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January 2005

Librarians’ Choice 2004 · Public Documents & Patents

Airpower Advantage: Planning the Gulf War Air Campaign 1989-1991
This volume explores and reveals the little-known story how the Gulf War plan was developed and came to fruition. The book offers a rare look at the often unrecognized but essential realm of contemporary military planning.

Business Ethics: A Manual for Managing a Responsible Business Enterprise in Emerging Market Economies
Here is a practical guide to assist owners and managers in designing and implementing a business ethics program that meets emerging global standards and expectations in new worldwide markets.

Home Field Advantage: A Century of Partnership between Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and Dayton, Ohio, in the Pursuit of Aeronautical Excellence
This lavishly illustrated volume recounts the history of how Dayton and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base became, and continues to be, America’s “Cradle of Aviation.”

Making Their Way: Views of Grassroots Development in Latin America and the Caribbean
Photographs by Miguel Sayago show some of the beneficiaries of the Inter-American Foundation’s assistance to improve the quality of life in their homes, neighborhoods, and workplaces.

Nutrition and Physical Activity: The 100 Way
Written for mentors and parents of eleven-to eighteen-year-old African-American youths, this guide emphasizes the importance of diet and exercise as part of a healthy lifestyle.

Remembering Apollo 11: 1969-2004
A thirty-fifth anniversary CD-ROM of the historic moon landing mission, this is a collection both of hard-to-find technical data and of general information, such as photo galleries, biographies, audio and video clips, and blueprint-like diagrams of the Apollo spacecraft.

STS-107 Tribute
This CD-ROM and accompanying booklet memorialize and pay tribute to the crew of the space shuttle Columbia, which crashed upon reentry in January 2003. The CD includes video of President Bush’s remarks, as well as from others who eulogized the astronauts.

Train Wreckers and Ghost Killers: Allied Marines in the Korean War
P.D. D 214.13:K 84/10
One of many books that commemorate the efforts, sacrifices, and bravery of the marines serving in Korea on the fiftieth anniversary of the war, this publication and others can also be viewed on a CD, Marines in the Korean War: Commemorative Series.