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Book
xxxiii, 269 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 27 x 30 cm
  • Art essay : the future is invented with fragments from the past / Hans Ulrich Obrist
  • Science essay : how lives become long / Carl Zimmer
  • Infographic 1 : OLTW world map
  • North America. Giant sequoia ; Bristlecone pine ; Creosote bush ; Mojave yucca ; Honey mushroom ; Box huckleberry ; Palmer's oak ; Pando ; The Senator ; Map lichens
  • Infographic 2 : Linnean taxonomy
  • South America. Llareta (or yareta) ; Alerce ; Brain coral
  • Europe. Fortingall yew ; Chestnut of 100 horses ; Posidonia sea grass ; Olive ; Spruce
  • Infographic 3 : deep timeline
  • Asia. J'mon sugi ; Sri maha bodhi ; Siberian actinobacteria
  • Africa. Baobab ; Underground forests ; Welwitschia
  • Australia. Antarctic beech ; Tasmanian lomatia ; Huon pine ; Eucalyptus : NSW and WA ; Stromatolites
  • Antarctica. Antarctic moss
  • Infographic 4 : growth strategy
  • Roads not (yet) taken
  • Researchers, guides, guests, and "a little way through."
The Oldest Living Things in the World is an epic journey through time and space. Over the past decade, artist Rachel Sussman has researched, worked with biologists, and traveled the world from Antarctica to the Mojave Desert in order to photograph continuously living organisms that are at least 2,000 years old. The result is a stunning and unique visual collection of species unlike anything that has been created in the arts or sciences before. She begins at "year zero, " and looks back from there, photographing the past in the present. The ancient subjects live on every continent and range from Greenlandic lichens that grow only one centimeter per century, to unique desert shrubs in Africa and South America, predatory fungus in Oregon, Caribbean brain coral, and an 80,000-year-old colony of aspen in Utah. She journeyed to Antarctica to photograph 5,500-year-old moss; Australia for stromatolites, which are organisms tied to the oxygenation of the planet and the beginnings of life on Earth; and Tasmania to capture a 43,600-year-old self-propagating shrub that's the last of its kind. These portraits reveal the living history of our planet-and what we stand to lose in the future. These ancient survivors have weathered millennia in some of the world's most extreme environments, yet climate change and human interaction have put many of the species presented here in danger. Two of her subjects have already met with an untimely death. Alongside the photographs, Sussman combines tales of her worldly adventures tracking down these subjects with informative insight from the scientists who are studying them and their environments. The result is an original index of millennia-old organisms that provides a record and celebration of the past, a call to action in the present, and a barometer of our future. Sussman's work is both timeless and timely, and the book spans disciplines, continents, and millennia. Underlying the work is an innate environmentalism driven by Sussman's relentless curiosity.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780226057507 20160614
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Science Library (Li and Ma)
Book
xxiv, 620 pages : ill. (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
  • Science and Art - My Two Passions-- Study and Laser Uncovering of Hypogean Early Christian Wall Painting of Roma's Catacombs of Santa Tecla and Domitilla-- Scientific Examination for the Investigation and Conservation of Far East Asian Mural Paintings-- Maya Mural Paintings in Calakmul: Pictorial Technique and Conservation-- The Colours of Indigenous Memory: Non-Invasive Analyses of Pre-Hispanic Mesoamerican Codices-- Material Study of the Codex Colombino-- Unveiling the Artistic Technique of the Florentine Codex: When the Old World and The New World Met-- Colour In Medieval Portuguese Manuscripts: Between Beauty and Meaning-- The Wall Paintings of the Monumental Cemetery of Pisa: The War, the Restoration, the Conservation--The Chemistry and Chemical Investigation of the Transition from Egg Tempera Painting To Oil In Italy In The 15th Century-- Multi-Criterial Studies of The Masterpiece 'The Last Judgement', A Triptych Attributed To Hans Memling, At The National Museum of Gdansk (2010-2013)-- Science and Conservation the Florentine O.P.D. and Raphael's Madonna of The Goldfinch-- Underdrawing In the Renaissance Paintings-- An Integrated Approach To The Study and Preservation of Paintings Using Laser Light Technology-- Diagnosis, Analysis and Cleaning-- " Mens Agitat Molem ": New Insights into Nicolas Poussin's Painting Technique by X-Ray Diffraction and Fluorescence Analyses-- Japanese Painting of the Eighteen Century-- As Time Passed By Came Sunset. Christen Kobke's View of Lake Sortedam, Its Genesis and Colour Changes-- Examination of Vincent Van Gogh's Paintings and Pigments by Means of State-of-The-Art Analytical Methods-- A Vibrant Surface: Investigating Color, Texture and Transparency in Winslow Homer's Watercolors-- After The Fact-- Evaluating Our Interdisciplinary Study of Mondrian's Victory Boogie Woogie-- Argentinean Murals: Conservation and Characterization of Pictorial Techniques-- Material and Technical Studies of Some Paintings by Candido Portinari, A Major Brazilian Modernist Painter-- Modern Painted Palimpsests. Deciphering the Artworks of Osvaldo Licini-- The Burri Project: Researches for Technique and Conservation-- John Hoyland: A British Master of Acrylic Painting-- Outdoor Painted Surfaces in Contemporary Art-- The Elusive and Transitory Materials in Contemporary Drawings--.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781849738187 20160618
