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Books of the Month!

Failure to Adjust

Failure to Adjust argues that, despite the deep partisan divisions over how best to respond to America's competitive challenges, there is achievable common ground on such issues as fostering innovation, overhauling tax rules to encourage investment in the United States, boosting graduation rates, investing in infrastructure, and streamlining regulations.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

One of the most inspiring and impactful books ever written, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has captivated readers for 25 years. It has transformed the lives of Presidents and CEOs, educators and parents— in short, millions of people of all ages and occupations.

The Age of Stagnation

In the Age of Stagnation, the author challenges the assumption that growth can be perpetual and questions the ability of political leaders to enact the tough structural changes needed.

Zero to One

If you want to build a better future, you must believe in secrets. The great secret of our time is that there are still uncharted frontiers to explore and new inventions to create. In Zero to One, legendary entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel shows how we can find singular ways to create those new things.

The Only Game in Town

In The Only Game in Town, El-Erian casts his gaze toward the future of the global economy and markets, outlining the choices we face both individually and collectively in an era of economic uncertainty and financial insecurity.

Library Happenings

Bloomberg on Trade

Please join our Bloomberg reps for a training on how the Terminal can cover information and intelligence on US trade activities.

Date:
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Time:
9:30am - 10:30am
Location:
Reading Room (HCHB Room 1894)

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Check out our new Digital Exhibit!

Secretary of Commerce, Undersecretary of Everything Else: Herbert Hoover as Department of Commerce Secretary, 1921-1928

Visiting HCHB?  Come see the companion physical exhibit on display in the library's Reading Room.

 

Lexis Advance Webinars

Did you know that Lexis Advance is replaced Lexis.com in May 2017? Prepare yourself with recent training sessions available online to all Commerce employees. 
 

Transitioning to Lexis Advance Training

Essential News Searching on Lexis Advance

Advanced News Searching on Nexis.com

 

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