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Reference Books on Authors


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American Women Writers [Ref PS 147 .A4] or E-Book version

American Writers [Ref PS 129 .A55]

American Writers Before 1800 [Ref PS 185 .A4]

British Authors Before 1800 [Ref PR 105 .K9]

British Authors of the Nineteenth Century [Ref 451 .K8]

Contemporary Novelists [Ref PR 883 .C64] or E-Book version

Contemporary Poets [Ref PR 603 .C6] or E-book version

Contemporary Women Poets [Ref PS 151 .C67]

Cyclopedia of World Authors [Ref PN 541 .M26]

Cyclopedia of World Authors II [Ref PN 541 .C93]

European Authors 1000-1900 [Ref 451 .K8]

Great Women Mystery Writers [Ref PR 830 .D4 G74]

Great Women Writers [Ref PN 471 .G74]

Science Fiction Writers [Ref PS 374 .S35 S36]

Supernatural Fiction Writers [Ref PN 3435 .S96]

Twentieth Century American Western Writers [Ref PS 271 .T83]

Twentieth Century Authors [Ref PN 771 .K86]

Twentieth Century Children's Writers [Ref PN 1009 .A1 T9]

Twentieth Century Science Fiction Writers [Ref PS 374 .S35 T89]

Twentieth Century Western Writers [Ref PS 271 .T84]

World Authors 1950-1970 [Ref PN 451 .W3]

Music

 

Nursing and Other Allied Health Professions

The Merck Index:  An Encyclopedia of Chemicals, Drugs, and Biologicals  Ref RS 51.M4
The Merck Manual of Diagnosis & Therapy  Ref RC 55.M4
Mosby's Clinical Nursing    Ref RT 41.C65
Mosby's Medical Nursing, and Allied Health Dictionary
Ref R121.M89
Nurse Practitioner's Clinical Companion Ref RT 82.8 .N875
Nurse'sManual of Laboratory Test & Diagnostic Procedures  Ref RB 38.2.M34
Nursing School & Allied Health Entrance Exams Ref RT79.G65
Peterson's Guide to Nursing Programs  Ref RT 79.P48
Physician's Desk Reference   
Ref RS 75.P5
Prentice Hall Nurse's Drug Guide Ref RM 125 .N78

Art

 

Contemporary women artists. N8354 .C66 1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two faces of the seventeenth century.

VHS. Format: [videorecording] /

Location: SJC Main

Call Number: N7592.3 .T86 1984

 

 Sister Wendy's American collection

VHS. Other Title: American collection Format: [videocording] /

Location: SJC Main

Call Number: N7477 .S57 2001

 

Renaissance art and music

VHS format Format: [videorecording] /

Location: SJC Main

Call Number: NX450.5 .R45 1986

 

Nevelson in process

VHS Format: [videorecording] /

Location: SJC Main

Call Number: NB237.N43 N4 1977

 

Philosophy
Encyclopedia of philosophy /

B51 .E53 2006

SJC Reference [Non-circulating]

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The shorter Routledge encyclopedia of philosophy /

B51 .C58 2005

SJC Reference [Non-circulating]

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The concise encyclopedia of western philosophy an philosophers /

B41 .C66 2004

SJC Reference [Non-circulating]

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The encyclopedia of Eastern philosophy and religion :
Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, Zen /

BL1005 .L4813 1989

SJC Reference [Non-circulating]

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Encyclopedia of classical philosophy /

B163 .E53 1997
SJC Reference [Non-circulating]

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The philosophy of science : an encyclopedia /

Q174.7 .P55 2006

SJC Reference [Non-circulating]

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Russell, Bertrand,

History of Western philosophy .

Call Number: B72 .R87 2004

Location: netLibrary see Linked Resources

Renewable Energy

Reference Books

REF TJ 808n.B476 2001
Berinstein, Paula.

Alternative energy: facts, statistics, and issues.

REF TJ 163.2 .E4555 2002
Energy alternatives: opposing viewpoints

Circulating Books

TJ 808 .S3313 2002
Scheer, Herman.
The Solar Economy: renewable energy for a sustainable global future

HC 79 .E5 P42 1992
Peet, John.

