A source guide for business, marketing, and financial researchers looking for information in the commercial, industrial, manufacturing, communications, automotive, and agricultural sectors. The reference lists print and electronic tools, compact discs, and online databases.
As the real estate market begins to show signs of recovery, home buyers and sellers, real estate professionals, investors, and attorneys can rely on the up-to-date eighth edition of Barron’s Dictionary of Real Estate Terms when they need a handy quick-reference source to the industry’s terminology. More than 3,000 short-entry terms and definitions cover topics that include appraisal, architectural styles, brokerage, construction, development, environmental finance, mortgage types, zoning, and much more. Many definitions are supplemented with graphs, charts, and line art.
This new edition has been expanded to a total of more than 7,500 terms. It's an indispensable reference for business proprietors and managers, as well as for consumers who need to understand the terminology of investment, banking, taxes, law, real estate, management, computers, and other aspects of business.
Provides more than three thousand entries covering all aspects of real estate, including topics for home buyers, sellers, brokers, students, investors, and attorneys.
Lists and describes the various types of general business reference sources and sources having to do with specific management functions and fields
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This fact-filled guide serves as an introductory handbook or as a refresher for those who want to research a specific topic or update their research skills. • Annotated list of sources • An appendix listing core items in business
Designed to complement every introductory library reference course, this is the perfect text for students and librarians looking to expand their personal reference knowledge, teaching failsafe methods for identifying important materials by matching specific types of questions to the best available sources, regardless of format. Guided by a national advisory board of educators and practitioners, this thoroughly updated text expertly keeps up with new technologies and practices while remaining grounded in the basics of reference work. Chapters on fundamental concepts, major reference sources, and special topics provide a solid foundation; the text also offers fresh insight on core issues, including ethics, readers' advisory, information literacy, and other key aspects of reference librarianship;selecting and evaluating reference materials, with strategies for keeping up to date;assessing and improving reference services;guidance on conducting reference interviews with a range of different library users, including children and young adults;a new discussion of reference as programming;important special reference topics such as Google search, 24/7 reference, and virtual reference; anddelivering reference services across multiple platforms As librarians experience a changing climate for all information services professionals, in this book Cassell and Hiremath provide the tools needed to manage the ebb and flow of changing reference services in today's libraries.
Small in size but packed with detailed information, Barron's Business Dictionaries are extremely useful and economical reference sources for business students, business managers, and general readers seeking advice and information on specific business subjects. Each pocket-size book defines thousands of authoritative yet specialized terms within its subject area and features an abundance of diagrams, charts, and line art. These are must-haves for students and professionals alike. This revised and expanded dictionary defines approximately 8,000 terms relating to accounting, taxation, advertising, business law, communications, transportation, computers and the Internet, insurance, international business, management, marketing, real estate, and statistics. This brand-new edition has been expanded to include more than 150 new terms specifically relating to finance and economics.
Updated to reflect real estate market conditions in today's economy, this comprehensive reference covers virtually every aspect of buying and selling. Includes facsimile real estate forms and worksheets to familiarize potential buyers with the paperwork involved in getting a mortgage and purchasing real estate.
A dictionary of medical terminology for descriptions of diseases, symptoms, first-aid procedures, anatomy, dentistry, medications, and more.
This test-prep manual and study guide covers all real estate examinations: sales license, broker's license and appraiser certification. Developed for use in all 50 states, it contains over 1,500 practice questions, nine full-length practice exams, and special exams covering contracts, settlement and the Rectangular Survey. Strong coverage of real estate math.
Updated to reflect current rates, these quick reference tables show the size of monthly payments necessary to amortize loans on amounts up to $600,000 over periods ranging from one to 40 years across a broad span of interest rates. There is a short-entry glossary of financial terms at the back of the book.
Long trusted as the most comprehensive, up-to-date and user-friendly grammar available, HAMMER'S GERMAN GRAMMAR AND USAGE provides you with a complete guide to German as it is written and spoken today. This new edition includes: -concise descriptions of the main grammatical phenomena of German and their use -examples of grammar taken from contemporary German, helping you to understand the underlying grammatical principles more quickly -invaluable guidance on pronunciation and the German accent -discussion of new words from English roots such as 'zertweeten' ('to tweet'), helping you to communicate in German as used by Germans today -clarification on the spelling reform and current spellings of German, thus increasing your confidence while writing and reading in German. Praised for its clear layout and lucid explanations, this new edition distinguishes the most common forms of usage, both formal and informal, and offers you a combination of reference grammar and manual of current usage that you will find invaluable, whether a student or a teacher, at intermediate or advanced level.
"Deal with customers, suppliers, and colleagues; control the environment where negotiations take place; bargain constructively with those holding opposing views; close and confirm the results of a negotation."--Cover.
Strauss's latest edition retains its place as an essential text for library students; an indispensable guide for practitioners in public, academic, and special libraries who deal with business inquiries; and a resource for entrepreneurs and business professionals.