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Information Governance: Concepts, Strategies, and Best Practices

Information Governance: Concepts, Strategies, and Best Practices

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 21-APR-2014

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Proven and emerging strategies for addressing document and records management risk within the framework of information governance principles and best practices Information Governance (IG) is a rapidly emerging "super discipline" and is now being applied to electronic document and records management, email, social media, cloud computing, mobile computing, and, in fact, the management and output of information organization-wide. IG leverages information technologies to enforce policies, procedures and controls to manage information risk in compliance with legal and litigation demands,...

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High Performance Responsive Design

High Performance Responsive Design

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-SEP-2014

Insert Date: 18-APR-2014

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Responsive Web Design (RWD) requires a more abstract way of responding to a user's behavior and environment. There’s a delicate balance between designing for a user's context and insuring that the performance of the design is not weighed down by special elements. High Performance Responsive Design is the first book to approach RWD with performance in mind. You'll learn how to create website designs that are both high performing and compelling for the context of the user....

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Nano-scale CMOS Analog Circuits: Models and CAD Techniques for High-Level Design

Nano-scale CMOS Analog Circuits: Models and CAD Techniques for High-Level Design

By: Soumya Pandit; Chittaranjan Mandal; Amit Patra

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 20-FEB-2014

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The objective of this book is twofold. First is to introduce to traditional analog design professionals the various structured CAD approaches for analog design, desired knowledge about the physics of MOS transistors, device modeling, nano-scale characterization and challenges, and CAD techniques to handle them. Second is to motivate young researchers and post-graduate students to develop research careers in the high-level analog design automation domain. This book presents the foundation knowledge for them. ...

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Image Analysis and Modeling in Ophthalmology

Image Analysis and Modeling in Ophthalmology

By: Eddie Ng; U. Acharya; Jasjit Suri; Aurelio Campilho

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 11-FEB-2014

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Successful thermal modeling of the human eye helps in the early diagnosis of eye abnormalities such as inflammation, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, and glaucoma—all leading causes of blindness. This book presents a unified work of eye imaging and modeling techniques that have been proposed and applied to ophthalmologic problems. It delves into various morphological, texture, higher order spectra, and wavelet transformation techniques used to extract important diagnostic features from images, which can then be analyzed by a data scientist for automated diagnosis. ...

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Getting Started in ZBrush

Getting Started in ZBrush

By: Greg Johnson

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 16-APR-2014

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Getting Started in ZBrush is a gentle introduction to ZBrush, today’s premier digital sculpting program. Beginning with the fundamentals of digital sculpting as well as a thorough introduction to the user interface, Getting Started in ZBrush will have you creating a variety of professional-level 3D models in no-time. More than just another button-pushing manual, this comprehensive guide is packed with start-to-finish projects that ease you into the workflow of the program, while at the same time providing tips and tricks that will allow you to achieve certain tasks much more...

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Fearless Drawing

Fearless Drawing

By: Kerry Lemon

Publisher: Quarry Books

Publication Date: 01-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 16-APR-2014

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Fearless Drawing is a fun and beautiful book exploring how to rediscover the joy of drawing. There is a terrific fear attached to drawing, a frozen panic, a cry of I can’t draw! Embark on 22 adventures to re-ignite the profound joy and artistic passion of drawing for every reader. Author Kerry Lemon uses a wide range of exercises and encouraging guidance to allow the reader to fall in love with the process of physically creating marks and shapes across a page. Only by enjoying the process will you begin to draw regularly, and of course, lots of drawing leads to lots of improvement! As...

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Drawing Type

Drawing Type

By: Alex Fowkes

Publisher: Rockport Publishers

Publication Date: 01-APR-2014

Insert Date: 16-APR-2014

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Part inspiration and part workbook, the images of hand-drawn type will inspire and excite any designer to draw and explore type. Drawing Type features real-world projects and sketchbooks of well-known type designers, including interviews about their processes. ...

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Photoshop Elements 12 All-in-One For Dummies

Photoshop Elements 12 All-in-One For Dummies

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 28-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 15-APR-2014

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Make ordinary photos extraordinary with Photoshop Elements 12 All-in-One For Dummies! Whether you prefer to snap shots on your smartphone or don't ever leave home without your DSLR, chances are you have way more photos than you ever dreamed possible. Photoshop Elements 12 All-in-One For Dummies is here to help you get those pictures organized and turn your favorite shots into amazing images. This information-packed, full-color guide features nine minibooks covering all aspects of the image-editing process. From learning what's new with Elements 12, finding your way around the workspace,...