Science and art are increasingly interconnected in the activities of the study and conservation of works of art. Science plays a key role in cultural heritage, from developing new analytical techniques for studying the art, to investigating new ways of preserving the materials for the future. For example, high resolution multispectral examination of paintings allows art historians to view underdrawings barely visible before, while the use of non-invasive and micro-sampling analytical techniques allow scientists to identify pigments and binders that help art conservators in their work. It also allows curators to understand more about how the artwork was originally painted. Through a series of case studies written by scientists together with art historians, archaeologists and conservators, Science and Art: The Painted Surface demonstrates how the cooperation between science and humanities can lead to an increased understanding of the history of art and to better techniques in conservation. The examples used in the book cover paintings from ancient history, Renaissance, modern, and contemporary art, belonging to the artistic expressions of world regions from the Far East to America and Europe. Topics covered include the study of polychrome surfaces from pre-Columbian and medieval manuscripts, the revelation of hidden images below the surface of Van Gogh paintings and conservation of acrylic paints in contemporary art. Presented in an easily readable form for a large audience, the book guides readers into new areas uncovered by the link between science and art. The book features contributions from leading institutions across the globe including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Art Institute of Chicago; Getty Conservation Institute; Opificio delle Pietre Dure, Firenze; National Gallery of London; Tate Britain; Warsaw Academy of Fine Art and the National Gallery of Denmark as well as a chapter covering the Thangka paintings by Nobel Prize winner Richard Ernst.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781849738187 20160618
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Science Library (Li and Ma)
Book
xv, 448 pages ; 23 cm
A little more than seventy-five years ago, Kate L. Turabian drafted a set of guidelines to help students understand how to write, cite, and formally submit research writing. Seven editions and more than nine million copies later, the name Turabian has become synonymous with best practices in research writing and style. Her "Manual for Writers" continues to be the gold standard for generations of college and graduate students in virtually all academic disciplines. Now in its eighth edition, "A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations" has been fully revised to meet the needs of today's writers and researchers. The Manual retains its familiar three-part structure, beginning with an overview of the steps in the research and writing process, including formulating questions, reading critically, building arguments, and revising drafts. Part II provides an overview of citation practices with detailed information on the two main scholarly citation styles (notes-bibliography and author-date), an array of source types with contemporary examples, and detailed guidance on citing online resources. It offers authoritative guidance on all matters of style, updated to reflect "The Chicago Manual of Style", sixteenth edition. It contains thorough coverage of scholarly citation: standard practices, an expanded array of digital sources, and hundreds of new examples. It includes comprehensive guidelines - vetted by dissertation officials nation-wide - for formatting research papers, theses, and dissertations and preparing them for submission. The final section treats all matters of editorial style, with advice on punctuation, capitalization, spelling, abbreviations, table formatting, and the use of quotations. Style and citation recommendations have been revised throughout to reflect the sixteenth edition of "The Chicago Manual of Style". With an appendix on paper format and submission that has been vetted by dissertation officials from across the country and a bibliography with the most up-to-date listing of critical resources available, "A Manual for Writers" remains the essential resource for students and their teachers.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780226816371 20160610
Green Library, Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Marine Biology Library (Miller), Music Library, Science Library (Li and Ma)

4. The power of trees [2012]

Book
1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 21 cm.
