percentage of nurses who attain a bachelor's degree to 80 percent by 2020, and double the number who pursue doctorates. Furthermore, regulatory and institutional obstacles -- including limits on nurses' scope of practice -- should be removed so that the health system can reap the full benefit of nurses' training, skills, and knowledge in patient care. In this book, the Institute of Medicine makes recommendations for an action-oriented blueprint for the future of nursing.

Encyclopedia of Domestic Violence

  • Filename: encyclopedia-of-domestic-violence.
  • ISBN: 9780203942215
  • Release Date: 2007-02-22
  • Number of pages: 704
  • Author: Nicky Ali Jackson
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis



The Encyclopedia of Domestic Violence is a modern reference from the leading international scholars in domestic violence research. This ground-breaking project has created the first ever publication of an encyclopedia of domestic violence. The primary goal of the Encyclopedia is to provide information on a variety of traditional, as well as breakthrough, issues in this complex phenomenon. The coverage of the Encyclopedia is broad and diverse, encompassing the entire life span from infancy to old age. The entries include the traditional research areas, such as battered women, child abuse and dating violence. However, this Encyclopedia is unique in that it includes many under-studied areas of domestic violence, such as ritual abuse-torture within families, domestic violence against women with disabilities, pseudo-family violence and domestic violence within military families. It is also unique in that it examines cross-cultural perspectives of domestic violence. One of the key special features in this Encyclopedia is the cross-reference section at the end of each entry. This allows the reader the ability to continue their research of a particular topic. This book will be an easy-to-read reference guide on a host of topics, which are alphabetically arranged. Precautions have been taken to ensure that the Encyclopedia is not politically slanted; rather, it is hoped that it will serve as a basic guide to better understanding the myriad issues surrounding this labyrinthine topic. Topics covered include: Victims of Domestic Violence; Theoretical Perspectives and Correlates to Domestic Violence; Cross-Cultural Perspectives and Religious Perspectives; Understudied Areas within Domestic Violence Research; Domestic Violence and the Law; and Child Abuse and Elder Abuse.

Grammar Alive

  • Filename: grammar-alive.
  • ISBN: 0814118720
  • Release Date: 2003-01-01
  • Number of pages: 121
  • Author: Brock Haussamen
  • Publisher: National Council of Teachers



Offers elementary teachers advice and strategies to help them teach, apply, and understand English grammar while still adhering to state and school standards.

Typing and Keyboarding for Everyone

  • Filename: typing-and-keyboarding-for-everyone.
  • ISBN: 0028605977
  • Release Date: 1996
  • Number of pages: 153
  • Author: Nathan Levine
  • Publisher: Arco



For more than 20 years, this classic guide has been the first choice of student typists everywhere. Its easy-to-follow, self-teaching method--generously illustrated with keyboard diagrams--has helped more than 800,000 readers learn touch typing or computer keyboarding successfully. Thirty-five lessons help boost speed and accuracy. Two-color text. Line drawings.

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