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  • Modern Conducting 

    Shapiro, Derek; Caldwell, Jonathan (Virginia Tech School of Performing Arts in association with Virginia Tech Publishing, 2022)
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  • Virginia Cooperative Extension Gardener Handbook 

    Unknown author (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2022)
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  • Sustainable Property Management 

    Hopkins, Erin (Virginia Tech Department of Apparel, Housing, and Resource Management in association with Virginia Tech Publishing, 2022-11-30)
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  • Fish, Fishing, and Conservation 

    Orth, Donald J. (Virginia Tech Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation in association with Virginia Tech Publishing, 2022-11-22)
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  • Introduction to Earth Science 

    Neser, Laura (Virginia Tech Department of Geosciences in association with Virginia Tech Publishing, 2022-11-30)
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  • Applied Human Anatomy 

    Nolan, Michael; McNamara, John (Virginia Tech Publishing, 2022)
    The structure of the human body is usually considered in courses in gross anatomy. These courses typically consist of lectures by the faculty, readings in assigned textbooks and the study of photographs and illustrations ...
  • Introduction to Biosystems Engineering II 

    Holden, Nicholas; Wolfe, Mary Leigh; Ogejo, Jactone Arogo; Cummins, Enda J. (Virginia Tech Publishing, 2022-09)
    Introduction to Biosystems Engineering II is a projected successor volume to Introduction to Biosystems Engineering, a customizable open textbook published ...
  • Construction Contracting: Business and Legal Principles, Second edition 

    Bartholomew, Stuart H. (2022)
    About Construction Contracting: Business and Legal Principles, 2nd edition by Stuart H. Bartholomew: Exceptionally practical and authoritative, this introduction to construction contracting as it applies to ...
  • Human Anatomy Self-Assessment Review Questions 

    Nolan, Michael F.; McNamara, John P. (2022-07-15)
    Instructors and students reviewing, adopting, or adapting this textbook are encouraged to provide feedback (or report errors) online at: https://bit.ly/feedback-human-anato ...
  • Pulmonary Pathophysiology for Pre-Clinical Students 

    Binks, Andrew (Virginia Tech Publishing, 2022)
    Pulmonary Pathophysiology for Pre-Clinical Students is an undergraduate medical-level resource for foundational knowledge of pulmonary pathophysiology. This text is designed for a pre-clinical undergraduate ...
  • Pulmonary Physiology for Pre-Clinical Students 

    Binks, Andrew (Virginia Tech Publishing, 2022)
    Pulmonary Physiology for Pre-Clinical Students is an undergraduate medical-level resource for foundational knowledge of pulmonary physiology. This text is designed for a pre-clinical medical curriculum and ...
  • Cardiovascular Pathophysiology for Pre-Clinical Students 

    Binks, Andrew (Virginia Tech Publishing, 2022)
    Cardiovascular Pathophysiology for Pre-Clinical Students is an undergraduate medical-level resource for foundational knowledge of common cardiovascular diseases, disorders and pathologies. This text is designed ...
  • Aerospace Structures 

    Johnson, Eric R. (Kevin T. Crofton Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering in affiliation with Virginia Tech Publishing, 2022)
    Aerospace Structures by Eric Raymond Johnson is a 600+ page text and reference book for junior, senior, and graduate-level aerospace engineering students. The text begins with a discussion of the aerodynamic and inertia ...
  • Teaching in the University: Learning from Graduate Students and Early Career Faculty 

    Westfall-Rudd, Donna M.; Elliott-Engel, Jeremy; Vengrin, Courtney (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences in affiliation with Virginia Tech Publishing, 2022)
    Teaching in the University: Learning from Graduate Students and Early Career Faculty provides insight and strategies for successful teaching, advising, and mentoring postsecondary students. In particular, the authors ...
  • Neuroscience for Pre-Clinical Students 

    LeClair, Renee (Virginia Tech Publishing, 2022)
    Neuroscience for Pre-Clinical Students covers neuroenergetics, neurotransmitters, neuropeptides, and selected amino acid metabolism and degradation. This USMLE-aligned text is designed for a first-year ...
  • Cell Biology, Genetics, and Biochemistry for Pre-Clinical Students 

    LeClair, Renee J. (Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine in association with Virginia Tech Publishing, 2021)
    Cell Biology, Genetics, and Biochemistry for Pre-Clinical Students is an undergraduate medical-level resource for foundational knowledge across the disciplines of genetics, cell biology and biochemistry. ...
  • Tree Steward Manual 

    Virginia Cooperative Extension (Virginia Cooperative Extension in Association with Virginia Tech Publishing, 2021-10-11)
    Tree Steward Manual is designed for Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners who are training to be certified advanced Master Gardener tree stewards. Written by a dedicated team of volunteers who themselves ...
  • Road to Success: A Guide for Doctoral Students and Junior Faculty Members in the Behavioral and Social Sciences 

    Venkatesh, Viswanath (2021-10-05)
    Life in academia is like life in no other profession. The intellectual freedom in conducting research coupled with the ability to positively impact the lives of students through teaching makes it exciting and noble. The ...
  • Storytelling on Screen: An Online Playback Theatre Archive and Guidebook 

    Rosin, Jordan; Vogel, Heidi Winters; Lebron, Sammy (2021-10-01)
    Playback Theatre is a form of community-centered storytelling theater where the audience tells stories, which are then reflected by a company of actors and musicians. Storytelling on Screen: An Online Playback Theatre ...
  • Aerodynamics and Aircraft Performance 

    Marchman, James F. III (2004, 2021)
    Aerodynamics and Aircraft Performance, 3rd edition is a college undergraduate-level introduction to aircraft aerodynamics and performance. This text is designed for a course in Aircraft Performance that is ...

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