Intimate in size yet quietly breathtaking in scope, this graceful gift book will forever change how you think, and how you feel, about trees. In poetically sparse scientific observations, renowned conservation biologist Gretchen Daily narrates the evolution, impact, and natural wonder of trees. Alongside photographs by Chuck Katz, the text and images form a quiet and moving meditation on The Power of Trees. Twenty-six duotone black and white photographs illustrate the development of trees: how trunks were formed, what tree rings tell us about human societies, and how trees define the future of humanity. Pictures of trees threading through the landscape - dotting mountainsides, braiding along the sides of glassine rivers - bear witness to the lyrical force and clarity of Daily's observations. Recreating the authors' hike together through the landscape of the Skagit River in Washington State, the balletic movement between Daily's commentary and Katz's vision reaches out to readers, inviting them to enjoy the landscape through a scientific understanding of trees. At once emotional and intellectual, The Power of Trees is the first collection of nature photographs that invites the reader to not only delight in the gorgeous play between light and shadow, but also the fascinating natural mechanisms that create such striking natural beauty. An ecologist by training, Gretchen Daily is an internationally acclaimed conservancy advocate and scholar. Her role as a National Trustee for The Nature Conservancy will feature prominently in the national marketing campaign to bridge the gap between scientific educators and the general nature reader.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781595341327 20160610
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Science Library (Li and Ma)
Book
1 v. (various pagings) ; 24 cm.
  • The publishing process
  • Books and journals
  • Overview
  • The parts of a book
  • The parts of a journal
  • Considerations for web-based publications
  • Manuscript preparation, manuscript editing, and proofreading
  • Overview and process outline
  • Manuscript preparation guidelines for authors
  • Manuscript editing
  • Proofreading
  • Illustrations and tables
  • Overview
  • Illustrations
  • Tables
  • Rights, permissions, and copyright administration / by William S. Strong
  • Overview
  • Copyright law and the licensing of rights
  • The publishing agreement
  • Subsidiary rights and permissions
  • The author's responsibilities
  • Style and usage
  • Grammar and usage / by Bryan A. Garner
  • Grammar
  • Word usage
  • Punctuation
  • Overview
  • Punctuation in relation to surrounding text
  • Periods
  • Commas
  • Semicolons
  • Colons
  • Question marks
  • Exclamation points
  • Hyphens and dashes
  • Parentheses
  • Brackets and braces
  • Slashes
  • Quotation marks
  • Apostrophes
  • Multiple punctuation marks
  • Lists and outline style
  • Spelling, distinctive treatment of words, and compounds
  • Overview
  • Plurals
  • Possessives
  • Contractions and interjections
  • Word division
  • A and an, o and oh
  • Ligatures
  • Italics, capitals, and quotation marks
  • Compounds and hyphenation
  • Names and terms
  • Overview
  • Personal names
  • Titles and offices
  • Epithets, kinship names, and personifications
  • Ethnic, socioeconomic, and other groups
  • Names of places
  • Words derived from proper names
  • Names of organizations
  • Historical and cultural terms
  • Calendar and time designations
  • Religious names and terms
  • Military terms
  • Names of ships and other vehicles
  • Scientific terminology
  • Brand names and trademarks
  • Titles of works
  • Signs and mottoes
  • Numbers
  • Overview
  • Numerals versus words
  • Plurals and punctuation of numbers
  • Inclusive numbers
  • Roman numerals
  • Abbreviations
  • Overview
  • Names and titles
  • Geographical terms
  • Designations of time
  • Scholarly abbreviations
  • Biblical abbreviations
  • Technology and science
  • Business and commerce
  • Foreign languages
  • Overview
  • Titles and other proper names
  • Languages using the Latin alphabet
  • Languages usually transliterated (or Romanized)
  • Classical Greek
  • Old English and middle English
  • American Sign Language
  • Mathematics in type
  • Overview
  • Style of mathematical expressions
  • Preparation and editing of paper manuscripts
  • Quotations and dialogue
  • Overview
  • Permissible changes to quotations
  • Quotations in relation to text
  • Quotation marks
  • Ellipses
  • Interpolations and clarifications
