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White Field, black seeds

by Anna Kuismin (editor) Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

White field, black seeds—who can sow? Although the riddle from which this these words are taken comes from oral tradition, it refers to the ability to write, a skill which in most Nordic countries was not...


Knowledge Unbound

by Peter Suber The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

In these texts, Suber makes the case for open access to research; answers common questions, objections, and misunderstandings; analyzes policy issues; and documents the growth and evolution of open access during...


So You Want to Be a Librarian

by Lauren Pressley Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

Provides information about librarianship as a career, including types of libraries, types of jobs within libraries, professional issues, and educational requirements.


Transforming Scholarly Publishing Through Open Access: A Bibliography

by Charles W. Bailey, Jr. Charles W. Bailey, Jr. CreateSpace Independent Pub (January 30, 2018)

Can scholarly journal articles and other scholarly works be made freely available on the Internet? The open access movement says "yes," and it is having a significant impact on scholarly publishing. There are...


Open Access

by Peter Suber Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

The Internet lets us share perfect copies of our work with a worldwide audience at virtually no cost. We take advantage of this revolutionary opportunity when we make our work "open access": digital, online,...


Media studies 101

by Dr. Erika Pearson BCcampus, BC Open Textbook Project (March 22, 2018)

"Media Studies 101 is the open educational resource for media studies in New Zealand, Australia, and Pacifica. We have constructed this text so it can be read in a number of ways. You may wish to follow the...


Conventions 101: a functional approach to teaching (and assessing!) grammar and punctuation

by Chauna Ramsey Open Oregon Educational Resources; Press Books (March 22, 2018)

"This is a collection of cumulative units of study for conventional errors common in student writing. It's flexible, functional, and zeroes in problems typically seen in writing of all types, from the eternal...


About writing: a guide

by Robin Jeffrey Open Oregon Education Resources (March 22, 2018)

"This writer's reference condenses and covers everything a beginning writing student should need to successfully compose college-level work. The book covers the basics of composition and revising, including...


CASEY STENGEL - The Cambridge Book of Essential Quotations

by Sebastian Simcox Gramercy Park Press (May 01, 2018)

Here are the most essential quotations culled from as wide a variety of source materials available. They have been compiled, edited and carefully selected for inclusion in this book.


Historical Dictionary of the Hittites

by Charles Burney Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 17, 2018)

The Hittites created one of the great civilizations of the ancient world, although it remained almost unknown until excavations in the early 20th century revealed the extent and importance of its culture. For...


EVITA & JUAN PERON - The Cambridge Book of Essential Quotations

by Sebastian Simcox Gramercy Park Press (May 01, 2018)

Here are the most essential quotations culled from as wide a variety of source materials available. They have been compiled, edited and carefully selected for inclusion in this book.


Historical Dictionary of Botswana

by Barry Morton & Jeff Ramsay Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 13, 2018)

The death of Botswana’s last founding father, Sir Ketumile Quett Masire, in June 2017, marked the end of an era. Since the release of the Fourth Edition of Historical Dictionary of Botswana in 2008, Botswana...


Badass Affirmations

by Becca Anderson Mango (May 15, 2018)

A funny, inspirational banquet of delicious bon mots, quips, and unforgettable one-liners from movie stars, musicians, politicians, and women writers. Sometimes shocking, always entertaining, everyone from Rihanna...


GUTS

by Sam Bracken & Bill Curry Mango (March 15, 2018)

Living a life of grit and grace

  • Do you want to understand the important difference between head, heart, and gut and where each fits into better decision-making?
  • Are you ready to enjoy a purpose driven life and...


DANIELLE STEEL - The Cambridge Book of Essential Quotations

by Sebastian Simcox Gramercy Park Press (May 01, 2018)

Here are the most essential quotations culled from as wide a variety of source materials available. They have been compiled, edited and carefully selected for inclusion in this book.


CARL SANDBURG - The Cambridge Book of Essential Quotations

by Sebastian Simcox Gramercy Park Press (May 01, 2018)

Here are the most essential quotations culled from as wide a variety of source materials available. They have been compiled, edited and carefully selected for inclusion in this book.


Learning English at School

by Dr. Kelleen Toohey Multilingual Matters (May 11, 2018)

This fully revised edition provides a comprehensive discussion of how insights and concepts from new materialism and posthumanism might be used in investigating second language learning and teaching in classrooms....


