Physics (New Titles)

Theoretical physics. 4, Special theory of relativity
By Wolfgang Nolting.
Springer, 2017.
E Book: Online

Drawing physics : 2,600 years of discovery from Thales to Higgs
By Don S. Lemons ; with drawings by Jesse Graber.
The MIT Press, 2017.
Call Number: QC7.L557
Lee Wee Nam Library, Science Collection

Solid state physics : from the material properties of solids to nanotechnologies
By David S. Schmool.
Mercury Learning and Information, 2017.
Call Number: QC176.S356
Lee Wee Nam Library, Science Collection

Particle physics
By B.R. Martin, G. Shaw.
John Wiley & Sons, 2017.
Call Number: QC793.2.M379 2017
Lee Wee Nam Library, Science Collection

Universal coefficient theorem and quantum field theory : a topological guide for the duality seeker
By Andrei-Tudor Patrascu.
Springer, 2017.
E Book: Online

Tales of the quantum : understanding physics’ most fundamental theory
By Art Hobson.
Oxford University Press, 2017.
Call Number: QC174.12.H684
Lee Wee Nam Library, Science Collection

Are you happy? United Nations International Day of Happiness, 20 March

Today is United Nations International Day of Happiness. A search on Library resources related to happiness yield a surprisingly big number of hits, ranging from the serious to the light hearted. Here is a selected list that you may find interesting. If you are keen to find more resources on happiness, click here. May our readers be happy every day! 🙂

The happiness project : or why I spent a year trying to sing in the morning, clean my closets, fight right, read Aristotle, and generally have more fun
by Gretchen Craft Rubin.
Published [2009]
Library Business Library
Call Number BF575.H27R896

If you’re so smart, why aren’t you happy?
by Raj Raghunathan.
Published [2016]
Library Humanities & Social Sciences Library
Call Number BF637.S8R142

Achieving happiness in Singapore
by Dr Christopher Cheok.
Published [2013]
Library Medical Library, Novena
Call Number BF575.H27C518

Happiness for dummies
by William Doyle Gentry
Published [2008]
Library Humanities & Social Sciences Library
Call Number BF575.H27G339

Happiness : a practical guide
by Will Buckingham.
Published [2012]
Library Library Outpost
Call Number BF575.H27B923

Happiness
by Bent Greve.
Published [2012]
Library Business Library
Call Number BF575.H27G837

Spontaneous happiness
by Andrew Weil.
Published [2011]
Library Humanities & Social Sciences Library
Call Number RA790.W422

Earth Sciences (New Titles)

Earthquakes: the sound of multi-modal waves
(Series: IOP Concise Physics)
By W. R. Matson
Morgan & Claypool, 2016
E Book: Online

Futures research and environmental sustainability: theory and method
By James K Lein.
CRC Press, 2016.
E Book: Online

Geomorphology in the Anthropocene
By Andrew S. Goudie, Heather A. Viles.
Cambridge University Press, 2016
E Book: Online

Living labs: design and assessment of sustainable living
Edited by David V. Keyson, Olivia Guerra-Santin, Dan Lockton.
Springer, 2017.
E Book: Online

Natural hazard uncertainty assessment: modelling and decision support
(Geophysical Monograph Series)
Edited by Karin Riley, Peter Webley, Matthew Thompson.
American Geophysical Union, 2017
E Book: Online

Oceanographic and marine cross-domain data management for sustainable development
Edited by Paolo Diviacco.
IGI Global, 2017.
E Book: Online

The Paradigm of Forests and the Survival of the Fittest
By Sergio A. Molina-Murillo, Carlos Rojas Alvarado.
CRC Press, 2016.
E Book: Online

Trophic ecology
By James E. Garvey, Matt R. Whiles.
CRC Press, 2016
E Book: Online

Mathematics (New Titles)

Statistic : a very short introduction
By David J. Hand.
Oxford University Press, 2008.
E Book: Online

Fractals : a very short introduction
By Kenneth Falconer.
Oxford University Press, 2013.
E Book: Online

Algebra : a very short introduction
By Peter M. Higgins.
Oxford University Press, 2015.
E Book: Online

Game theory : a very short introduction
By Ken Binmore.
Oxford University Press, 2007.
E Book: Online

The history of mathematics : a very short introduction
By Jacqueline Stedall.
Oxford University Press, 2012.
E Book: Online

Probability : a very short introduction
By John Haigh.
Oxford University Press, 2012.
E Book: Online

Numbers : a very short introduction
By Peter M. Higgins.
Oxford University Press, 2011.
E Book: Online

Exhibition @ The Outpost – On the Mend

Here are some books on depression, if you need help, do seek medical advice early.

