Archive for the ‘environment’ Category

New Books – Available June 18

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

Here is a list of some of the new additions to Engineering and Computer Science Library’s collection:

An approach to ontology construction : and its application to community portals

Safety research on highway infrastructure and operations : improving priorities, coordination, and quality

Review of the federal strategy for nanotechnology-related environmental, health, and safety research

Fires in silos : hazards, prevention, and fire fighting

Designing for older adults : principles and creative human factors approaches (2nd ed.)

Paris et ses expositions universelles : architectures, 1855-1937

Humber River watershed plan : pathways to a health Humber

You can preview these and other books now at the New Books display at the entrance to Engineering and Computer Science Library.  They will be available to check out of the library beginning June 18.

Earth Day – April 22, 2009

Monday, April 20th, 2009

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 is Earth Day!  Celebrate by reading one of these books, listed below, and learn more about what you can do as engineers or future engineers to help the Earth.   They are all available from the Engineering and Computer Science Library.

You can also search the catalogue for books related to engineering and the environment using keywords such as:

  • climactic changes
  • environmental aspects
  • ecological houses
  • energy conservation
  • environmental policy
  • global warming
  • greenhouse effect
  • ozone layer depletion
  • renewable energy sources
  • sustainable buildings
  • sustainable development