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Advanced Business Law and the Legal Environment

Mayer, Warner, Siedel and Lieberman's Advanced Business Law and the Legal Environment is an up-to-date textbook with coverage of legal and regulatory issues that are more technical than the topics in the authors' Foundations of Business Law and the Legal Environment. Appropriate for students who... More

American Government and Politics in the Information Age

American Government and Politics in the Information Age by Paletz, Owen, and Cook, is a comprehensive introduction to the vital subject of American government and politics. It is a comprehensive introduction to American politics and government; it covers all the basics. The text: * introduces the... More

Anatomy & Physiology

Human Anatomy and Physiology is designed for the two-semester anatomy and physiology course taken by life science and allied health students. The textbook follows the scope and sequence of most Human Anatomy and Physiology courses, and its coverage and organization were informed by hundreds of instr... More

The Architecture of Open Source Applications

Architects look at thousands of buildings during their training, and study critiques of those buildings written by masters. In contrast, most software developers only ever get to know a handful of large programs well—usually programs they wrote themselves—and never study the great programs of histo... More

The Basics of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry

The Basics of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry by David W. Ball, John W. Hill, and Rhonda J. Scott is a new textbook offering for the one-semester GOB Chemistry course. The authors designed this book from the ground up to meet the needs of a one-semester course. It is 20 chapters in length... More

Biology

Biology is designed for multi-semester biology courses for science majors. It is grounded on an evolutionary basis and includes exciting features that highlight careers in the biological sciences and everyday applications of the concepts at hand. To meet the needs of today's instructors and students... More

Building Strategy and Performance

The fundamental challenge facing business leaders is to drive performance into the future--the dynamics of strategy. To tackle this effectively, they need a clear understanding of what causes performance to improve or deteriorate and what power they have to change this trajectory for the better. Wit... More

Business Communication for Success

This book is suited for Business Communication courses, but is also appropriate for Business English, Business Presentation, Professional Communication courses. Scott McLean brings his authoring expertise to this new communications textbook. Scott has authored textbooks in the areas of Speech Com... More

Business Communication for Success

This book is suited for Business Communication courses, but is also appropriate for Business English, Business Presentation, Professional Communication courses. Scott McLean brings his authoring expertise to this new communications textbook. Scott has authored textbooks in the areas of Speech Com... More

Business English for Success

Business English for Success is a creative solution to a common challenge across Business Communication courses: Business English or Business Presentations? Some classes place an equal emphasis on oral and written communication. If that's the case for you check out our free online text Business Comm... More

The Business Ethics Workshop v 1.0

On a good day in the business ethics classroom discussion charges forward; students have read the assigned case study, they're engaged by the conflict and want to work through it. Then, there's a bad day: students didn't bother to do the reading and the hour sags listlessly. The key to going the ... More

Business Information Systems

Students in introductory Management Information Systems (MIS) courses often ask what a career in MIS looks like. Lacking a clear vision, they make their own assumptions. Often they assume the career involves programming with little human interaction. That MIS is a technical field could not be fu... More

Business Law and the Legal Environment

Mayer, Warner, Siedel and Lieberman's Business Law and the Legal Environment is an up-to-date textbook with comprehensive coverage of legal and regulatory issues -- and organized to permit instructors to tailor the materials to their particular approach. The authors take special care to engage stud... More

Business Law and the Legal Environment

Mayer, Warner, Siedel and Lieberman's Business Law and the Legal Environment is an up-to-date textbook with comprehensive coverage of legal and regulatory issues — and organized to permit instructors to tailor the materials to their particular approach. The authors take special care to engage stude... More

Chemistry

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CK-12 Advanced Probability and Statistics

CK-12 Foundation's Advanced Probability and Statistics FlexBook covers the following chapters: An Introduction to Analyzing Statistical Data - Students learn definitions of statistical terminology, and review data, measures of center, and measures of spread. Visualizations of Data - histograms an... More

CK-12 Algebra 1 Second Edition Volume 1

An open source textbook: algebra 1, 2nd edition, volume 1.... More

CK-12 Algebra 1 Second Edition Volume 2

An open source textbook: algebra 1, 2nd edition, volume 2.... More

CK-12 Algebra I

CK-12 Foundation's Algebra FlexBook is an introduction to algebraic concepts for the high school student. Topics include: Equations & Functions, Real Numbers, Equations of Lines, Solving Systems of Equations & Quadratic Equations.... More