Energy and the ecological economics of sustainability.

HD 9505 .U63 2002
New Mexico's energy, present and future: policy, production, economics, and the environment.

TH 4840 .E95 2002
Ewing, Rex A. and LaVonne.

Logs, wind and sun: handcraft your own log home…then power it with nature.

G 1381 .P3 R45 2002
Renewable energy atlas of the West: a guide to the region's resource potential.

TH 7414 . C475 2002
Chiras, Daniel D.

The Solar house: passive heating and cooling.

TJ 820 .M374 2002
Manwell, J. F. et al.

Wind energy explained: theory, design and application.

TJ 163.3 .R45 2002
Renewable energy: trends and prospects.

Biography

General

American National Biography [Ref CT 213 .A68]
Current Biography Yearbook (1940-present)  [Ref CT 100 .C8]

The Cambridge Biographical Encyclopedia [Ref CT 103 .C26]

The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography [Ref CT 213 .C36]

Chambers Biographical Dictionary  [Ref CT 103 .C4]

Dictionary of American Biography  [Ref E176 .D56]

Encyclopedia of American Biography [Ref CT 213 .E53]

Encyclopedia of World Biography  [Ref CT 103 .E56] plus supplements

The Grolier Library of International Biographies [Ref CT 120 .G76]

Larousse Biographical Dictionary  [Ref CT 103 .C4]

Merriam Webster Biographical Dictionary  [Ref CT 103 .M47]

The Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography  [Ref CT 3202 .N67]

Who's Who in America  [Ref E 176 .W642]

Biography

Artists

Actors and Actresses [Ref PN 1997.8 .F555]
Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Music [Ref ML 105 .B16]

A Biographical Dictionary of Music [Ref N 40 .B53]

The biographical directory of Native American painters [N6536 .L47 1995]
Cambridge Guide to Theatre [Ref PN 2035 .C27]

Contemporary Photographers  [Ref TR 139 .C66]

International Dictionary of Film & Filmmakers [Ref PN 1997.8 .F555]

International Encyclopedia of Dance [Ref GV 1585 .I586]

The New Grove Dictionary of Music & Musicians [Ref ML 100 .N48]

Oxford Companion to the Theatre [Ref PN 2035 .C63]

St. James Guide to Native North American Artists [Ref E 98 .A7 S8]

Who Was Who in American Art 1564-1975  [Ref N 6336 .W56]

Women Filmmakers and Their Films  [Ref PN 1998.2 .W66]

World Musicians [Ref ML 385 .W67]

Biography

Ethnic/Gender

Black Women in America [Ref  E 185.86 .B542]
Dictionary of Hispanic Biography [Ref CT 1343 .D53]
Biographical Dictionary of Indians  [Ref E 89 .B56]
Notable Native Americans [Ref E89 .N67]

St. James Guide to Native North American Artists  [Ref E 98 .A7 S8]

Who Was Who in Native North American History  [Ref E89 .W35]

Biography

Historical/Political

American Presidents [Ref E176.1 .A6563]
Biographical Directory of the Federal Judiciary
[KF8700 .A19 B48 2001]

Biographical directory of the United States Congress, 1774-1989 [JK1010 .A5 1989]
Dictionary of American Biography 
[Ref E176 .D56]
Who Was Who in America  [Ref E 176 .W65]
Women in World History [Ref HQ 1115 .W6]
World Explorers and Discoverers  [Ref G 200 .W67]

Biography

Scientists and Mathematicians

American Men of Science   [Ref Q 141 .A47]
American Women in Science  [Ref Q 141 .B25]

Dictionary of Scientific Biography  [Ref Q 141 .D5]

Larousse Dictionary of Scientists  [Ref Q 141 .L36]

Notable Black American Scientists  [Ref Q 141 .N726]

Notable Mathematicians  [Ref QA 28 .N66]

Notable Twentieth-Century Scientists  [Ref Q 141 .N73]

Notable Women in Mathematics  [Ref QA 28 .N68]

Notable Women Scientists  [Ref Q 141 .N736]

Prominent Scientists  [Ref Q 141 .P398]

Navajo Studies

Print Bibliographies

Several Navajo subject bibliographies have appeared in the last several decades.  The following titles can be found in the Southwest Reference Collection.  They are a good place to begin research on a topic.