Contemporary Russian Fiction: Russian Authors Interviewed by Kristina Rotkirch

by Kristine Rotkirch, Charles Rougle & Anna Ljunggren Glas (October 16, 2012)

The living voices of eleven leading Russian authors. Kristina Rotkirch's book presents the reader with an overview of contemporary Russian literature: Boris Akunin, Yuri Mamleev, Yevgeni Grishkovets, Eduard...


RICHARD PRYOR - The Cambridge Book of Essential Quotations

by Sebastian Simcox Gramercy Park Press (May 01, 2018)

Here are the most essential quotations culled from as wide a variety of source materials available. They have been compiled, edited and carefully selected for inclusion in this book.


The Battles of Tolkien

by David Day Thunder Bay Press (June 15, 2017)

The defining battles from the history of Middle-earth are presented in a single, entertaining volume.

The history of J. R. R. Tolkien's fictional world of Middle-earth is filled with epic battles in an ongoing...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Mad Science

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (January 01, 2014)

Take a fascinating quantum leap into the fun side of science.

From the amazing to the amusing, this byte-sized collection will bring you the inside stories behind earth-shattering discoveries, accidental inventions,...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Screen Gems

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (August 22, 2014)

In a world…where movies rule…only one man…can write a super-fun e-book about them!

If you love movies as much as we do, you won’t want to miss this epic e-book! Several classic Bathroom Reader articles,...


Uncle John's Canoramic Bathroom Reader

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (November 01, 2014)

Uncle John’s 27th Bathroom Reader is all new and better than ever!

Weighing in at a whopping 544 pages, Uncle John’s Canoramic Bathroom Reader presents a wide-angle view of the world around us. It’s overflowing...


Uncle John's Facts to Go UJTV

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (December 15, 2013)

Uncle John takes a loving look at life on the small screen.

From the Honeymooners to Honey Boo Boo, this entertaining expose of all things television is full of behind-the-scenes secrets, amazing origins, quotes,...


Uncle John's Robotica

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (September 01, 2014)

From the world-wide leader in strange-but-true stories comes a fascinating book full of the marvels of mechanical men, glimpses into tomorrow’s technology…and what happens when machines go mad. It’s a...


Uncle John's Facts to Go History Makers

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (December 01, 2013)

When it comes to making history fun, Uncle John is second to none!

Uncle John takes readers on a journey through the ages, shedding new light onto some of the past’s most famous (and infamous) figures, and...


Uncle John's Facts to Go International Affairs

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (March 01, 2015)

Time to play “Around the World in 50 Pages!”

Starting from the depths of the Bathroom Reader archives, you’ll be transported to exotic lands where you’ll learn the local customs and sample the curious...


Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Attack of the Factoids

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (March 01, 2014)

Uncle John is battening down the hatches and preparing for a Fact Attack in this third, un-bowl-ievable volume of fascinating facts!

Packed with more than 400 pages, Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Attack of the...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Where'd THAT Come From?

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (January 15, 2014)

Hundreds of incredible origin stories, ranging from everyday items to social customs to history-altering inventions.

Uncle John’s Where’d That Come From? delivers the true stories behind all sorts of things,...


Uncle John's Plunges into New Jersey

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (August 01, 2015)

Uncle John takes a full-color plunge into the Garden State!

As the birthplace of baseball, the Boss, and Bubble Wrap—New Jersey has got it all, and Uncle John’s Plunges into New Jersey (Illustrated Edition)...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Attack of the Foodies

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (July 15, 2014)

It’s the most delicious Uncle John’s ever!

Pizza, chocolate, potatoes, grubs, coffee, croissants . . . grubs? Yes, grubs! In Attack of the Foodies, no food or beverage is safe from the culinary clutches...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Playtime!

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (February 01, 2014)

A loving look at toys and games—and the people who make and play them—from the past and present.

Albert Einstein once said, “Play is the highest form of research.” Uncle John adds: “And it’s really...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Bathroom Lore

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (June 01, 2014)

Uncle John’s favorite room finally gets its own book!

Some of the best bathroom reading we’ve ever squeezed out has been about the bathroom itself. And in this e-book, the hallowed throne gets its moment...


Uncle John's Plunges into Canada

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (June 01, 2014)

Uncle John Plunges into Canada . . . in color!

