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Brochure for the Dekker Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 2nd edition, 6 volumes set

Description: Brochure for the second edition where the preface states: The science of the ultra small nanoscience has dramatically exploded during the last few years, and the technologies operating with ultra small things the nanotechnologies acquired quickly a firm position in today s world of business, technological development, and public perception. Several factors contributed to the acceleration of scientific knowledge and technological progress in the last decades, among which the rapid development of fast computers, availability of high-resolution analytical techniques, and the progress of molecular biology and genetics are probably the most important. The result was an unprecedented expansion of the frontiers of science, which empowered the human genius with unlimited options of top-down and bottom-up methods for manipulation of materials structure and control of properties at multiple levels, from atomic to molecular, supramolecular, and biomolecular. Already a distinctive mark of 21st century, nanoscience and nanotechnology will certainly have a steadily increasing influence on the quality of life and the environment of this Planet for centuries to come. Dekker Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Second Edition provides a comprehensive and detailed review, from multiple angles, of major developments in the human s quest for understanding and mastering of physical, chemical and biological objects and structures having at least one dimension smaller than about 100 nm. Under the expert supervision of the late Professor James A. Schwarz, Marcel Dekker, Inc. published the first edition in 2004 to great acclaim. The success of first edition, the development of the title through online updates, and the dynamics of this continuously growing field has created a high demand for a second edition only four years after the first edition. The second edition offers updated and revised entries, along with many additions that reflect the focus towards energy and environmental issues currently in the news. The ...
Date: January 1, 2008
Creator: Contescu, Cristian I. & Putyera, Karol

What Libraries Learned from the War.

Description: Pamphlet containing lessons learned by librarians during their service in World War I. Topics covered include how men were not influenced by books or libraries, that libraries must be organized, and that libraries could be used to foster the understanding of world problems.
Date: January 1922
Creator: Milam, Carl Hastings, 1884-1963

EPA National Wetland Condition Assessment: Fact Sheet

Description: Fact sheet that introduces the National Wetlands Condition Assessment, a multi-year plan to statistically assess the quality of wetlands across the United States. The objectives of the assessment are briefly outlined, partnership with the Fish and Wildlife Service is acknowledged, and a timeline is given with target goals for years 2007 - 2013.
Date: January 2008
Creator: Scozzafava, Michael; Engle, Virginia; Faulkner, Chris & Kentula, Mary

Clean Cities Fact Sheet, January 2008

Description: Fact sheet describing Clean Cities, a DOE program that deploys alternative and advanced fuels and vehicles to displace petroleum in the transportation sector. It also lists the contact information for its almost 90 coalition coordinators.
Date: January 2008
Creator: United States. Department of Energy. Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

Some References on Metric Information, Including a Chart on All You Need to Know About Metric

Description: Pamphlet issued by the United States National Bureau of Standards containing a list of government pamphlets, reports, and other resources related to the metric system of measurement. It includes a form for ordering materials from the Government Printing Office as well as an illustrated description of everyday conversions for weight, volume, length, and temperature.
Date: January 1977
Creator: United States. National Bureau of Standards.