  • Bahr, Howard M. Diné bibliography to the 1990s : a companion to the Navajo bibliography of 1969  (SW Reference, E99.N3 B34 1999)

  • Correll, J. Lee. Navajo bibliography : with subject index (SW Locked Case, Z1210.N3 C67 1969)

  • Howard, N. Jill. Navajos, Apaches and Pueblos since 1940 : a selective bibliography     (SW Reference, E78.S7 H69 1995)

  • Iverson, Peter. The Navajos : a critical bibliography (SW Reference, Z1210.N3 I93 1976)

Business Information

General Business

Reference Books

Business statistics of the United States. Ref HC101 .A13122
Dictionary of economics.  Ref  HB61 .R92 1992 
Economics basics. Ref HB171 .E2691999
Encyclopedia of business and finance Ref HF1001 .E466 2007

Encyclopedia of business and finance  E-Book Available Here 

Friedman, Jack P., Dictionary of business terms.  Ref HF1001 .F78 1994 
Gale encyclopedia of U.S. economic history.  Ref HC102 .G35 1999
Ganly, John, Data sources for business and market analysis. Ref HF5415.124 .F7 1994 
Handbook of U.S. labor statistics : employment, earnings, prices, productivity, and other labor dataRef HD8051 .H36
Hoover's handbook of American business. Ref  HG4057 .A28617 
Hoover's handbook of world business. Ref  HG4009 .H66 
Hoover's Master List of major U.S. companies. Ref HF5035 .H66  
National e-mail and fax directory
Ref TK6710 .N37

Hutton, David W., From Baldrige to the bottom line : a road map for organizational change and improvement.  HD62.15 .H887 2000 
Roberts, Harold S., Roberts' dictionary of industrial relations. Ref HD4839 .R612 1994
Standard & Poor’s 500 guide E-book
Standard & Poor’s small cap 600 guide E-book

Statistical abstract of the United States. Ref HA202 .U5
Tardiff, Joseph C., editor, U.S. industry profiles : the leading 100.  Ref HC106.82 .U6 1998
USA business : the portable encyclopedia for doing business with the United States.  ReF HC106.82 .U83 1995 

Circulating Books

Anderson, Chris, The Long Tail : why the future of business is selling less of more. HF5415.127 .A54 2006
Baker, Sunny. The ultimate home office survival guide. HD62.38 .B353 1998 
The Entrepreneur magazine small business advisor. HD62.7 .E568 1995

Hanke, John E. and Arthur G. Reitsch, Business forecastingHD30.27 .H37 1995
Hausman, Carl and Wilbur Cross, The complete small-business sourcebook : information, services, and experts every small and home-based business needs.  HD2341 .H356 1998 
Longenecker, Justin G., Carlos W. Moore, J. William Petty, Small business management : an entrepreneurial emphasis. HD62.7 .L66 1997 

Poteet, G. Howard, Cómo empezar su propio negocio : sanos consejos de los expertos de la Administración de la Pequeña Empres de los Estados UnidosHD62.7 .C6518 1998

Business Information

Local Business Information
New Mexico business directory. Southwest Reference HF5065.N4 N4 
Polk, R. L. & Co., Farmington, New Mexico, city directory: including: Aztec and BloomfieldSouthwest Reference  HF5038 .P6 

Reference Books on Authors


books and glasses

American Women Writers [Ref PS 147 .A4] or E-Book version

American Writers [Ref PS 129 .A55]

American Writers Before 1800 [Ref PS 185 .A4]

British Authors Before 1800 [Ref PR 105 .K9]

British Authors of the Nineteenth Century [Ref 451 .K8]

Contemporary Novelists [Ref PR 883 .C64] or E-Book version

Contemporary Poets [Ref PR 603 .C6] or E-book version

Contemporary Women Poets [Ref PS 151 .C67]

Cyclopedia of World Authors [Ref PN 541 .M26]

