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Accessibility Toolkit
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The NSCC Edition is a revised version of the BC Campus Accessibility Toolkit - 2nd Edition. The goal of this book is to provide resources for each content creator, instructional designer, educational technologist, librarian, administrator, and teaching assistant to create a truly open textbook—one that is free and accessible for all students.

Subject:
Higher Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
NSCC Libraries
Author:
Amanda Coolidge
Josie Gray
Lauri Aesoph
Sue Doner
Tara Robertson
Date Added:
03/04/2021
The Business Environment (BUSI 1015)
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CC BY-NC-SA
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An introductory textbook in business that covers a variety of topics: The Foundation of Business, Economics and Business, Ethics and Social Responsibility, Business in a Global Environment, Forms of Business Ownership, Entrepreneurship: Starting a Business, and E-commerce.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
NSCC Libraries
Author:
Business Faculty from Ontario Colleges
eCampusOntario Program Managers
Jules Fauteux
Date Added:
01/22/2021
Communication Skills
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CC BY
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Communication Skills is designed to guide college students in developing the vital communication skills that are necessary to succeed in the modern workplace. It is written in the reader-friendly style of a professional email between colleagues. Adapted from the Seneca College version of Communication @ Work.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
NSCC Libraries
Author:
Jordan Smith
Date Added:
08/25/2021
Communication at Work Seneca Edition
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Communication @ Work is designed to guide college students in developing the vital communication skills that are necessary to succeed in the modern workplace. It is conveniently presented in a variety of AODA-compliant formats and written in the reader-friendly style of a professional email between colleagues.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
NSCC Libraries
Author:
Jordan Smith
Date Added:
08/25/2021
The Evolving World of Public Relations
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CC BY
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This text is provided to you as an Open Educational Resource (OER) which you access online. It is designed to give you a comprehensive introduction to public relations at no or very nominal cost. It contains both written and graphic text material, intra-text links to other internal material which may aid in understanding topics and concepts, intra-text links to the appendices and glossary for tables and definitions of words, and extra-text links to videos and web material that clarifies and augments topics and concepts.

Subject:
Public Relations
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
NSCC Libraries
Author:
NSCC
Rosemary Martinelli
Date Added:
05/06/2021
Food Labelling
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This open textbook provides a foundational understanding of Food Labelling.Food Labelling is an open textbook created using Chapter 2/Food Labelling from the Open Textbook Interpreting Canada’s 2019 Food Guide and Food Labelling for Health Professionals.

Subject:
Culinary Arts
Nutrition
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
NSCC Libraries
Author:
Jennifer L. Lapum
Lisa Seto Nielsen
Oona St-Amant
Rezwana Rahman
Wendy Garcia
Date Added:
12/04/2020
Fundamentals of Business: NSCC Edition
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An introductory textbook in business that covers a variety of topics: The Foundation of Business, Ethics and Social Responsibility, Business in a Global Environment, Forms of Business Ownership, Entrepreneurship: Starting a Business, Management and Leadership, Structuring Organizations, Operations Management, Management Human Resources.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
NSCC Libraries
Author:
Business Faculty from Nova Scotia Community College
Business Faculty from Ontario Colleges
eCampusOntario Program Managers
Original Authors and Contributors from Virginia Tech
Date Added:
08/25/2021
Fundamentals of Heat, Light and Sound
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In this text, you will begin to explore the history of the formal study of physics, beginning with natural philosophy and the ancient Greeks, and leading up through a review of Sir Isaac Newton and the laws of physics that bear his name. You will also be introduced to the standards scientists use when they study physical quantities and the interrelated system of measurements most of the scientific community uses to communicate in a single mathematical language. Finally, you will study the limits of our ability to be accurate and precise, and the reasons scientists go to painstaking lengths to be as clear as possible regarding their own limitations.

Subject:
Physics
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
NSCC Libraries
Author:
Lumen Learning
OpenStax
Date Added:
08/25/2021
Introduction to Marketing I 2e (MKTG 1010)
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Designed to teach students the foundational principles of marketing in the digital age, this open textbook uses current case studies and engaging, real-world scenarios to help students recognize and analyze marketing in business as well as in everyday life. Curated OER readings, videos, simulations and other learning activities introduce students to the principles of marketing.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Marketing
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
NSCC Libraries
Author:
Barb Powers
Deidre Evans
Di Best
George Swaniker
Hadley Brooks-Joiner
Jules Fauteux
Kimia Ghasemi
Lumen Learning
NSCC Faculty
Rankin MacMaster
Date Added:
08/25/2021
Introduction to Marketing II 2e (MKTG 2005)
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CC BY
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This NSCC open textbook is adapted from the Lumen Learning openly licenced course Principles of Marketing. The textbook uses current case studies and engaging, real-world scenarios to help students recognize and analyze marketing in business as well as in everyday life. Curated OER readings, videos, simulations and other learning activities introduce students to the principles of marketing.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Marketing
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
NSCC Libraries
Author:
Barb Powers
Deirdre Evans
Di Best
George Swaniker
Jules Fauteux
Lumen Learning
NSCC
Rankin MacMaster
Date Added:
08/25/2021
Introduction to Psychology [Lumen/OpenStax]
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Comprehensive coverage of core concepts grounded in both classic studies and current and emerging research, including coverage of the DSM-5 in discussions of psychological disorders. Incorporates discussions that reflect the diversity within the discipline, as well as the diversity of cultures and communities across the globe.