Depression : your questions answered
By Cosmo Hallström, Nicola McClure.
Published: Churchill Livingstone, 2005.
Lee Wee Nam Library
Call Number: RC537.H193

Depression : the way out of your prison, 3rd Edition
By Dorothy Rowe.
Published: Brunner-Routledge, 2003.
Humanities & Social Sciences Library
Call Number: RC537.R878

Sadness or Depression?
By Jerome C. Wakefield.
Published: Springer Netherlands 2016.
Online Access: E-book

The uses of sadness: why feeling sad is no reason not to be happy
By Karen Masman.
Published: Allen & Unwin, 2009.
Online Access: E-book

NTU Chinese Medicine Clinic Talk – 认识中医,认识针灸

Title: 认识中医,认识针灸
Language: Chinese
Speaker: NTU Chinese Medicine Clinic Physician, Lim Yin Jia
Date: 12/04/2017, Wednesday
Time: 12.30pm – 1.30pm
Location: NTU Chinese Medicine Clinic, Teaching Lab
NTU School of Biological Sciences, 60 Nanyang Drive, Singapore 637551
To Register: https://goo.gl/YDJW9F

Chemistry (New Titles)

Aromatic interactions : frontiers in knowledge and application
Edited by Darren W. Johnson, Fraser Hof.
Royal Society of Chemistry, 2017.
E Book: Online

Elements of physical chemistry
By Peter Atkins, Julio de Paula.
Oxford University Press, 2017.
Call Number: QD453.2.A874t 2017
Lee Wee Nam Library, Science Collection

Green biocomposites : manufacturing and properties
Edited by Mohammad Jawaid, Salit Mohd Sapuan, Othman Y. Alothman.
Springer, 2016.
E Book: Online

Handbook of relativistic quantum chemistry
Edited by Wenjian Liu.
Springer, 2016.
E Book: Online

Introduction to computational chemistry
By Frank Jensen.
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2017.
Call Number: QD455.3.E4J54 2017
Lee Wee Nam Library, Science Collection

Reference module in chemistry, molecular sciences and chemical engineering
Edited by Jan Reedijk.
Elsevier, 2013.
E Book: Online

Newly subscribed Ecology e-journals

The NTU Libraries has recently subscribed to four e-journals published by the Ecological Society of America.

1. Ecological Applications

Ecological Applications publishes papers that develop scientific principles to support environmental decision-making, as well as papers that discuss the application of ecological concepts to environmental issues, policy, and management.

Full-text access via:
a. Wiley from 1997 onwards
b. JSTOR from 1991 to 2014 (2 years moving wall)

2. Ecological Monographs

Papers in this journal provide integrative and documentation of major empirical and theoretical advances in the field and establish benchmarks from which future research will build.

Full-text access via:
a. Wiley from 1997 to present
b. JSTOR from 1931 to 2014 (2 years moving wall)

3. Ecology

The journal publishes a broad array of research that includes techniques, approaches, and concepts: paleoecology through present-day phenomena; evolutionary, population, physiological, community, and ecosystem ecology,  and biogeochemistry.
Full Text Access via:
a. Wiley from 1997 to present
b. JSTOR from 1920 to 2014 (2 years moving wall)

4. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment

Frontiers includes a range of peer-reviewed, synthetic review articles, short, high-impact research communications of broad interdisciplinary interest, breaking news on people, policy, and research from around the world, editorials, letters, and multi-author debates on current controversies, and more.

Full-text access via:
a. Wiley from 2003 to present
b. JSTOR from 2003 – 2014 (2 years moving wall)