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  • Information Systems for Business and Beyond

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    Author(s): David T. Bourgeois, Ph.D.
    Date: Sep 29, 2020

    Description: Information Systems for Business and Beyond introduces the concept of information systems, their use in business, and the larger impact they are having on our world.

  • Web Literacy for Student Fact-Checkers

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    Author(s): Michael A. Caulfield, Washington State University Vancouver
    Date: Sep 29, 2020

    Description: This is an unabashedly practical guide for the student fact-checker. It supplements generic information literacy with the specific web-based techniques that can get you closer to the truth on the web more quickly. We will show you how to use date filters to find the source of viral content, how to assess the reputation of a scientific journal in less than five seconds, and how to see if a tweet is really from the famous person you think it is or from an impostor. We’ll show you how to find p...[more]

  • Canadian History: Post-Confederation

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    Author(s): John Douglas Belshaw, Thompson Rivers University
    Date: Sep 29, 2020

    Description: THIS BOOK WILL BE ARCHIVED ON FEBRUARY 1, 2021, AS IT HAS BEEN REPLACED BY A NEW EDITION. This textbook introduces aspects of the history of Canada since Confederation. “Canada” in this context includes Newfoundland and all the other parts that come to be aggregated into the Dominion after 1867. Much of this text follows thematic lines. Each chapter moves chronologically but with alternative narratives in mind. What Aboriginal accounts must we place in the foreground? Which structures (economic...[more]

  • Canadian History: Post-Confederation - 2nd Edition

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    Author(s): John Douglas Belshaw, Thompson Rivers University
    Date: Sep 29, 2020

    Description: This textbook introduces aspects of the history of Canada since Confederation. “Canada” in this context includes Newfoundland and all the other parts that come to be aggregated into the Dominion after 1867. Much of this text follows thematic lines. Each chapter moves chronologically but with alternative narratives in mind. What Indigenous accounts must we place in the foreground? Which structures (economic or social) determine the range of choices available to human agents of history? What envi...[more]

  • Basic Kitchen and Food Service Management

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    Author(s): go2HR, The BC Cook Articulation Committee
    Date: Sep 29, 2020

    Description: Basic Kitchen and Food Service Management is one of a series of Culinary Arts open textbooks developed to support the training of students and apprentices in British Columbia’s foodservice and hospitality industry. Although created with the Professional Cook, Baker and Meatcutter programs in mind, these have been designed as a modular series, and therefore can be used to support a wide variety of programs that offer training in foodservice skills.

  • Human Security in World Affairs: Problems and Opportunities (2nd edition)

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    Author(s): Alex and Sabina Lautensach, Eds. (UNBC)
    Date: Sep 24, 2020

    Description: This first and only university textbook of human security is intended as an introductory text from senior undergraduate level up and includes chapters by 24 authors,from BC, Canada, and around the globe, that encompass the full spectrum of disciplines contributing to the human security field. It is based on the four pillar model of socio-political security, economic security, environmental security and health security. The chapters include learning outcomes, extension activities,and suggested ...[more]

  • Calculus: Volume 3 (OpenStax)

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    Author(s): Gilbert Strang, Edwin “Jed” Herman
    Date: Sep 23, 2020

    Description: Calculus is designed for the typical two- or three-semester general calculus course, incorporating innovative features to enhance student learning. The book guides students through the core concepts of calculus and helps them understand how those concepts apply to their lives and the world around them. Due to the comprehensive nature of the material, we are offering the book in three volumes for flexibility and efficiency. Volume 3 covers parametric equations and polar coordinates, vectors, fun...[more]

  • Calculus: Volume 1 (OpenStax)

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    Author(s): Gilbert Strang, Edwin “Jed” Herman
    Date: Sep 23, 2020

    Description: Calculus is designed for the typical two- or three-semester general calculus course, incorporating innovative features to enhance student learning. The book guides students through the core concepts of calculus and helps them understand how those concepts apply to their lives and the world around them. Due to the comprehensive nature of the material, we are offering the book in three volumes for flexibility and efficiency. Volume 1 covers functions, limits, derivatives, and integration.

  • Intermediate Algebra (OpenStax)

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    Author(s): Lynn Marecek, Santa Ana College
    Date: Sep 23, 2020

    Description: THIS BOOK WILL BE ARCHIVED ON OCTOBER 1, 2020, AS IT HAS BEEN REPLACED BY A NEW EDITION. Intermediate Algebra is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of a one-semester intermediate algebra course. The book’s organization makes it easy to adapt to a variety of course syllabi. The text expands on the fundamental concepts of algebra while addressing the needs of students with diverse backgrounds and learning styles. The material is presented as a sequence of clear steps, building o...[more]

  • Principles of Macroeconomics - 2e (OpenStax)

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    Author(s): Steven A. Greenlaw, David Shapiro
    Date: Sep 23, 2020

    Description: Principles of Macroeconomics 2e covers the scope and sequence of most introductory economics courses. The text includes many current examples, which are handled in a politically equitable way. The outcome is a balanced approach to the theory and application of economics concepts. The second edition has been thoroughly revised to increase clarity, update data and current event impacts, and incorporate the feedback from many reviewers and adopters. Changes made in Principles of Macroeconomics 2e...[more]