Subject:
Psychology
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
NSCC Libraries
Author:
Lumen Learning
OpenStax
Date Added:
08/25/2021
NSCC Communication at Work
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CC BY
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Adapted for use at NSCC. Communication @ Work is designed to guide college students in developing the vital communication skills that are necessary to succeed in the modern workplace.

Subject:
Communication
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
NSCC Libraries
Author:
Adapted by Judy Munro
Jordan Smith
Date Added:
08/25/2021
NSCC Human Biology
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CC BY
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In this survey text, directed at those not majoring in biology, we dispel the assumption that a little learning is a dangerous thing. We hope that by skimming the surface of a very deep subject, biology, we may inspire you to drink more deeply and make more informed choices relating to your health, the environment, politics, and the greatest subject that are all of us are entwined in, life itself.

Subject:
Anatomy/Physiology
Biology
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
NSCC Libraries
Author:
Rhea Langille
Date Added:
09/25/2020
NSCC Introduction to Sociology
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CC BY-SA
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This version is modified and adapted for use at NSCC in the School of Access. Connie McPherson adapted the textbook, Introduction to Sociology – 2nd Canadian Edition, to more closely match the outcomes taught at NSCC with input from other instructors who teach in the School of Access. Introduction to Sociology – 2nd Canadian Edition was adapted by William Little from the OpenStax College textbook, Introduction to Sociology. For information about what was changed in this adaptation, refer to the Copyright statement at the bottom of the home page. This adaptation is a part of the B.C. Open Textbook project.

Subject:
Sociology
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
NSCC Libraries
Author:
NSCC
Date Added:
12/04/2020
NSCC Math For Bookkeeping
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CC BY-NC-SA
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NSCC Math for Bookkeeping is an adapted condensed version of Business Math. The open textbook was written to meet the needs of a twenty-first century student. It takes a systematic approach to helping students learn how to think and centers on a structured process termed the PUPP Model (Plan, Understand, Perform, and Present). This process is found throughout the text and in every guided example to help students develop a step-by-step problem-solving approach.

Subject:
Management
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
NSCC Libraries
Author:
JEAN-PAUL OLIVIER
NSCC
Date Added:
08/26/2021
NSCC Organizational Behaviour
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Organizational Behavior bridges the gap between theory and practice with a distinct ”experiential“ approach.

Subject:
Management
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
NSCC Libraries
Author:
NSCC
University of Minnesota
Date Added:
08/25/2021
Operations Management
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CC BY
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Operations management is a science with which we are all, in some capacity, familiar. We all have scarce resources and have to allocate those resources properly. Think about the process of preparing a meal: you have to gather all the proper ingredients and prepare them for cooking. Certain ingredients go in at certain times. Occasionally, you fall behind or get too far ahead, jeopardizing the entire meal. And, of course, if you find that you do not have enough ingredients, even more problems arise. All of these elements of meal preparation – purchasing ingredients, prepping the ingredients by dicing them up, mixing ingredients together, boiling or baking the dish, serving, and cleaning – can be seen as parts of operations management.

Subject:
Management
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
NSCC Libraries
Author:
Saylor Academy
Date Added:
09/23/2020
Principles of Behavior Analysis and Modification
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This textbook covers the principles and procedures used in behaviour modification and through them, you can change a behaviour in yourself thanks to a carefully designed self-modification project.

Subject:
Psychology
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
NSCC Libraries
Author:
Lee W. Daffin Jr.
Date Added:
09/01/2020
Professional and Technical Writing
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CC BY-NC
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This textbook for professional and technical communication is a compilation of several Open Resource materials. The purpose in its design is to provide a wide variety of materials on subjects in professional and technical communication, and to offer several different perspectives and delivery modes of those materials.

Subject:
Communication
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
NSCC Libraries
Author:
Suzie Baker
Date Added:
06/04/2021