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    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

    Review: "one of the finest offerings on stress and stress management"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 26, 2018 3:19:31 PM

    Managing Stress: Principles and Strategies for Health and Well-Being, Ninth Edition by Brian Luke Seaward, already deemed the “authority on stress management” by students and professionals, just received 5 stars from Doody’s Review Service.

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    Topics: Brian Luke Seaward, Health Science

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Receives 8 2017 AJN Book of the Year Awards

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 9, 2018 2:29:31 PM

    We're so proud to announce that's we've just won 8 prestigious 2017 American Journal of Nursing (AJN) Book of the Year Awards. Representing the very best in nursing publishing and encompassing a diverse range of categories, the 2017 AJN Book of the Year Awards recognize the most valuable texts published between August 2016 and August 2017. This year, we earned 5 first place awards, 1 second place award, and 2 third place awards.

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    Topics: nursing

    Donna K. Hammaker and Thomas M. Knadig to Speak at Special Breakfast

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 4, 2017 4:13:59 PM

    On December 13, 2017, authors Donna K. Hammaker and Thomas M. Knadig will be conducting a special breakfast talk on health care management and the law. Hammaker and Knadig, who serve on the faculty at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, are co-authors of two Jones & Bartlett Learning texts, including Health Care Management and the Law, Second Edition and Health Care Ethics and the Law.

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    Topics: health care management, health care law

    Announcing a New Partnership with Chegg

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 20, 2017 10:53:56 AM

    Today we're annoucing a new partnership with Chegg, the Smarter Way to Student™, to deliver more affordable rental options for students. Starting next semester, students will be able to access an extended catalog of trusted Jones & Bartlett Learning textbooks via Chegg’s rental platform with significant price savings vs what students would pay for a new textbook.

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    Topics: Higher Education, press release

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