Macroeconomics (8th Edition)

2007 | 496 Pages | ISBN: 0321416562 | PDF | 130 MB

This textbook is descriptive and easy to understand. It also refers back to other chapter when key terms are used to create an example or give definitions in the current chapter being studied. It gives the page number as well so someone does not have to search the entire chapter looking for that key term used to make a better example. This is done for a few key terms, not all of them. Overall, a really good textbook for macroeconomics.

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Economics: Principles, Applications and Tools (7th Edition)

2011 | 792 Pages | ISBN: 0132555239 | PDF | 47 MB

For Principles of Economics courses. 
Questions that drive interest, applications that illustrate concepts, and the tools to test and solidify comprehension. 
Students come into their first Economics course thinking they will gain a better understanding of the economy around them. Unfortunately, they often leave with many unanswered questions. To ensure students actively internalize economics, O'Sullivan/Sheffrin/Perez use chapter-opening questions to spark interest on important economic concepts, applications that vividly illustrate those concepts, and chapter-ending tools that test and solidify understanding.

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Python in a Nutshell, Second Edition

Publisher: O'Reilly Media | ISBN: 0596100469 | edition 2006 | PDF/Epub | 712 pages | 23 Mb/4 Mb

This book offers Python programmers one place to look when they need help remembering or deciphering the syntax of this open source language and its many powerful but scantily documented modules. This comprehensive reference guide makes it easy to look up the most frequently needed information--not just about the Python language itself, but also the most frequently used parts of the standard library and the most important third-party extensions. 

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The Ultimate Sales Letter: Attract New Customers. Boost your Sales, 4th edition

2011 | 240 Pages | ISBN: 1440511411 | EPUB + MOBI | 1 MB + 1 MB

Write Well to Sell Big!
In the age of e-mail and instant communication, great sales copy is indispensable to closing a deal. But too many sales letters end up in the junk file or the wastebasket. In this new edition of his top-selling book, author Dan Kennedy explains why some sales letters work and most don't. And he shows how to write copy that any business can use.

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The Handbook of News Analytics in Finance

Wiley | 2011 | ISBN: 047066679X | English | 384 pages | PDF | 5 MB

The Handbook of News Analytics in Finance is a landmark publication bringing together the latest models and applications of News Analytics for asset pricing, portfolio construction, trading and risk control.

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HTML5 and JavaScript Web Apps

English | ISBN: 1449320511 | 2012 | 172 pages | EPUB |5 MB

This hands-on book shows you how to work with HTML5, JavaScript MVC frameworks, and the latest W3C specifications to build mobile and desktop web apps that are widely supported across all browsers and devices. You��ll quickly master building client-side applications with a loosely coupled backend infrastructure that supports offline clients.

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Dart: Up and Running

English | ISBN: 1449330894 | 2012 | 144 pages | PDF, EPUB | 6 + 3 MB

Get up to speed on Dart, the web development language that not only matches the dynamic nature of JavaScript, but addresses its problems as well. This practical book gets you up to speed on the language, libraries, and tools for developing structured, fast, and maintainable web apps that run in most browsers.

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QuickBooks 2013: The Missing Manual: The Official Intuit Guide to QuickBooks 2013

English | ISBN: 1449316115 | 2012 | 766 pages | PDF, EPUB | 58 + 15 MB

The Official Intuit Guide to QuickBooks 2013
Your bookkeeping workflow will be smoother and faster with QuickBooks 2013, and as the program's Official Guide, this Missing Manual puts you firmly in control. You get step-by-step instructions on how and when to use specific features, along with basic accounting advice to guide you through the learning process.

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Data Structures & Problem Solving Using Java

English | 2009 | ISBN: 0321541405 | 1024 pages | PDF | 5,7 Mb

The book teaches two things. Algorithms that are very useful in computing. And how these can be coded in Java.
The explanation of the algorithms requires a reasonable amount of mathematical sophistication on your part. They all relate to discrete maths, and cover topics like sorting, random number generation and graphs. The complexity of the discussion is less than that in Knuth's "Art of Computer Programming". Perhaps more akin to Sedgewick or Aho's algorithms texts. There is a fair amount of abstraction that you'll have to deal with.
The other task in the book is explaining how Java is well suited in which to code these algorithms. Weiss also makes good use of the Java interface ability. If you think of an algorithm as being implemented in a subroutine [ie. a procedural approach], then the book uses interfaces to let you design a program at a higher level, and making it quite modular and independent of specific implementations of given algorithms.
The book does deal with Java 5. But perhaps the most important aspect of Java used in the book is the interface. So the book is quite germane even if you are using an earlier Java.
But what if you program in another language? Is the book relevant? Quite possibly. Firstly, some other languages, like C#, have interfaces. More importantly, if you regard the algorithms as the most important aspect of the book, and you are a skilled programmer, then coding is the easier aspect.
A remark to a lecturer: If you are teaching a course and are contemplating this book as its text, be careful. Try to ensure that the expected background of your class is compatible with the book. For example, if they will be experienced Java programmers, but have little maths knowledge (and this combination is certainly possible), then the book may not be very useful to them.

