New Arrivals - Computer science, information, and general works
"Whether promoting yourself, your business, or your hobbies and interest, you want your website or blog to appear near the top when your customers search. Search engine optimization, or SEO, is increasingly essential to businesses. This full-color, step-by-step guide demonstrates key SEO concepts and practices in an easy-to-follow visual format. Learn how to set up your website and what to implement to help your business or product make a great showing in search results. Helps visual learners understand and practice important SEO concepts Uses full-color, step-by-step tasks to teach the elements of SEO Provides information you can quickly and easily implement to enhance your site's search engine rankings Demonstrates how to make your site attractive to casual web surfers as well as to the algorithms and spiders used by Google and other search engines..."--From the publisher.
Introduces the features of the newest version of PowerPoint, including adding video and animation, using a laser pointer in a presention, drawing on slides, presenting online, and collaborating with others via SkyDrive.
Contains six mini-books that illustrate how to use the iPad for pleasure and work, covering topics such as iWork, e-mail, and business applications as well as recommendations for must-have apps.
"With your new NOOK, you can create a slide show of your favorite photos, read e-books, surf the web, shop for Android apps, and a whole lot more. This compact, friendly guide shows you how!"-P.  of cover.
Michael Hainey had just turned six when his uncle knocked on his family's back door one morning with the tragic news: Bob Hainey, Michael's father, had been found dead near his car on Chicago's North Side of an apparent heart attack. Thirty-five years old, a young assistant copy desk chief at the Chicago Sun-Times, Bob was a bright and shining star in the competitive, hard-living world of newspapers, one that involved booze-soaked nights that bled into dawn. And then suddenly he was gone, leaving behind a young widow, two sons, a fractured family--and questions surrounding the mysterious nature of his death that would obsess Michael throughout adolescence and long into adulthood. Finally, roughly his father's age when he died, and a seasoned reporter himself, Michael set out to learn what happened that night--Adapted from publisher description.
Draws on historical, scientific, and cultural records to present evidence that the Earth once hosted prehistoric civilizations using technologies that may have originated from non-humans.
Demonstrates the features of the most recent upgrade to the Java programming language, covering topics such as core language and library features, networking, XML, advanced GUI components, JavaBeans, security and RMI and Web services.
In less than a decade, social media has changed the way millions of people keep in touch with friends, read the news and share interests. Not engaging in these new types of online social messaging can really keep a person out of the loop. The rough guide to social media for beginners covers business, leisure and everything in between. The book focuses on the two most popular and personal forms of social media: Facebook and Twitter. The guide walks readers through setup and maintenance and provides them with the skills needed to make pages lively and relevant to the people they know or work with, as well as the people they're about to meet.
Make the most of Siri's skills with the advice in this book. Your voice-activated assistant can help you review texts, navigate city streets, get movie times, and more. Learn how Siri can get you organized, entertain you, and save you time.