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Reference works

See below for a selection of the latest books from Reference works category. Presented with a red border are the Reference works books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Reference works books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Principles of Anatomy

Principles of Anatomy

Author: Salem Press Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/04/2020

This new volume will give readers an overview of bodily structures, the building blocks of life, and major concepts and contemporary issues surrounding the study of anatomy. A must for STEM students at the high school and undergraduate levels.

America's Top-Rated Cities, 4 Volume Set, 2020

America's Top-Rated Cities, 4 Volume Set, 2020

Author: David Garoogian Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/04/2020

American Book Publishing Record Annual provides immediate access to the 73,000 cataloging records for the entire year of 2019, for books published or distributed in the US.

America's Top-Rated Cities, Vol. 1 South, 2020

America's Top-Rated Cities, Vol. 1 South, 2020

Author: David Garoogian Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/04/2020

American Book Publishing Record Annual provides immediate access to the 73,000 cataloging records for the entire year of 2019, for books published or distributed in the US.

World Geography, Volume 5: Asia

World Geography, Volume 5: Asia

Author: Salem Press Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/04/2020

No longer does the study of geography mean just memorizing names and locations of places. Today, geography is the understanding the characteristics of places and the complex interconnections among them. This new edition of World Geography is arranged into six volumes by world region: North America and the Caribbean; South and Central America; Africa; Europe; Asia; Australia; Oceania, and the Antarctic.

The Edinburgh Companion to Shari'Ah Governance in Islamic Finance

The Edinburgh Companion to Shari'Ah Governance in Islamic Finance

Author: S. Nazim Ali Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/04/2020

Written by a group of prominent shari'ah scholars, academics and practitioners in the field of Islamic finance, this book contains 17 in-depth case studies of shari'ah governance practices and experiences as well as critical analysis of these practices. It serves as a standalone comprehensive reference work on shari'ah governance, containing an overview of its Islamic legal foundations, its evolution and development over the years, current practices and debates on shari'ah governance standards and future prospects for shari'ah governance in the global Islamic finance market.

Reference Shelf: Propaganda and Misinformation

Reference Shelf: Propaganda and Misinformation

Author: HW Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/04/2020

Weiss Ratings Guide to Banks, Summer 2020

Weiss Ratings Guide to Banks, Summer 2020

Author: Weiss Ratings Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/04/2020

Updated quarterly, for the most up-to-date information, Weiss Ratings Guide to Banks offers accurate, intuitive safety ratings your patrons can trust; supporting ratios and analyses that show an institution?s strong & weak points; identification of the Weiss Recommended Companies with branches in your area; a complete list of institutions receiving upgrades/downgrades; and comprehensive coverage of every bank and thrift in the nation ? more than 9,000. Weiss Safety Ratings are then based on the analysts? review of publicly available information collected by the federal banking regulators. The easy-to-use layout gives you: the institution's Weiss Safety Rating for the last 3 years; the five key indexes used to evaluate each institution; along with the primary ratios and statistics used in determining the company's rating. Weiss Ratings Guide to Banks will be a must for individuals who are concerned about the safety of their CD or savings account; need to be sure that an existing line of credit will be there wh

Weiss Ratings Consumer Box Set, Spring 2020

Weiss Ratings Consumer Box Set, Spring 2020

Author: Weiss Ratings Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/04/2020

Deliver the critical information your patrons need to safeguard their personal finances with Weiss Ratings Consumer Box Set. Each of the nine guides is packed with accurate, unbiased information and recommendations to help your patrons make sound financial decisions. Weiss Ratings Consumer Box Set provides your patrons with easy to understand guidance on important personal finance topics, including: Consumer Guide to Variable Annuities, Consumer Guide to Medicare Supplement Insurance, Consumer Guide to Elder Care Choices, Consumer Guide to Automobile Insurance, Consumer Guide to Long-Term Care Insurance, Consumer Guide to Homeowners Insurance, Consumer Guide to Term Life Insurance, Health Savings Accounts, and Consumer Guide to Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage. Each guide provides an easy-to-read overview of the topic, what to look out for when selecting a company or insurance plan to do business with, who are the recommended companies to work with and how to navigate through these often-times difficult decisions.

Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 2020

Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 2020

Author: Grey House Canada Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/04/2020

An indispensable guide to government in Canada, Canadian Parliamentary Guide provides information on both federal and provincial governments, courts, and their elected and appointed members.

Older Americans Information Resource, 2020/21

Older Americans Information Resource, 2020/21

Author: Laura Mars Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/04/2020

Older Americans Information Directory is an invaluable resource that offers up-to-date information on the prevalent social, health and financial issues facing older Americans in the 21st century, as well as recreational and educational opportunities to enrich their lives.

Magill's Literary Annual, 2020

Magill's Literary Annual, 2020

Author: Salem Press Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/04/2020

Each year, Magill's Literary Annual critically evaluates 200 major examples of serious literature published during the previous calendar year. the philosophy behind our selection process is to cover works that are likely to be of interest to general readers, that are written by authors being taught in literature programs, and that will stand the test of time. By filtering the thousands of books published every year down to 200 notable titles, the editors have provided the busy librarian with an excellent reader's advisory tool and patrons with fodder for book discussion groups and a guide for choosing worthwhile reading material.

The Grey House Homeland Security Resource Guide, 2020

The Grey House Homeland Security Resource Guide, 2020

Author: Laura Mars Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/04/2020

This comprehensive, up-to-date directory provides detailed profiles of nearly 1,500 Federal & State Organizations & Agencies and over 3,000 Officials and Key Executives involved with Homeland Security. These listings are incredibly detailed and include Mailing Address, Phone & Fax Numbers, Email Addresses & Web Sites, a complete Description of the Agency and a complete list of the Officials and Key Executives associated with the Agency.