August 2016 Content Update

There were four new titles released to Academic Core and Academic Core with Backfile in August 2016.

There are now 791 titles in Academic Core with Backfile, and 691 titles in the Academic Core collection. If you subscribe to one of these packages, see a full title list in your Admin account (log-in required), or check it out on our corporate site: Academic Core with Backfile, Academic Core

New Academic Core Titles: 


50 Physics Ideas You Really Need to Know

ISBN: 9781848667068

In 50 Physics Ideas You Really Need to Know Joanne Baker will uncover the physics all around us, from basic concepts like gravity, light and energy through to the complexities of quantum theory, chaos and dark energy.


Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America

ISBN: 9780787675509

Recognizing that ethnic differences are transforming American education expectations, political ideals and popular culture, Gale presents a vital, new multicultural reference. Gale Encyclopedia Of Multicultural America contains original essays on specific minority and ethnic groups in the U.S., with an emphasis on culture (religions, holidays, customs, language) in addition to information on historical background and settlement patterns.


Profiles in Excellence Nobel Laureates All: 1901-2015

ISBN: 9789377871284

A breakthrough reference work that covers 115 years of Nobel Prizes and is a tribute to over 150 years of the best of human achievements in Science, Literature and Humanity.


The Psych 101 Series: Intelligence 101

ISBN: 9780826111258

Intelligence has been among the most controversial constructs in all of the social sciences, from its origin as a concept a thousand years ago by such thinkers as Aristotle, Socrates, and Plato to the present. The answer to the question "What is intelligence?" has tremendous implications for how we view the relationships between mind, education, and society. Is intelligence one general trait or a host of multifaceted abilities? Are racial and socioeconomic differences in intelligence evidence of nature or nurture? Are all intelligent people also creative? Are we getting smarter as a species? Do our beliefs about our own intelligence matter?

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