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In this easy-to-follow handbook, two veteran job seekers offer straightforward and step-by-step advice that helps readers focus on their strengths and develop an eye-catching resume to get the job they want. Includes timely information on salaries, job trends, and top companies.
A Passion for Books: A Book Lover's Treasury of Stories, Essays, Humor, Lore and Lists on Collecting, Reading, Borrowing, Lending, Caring For and Appreciating Booksby Rob Kaplan Harold Rabinowitz
Two publishing industry veterans collect 60 classic and modern musings on the joys and perils of bibliomania. They include book care tips, resources, "The Ten Best-Selling Books Rejected by Publishers Twenty Times or More," cartoons, a bibliobibliography, and a foreword by Ray Bradbury who wrote of book-burning in . Annotation c. Book News, Inc. , Portland, OR (booknews. com)
Perhaps no other topic is as relevant to our lives today as science. We look to the interpreters of science for wisdom and answers, insights into the nature of the universe and who we are, as well as explanations for the common and everyday world in which we live. Here, then, is an indispensable collection of the best that has been written and said about science from ancient times to today. Written by scientists and philosophers alike, the passages in this handy volume are filled with wit and wisdom, and range from brief insights to longer, thought-provoking quotes.
Select your format based upon: 1) how you want to read your book, and 2) compatibility with your reading tool. To learn more about using Bookshare with your device, visit the Help Center.
Here is an overview of the specialized formats that Bookshare offers its members with links that go to the Help Center for more information.
- Bookshare Web Reader - a customized reading tool for Bookshare members offering all the features of DAISY with a single click of the "Read Now" link.
- DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System) - a digital book file format. DAISY books from Bookshare are DAISY 3.0 text files that work with just about every type of access technology that reads text. Books that contain images will have the download option of ‘DAISY Text with Images’.
- BRF (Braille Refreshable Format) - digital Braille for use with refreshable Braille devices and Braille embossers.
- MP3 (Mpeg audio layer 3) - Provides audio only with no text. These books are created with a text-to-speech engine and spoken by Kendra, a high quality synthetic voice from Ivona. Any device that supports MP3 playback is compatible.
- DAISY Audio - Similar to the Daisy 3.0 option above; however, this option uses MP3 files created with our text-to-speech engine that utilizes Ivonas Kendra voice. This format will work with Daisy Audio compatible players such as Victor Reader Stream and Read2Go.