Description : Overloaded with the mass of information on the Internet? Frustrated by how difficult it is to find what you really want? Now you don't need to spend hours browsing around the Internet or grappling with the huge number of "hits" from an Internet search engine: theDirectory of Web Siteswill take you straight to the best educational sites on the Internet. From archaeology to zoology, from dance to technology, theDirectoryprovides information more than 5,500 carefully selected Web sites that represent the best of what the Internet has to offer. The sites are grouped by subject; each one features a full description; and the text is complemented throughout by screenshots and fact boxes. As well, sites have been selected purely on educational merit: all sites with overtly commercial content and influence from Internet providers have been excluded.
Description : The sites selected for this Web research guide are specific to the needs of business researchers, providing annotated listings of global business information sources. Researchers will find resources such as finding financial information on a foreign company, identifying overseas buyers and suppliers, and finding a market research study or an industry analysis from another country.
Description : This book is a direct companion to Sittig's Handbook of Toxic and Hazardous Chemicals and Carcinogens in that the hazardous chemicals listed in Sittig's Handbook are the source for this guide. With more than 7,500 entries highlighting chemical producers worldwide, this international directory is a source of complete contact information for manufacturers, agencies, organizations, and useful sources of information regarding hazardous chemicals.
Description : Written by one of the world's leading web handling expert and experienced machine designer along with a team of specialists, this hands-on book offers a step-by-step approach to investing in, acquiring and starting up web machinery. It is designed to assist plant-based personnel in the costing and planning of major machinery investment with a rigorous analysis of what needs to be done to acquire or replace equipment with minimal expense and maximum long-term efficiency, no matter what types of webs are being handled. The book ranges over the entire spectrum of machine buying from dealing with salespeople to the technical details of machinery design, contract formulation, financing and maintenance. Numerous case studies illustrate strategies to follow—and avoid—in purchasing standard, as well as custom designed, web machines. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- From the FOREWORD (by Craig Sheppard, Executive Director, AIMCAL) "The book offers excellent and practical advice on how to: · Define equipment needs and goals · Research the options · Prepare specifications and requests for quotes · Negotiate contracts · Make decisions based on facts · Examine options such as standard, custom and one-off designs or rebuilds The guide…explains what must be done for acceptance trials, startup and documentation. Other sections of the book examine expectations for the machine's first year and explore ways to address problems…"
Description : Peter Norton's Introduction to Computers 5th Edition is a state-of-the-art series that provides comprehensive coverage of computer concepts. This series is new for the High School market. It is generally geared toward Computer Science departments and students learning about computer systems for the first time. Some of the topics covered are: an Overview of computers, input methods and out put devices, processing data, storage devices, operating systems, software, networking, Internet resources, and graphics."