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  • Native Peoples of North America

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    Author(s): Dr. Susan Stebbins, Open SUNY
    Date: Feb 15, 2017

    Description: Native Peoples of North America is intended to be an introductory text about the Native peoples of North America (primarily the United States and Canada) presented from an anthropological perspective. As such, the text is organized around anthropological concepts such as language, kinship, marriage and family life, political and economic organization, food getting, spiritual and religious practices, and the arts. Prehistoric, historic and contemporary information is presented. Each chapter begi...[more]

  • Modern Pastry and Plated Dessert Techniques

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    Author(s): The BC Cook Articulation Committee, go2HR
    Date: Feb 14, 2017

    Description: Modern Pastry and Plated Dessert Techniques is one of a series of Culinary Arts books developed to support the training of students and apprentices in British Columbia’s food service and hospitality industry. Although created with the Professional Cook and Baker programs in mind, these have been designed as a modular series, and there for can be used to support a wide variety of programs that offer training in food service skills.

  • Medicines by Design

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    Author(s): US Department of Health and Human Services, National Institute of Health, National Institute of General Medical Sciences
    Date: Feb 14, 2017

    Description: Medicines By Design aims to explain how scientists unravel the many different ways medicines work in the body and how this information guides the hunt for drugs of the future. Pharmacology is a broad discipline encompassing every aspect of the study of drugs, including their discovery and development and the testing of their action in the body. Much of the most promising pharmacological research going on at universities across the country is sponsored by the National Institute of General Medica...[more]

  • Meat Cutting and Processing for Food Service

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    Author(s): go2HR, The BC Cook Articulation Committee
    Date: Feb 14, 2017

    Description: This book is intended to give students a basic understanding of the various types of meat and poultry used in the food service industry, and of how the terminology used by retail, wholesale, and food service customers varies. Meat cutting for restaurants and hotels differs slightly from meat cutting for retail. Restaurants and hotels sometimes use names of cuts on menus that are common in the kitchen vernacular or in other jurisdictions like Europe or the United States, while retail meat cutter...[more]

  • Macroeconomics: Theory through Applications

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    Author(s): Russell Cooper, A. Andrew John
    Date: Feb 14, 2017

    Description: The intended audience of the textbook is first-year undergraduates taking courses on the principles of macroeconomics and microeconomics. Many may never take another economics course. We aim to increase their economic literacy both by developing their aptitude for economic thinking and by presenting key insights about economics that every educated individual should know. We have written a fundamentally different text for principles of economics, based on two premises: Students are motivated to ...[more]

  • Introductory Statistics: Saylor

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    Author(s): Douglas S. Shafer, Zhiyi Zhang
    Date: Feb 14, 2017

    Description: This book is meant to be a textbook for a standard one-semester introductory statistics course for general education students.Over time the core content of this course has developed into a well-defined body of material that is substantial for a one-semester course. The authors believe that the students in this course are best served by a focus on the core material and not by an exposure to a plethora of peripheral topics. Therefore in writing this book we have sought to present material that co...[more]

  • Literature, the Humanities, and Humanity

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    Author(s): Dr. Theodore L. Steinberg, SUNY Fredonia
    Date: Feb 7, 2017

    Description: Literature, the Humanities, and Humanity attempts to make the study of literature more than simply another school subject that students have to take. At a time when all subjects seem to be valued only for their testability, this book tries to show the value of reading and studying literature, even earlier literature. It shows students, some of whom will themselves become teachers, that literature actually has something to say to them. Furthermore, it shows that literature is meant to be enjoyed...[more]

  • Nature of Geographic Information

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    Author(s): David DiBiase, Penn State
    Date: Feb 7, 2017

    Description: The purpose of this text is to promote understanding of the Geographic Information Science and Technology enterprise (GIS&T, also known as "geospatial").

  • Electronic Commerce: The Strategic Perspective

    Author(s): Richard T. Watson, Pierre Berthon, Leyland F. Pitt, George M. Zinkhan
    Date: Feb 6, 2017

    Description: This book contains eight chapters. Chapter Two briefly describes the technology that makes electronic commerce possible, while Chapter Three introduces the topic of Web strategy. The major functions of marketing are described in the next five chapters: Promotion (Chapter Four); Promotion and Purchase (Chapter Five); Distribution (Chapter Six); Service (Chapter Seven); and Pricing (Chapter Eight). The final chapter takes a broader, societal perspective and discusses the influence of electronic c...[more]

  • Discover Psychology 2.0 - A Brief Introductory Text

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    Author(s): Edward Diener, Robert Biswas-Diener (eds)
    Date: Feb 6, 2017

    Description: This textbook presents core concepts common to introductory courses. The 15 units cover the traditional areas of intro-to-psychology; ranging from biological aspects of psychology to psychological disorders to social psychology. This book can be modified: feel free to add or remove modules to better suit your specific needs.