  • Citing sources in text
  • Foreign-language quotations
  • Documentation
  • Documentation I. Notes and bibliography. Source citations : an overview ; Notes and bibliography : basic format, with examples and variations ; Notes ; Bibliographies ; Books ; Periodicals ; Interviews and personal communications ; Unpublished and informally published material ; Special types of references ; Audiovisual materials ; Legal and public documents ; Documentation II. Author-date references. Overview ; Author-date references : basic format, with examples and variations ; Reference lists and text citations ; Author-date references : special cases
  • Indexes. Overview ; Components of an index ; General principles of indexing ; Indexing proper names and variants ; Indexing titles of publications and other works ; Alphabetizing ; Punctuating indexes : a summary ; The mechanics of indexing ; Editing an index compiled by someone else ; Typographical considerations for indexes ; Examples of indexes
  • Appendix A. Production and digital technology. Overview ; Markup ; Design ; The electronic workflow ; Options for presenting content ; Print technologies
  • Appendix B. Glossary.
While digital technologies have revolutionized the publishing world in the twenty-first century, one thing still remains true: "The Chicago Manual of Style" is the authoritative, trusted source that writers, editors, and publishers turn to for guidance. For the sixteenth edition, every aspect of coverage has been reconsidered to reflect how publishing professionals work today. Though processes may change, the "Manual" continues to offer the clear, well-considered style and usage advice it has for more than a century. The sixteenth edition offers expanded information on producing electronic publications, including Web-based content and e-books. An updated appendix on production and digital technology demystifies the process of electronic workflow and offers a primer on the use of XML markup, and a revised glossary includes a host of terms associated with electronic as well as print publishing. The Chicago system of documentation has been streamlined and adapted for a variety of online and digital sources. Figures and tables are updated throughout the book - including the return of the Manual's popular hyphenation table and new, comprehensive listings of Unicode numbers for special characters. With the wisdom of a hundred years of editorial practice and a wealth of industry expertise from both Chicago's staff and an advisory board of publishing professionals, "The Chicago Manual of Style", sixteenth edition, is an invaluable resource in this rapidly changing world. If you work with words - no matter what the delivery medium - this is the one reference you simply must have. What's new in the sixteenth edition? It includes: expanded coverage of electronic publications, including procedures for proofreading Web-based and other electronic documents; electronic editing checklist for editors and writers; expanded coverage of fair use and electronic rights; firm rules and definitive recommendations to help authors and editors make the best choices; an introduction to Unicode, the international computing standard for letters and symbols required by the world's languages, including tables with Unicode numbers; new and improved hyphenation guide; more references to organizations that publish their own guidelines and standards online; simplified overview of Chicago's system of documentation; additional guidelines for citing blogs, podcasts, and other electronic sources; updated advice on DOIs versus URLs, including more examples; thoroughly revised coverage of production processes, including an overview of electronic markup and XML; and expanded section on bias-free language. The Chicago Manual of Style Online: the indispensable reference for all who work with words is also available online through an annual subscription for individuals, groups, and institutions. Completely searchable and easy to use, the Web site will be updated with sixteenth edition content simultaneously with the release of the print edition.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780226104201 20160604
Green Library, Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Education Library (Cubberley), Music Library, Science Library (Li and Ma)
Book
xviii, 203 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
  • List of Illustrations Preface 1. Four Men 2. Four Wives 3. One Angel (by Paul Klee) 4. Four Jews 5. Benjamin's Grip Notes Bibliography Acknowledgments Biographical Sketches Illustration Sources.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780231146548 20160528
