NAR members and Association staff can borrow up to three books for 30 days from the Library for a nominal fee of $10.
Members and staff can also borrow up to six electronic books, digital audios and/or videos at no cost, through the Virtual Library eBooks Collection.
City Rules: How Regulations Affect Urban Form
By Emily Talen
Island Press, 2012
City Rules offers a challenge to students and professionals in urban planning, design, and policy to change the rules of city-building, using regulations to reinvigorate, rather than stifle, our communities. Emily Talen demonstrates that regulations are a primary detriment to the creation of a desirable urban form. While many contemporary codes encourage sprawl and even urban blight, that hasn’t always been the case-and it shouldn’t be in the future.
The Financial Services Handbook
John Wiley & Sons, 1987
This book considers financial services as a single, unified industry, reflecting the unparalleled changes that have occured in the field during the past five years. Taking a practitioner’s perspective, it brings together a wide range of views from executives in all segments of the industry who reflect on problems they have commonly confronted in their fields as the industry amalgamates, how the changes are affecting banks, securities brokers, insurance firms, and other institutions, and their personal experiences and views on how to cope with the changes. Also looks at how financial services will develop through the ’80s and beyond.
Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions
Appraisal Institute, 2000
The Uniform Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions have been revised. Under a cooperative agreement between the Appraisal Institute and the Department of Justice, the 2000 edition of the Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions (the “yellow book”) has been published by the Appraisal Institute and is available as a softcover text.
Mission-Based Marketing: Positioning Your Not-for-Profit in an Increasingly Competitive World
By Peter C. Brinckerhoff
Now in a Third Edition, Mission-Based Marketing is a direct, practical guide showing how you can lead your not-for-profit to success in a more competitive world. This book provides the knowledge and skills you need to build a market-driven organization that holds onto its core values, does a better job of providing mission, and successfully competes for funding, clients, referral sources, staff, and board members.
Strategic Communications for Nonprofits: A Step-by-Step Guide to Working with the Media
By Kathy Bonk, Emily Tynes, Henry Griggs and Phil Sparks
This is a new edition of Strategic Communications for Nonprofits, which was first published in 1999. It is an up-dated, nuts-and-bolts guide to helping nonprofits design and implement successful communications strategies. The book offers a unique combination of step-by-step guidance on effective media relations and assistance in constructing and developing an overall communications strategy aimed at creating social or policy change.
Land Valuation: Adjustment Procedures and Assignments
By James H. Boykin
Appraisal Institute, 2001
Land Valuation: Adjustment Procedures and Assignments is a basic guidebook to help appraisers successfully complete new or difficult land valuation assignments. It describes the many problems that are encountered in land valuation and illustrates how various land valuation assignments can be performed, using both traditional techniques and innovative, alternative methods.
Fundraising Basics: A Complete Guide
By Barbara L. Ciconte and Jeanne Jacob
Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 2008