High quality open access textbooks from Rice University, the HP Foundation, and the Gates Foundation. A large collection of textbooks covering a wide range of topics; strengths are the high quality, ease of dissemination to students, ease of printing, supplementary materials like powerpoints, tests banks, answer guides, and easy Canvas integration
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Faculty at Grand Valley State University have published some open access texts on their library's Digital Commons repository. Includes texts on Calculus, Simulation in Manufacturing, Human Osteology, Mathematical Reasoning, and Writing.
Includes: Contribute a Verse: A Guide to First Year Composition, Compact Anthology of World Literature, Principles of Macroeconomic Literacy, The Basics of American Government, and History in the Making: A History of the People of the United States of America to 1877.
Full text books from the university presses and libraries of the Big Ten Academic Alliance including Indiana University, Michigan State University, Northwestern University, Purdue University, the University of Michigan, and the University of Wisconsin. First collection focuses on Gender and Sexuality.
Written by Sociology prof Ron J. Hammond and revised in cooperation with Sociology profs at other institutions. Available in both html and PDF. Test bank available to instructiors.
Introduction to Sociology
Sociology of the Family
Download books for the study of ancient Near Eastern civilizations, including Anatolian studies, archaeology, Egypt, epigraphic survey, Hittite civilization, Islamic studies, language and text studies, Mesopotamian civilization, Nubian civilization, Iranian civilization, prehistoric Near East, Syro/Palestine.
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Pieters RS, Bishop-Jodoin M, Liebmann J. Introduction to Cancer Concepts: A Guidebook for the Non-Oncologist. In: Pieters RS, Liebmann J, eds. Cancer Concepts: A Guidebook for the Non-Oncologist. Worcester, MA: University of Massachusetts Medical School; 2014.
3rd Edition: May 2021:
A comprehensive introduction to the latest forecasting methods using the fable package for R. Examples use R with many data sets taken from the authors' own consulting experience. In this third edition, all chapters have been updated to cover the latest research, and a new chapter has been added on time series features.
2nd Edition; May 2018:
A comprehensive introduction to the latest forecasting methods. Examples use R with many data sets taken from the authors’ own consulting experience. In this second edition, all chapters have been updated to cover the latest research, and three new chapters have been added on dynamic regression forecasting, hierarchical forecasting and practical forecasting issues.
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