This book features a CD of rarely performed music, including a specially commissioned rap by Erik Weiner of Walter Benjamin's "Thesis on the Philosophy of History."Theodor W. Adorno was the prototypical German Jewish non-Jew, Walter Benjamin vacillated between German Jew and Jewish German, Gershom Scholem was a committed Zionist, and Arnold Schonberg converted to Protestantism for professional reasons but later returned to Judaism. Carl Djerassi, himself a refugee from Hitler's Austria, dramatizes a dialogue between these four men in which they discuss fraternity, religious identity, and legacy as well as reveal aspects of their lives-notably their relations with their wives-that many have ignored, underemphasized, or misrepresented. The desire for canonization and the process by which it is obtained are the underlying themes of this dialogue, with emphasis on Paul Klee's Angelus Novus (1920), a canonized work that resonated deeply with Benjamin, Adorno, and Scholem (and for which Djerassi and Gabrielle Seethaler present a revisionist and richly illustrated interpretation). Basing his dialogue on extensive archival research and interviews, Djerassi concludes with a daring speculation on the putative contents of Benjamin's famous briefcase, which disappeared upon his suicide.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780231146548 20160528
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Science Library (Li and Ma)

7. Atlas of the world [2005]

Map
1 atlas (1 v. (various pagings)) : col. ill., col. maps ; 47 cm.
  • World
  • Natural world
  • Human world
  • North America
  • South America
  • Europe
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Australia and Oceania
  • The poles
  • Oceans
  • Cities
  • Space
  • Nations.
Green Library, Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Earth Sciences Library (Branner), Science Library (Li and Ma)
Book
544 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Science Library (Li and Ma)
Book
216 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
  • INTRODUCTION Color is Not Black and White 7 1. AN UNCOMMON COLOR Prehistory to the Twelfth Century 13 2. A NEW COLOR The Eleventh to the Fourteenth Century 49 3. A MORAL COLOR The Fifteenth to the Seventeenth Century 85 4. THE FAVORITE COLOR The Eighteenth to the Twentieth Century 123 5. BLUE TODAY 179 Notes 182 Bibliography 206 Index 213 Photography Credits 216.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780691090504 20160528
Blue has a long and topsy-turvy history in the Western world. Once considered a hot color, it is now icy cool. The ancient Greeks scorned it as ugly and barbaric, but most Americans and Europeans now pick it as their favorite color. In this entertaining history, the renowned medievalist Michel Pastoureau traces the changing meanings of blue from its rare appearances in prehistoric art to its international ubiquity today in blue jeans and Gauloises cigarette packs. Any history of color is, above all, a social history. Pastoureau investigates how the ever-changing role of blue in society has been reflected in manuscripts, stained glass, heraldry, clothing, paintings, and popular culture. Beginning with the almost total absence of blue from ancient Western art and language, the story moves to medieval Europe. As people began to associate blue with the Virgin Mary, the color entered the Church despite the efforts of chromophobic prelates. Blue was reborn as a royal color in the twelfth century and functioned as a formidable political and military force through the French Revolution. As blue triumphed in the modern era, new shades were created, and blue became the color of romance. Finally, Pastoureau follows blue into contemporary times, when military clothing gave way to the everyday uniform of blue jeans, and blue became the universal and unifying color of the Earth as seen from space. With an exceptionally elegant design and strikingly illustrated with one hundred color plates, "Blue" tells the fascinating history of our favorite color and the cultures that have hated it, loved it, and created great art with it.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780691090504 20160528
Green Library, Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Science Library (Li and Ma)
CHEMENG-12SC-01
Book
xiv, 1582 p. ; 21 cm.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Science Library (Li and Ma)
Book
xlv, 2042, xxxi, 320 p. ; 30 cm.
