Results: 367 Open Textbooks
  • Linear Algebra with Applications (Lyryx)

    Author(s): W. Keith Nicholson, University of Calgary, Lyryx Learning Team

    Updated: Apr 26, 2021

    Description: THIS BOOK WILL BE ARCHIVED ON OCTOBER 1, 2021 AS IT HAS BEEN REPLACED BY A NEW EDITION. After being traditionally published for many years Linear Algebra with Applications by W. Keith Nicholson is now released as an open educational resource and part of Lyryx with Open Texts! Overall, the aim of the text is to achieve a balance among computational skills, theory, and applicationsof linear algebra. It is a relatively advanced introduction to the ideas and techniques of linear algebra targeted fo...[more]

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  • Calculus: Early Transcendentals (Lyryx)

    Author(s): David Guichard, Whitman College, Lyryx Learning Team, Jim Bailey, College of the Rockies, Mark Blenkinsop, Carleton University, Michael Cavers, University of Calgary, Gregory Hartman, Virginia Military Institute, Joseph Ling, University of Calgary

    Updated: Apr 23, 2021

    Description: THIS BOOK WILL BE ARCHIVED ON OCTOBER 1, 2021 AS IT HAS BEEN REPLACED BY A NEW EDITION. Calculus: Early Transcendentals, originally by D. Guichard, has been redesigned by the Lyryx editorial team. Substantial portions of the content, examples, and diagrams have been redeveloped, with additional contributions provided by experienced and practicing instructors. This approachable text provides a comprehensive understanding of the necessary techniques and concepts of the typical Calculus course seq...[more]

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  • Principles of Microeconomics (Lyryx)

    Author(s): Douglas Curtis, Ian Irvine, Lyryx Learning Team

    Updated: Apr 21, 2021

    Description: THIS BOOK WILL BE ARCHIVED ON OCTOBER 1, 2021 AS IT HAS BEEN REPLACED BY A NEW EDITION. Principles of Microeconomics is an adaptation of the text, Microeconomics: Markets, Methods, and Models by D. Curtis and I. Irvine (and edited by Lyryx Learning), which provides concise yet complete coverage of introductory microeconomic theory, application and policy in a Canadian and global environment. This adaptation employs methods that use equations sparingly and do not utilize calculus. The key issues...[more]

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  • Principles of Macroeconomics (Lyryx)

    Author(s): Douglas Curtis, Ian Irvine, Lyryx Learning Team

    Updated: Apr 21, 2021

    Description: THIS BOOK WILL BE ARCHIVED ON OCTOBER 1, 2021 AS IT HAS BEEN REPLACED BY A NEW EDITION. Principles of Macroeconomics is an adaptation of the text, Macroeconomics: Theory, Markets, and Policy by D. Curtis and I. Irvine (and edited by Lyryx Learning), and presents a complete and concise examination of introductory macroeconomics theory and policy suitable for a first introductory course. Examples are domestic and international in their subject matter and are of the modern era -- financial markets...[more]

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  • Basic HVAC

    Author(s): Aaron Lee, BCIT

    Updated: Apr 21, 2021

    Description: This readily accessible online introductory resource was developed for anyone who has interest in, or works with, HVAC controls and equipment. Designed for electrical and HVAC apprentices learning about the subject in school, you will find the descriptive text and original diagrams easy to navigate through, while the question bank will help students review the subject matter covered in each section.

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  • Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist Identify Plants and Plant Requirements

    Author(s): Michelle Nakano, Kwantlen Polytechnic University

    Updated: Apr 7, 2021

    Description: Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist Identify Plants and Plant Requirements is an adaptation of KPU HORT 1155 Introduction to Plant Materials Lecture Notes. It is an editable, open access learning resource with interactive web-based experiences customized for horticulture students studying plant identification. This edition supports student achievement of the Level 1, 2, 3, and 4 learning goals for Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist Line F2.

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  • Barbering Techniques for Hairstylists

    Author(s): Arden Magtiza, Vancouver Island University, Gary Franceschini, Vancouver Community College

    Updated: Apr 6, 2021

    Description: This manual serves as a guide for apprentices who desire to grow beyond their foundational haircutting knowledge and skills, and expand their knowledge to include more advanced barbering services, such as beard and moustache design, and straight razor shaves.

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  • Introduction to Psychology (University of Saskatchewan)

    Author(s): Jorden A. Cummings, Lee Sanders; University of Saskatchewan

    Updated: Apr 6, 2021

    Description: This introductory text has been created from a combination of original content and materials compiled and adapted from a number of open text publications, including Introduction to Psychology – 1st Canadian Edition (Stangor & Wallinga, 2014), the Noba Project, and Research Methods in Psychology – 3rd American Edition (Price, Jhangiani, Chiang, Leighton, & Cuttler, 2017). This version of the text includes a Key Terms list for each chapter, an expanded glossary, and H5P chapter self-tests.

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  • Introduction to Philosophy: Philosophy of Religion

    Author(s): Beau Branson, Brescia University, Marcus William Hunt, Tulane University, Timothy D Knepper, Drake University, et al.

    Updated: Apr 1, 2021

    Description: Introduction to Philosophy: Philosophy of Religion introduces some of the major traditional arguments for and against the existence of God, as well as some less well-known, but thought-provoking arguments for the existence of God, and one of the most important new challenges to religious belief from the Cognitive Science of Religion. An introductory chapter traces the connection between philosophy and religion throughout Western history, and a final chapter addresses the place of non-Western an...[more]

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  • Intermediate Microeconomics with Microsoft Excel - 2nd Edition

    Author(s): Humberto Barreto, DePauw University

    Updated: Mar 26, 2021

    Description: This book is based on the idea that there is a particular framework used by economists to interpret observed reality. This framework has been called the economic way of thinking, the economic approach, and the method of economics. This book is different from the many other books that attempt to teach microeconomics in three ways: It explicitly applies the recipe of the economic approach in every example; it uses concrete examples via Microsoft Excel in every application, which enables the reade...[more]

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