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May Top Ten in GVRL

Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints: Factory Farming
History Behind the Headlines, vol. 1
Tourette Syndrome 2013
Issues That Concern You: Vegetarianism, 2014
Business Plans Handbook, vol. 36
Whooping Cough 2012
Savings and Investing 2012
Encyclopedia of Management e7 2012
Encyclopedia of Management Theory, vol. 1
Knives and Swords 2010

Some serious topics for springtime!

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GVRL in April

The top ten were:
Eyewitness Travel Guide: Back Roads Germany, 2014
Collaborative Grantseeking 2011
Medieval Weapons 2007
Daily Life in Victorian England, 2nd ed.
The Handbook of Community Practice e2 2013
The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki 2011
Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, vol. 1
St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, 2nd ed., vol. 1
Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series, vol. 236
Encyclopedia of Sociology, 2nd ed., vol. 1

As always, this reflects our customers wide variety of interests.

 

Federal court records–what’s ahead?

Access to federal court records could be changing in the future.  It’s complex system that is fee-based for all but Supreme Court filings.  Take a few minutes and read this excellent summary of where things stand right now and what things could be like in the future.

GVRL in February

Here are the top ten titles:

Babycare 2011
How to Write Your Will e18 2009
Creation Myths of the World: An Encyclopedia, 2nd. ed., vol. 1
Mythology and Culture Worldwide: Aztec Mythology
America Goes Green: An Encyclopedia of Eco-Friendly Culture in the UnitedStates, vol. 2
The College Blue Book, 44th ed., vol. 3
The Hobbit 1995
Literary Movements for Students, 2nd ed., vol. 2
Contemporary Musicians, vol. 1
Melton’s Encyclopedia of American Religions e8 2009

Tax Forms

Tax forms have not arrived yet and the IRS website does not have all of the 2017 forms or instructions available at this time.

Note:  Publication 17 (Tax Guide for Individuals) is no longer available in print format.  It can be found here.

Top GVRL in December

What an interesting month!

The Encyclopedia of Kidney Diseases and Disorders 2012
The Rough Guide to Costa Rica, 7th ed.
The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Greek and Roman Mythology 2002
Science and Its Times, vol. 7: 1950-Present
The Antebellum Era 2003
How to Prepare a Business Plan e5 2008
Business Plans Handbook, vol. 36
International Directory of Company Histories, vol. 114
The Rough Guide to Norway, 6th ed.
K-9 Police Units 2010

Fact Checking the State of the Union

There’s something new that’s happening during the State of the Union address, scheduled for January 30.  The Reporters’ Lab at Duke University is beta-testing a real-time fact check during the actual address to Congress.  And there’s definite street cred here:   itt draws on automation and fact-checking work from researchers from the University of Texas at Arlington, the Internet Archive, MIT Media Lab, and Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo.

Income Tax Information for 2018

Did you know that the IRS anticipates that over 90% of tax payers will file electronically? This little tidbit of information and more can be found in yesterday’s press release/

We will updating our Tax Time page this week to reflect and changes listed in that press release.

November 2017 Top 11 GVRL Titles

It’s 11 this month instead of our usual 10 because 2 volumes of a book accounted for the first 2 spots on this list:

Encyclopedia of Love in World Religions, vol. 1
Encyclopedia of Love in World Religions, vol. 2
Innovation 2009
Brussels & Bruges, Antwerp & Ghent 2012
The American Civil War and Reconstruction 2012
William Carlos Williams, Rev. ed. 1989
World Eras v4 2002
Springer Handbook of Robotics 2008
UXL Endangered Species, 3rd ed., vol. 1: Mammals
Business Plans Handbook, vol. 35
Encyclopedia of Dubious Archaeology 2010

October Top Ten GVRL Titles

Knots 2012
Favorite Knots for the Sports Enthusiast 2008
Malaria 2010
The Rough Guide to Fiji, 2nd ed.
Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Vancouver & Victoria, 2014
Motorcycle 2012
The Health Care System e2013 2013
Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Paris, 2014
Norway 2012
Perspectives on Modern World History: The Brown v. Board of Education Trial

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