In 1968 Liddell & Scott's Greek-English Lexicon was updated with a Supplement, which was available as a separate volume (until 1992). This new Revised Supplement is a complete replacement for the 1968 edition and brings the Lexicon fully up to date recording new papyrus and epigraphical finds up to the present day. The Supplement is fully cross- referenced to the main text, but additions have been designed to be easily used without constant reference to the main text. The Revised Supplement represents the results of 13 years' work by a team of academics led by Peter Glare and overseen by a British Academy- appointed committee. * Nearly twice the size of the original Supplement (1968) with over 20,000 entries * Brings the Greek-English Lexicon completely up to date, recording newly discovered words from papyrus and epigraphical finds from the 1940s to the present day * Entries list inflections, and citations from Greek authors illustrate usage of all words * Linear B forms are incorporated into entries for the first time * Together with the Lexicon, it provides a date-range for the Greek language from 1200 BC to 600 AD This book is intended for scholars, university libraries and students of ancient Greek who already own A Greek-English Lexicon Ninth Edition. Supplement edited by: Glare, P. G. W.; with the assistance of: Thompson, A. A.; .
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780198642237 20160528
Liddell & Scott's Greek-English Lexicon (9/e 1940) is the most comprehensive and up-to-date ancient Greek dictionary in the world. It is used by every student of ancient Greek in the English-speaking world, and is an essential library and scholarly purchase there and in W. Europe and Japan. The main dictionary covers every surviving ancient Greek author and text discovered up to 1940, from the Pre-Classical Greek of the 11C - 8C BC (for example Homer and Hesiod), through Classical Greek (7C - 5C BC) to the Hellenistic Period, including the Greek Old and New Testaments. Entries list irregular inflections, and together with the definition, each sense includes citations from Greek authors illustrating usage. The Lexicon is Greek into English only, as are other ancient Greek dictionaries. This is the market expectation among both students and scholars. In 1968 the Lexicon was updated with a Supplement, which was available as a separate volume (until 1992) or bound together with the dictionary. Representing the culmination of 13 years' work, the new Revised Supplement is a complete replacement for the 1968 Supplement. Nearly twice the size of the 1968 edition, with over 20,000 entries, it adds to the dictionary words and forms from papyri and inscriptions discovered between 1940 and the 1990s as well as a host of other revisions, updatings, and corrections to the main dictionary. Linear B forms are shown within entries for the first time, and the Revised Supplement gives the dictionary a date-range from 1200 BC to 600 AD. It is fully cross-referenced to the main text but additions have been designed to be easily used without constant reference to the main text.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780198642268 20160528
Green Library, Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Classics Library, Science Library (Li and Ma)
Book
viii, 375 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 x 26 cm.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Science Library (Li and Ma)
Book
192 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 28 cm
Collection of the syndicated cartoon panel "The Far Side."
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Science Library (Li and Ma)
Book
xiv, 1560 p. ; 28 cm.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), SAL3 (off-campus storage), Science Library (Li and Ma)
Book
178 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Science Library (Li and Ma)

16. Artist and computer [1975]

Book
ix, 121 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Science Library (Li and Ma)
Book
292 p. illus. 28 cm.
Green Library, Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), SAL3 (off-campus storage), Science Library (Li and Ma)