Uncle John and the folks at the Bathroom Readers’ Institute love all things Canadian and figure that just because we weren’t lucky enough to be born in the Great...


Uncle John's Plunges into New York

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (April 01, 2015)

Uncle John Plunges into New York…in color!

You think you know New York? Fugeddaboutit! Uncle John knows New York, though, and he’s taking readers on a whirlwind tour of America’s greatest city…this time...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Modern Mythology

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (March 01, 2014)

Myth meets reality in this one-of-a-kind book that could only come from everyone’s favorite folk hero—Uncle John!

The ancient Greeks had Zeus; today we have the Burger King…king. In Modern Mythology, you’ll...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Call of the Wild

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (October 15, 2014)

The outdoors roars to life in this ferocious new e-book from Uncle John!

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! And plenty of other wild beasts (including wildebeests)! Whether you find it under a rock, in the sea,...


Uncle John's OLD FAITHFUL 30th Anniversary Bathroom Reader

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (September 12, 2017)

Celebrate the big 3-0 with this thrilling 30th edition of Uncle John's Bathroom Reader—and cheers to 30 more!

What's even more trusty and awe-inspiring than Old Faithful, the Yellowstone geyser that erupts...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Show Biz Blunders

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (July 15, 2015)

The famouser they are, the funnier they fall!

Oops, they did it again. Whether it’s Tom Cruise going berserk on Oprah’s couch, Taylor Swift ending a relationship just so she can write a song, or Jennifer...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Nice People

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (April 01, 2014)

Restore your faith in humanity in just 50 pages.

This very special e-book will lift your spirits with inspiring stories of heroism, overcoming adversity, random acts of kindness, wise thoughts, and some really...


Do Geese Get Goose Bumps?

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (September 01, 2016)

A Q&A book full of things you didn't know you need to know.

Find the answers to hundreds of life's most perplexing questions in this entertaining collection from the editors at Portable Press (the team behind...


Uncle John's UNCANNY Bathroom Reader

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (November 01, 2016)

The most trusted name in trivia has done it again!

What’s so uncanny about the 29th annual edition of Uncle John’s? This enduring book series has been delivering entertaining information to three generations...


Uncle John's Weird Weird World: EPIC

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (November 01, 2015)

What’s weirder than weird? This book! It’s weird squared. It’s EPIC!

The second fully-illustrated, hardcover book in Uncle John’s popular new  Weird, Weird World series opens up a portal to the bizarre....


Uncle John's FACTASTIC Bathroom Reader

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (November 01, 2015)

Bestselling book, fantastic new look!

Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader got a FACTASTIC facelift for the 28th all-new edition of this beloved book series. Now with a fancy flexi-cover and slightly larger trim size...


Uncle John's How to Toilet Train Your Cat

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (September 01, 2015)

From the world leader in fascinating facts and amusing true stories comes a book about how things are made…and you should be glad that you don’t have to make them yourself.

For more than 25 years, Uncle John’s...


Uncle John's Lists That Make You Go Hmmm...

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (May 01, 2015)

A list of five words to describe Uncle John's Lists That Make You Go Hmmm...: 1. Funny; 2. Fact-filled; 3. Surprising; 4. Unique; 5. Essential.

Uncle John's Lists That Make You Go Hmmm... puts a whole new spin...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Life is Strange

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (February 15, 2014)

An e-book this bizarre could only come from the warped minds at the Bathroom Readers’ Institute!

Uncle John donned his snorkel, dove head-first into the bottomless Bathroom Reader archives, and emerged with...


How to Fight a Bear...and Win

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (October 01, 2015)

From the world leader in fascinating facts and amusing true stories comes a book about how to feed, clothe, and protect yourself in the wilderness…and might even make you want to avoid anything resembling...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Fads & Flops

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (March 15, 2014)

It’s pet rocks and faux pas in Fads & Flops!

Uncle John takes the nation by storm in this hip new e-book of Bathroom Reader classics and some brand-new articles! Fads & Flops is overflowing with stories of...


Uncle John's Perpetually Pleasing Bathroom Reader

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (November 12, 2013)

Uncle John’s Perpetually Pleasing Bathroom Reader proves once again why the Bathroom Readers’ Institute is the best in the business when it comes to providing quick, entertaining reads for readers on the...