December 2015 Content Update

Three new titles and three updated titles were released to Public Core in December 2015. There are now 825 titles in the Public Core collection. If you subscribe to this package, see a full title list in your Admin account (log-in required), or check it out on our corporate site


New Public Core Titles: 


100 Ideas that Changed Street Style

ISBN: 9781780673417

100 Ideas that Changed Street Style is a look-by-look dissection of the key ideas that changed the way we dress -- from the middle of the 20th century to the present day -- explaining the most iconic items of clothing and how they were worn, what the look was born of, its cultural background, how it was received, and how it still resonates in fashion today.


The Christmas Encyclopedia

ISBN: 9780786468270

This considerably expanded third edition of The Christmas Encyclopedia covers key topics surrounding the cherished holiday and its traditions.


The Essential Workplace Conflict Handbook

ISBN: 9781632650085

The Essential Workplace Conflict Handbook is the ideal resource for anyone ready to confront conflict at work rather than run from it. This resource is ideal for anyone ready to confront conflict at work rather than run from it.

Updated Public Core Titles: 


Dictionary of Computing

ISBN: 9781408128077

The Dictionary of Computing provides coverage of the terms used in computing, including hardware, software, programme languages, networks and applications, e-commerce and the Internet.


Good Word Guide

ISBN: n/a

This fully updated edition of the bestselling Good Word Guide offers information and advice on spelling, grammar, punctuation, pronunciation, confusables and the latest buzzwords, and provides clear, straightforward answers to everyday language problems.


Teach Yourself: Catholicism: An Introduction

ISBN: 9781473615793

Written by a leading journalist, broadcaster and former editor of the Catholic Herald, Catholicism: A Complete Introduction is designed to give you everything you need to succeed in your studies, all in one place. It covers the key themes and topics that you are expected to understand, outlining the basics in clear jargon-free English.

There were no retired titles this month. A full list of updated and retired titles is always available upon request to


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