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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Photoshop Elements 12

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Photoshop Elements 12

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Publisher: Visual

Publication Date: 21-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 15-APR-2014

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Are you a visual learner? Do you prefer instructions that show you how to do something — and skip the long-winded explanations? If so, then this book is for you. Open it up and you'll find clear, step-by-step screen shots that show you how to tackle more than 160 Photoshop Elements tasks. Each task-based spread covers a single technique, sure to help you get up and running on Photoshop Elements 12 in no time. You'll learn to: Use both the Organizer and Editor Import photos from various sources Enhance lighting and color Restore old photos and add effects Save, back up,...

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Adobe Lightroom mobile: Your Lightroom on the Go

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Adobe Lightroom mobile: Your Lightroom on the Go

By: Jeff Carlson

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 08-APR-2014

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Where are your photos? Anywhere you are! With Adobe Lightroom mobile, you are no longer wedded to just one place or one device. Whether you’re on vacation, working in the field, or sitting on your couch, Lightroom mobile is your remote link to your full Lightroom library. No plugging in to your computer, no manual syncing, no hassle.   You can review and edit your photos on your iPad 2 or later and know that the changes will be ready when you return to the computer later. Without worrying about how to access your Lightroom library, you can focus your energy on finding new...

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Composition: From Snapshots to Great Shots, Second Edition

Composition: From Snapshots to Great Shots, Second Edition

By: Laurie S. Excell

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 25-APR-2014

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Now that you’ve bought an amazing new DSLR, you need a book that goes beyond the camera manual to teach you how to take great shots. That’s where Composition: From Snapshots to Great Shots, Second Edition, comes in, teaching you the fundamentals of composition—the creative arrangement of elements in the shot, and the way a viewer’s eye travels through an image—so you can get great shots no matter what gear you use. In this book, author and professional photographer Laurie Excell starts with the basics of composition—such as the popular rule of thirds—and illustrates how elements like...

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The Art of the Documentary: Fifteen Conversations with Leading Directors, Cinematographers, Editors, and Producers, Second Edition

The Art of the Documentary: Fifteen Conversations with Leading Directors, Cinematographers, Editors, and Producers, Second Edition

By: Megan Cunningham

Publisher: New Riders

Publication Date: 16-APR-2014

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Documentary filmmaking is a powerful and vital element to our society,  and those who are responsible for bringing real stories and issues to a creative medium often have an uncanny ability to make a deep connection to us with their art. Legendary directors and cinematographers such as the Maysles brothers, D.A. Pennabaker & Chris Hegedus, Errol Morris, or Ken Burns have vividly made their marks in recent decades and continue to inspire those who enter the field. Inexpensive video camera equipment and video editing software have helped fuel a new wave of truth-tellers, bringing the tools of...

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Simplicity in the Details: Designing Faster Web and Mobile Interactions

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Simplicity in the Details: Designing Faster Web and Mobile Interactions

By: Giles Golborne

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 02-APR-2014

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It’s the tiny details that delight customers. Creating an exceptional interface, whether it’s for a web page, an app, or even products like bank ATMs, leads to loyal customers and word of mouth recommendations. This guide by UX design leader, Giles Colborne, focuses on how to create extraordinarily simple interfaces by paying attention to the details. Complementing his book Simple and Usable Web, Mobile, and Interaction Design, Giles offers practical advice on how to create better web and mobile interactions. • Explore how to make interfaces that are effective, efficient, and satisfying •...

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The HDR Book: Unlocking the Pros’ Hottest Post–Processing Techniques, 2nd Edition

The HDR Book: Unlocking the Pros’ Hottest Post–Processing Techniques, 2nd Edition

By: Rafael “RC” Concepcion

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 15-APR-2014

Insert Date: 12-APR-2014

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When it comes to HDR, only three key ingredients are needed: hardware, software, and post-processing technique. Hardware is simple–there are only a few things you need to set up and shoot an HDR series. Software is vastly improved, making it easier for anyone to create an HDR image. The hard part is the post-processing technique. There are only two options: hours and hours of experimentation or The HDR Book. Featuring real-world interviews with passionate HDR photographers, this updated edition of the popular The HDR Book, by Rafael “RC” Concepcion, is more than a how-to and different...