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Systems Analysis and Design in a Changing World, 5 edition

English | 2008 | ISBN: 1423902289 | 752 pages | PDF | 20.06 Mb

SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN IN A CHANGING WORLD teaches the conceptual technical and managerial foundations for systems analysis design and implementation, as well as project management principles for systems development projects. The fifth edition continues the book's popular format of teaching both approaches to systems analysis and design: the traditional (structured) and the object-oriented (OO).
This new edition offers expanded coverage of the object-oriented approach to design in two newly formed chapters, with Chapter 11 concentrating on principles and Chapter 12 covering use case realizations in depth. New and enhanced coverage of project management also teaches important issues related to adaptive projects as well as the traditional predictive approach to projects. Added perspective is provided for students via the running case studies and "Best Practices" feature.

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Java Programming: From The Ground Up

English | ISBN: 0073523356 | 2009 | PDF | 1136 pages | 31.49 Mb

Java Programming, From The Ground Up, with its flexible organization, teaches Java in a way that is refreshing, fun, interesting and still has all the appropriate programming pieces for students to learn. The motivation behind this writing is to bring a logical, readable, entertaining approach to keep your students involved. Each chapter has a Bigger Picture section at the end of the chapter to provide a variety of interesting related topics in computer science.
The writing style is conversational and not overly technical so it addresses programming concepts appropriately. Because of the flexibile organization of the text, it can be used for a one or two semester introductory Java programming class, as well as using Java as a second language.
The text contains a large variety of carefully designed exercises that are more effective than the competition.

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Compendium of Organic Synthetic Methods, Volume 9

Published: 2000-10-24 | ISBN: 0471145793 | DJVU | 464 pages | 6 MB

Organic transformations are the heart of synthetic organic chemistry. The Compendium of Organic Synthetic Methods series facilitates the search for the most useful functional group transformations in organic chemistry.

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Theoretical Chemistry. Volume 1: Quantum Chemistry
Published: 1988-07-01 | ISBN: 0851867545 | DJVU | 170 pages | 3 MB

Specialist Periodical Reports provide systematic and detailed review coverage of progress in the major areas of chemical research. Written by experts in their specialist fields the series creates a unique service for the active research chemist, supplying regular critical in-depth accounts of progress in particular areas of chemistry.

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Reading Statistics and Research, 6th Edition

English | 2011 | ISBN: 013217863X | 592 pages | PDF | 4,16 Mb

Employing a non-intimidating writing style that emphasizes concepts rather than formulas, this uniquely welcoming text shows consumers of research how to read, understand, and critically evaluate the statistical information and research results contained in technical research reports. Some key topics covered in this thoroughly revised text include: descriptive statistics, correlation, reliability and validity, estimation, h hypothesis testing, t-tests, ANOVA, ANCOVA, regression, multivariate analysis, factor analysis, and structural equation modeling (SEM).
A number of mini-topics related to research and statistics are also discussed, such as the geometric mean, Tau-b correlation, Guttman split-half reliability, sensitivity, specificity, and the Sobel test. Additionally, the sixth edition also includes over 488 new excerpts (tables, figures, passages of text) taken from current research reports. Written specifically for students in non-thesis Master��s Programs but also perfectly suitable for students in upper-level undergraduate statistics courses, doctoral students who must conduct dissertation research, and independent researchers who want a better handle on how to decipher and critique statistically-based research reports.
Thoroughly updated and revised to reflect advances in the field, Reading Statistics and Research, Sixth Edition gives consumers of research exactly what they are seeking in this caliber of text, that being the knowledge necessary to better understand research and statistics, and the confidence and ability to ultimately decipher and critique research reports on their own.


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Hand and Upper Extremity Splinting: Principles and Methods (3rd edition)

Published: 2004-08-04 | ISBN: 0801675227 | PDF | 752 pages | 23 MB

This updated version includes the basic concepts and principles of splint design, splints acting on the elbow and shoulder; and splinting pediatric patients, workers, musicians, athletes and spastic patients.

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