Waldo Library’s Science Reference section has just received the 2007 edition of the Encyclopedia of Wood, published by the Forest Products Laboratory of the U.S. Forest Service. This fine reference book contains all the major engineering properties of wood: structural, physical, mechanical, commercial, chemical, as well as listing all the many different ways that wood can be used. This is an essential resource for all engineerings. Our copy is in Science Reference at call number: TA 419 .W78 2007. Note: this is the updated version of the Wood Engineering Handbook (1999) which is freely available on the web. You can browse some of the 2007 edition at Google Books.