Cyclopedia of World Authors II [Ref PN 541 .C93]

European Authors 1000-1900 [Ref 451 .K8]

Great Women Mystery Writers [Ref PR 830 .D4 G74]

Great Women Writers [Ref PN 471 .G74]

Science Fiction Writers [Ref PS 374 .S35 S36]

Supernatural Fiction Writers [Ref PN 3435 .S96]

Twentieth Century American Western Writers [Ref PS 271 .T83]

Twentieth Century Authors [Ref PN 771 .K86]

Twentieth Century Children's Writers [Ref PN 1009 .A1 T9]

Twentieth Century Science Fiction Writers [Ref PS 374 .S35 T89]

Twentieth Century Western Writers [Ref PS 271 .T84]

World Authors 1950-1970 [Ref PN 451 .W3]

Literary Criticism

Reference Books on Authors


books and glasses

American Women Writers [Ref PS 147 .A4] or E-Book version

American Writers [Ref PS 129 .A55]

American Writers Before 1800 [Ref PS 185 .A4]

British Authors Before 1800 [Ref PR 105 .K9]

British Authors of the Nineteenth Century [Ref 451 .K8]

Contemporary Novelists [Ref PR 883 .C64] or E-Book version

Contemporary Poets [Ref PR 603 .C6] or E-book version

Contemporary Women Poets [Ref PS 151 .C67]

Cyclopedia of World Authors [Ref PN 541 .M26]

Cyclopedia of World Authors II [Ref PN 541 .C93]

European Authors 1000-1900 [Ref 451 .K8]

Great Women Mystery Writers [Ref PR 830 .D4 G74]

Great Women Writers [Ref PN 471 .G74]

Science Fiction Writers [Ref PS 374 .S35 S36]

Supernatural Fiction Writers [Ref PN 3435 .S96]

Twentieth Century American Western Writers [Ref PS 271 .T83]

Twentieth Century Authors [Ref PN 771 .K86]

Twentieth Century Children's Writers [Ref PN 1009 .A1 T9]

Twentieth Century Science Fiction Writers [Ref PS 374 .S35 T89]

Twentieth Century Western Writers [Ref PS 271 .T84]

World Authors 1950-1970 [Ref PN 451 .W3]

Geology

The following resources may be found within the San Juan College Library reference collection:

Manual of Mineralogy QE372.K54 1993

Encyclopedia of Rocks, Minerals, and Gemstones QE423.E53 2001

Cambridge Guide to Minerals, Rocks, and Fossils QE363.8.B56 1999

World of Earth Science QE5.W59 2003

Encyclopedia of Minerals QE355.R6 1974

The Oxford Companion to the Earth QE5.094 2000

Dictionary of the Earth QE5.F35 1994

Glossary of Geology QE5.B38 1997

Mathematics

The following resources may be found within the San Juan College Library reference collection:

 

Encyclopedia of Computer Science QA76.15 .E48 2000

Encyclopedia of Mathematics QA5.T34 2005

Mathematics QA40.5 .M38 2002

Mathematics Across Cultures: The History of Non-Western Mathematics QA21.M3612 2000

Notable Mathematicians: From Ancient Times to the Present  QA28.N66 1998

Real-Life Math QA5.R36 2006

Standard Mathematical Tables and Formulae QA47.M315 1996

The Universal Book of Mathematics: From Abracadabra to Zeno's Paradoxes QA5.D27 2004


History

The following resources may be found within the San Juan College Library reference collection:

 

C Auxilliary Sciences of History

American National Biography CT213.A68 1999

Encyclopedia of the Renaissance CB.E52 1999

The Handybook for Genealogists CS47.H36 2006

Encyclopedia of Archaeology: History and Discoveries CC100.E54 2001

Encylopedia of World Biography CT103.E56 1998

Current Biography Yearbook CT100.C8 2009

Dictionary of Artifacts CC70.K55 2007

Dictionary of American Family Names CS2485.D53 2003

 

 

 

 

 

D General History and History of Europe

 

Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History D23.B45 2004

 

 

 

 

E-F History of Americas

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