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48th Publication Design Annual

48th Publication Design Annual

By: Society of Publication Designers

Publisher: Rockport Publishers

Publication Date: 15-APR-2014

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The Society of Publication Designers' (SPD) annual competition seeks the very best in editorial design work. Judged by a worldwide panel of top designers, the 48th edition of Rockport's best-selling SPD annuals celebrates the journalists, editorial directors, photographers, and other talented individuals who brought events of the year 2013 to our doorsteps and computer screens. Stunning full-page layouts present everything from products to people, and objects to events, in ways that make each palpable and unforgettable. You’ll find featured work published in a wide range of mediums and...

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David Busch’s Sony® α A3000/ILCE-3000 Guide to Digital Photography

David Busch’s Sony® α A3000/ILCE-3000 Guide to Digital Photography

By: David D. Busch

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 28-APR-2014

Insert Date: 10-APR-2014

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DAVID BUSCH'S SONY ALPHA A3000/ILCE-3000 GUIDE TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY is your best resource and reference for the Sony A3000/ILCE-3000. This newest E-mount camera in the Sony product line includes a 20.2 megapixel sensor, ISO up to 12,800, and full HDTV video. With this book in hand, you will explore the world of digital photography, learn to exercise your creativity, and take great photographs with the Sony A3000/ILCE-3000. With clear how-to steps and full-color illustrations, DAVID BUSCH'S SONY A3000/ILC-3000 GUIDE TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY covers all the features of this advanced but...

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SONAR™ X3 Power!

SONAR™ X3 Power!

By: Scott R. Garrigus

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 16-APR-2014

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SONAR X3 POWER! is an all-new edition of this popular guide to Cakewalk's powerful digital audio workstation, offering full, detailed coverage of the SONAR X3 software. The book's comprehensive treatment begins with the basics and takes you from setup to final mix with clear, step-by-step instructions and exercises. If you're a new user, you'll start at the beginning and learn everything you need to know to use SONAR for recording, editing, producing, mixing, and sharing your music with the world. If you're already a SONAR user, you'll learn the details about all the exciting new features in...

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The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook: Ideas into Practice

The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook: Ideas into Practice

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Publisher: Pfeiffer

Publication Date: 11-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 10-APR-2014

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Following Karl Kapp's earlier book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction, this Fieldbook provides a step-by-step approach to implementing the concepts from the Gamification book with examples, tips, tricks, and worksheets to help a learning professional or faculty member put the ideas into practice. The Online Workbook, designed largely for students using the original book as a textbook, includes quizzes, worksheets and fill-in-the-blank areas that will help a student to better understand the ideas, concepts and elements of incorporating gamification into learning. ...

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Logic Pro X

Logic Pro X

By: Mark Cousins; Russ Hepworth-Sawyer

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 03-APR-2014

Insert Date: 06-APR-2014

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From initial demos to mixing and mastering, seasoned authors Mark Cousins and Russ Hepworth-Sawyer show you how to get the most from Logic Pro X. By exploring the essential workflow and the creative possibilities offered by Logic’s virtual instruments and effects, Logic Pro X: Audio and Music Production leads you through the music creation and production process, giving you all the tips and tricks used by the pros to create release-quality recordings. Using full color screenshots throughout, alongside related boxouts that expand on the key concepts, Logic Pro X: Audio and Music...

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The SOS Guide to Live Sound

The SOS Guide to Live Sound

By: Paul White

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 03-APR-2014

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If you’ve ever handled live sound, you know the recipe for creating quality live sound requires many steps. Your list of ingredients, shall we say, requires an understanding of sound and how it behaves, the know-how to effectively use a sound system), and the knowledge to choose and use your gear well. Add a dash of miking ability, stir in a pinch of thinking on your feet for when your system starts to hum or the vocals start to feed back, and mix. In practice, there really is no "recipe" for creating a quality performance. Instead, musicians and engineers who effectively use sound...