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July 2016

There's an App for That
Applied Environmental Education & Communication
Two Very Special Books of the Month
New Books & DVDs
Recent Returns

There's an app for that

Did you know we have an app for searching the SDZG Library catalog from your mobile device?  It's an easy way to find and request books & DVDs while working on the go.  Visit the App Store for iPhones & iPads, or the Android Market.  After you install the app, open and click on Info to complete a one-time, quick set-up.  Here's how:  


Click on Library Name and change from DemoLib to San Diego Zoo Global    

Now you're ready to search!  

Applied Environmental Education & Communication

We now have online access to AAEC.  If you're interested in environmental and conservation education, this journal is for you. ​

Many thanks for our colleagues in Conservation Education for the suggestion!  Staff and Volunteers can access the journal onsite.  

Books of the Month (2!)

Roar - how to build a resilient organization the world famous San Diego Zoo way

ROAR : How to Build a Resilient Organization the World Famous San Diego Zoo Way

By Sandy Asch and Tim Mulligan (2016)

To thrive in the dynamic global economy, you need to build organizational resilience. ROAR: How to Build a Resilient Organization the World-Famous San Diego Zoo Way looks at San Diego Zoo Global's high-performance culture, and how any organization can follow its example to achieve exceptional influence and success. —Dust jacket. Visit to learn more and purchase your own print or e-book.

Request Book of the Month: ROAR

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Nola, by Stephanie Lisa Tara (2016)


By Stephanie Lisa Tara (2016)

Extinction is an ugly word. Greed is an uglier word. What to do? Understand what happened to Nola and her kind. Learn the lessons that Nola teaches us. And then, tell our children Nola's story using gentle, evocative language that invites compassion, inspiration and awareness. —Introduction.  Visit ShopZoo to purchase your own copy. 

Children's book (K-5)
Winner of the 2016 Mom's Choice Awards Gold Medal

Many thanks to Monica Michel, Licensing and Jane Kennedy, Lead Keeper!  

Request Book of the Month: Nola

New Books & DVDs

Asch, Sandy, and Tim Mulligan. 2016. Roar : how to build a resilient organization the world-famous San Diego Zoo way. HD58.8 .A83 2016 MAIN

Bernard, H Russell. 2016. Research methods in anthropology : qualitative and quantitative approaches. GN345 .B47 2011 MAIN

Briggs, Philip. 2015. Kenya. Eyewitness Travel Guides. QH195 .K4 K46 2015 MAIN

Bryce, Caleb M. 2016. Wild carnivore energetics : conservation ecophysiology of pumas, wolves, and African lions. ICR SEMINAR SERIES [DVD]

California, State of. 2016. California veterinary medicine practice act : 2016 edition. SF745 .C35 2016 ZOO HOSP

Dytham, Calvin. 2011. Choosing and using statistics : a biologist's guide. HF5721 .D98 2011 MAIN

Fahy, Krista A. 2008. The effect of habitat choice, density and distribution on breeding western snowy plovers [dissertation]. QL696 .C4 F34 2008 MAIN

Grueber, Catherine. 2016. Genetics and genomics for the conservation of Tasmanian Devil in captivity and the wild. ICR SEMINAR SERIES [DVD]

Hennessey, Sarah. 2016. Linking existing field data with agent-based model development to support conservation decision making for western burrowing owls. ICR SEMINAR SERIES [DVD]

Kotter, John P. 2008. A sense of urgency. HD58.8 .K67 2008 MAIN

Kotter, John P. 2016. That's not how we do it here! : a story about how organizations rise and fall--and can rise again. HD58.8 .K68 2016 MAIN

McDermott, Paul. 1994. The evaluation of three environmental enrichment techniques in a captive group of Cercopithecus nigroviridis [thesis] /. QL737 .P93 M33 1994 MAIN

Newing, Helen. 2011. Conducting research in conservation : social science methods and practice. QH75 .N49 2011 MAIN

Ramakrishnan, Uma. 2016. Tiger conservation through a genetic lens. ICR SEMINAR SERIES [DVD]

Richardson, Kate. 2016.  Considering dispersal in reintroduction planning : the case study of the New Zealand hihi, Notiomystis cincta.  ICR SEMINAR SERIES [DVD]

Roush, Sheryl L. 2010. Heart of a woman in business : stories, strategies and skills for business success. HF5549.5 .M63 R687 2010 MAIN

Roush, Sheryl. 2013. 7 simple steps to business presentations : how to craft a speech to promote your product or service. HF5386 .R684 2013 MAIN

Roush, Sheryl. 2015. Public speaking for business. HF5386 .R685 2015 CD

Rowley, Steven. 2016. Lily and the octopus. GR705 .R69 2016 MAIN [BOOK CLUB]

Sellar, John M. 2014. The UN's lone ranger : combating International wildlife crime. SK591 .S45 2014 MAIN

Tara, Stephanie Lisa. 2016. Nola. QL76.5 .C35 S36 T37 2016 MAIN

Winchell, Clark. 2016. Comparison of oak planting techniques directed at landscape level restoration or remote sites. ICR SEMINAR SERIES [DVD]

Wood, Eric. 2016. The effects of climate and land use change on avian biodiversity. ICR SEMINAR SERIES [DVD]

Recent Returns

What's been piquing our interest these days?  Here's a view of our Recent Returns shelf, giving some insight into what we're reading and watching at the Zoo, Park & Institute. 
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The San Diego Zoo Global Library is open to staff and volunteers. Please call before making a special trip, as we occasionally need to step out of the Library.

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M-F, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm


Outreach Events

No scheduled events this month. See you at the Park & Zoo in August!

Returns: You can always return items by interoffice mail.  Place in an interoffice envelope or box addressed to Library -  Beckman Center

Requests: Need information but can't visit? Contact us (email or call), or use the Hold request link when searching our online catalog.  We are happy to deliver books & DVDs to the Park & Zoo.     

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