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Make Your Bookshelf Happy By Adding These Hot-Off-The-Presses Titles
February 6th, 2015

"What's shakin' book-wise, Left Coast?" you ask. Lots! Here are the latest, your-bookshelf -will-be-desolate-until-you-purchase-these-new-titles in...


Steve Brown, Anne Clarke, and Ursula Frederick, editors: Object Stories: Artifacts and Archaeologists

Heritage Studies

Museum Studies 

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Our Author Nancy MacKay is very WISE
February 4th, 2015

Congrats to Left Coast author Nancy MacKay, who won the WISE Instructor of the Year Award! The Web-based Information Science Education (WISE) Consortium (http://www.wisepedagogy.org/) helps faculty and doctoral students develop effective online teaching practices within the context of Library Information Science education. 

Indeed a wise scholar, Nancy has written two books for Left Coast: Community Oral History Toolkit (co-authored with Mary Kay Quinlan and Barbara Sommer) and Curating Oral Histories. She is also the series editor for our Practicing Oral History series. 

Rita Denny and Patricia Sunderland Talk Anthropology in Business in Recent Podcast
January 20th, 2015

Last week, the New Books Network's anthropology site posted a podcast interview with LCP authors Rita Denny and Patricia Sunderland. In the podcast, the pair of business anthropology experts discuss their most recent book, the edited volume Handbook of Anthropology in Business. In the interview, the pair discuss the origins and purpose of the Handbook, as well as going deep into the intersection between anthropology and business.

You can listen to the full interview on the New Books in Anthropology website, at this link.

The Latest Training Webinar from Our Publishing Partners at the Museum Store Association
January 12th, 2015

Our publishing partners at the Museum Store Association will launch the first of their 2015 training Webinars this upcoming Wednesday. This one will cover “Unlocking the Power of the Purse.” 

More details on the Webinar can be found here

And information on the MSA series we publish can be found here

Easing You into 2015 with Helpful Ordering Tips and Hints
January 7th, 2015

No rest for the weary (or wicked) here at Left Coast HQ and (we suspect) everyone else as we all head back to work or school as 2015 gets underway. 

If you're pondering how to spend part (or all) of your holiday bonus and/or which books you want to use in the classroom, we can help you with that!

Here are some quick suggestions on how you can get your Left Coast titles quickly and easily. 
  • We have eBook versions of most of our titles. You can discover more about our eBooks here 
  • Our interactive catalogs featuring new and bestselling titles can be found here 
  • You can always browse all of our titles here 
  • If you’re an instructor, click here if you want information on ordering eBook or physical exam and/or desk copies.  
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Left Coast Sweeps the 2014 Choice Magazine Outstanding Academic Titles Derby!
January 6th, 2015

Happy 2015! This year promises to be a big one for us, as we celebrate our 10-year anniversary. 

And we’re starting out the year with some fantastic news. Six (6!) of our titles have been honored as Choice Magazine's Outstanding Academic Title winners! This is a huge recognition from the American Library Association’s magazine dedicated to reviews of academic books and digital resources for the higher education field. 

Be sure to tell your university librarian to order these award-winning titles: 
Congratulations to these authors!

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