Drugs & Dependence | Science & Technology Reviews

A detailed look at pain management implementing the use of medical cannabis rather than opioids; A complex look at the issue of opioid abuse backed up with research and first hand stories; A valuable addition to the conversation about addiction filled with case studies illustrating the complexities of the disease

The Silicon Standard | Technology in Focus

Further readings on current and coming tech and how it impacts the human experience.

From New Matter to the Flu | Science & Medical Previews, Aug. 2018

Arnold, Catharine. Pandemic 1918: Eyewitness Accounts from the Greatest Medical Holocaust in Modern History. St. Martin’s. Aug. 2018. 368p. ISBN 9781250139436. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250139450. HISTORY One hundred years after the Spanish Flu scoured the globe, killing 50 million people worldwide and 550,000 in the United States (five times the number of military fatalities in […]

German-Style Parenting, Mindfulness for Teens, Veggies for Kids, Creative Families | Parenting Reviews

EAT YOUR VEGGIES! YOU’RE ENOUGH! TAKE RISKS! CREATE! Such are the admonitions of the upcoming parenting releases as chosen by our new columnist Julia M. Reffner, replacing Julianne Smith, a longtime LJ reviewer and the parenting columnist for 11 years. Thank you, Julianne. Welcome, Julia!

Computer Legacies | Video Reviews

This DVD is recommended for fans of similar PC documentaries such as Silicon Cowboys and Triumph of the Nerds; a fascinating history of a technical success but commercial failure in early computer technology

Ex-STEM-Poraneous | Collection Development: Math & Science Literacy

The emphasis on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) is not just for policy planners but also for parents, community organizers, and school reformers. These 25 resources for teachers and students at all levels will bring new energy to most collections.

Nonfiction on Alcoholism, a Daughter’s Memories, a Woman Who Codes | Xpress Reviews

Relevant facts about important players associated with the history of alcoholism and how it has been treated in the United States; an affecting memorialization of a good man in dire straits; recommended for anyone intrigued by technology and its implications

Engineering & Technology, June 2017 | Best Sellers

September 2016 to date as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO

Technology, Literature, & Dan Rather | Barbara’s Nonfiction Picks, Nov. 2017

Berlin, Leslie. Troublemakers: The Story of Silicon Valley’s Coming of Age. S. & S. Nov. 2017. 448p. ISBN 9781451651508. $30; ebk. ISBN 9781451651522. TECHNOLOGY Five of the world’s six most valuable companies are high-tech firms, and they were helped to the top by the six innovators profiled here, who broke ground in 1970s and early […]

Prog Rock, Navy SEALs, & Career Advice for the Weird | Nonfiction Audio Coming in June

Nonfiction audiobooks publishing in June 2017