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    10 Reasons to Adopt Violent Offenders, Third Edition by Matt DeLisi and Peter Conis

    Posted by Lindsay White on Feb 24, 2018 3:03:00 PM

    Now in an updated third edition, Violent Offenders: Theory, Research, Policy, and Practice continues to lead with cutting-edge material on all types of violent offenders, including gangs, serial killers, sex offenders, career criminals, and conventional street criminals. The Third Edition also features six new chapters on current highly-debated topics including violent juvenile offenders, sexual offenders as well as sex offending policy and practice, and more thought-provoking discussions. This engaging text challenges students to think critically of the subject not only while inside the classroom, but also in their everyday lives as consumers of daily news.

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    Topics: Criminal Justice, 10 Reasons

    Dan Chiras's Human Biology, Ninth Edition is Now Available

    Posted by Lindsay White on Feb 23, 2018 3:54:12 PM

    Dan Chiras once again offers a refreshing and student-friendly introduction to the structure, function, health, and homeostasis of the human body in a modernized ninth edition of Human Biology. This acclaimed text features a new chapter dedicated to the integumentary system as well as new sections covering evolution, injuries and diseases of the muscles, the pineal gland, and more.

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    Topics: Author, Science, human biology

    Review: “an excellent resource for students preparing for the NBRC credentialing exams”

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 22, 2018 4:03:45 PM

    The recently published Comprehensive Respiratory Therapy Exam Preparation Guide, Third Edition by Craig L. Scanlan, Al Heuer, and Narciso E. Rodriguez just received 5 stars and a score of 100 from Doody’s Review Service.

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, Respiratory Care

    10 Reasons to Adopt Lewin's GENES XII

    Posted by Lindsay White on Feb 17, 2018 6:38:00 PM

    Long considered the quintessential molecular biology textbook, for decades Lewin's GENES has provided the most modern presentation to this transformative and dynamic science. Now in its twelfth edition, this classic text continues to lead with new information and cutting-edge developments, covering gene structure, sequencing, organization, and expression. No other text offers a broader understanding of this exciting and vital science or does so with higher quality art and illustrations. Lewin's GENES XII continues to be the clear choice for molecular biology and genetics.

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    Topics: Molecular Biology, Science, 10 Reasons

    The Ninth Edition of Dan Hartl's Genetics: Analysis of Genes and Genomes is Now Available

    Posted by Lindsay White on Feb 15, 2018 10:44:43 AM

    The long anticipated ninth edition of Genetics: Analysis of Genes and Genomes by Dan Hartl, Higgins Professor of Biology at Harvard University, is here! Genetics is a resource uniquely suited for learning and applying genetics to our world. Its DNA first presentation frames the discussion of genetics in modern terms, which provides students the context to then understand its Mendelian history.

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    Topics: New Edition, Genetics, Science, Authors

    New Edition of Environmental Science: Systems and Solutions Provides "Big Picture" Understanding of Environmental Science

    Posted by Lindsay White on Feb 10, 2018 10:00:00 AM

    What is the “big picture” in environmental science? Our authors know and effectively communicate it in Environmental Science: Systems and Solutions, Sixth Edition. Whether you view the subject through a scientific, social, political, or historical lens, you’ll find the concrete foundations here that work for courses in both environmental science and environmental studies.

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    Topics: Environmental Science, Physical Science, Science

    A New Edition of Criminal Investigation by Aric W. Dutelle and Ronald F. Becker is Now Available

    Posted by Lindsay White on Feb 9, 2018 8:00:00 AM

    Criminal Investigation, Fifth Edition by Aric W. Dutelle of Washington University and Robert F. Becker of Chaminade University has just published and is now available for course adoption. The new text answers the important questions like, "what happens after a crime occurs?", "who is involved in investigating the crime?", and "how are crimes actually solved?"

    From the crime scene to the courtroom, Criminal Investigation walks students through the entire investigative process and the roles involved, including police officers, investigators, forensic personnel, defense lawyers, and prosecutors. This integrated approach paints a realistic picture of how crimes are actually solved with fascinating real-world examples. The cohesive and accessible approach combined with practical applications make Criminal Investigation, Fifth Edition the easy choice for students pursuing careers in law enforcement and the criminal justice system.

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    Topics: New Edition, Criminal Justice, investigation

    Hear What Your Peers Have to Say About Climatology by Rohli and Vega

    Posted by Lindsay White on Feb 8, 2018 10:10:27 AM

    Don't just take our word for it when we say Climatology, Fourth Edition by Robert V. Rohli and Anthony J. Vega is the ideal climatology textbook. This is what instructors have to say about it:

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    Topics: atmospheric science, Physical Science, science

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Partners with Healthcare Learning Innovations

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 6, 2018 2:24:02 PM

    We're so happy to announce a new partnership with Healthcare Learning Innovations to provide faculty with the option to bundle the award-winning population health simulations, Sentinel City® and Sentinel Town™-- referred to as Sentinel World®, with popular Jones & Bartlett Learning public health and community health nursing texts.

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    Topics: nursing, Public Health

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Author, Dr. Ann Wolbert Burgess Is Real-Life Inspiration for Lead Female Character in Hit Netflix Show, Mindhunter

    Posted by Lindsay White on Jan 30, 2018 11:24:47 AM

    An internationally recognized pioneer in the assessment and treatment of victims of trauma and abuse, and named 2016 Living Legend by the American Academy of Nursing, Ann Wolbert Burgess, RN, DNSc, FAAN, has dedicated her career to the study of victims, offenders, and the impact of crime on society. We are  honored to have worked with Dr. Burgess again on the updated third edition of Victimology: Theories and Applications as she continues to offer her years of research and real-world experiences working with victims, offenders, FBI, and law enforcement from the courtroom to the classroom.

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    Topics: Criminal Justice, Authors, victimology

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