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ADMJ/ICS 29: "The Amendments of the U.S. Constitution"



ANTH 1: "The Age of Reason" by Paine



ASTR 4/10: "Astronomy" by Franknoi, et al., OpenStax College



BIOL 10: "Concepts of Biology" by Fowler, et al., OpenStax College



BUS 10: "Exploring Business" by Collins, Creative Commons Attribution



BUS 56: "Human Relations" by Dias, Creative Commons Attribution



BUS 87: "The Power of Selling" by Richmond, Creative Commons Attribution



CHEM 1A/B/C: "Chemistry" by Flowers, et al., OpenStax College



C D 56: "Preschool English Learners, A Resource Guide" California Department of Education



CIS 33A: "Learning Pearl" by Schwartz Foy & Phoenix, O'Reilly Media


CIS 40/41A: "Think Python" by Downey, Green Tea Press



CIS 64F: "Mining of Massive Datasets" by Leskovec



COMM 1/10: "The Public Speaking Project Book" Creative Commons Attribution



COMM 7 & 10: "Communication in the Read World: An Introduction to Communication Studies" by Jones, Creative Commons Attribution



COMM 10: "A Primer on Communication Studies" by Schmitz, Creative Commons Attribution



COMM 10: "Stand Up, Speak Out: The Practice & Ethics of Public Speaking" by Wrench, et al., Creative Commons Attribution



COMM 70: "An Introduction to Organizational Communication" by Wrench & Punyanunt-Carter, Creative Commons Attribution



ECON 1: "Principles of Macroeconomics" by Rittenberg, Creative Commons Attribution



ECON 2: "Principles of Microeconomics" by Rittenberg, Creative Commons Attribution



ELIT 8: "The Giver" by Lowry



ELIT 10: "The Sun Also Rises" by Hemingway



ELIT 10: "Their Eyes Were Watching God" by Hurston



ELIT 17: "The Complete Works of Shakespeare"


ELIT 46C: "A Christmas Carol" by Dickens



ELIT 46C: "Jane Eyre" by Bronte



ESCI 1: "Biology" 2/e by Clark, Choi & Douglas, OpenStax College



E S 1/2: "Sustainability: A Comprehensive Foundation" by Theis & Tomkin, Connexions



ESL 252: "Of Mice and Men" by Steinbeck



EWRT 1A: "1984" by Orwell



EWRT 1A: "The Alchemist" by Coelho



EWRT 1A & 2: "The Importance of Being Earnest" by Wilde



EWRT 1A: "Life on the Mississippi" by Twain



EWRT 1A: "Moby Dick" by Melville



EWRT 1A: "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas, An American Slave" by Douglas



EWRT 1A: "Writing for Success" University of Minnesota Libraries



EWRT 1B: "Age of Innocence" by Wharton



EWRT 1B: "An Ideal Husband" by Wilde



EWRT 1B: "The Dutchman" by Jones



EWRT 1B: "Ethan Frome" by Wharton



EWRT 1B: "Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl" by Jacobs



EWRT 1B: "Madea" by Eurpides



EWRT 1B: "The Scarlet Letter" by Hawthorne



EWRT 1B: "Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus" by Shelly



EWRT 2: "The Complete Works of Plato"



EWRT 2: "The Dutchman" by Jones



EWRT 2: "An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding" by Hume



EWRT 2: "Discourse on Method" by Descartes



EWRT 2: "Five Dialogues: Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno, Phaedo" translated by Grube, by Plato



EWRT 2: "Meditations on First Philosophy" by Descartes



EWRT 2: "Republic" translated by Grube, by Plato



EWRT 200: "The Hobbit" by Tolkien



EWRT 200: "The American Heritage Dictionary"



EWRT 211: "Frankenstein" by Shelley



GEO 10: "World Regional Geography: People, Places and Globalization" Creative Commons Attribution



HIST 3C: "Nectar in Sieve" by Markandaya



HIST 17A/B/C: "U.S. History" by Corbett, et al., OpenStax College



HIST 17B: "Uncle Tom's Cabin" by Stowe



HLTH 57A: "First Aid/CPR/AED Participant's Manual" American Red Cross



HLTH 57A: "Manual del participante: Primeros Auxilios/RCP/DEA" American Red Cross

MATH 11: "Applied Finite Mathematics" by Sekhon & Bloom, De Anza College

MATH 22: "Applied Discrete Structures, V. 2.0" by Doerr & Levasseur, University of Massachusetts Lowell

MATH 22: "Discrete Mathematics: An Open Introduction" by Levin, University of Northern Colorado

MATH 44: "Mathematics for the Liberal Arts" by Lippman, Lumen Learning

MATH 114: "Intermediate Algebra, Level 3: Student Workbook" by Bambhania, De Anza College

MATH 210: "Prealgebra" by Marecek & Anthony-Smith, OpenStax College

MATH 210: "Prealgebra Textbook" Mathematics Department: College of the Redwoods

MATH 212: "Beginning Algebra, Level 2: Student Workbook" by Bambhania, De Anza College

PARA 96A: "Locating the Law: A Handbook for Non-Law Librarians" by Southern California Association of Law Librarians

PHIL 1: "Future of an Illusion" by Freud

PHIL 20B: "Prolegomena to any Future Metaphyics" by Kant

PSYC 1: "Psychology" by Spielman, et al., OpenStax College

READ 200: "The Old Man and the Sea" by Hemingway

READ 211: "The Great Gatsby" by Fitzgerald

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